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2002. 2nd Rd. #51 overall. Clinton Portis. NFL Record: Youngest player to rush for 6,000 yards- 25 years, 23 days. Before the 2004 season, the Broncos traded Portis to the Redskins for cornerback Champ Bailey and a second-round draft pick in the 2004 NFL Draft.


Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger, Sr., also known as Big Ben, was the 11th overall draft pick in the 1st round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a quarterback. The 32-year-old started...


Benjamin Todd "Ben" Roethlisberger, nicknamed Big Ben, is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Steelers in the first round in the 2004 NFL Draft.

from WSJ

The Quarterbacks of ’04 Might Rival the Draft Class of ’83

Sunday’s battle between 2004 NFL draft picks Ben Roethlisberger and Eli Manning elevated the comparison to the 1983 class that included John Elway, Jim Kelly and Dan Marino.


Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette earlier today that he will not perform in the middle of the season if his wife, Ashley Harlan, gives birth to their baby on a Sunday this autumn. "I'm not missing the birth of my child," said Roethlisberger, 30, who the Steelers took 11th overall out of Miami University in the 2004 NFL Draft. "There's no chance. I know some fans probably don't want to hear that, but there's no chance."


Bob Sanders | Sanders played defensive back for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 2000 to 2003. He ranks seventh in career tackles with 348. In 2001 Sanders had 25 tackles in a game against Indiana, which is the fourth best single game total at Iowa. Sanders also led the nation in forced fumbles and led the Big Ten in recovered fumbles. In his senior year at Iowa Sanders was named second team All-American. Sanders was the 44th overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft, he went to the Indianapolis Colts.


Brandon Chillar (born October 21, 1982) is an National Football League linebacker of #IndianAmerican descent. He played college football for UCLA and was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft.