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Loads every draft pick since 1980 courtesy of PFR.

Usage

load_draft_picks(
  seasons = TRUE,
  file_type = getOption("nflreadr.prefer", default = "rds")
)

Arguments

seasons

a numeric vector of seasons to return, default TRUE returns all available data

file_type

One of c("rds", "qs", "csv", "parquet"). Can also be set globally with options(nflreadr.prefer)

Value

A tibble of NFL draft picks provided by Pro Football Reference.

See also

https://nflreadr.nflverse.com/articles/dictionary_draft_picks.html for the web data dictionary

dictionary_draft_picks for the data dictionary as bundled within the package

Issues with this data should be filed here: https://github.com/nflverse/nflverse-data

Examples

# \donttest{
try({ # prevents cran errors
  load_draft_picks()
})
#> ── nflverse Draft Picks, via Pro Football Reference ────────────────────────────
#>  Data updated: 2022-09-28 06:05:58 UTC
#> # A tibble: 11,897 × 36
#>    season round  pick team  gsis_id pfr_player_id cfb_pl…¹ pfr_p…² hof   posit…³
#>     <int> <int> <int> <chr> <chr>   <chr>         <chr>    <chr>   <lgl> <chr>  
#>  1   1980     1     1 DET   NA      SimsBi00      billy-s… Billy … FALSE RB     
#>  2   1980     1     2 NYJ   NA      JoneLa00      lam-jon… Lam Jo… FALSE WR     
#>  3   1980     1     3 CIN   NA      MunoAn00      NA       Anthon… TRUE  T      
#>  4   1980     1     4 GNB   NA      ClarBr23      bruce-c… Bruce … FALSE DE     
#>  5   1980     1     5 BAL   NA      DickCu00      curtis-… Curtis… FALSE RB     
#>  6   1980     1     6 STL   NA      GreeCu21      curtis-… Curtis… FALSE DE     
#>  7   1980     1     7 ATL   NA      MillJu00      junior-… Junior… FALSE TE     
#>  8   1980     1     8 NYG   NA      HaynMa00      mark-ha… Mark H… FALSE DB     
#>  9   1980     1     9 MIN   NA      MartDo21      NA       Doug M… FALSE DE     
#> 10   1980     1    10 SEA   NA      GreeJa01      jacob-g… Jacob … FALSE DE     
#> # … with 11,887 more rows, 26 more variables: category <chr>, side <chr>,
#> #   college <chr>, age <dbl>, to <int>, allpro <dbl>, probowls <dbl>,
#> #   seasons_started <dbl>, w_av <dbl>, car_av <dbl>, dr_av <dbl>, games <dbl>,
#> #   pass_completions <dbl>, pass_attempts <dbl>, pass_yards <dbl>,
#> #   pass_tds <dbl>, pass_ints <dbl>, rush_atts <dbl>, rush_yards <dbl>,
#> #   rush_tds <dbl>, receptions <dbl>, rec_yards <dbl>, rec_tds <dbl>,
#> #   def_solo_tackles <dbl>, def_ints <dbl>, def_sacks <dbl>, and abbreviated …
# }