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Bo Jackson

1. Bo Jackson, Tampa Bay, 1986
The conventional pick here would be Oakland’s JaMarcus Russell or Cleveland’s Tim Couch. But at least those galactic-level busts provided their teams with something. Jackson told Tampa Bay he wouldn’t sign with them, and carried through on his threat, leaving the Buccaneers with absolutely nothing to show for a No. 1 pick.

NFL draft: Biggest first-round busts

You'd think a first-round draft pick would guarantee you a good chance of landing a successful player. Not so. Picks at every single position in the first round have failed to pan out, whether from lack of talent, injuries, front-office follies or bad attitudes. Here are the worst picks at every draft position of the first round. – Jay Busbee