In the 2013 NFL Draft the Detroit Lions and head coach Jim Schwartz will have the fifth overall pick. Schwartz and the Lions will have lots of things to consider to make their pick as they try to rebuild and rejuvenate a tired franchise.

In addition, to all the things they will have to consider they will also be trying to match the historic success of the fifth overall pick.

For whatever reason the fifth overall pick in the NFL Draft has been used to select some of the greatest players the game has ever known. While some picks for my list were no-brainers, others barely made a tough cut. 

This article will rank the 10 greatest players drafted at No. 5 overall starting with the great and finishing with the greatest.