1962 American Football League draft

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Boston Patriots draft picks (selected sixth)[edit]

Round Player Position College
1 Gary CollinsGary Collins End Maryland
2 LeRoy JacksonLeRoy Jackson Halfback Western Illinois
3 Sherwyn ThorsonSherwyn Thorson Guard Iowa
6 Billy NeighborsBilly Neighbors Tackle Alabama
7 John SchopfJohn Schopf Tackle Michigan
8 Benny McRaeBennie McRae Halfback Michigan
9 Bill TriplettBill Triplett Fullback Miami (Ohio)
10 John KnightJohn Knight Halfback Valparaiso
13 Nick BuonicontiNick Buoniconti Guard Notre Dame
14 Charles SieminskiCharles Sieminski Tackle Penn State
15 Gerry GoerlitzGerry Goerlitz Guard Northern Michigan
16 Ken ByersKen Byers Guard Cincinnati
17 Scott MaentzScott Maentz End Michigan
18 Tom ChandlerTom Chandler Tackle Florida A&M
19 Ron MeyersRon Meyers End Villanova
20 Tom NeckTom Neck Halfback LSU
21 John TraynhamJohn Traynham Halfback VMI
22 Bob AsackBob Asack Tackle Columbia
23 Walt CrateWalt Crate Halfback Penn Military
24 [Don ChristmanDon Christman Center Richmond
25 Bob StemBob Stem Center Syracuse
26 Jim FieldJim Field Quarterback LSU
27 Al GurskyAl Gursky Halfback Penn State
28 Charles DickersonCharles Dickerson Tackle Illinois
29 Julius FinckeJulius Fincke Tackle McNeese State
30 John FinnJohn Finn Tackle Louisville
31 Mike IngramMike Ingram Guard Ohio State
32 Charles TaylorCharles Taylor Halfback Mississippi
33 Steve JastrzembskiSteve Jastrzembski End Pittsburgh
34 Ray LardaniRay Lardani Tackle Miami (Florida)

Buffalo Bills draft picks (selected fourth)[edit]

Round Player Position College
1 Ernie DavisErnie Davis Halfback Syracuse
2 Glenn GlassGlenn Glass Halfback Tennessee
3 John ElwellJohn Elwell End Purdue
5 Tom DellingerTom Dellinger Halfback North Carolina State
6 Dave VitiDave Viti End Boston University
7 Jim LeCompteJim LeCompte Guard North Carolina
8 Paul WhitePaul White Halfback Florida
9 Bill SaulBill Saul Center Penn State
10 Amos BullocksAmos Bullocks Halfback Southern Illinois
11 Jerry CroftJerry Croft Guard Bowling Green
11 Tom PenningtonTom Pennington End Georgia
13 Ron GassertRon Gassert Tackle Virginia
13 Mike StrattonMike Stratton End Tennessee
14 Ron ScufcaRon Scufca Tackle Purdue
15 Roger KochmanRoger Kochman Halfback Penn State
16 Frank ImperialeFrank Imperiale Tackle Southern Illinois
17 Tom SestakTom Sestak End McNeese State
18 Joe KehoeJoe Kehoe End Virginia (VOIDED) Carolina
19 Bill JohnsonBill Johnson Linebacker Southeast Louisiana
20 Sam TidmoreSam Tidmore End Ohio State
21 Carey HenleyCarey Henley Halfback Chattanooga
22 Tom HallTom Hall End Minnesota
23 Ray AbruzzeseRay Abruzzese Halfback Alabama
24 Stan SczurekStan Sczurek Guard Purdue
25 Dave GashDave Gash End Kentucky
26 Ed ReynoldsEd Reynolds Tackle Tulane
27 Claude CrabbClaude Crabb Halfback Colorado
28 Roy WalkerRoy Walker Fullback Purdue
29 Jim BeaverJim Beaver Guard Florida
30 Cody BinkleyCody Binkley Center Vanderbilt
31 Jim CollierJim Collier End Arkansas
32 Ken EricksonKen Erickson End Syracuse
33 Tony ParilliTony Parilli Guard Illinois
34 Ben CharlesBen Charles Quarterback USC

Dallas Texans draft picks (selected third)[edit]

Round Player Position College
1 Ronnie BullRonnie Bull Halfback Baylor
2 Bill MillerBill Miller End Miami (Florida)
3 Eddie WilsonEddie Wilson Quarterback Arizona
4 Charles HintonCharles Hinton Tackle North Carolina College
4 Irv GoodeIrv Goode Center Kentucky (from Buffalo)
5 Bobby PlummerBobby Plummer Tackle TCU
5 Bobby PlyBobby Ply Quarterback Baylor (from New York)
5 Bill HullBill Hull End Wake Forest (from Boston)
6 Al HintonAl Hinton End Iowa
8 Larry BowieLarry Bowie Tackle Purdue
9 Dick MillsDick Mills Tackle Pittsburgh
10 Jim SaxtonJimmy Saxton Halfback Texas
11 Bob HuntBobby Hunt Defensive back Auburn (from Oakland)
11 Guy ReeseGuy Reese Tackle SMU
12 Bobby ThompsonBobby Thompson Halfback Arizona
14 Bookie BolinBookie Bolin Guard Mississippi
15 Dave GrahamDave Graham Tackle Virginia
16 Pettis NormanPettis Norman End John Smith
17 Tommy BrookerTommy Brooker End Alabama
18 Joe CarolloJoe Carollo Tackle Notre Dame
19 Lee WelchLee Welch Halfback Mississippi State
20 Mike SemcheskiMike Semcheski Guard Lehigh
21 Kent MartinKent Martin Tackle Wake Forest
22 Jim BernhardtJim Bernhardt Tackle Linfield
23 Russ ForetRuss Foret Tackle Georgia Tech
24 Pat TrammellPat Trammell Quarterback Alabama
25 John BurrellJohn Burrell End Rice
26 Walt RappoldWalt Rappold Quarterback Duke
27 Scott TylerScott Tyler Halfback Miami (Ohio)
28 Jim ThrushJim Thrush Tackle Xavier
29 Ed RyanEd Ryan Halfback Michigan State
30 Don GoodmanDon Goodman Halfback Florida
31 Everisto NinoEveristo Nino Tackle East Texas State
32 Joel ArringtonJoel Arrington Halfback Duke
33 Jack WilsonJack Wilson Halfback Duke
34 Rodger ShoalsRodger Shoals Center Maryland

Denver Broncos draft picks (selected second)[edit]

Round Player Position College
1 Merlin OlsenMerlin Olsen Tackle Utah State
2 Jerry HillebrandJerry Hillebrand End Colorado
3 Charles HolmesCharles Holmes Fullback Maryland State
4 John FurmanJohn Furman Quarterback Texas Western
7 John McGeeverJohn McGeever Halfback Auburn
8 Elbert HarrisElbert Harris Halfback Southeast Louisiana
9 Larry JepsonLarry Jepson Center Furman
10 Gale WeidnerGale Weidner Quarterback Colorado
11 Mike ClineMike Cline Guard Oregon State
13 Bob CegelskiBob Cegelski Center Montana State
14 Sonny GibbsSonny Gibbs Quarterback TCU
15 Bill LoudenBill Louden Guard Benedict College
16 Gary BallmanGary Ballman Halfback Michigan State
17 Jerry TarrJerry Tarr End Oregon
18 Pete SchenkPete Schenk End Washington State
20 Mike MartinMike Martin End Washington State
21 Jim PerkinsJim Perkins Tackle Colorado
22 Don KassoDon Kasso Halfback Oregon State
23 Ken TureaudKen Tureaud Halfback Michigan
24 Neil ThomasNeil Thomas Guard Hillsdale
25 Dave EdwardsDave Edwards End Auburn
26 Jim RobertsJim Roberts Tackle Mississippi
27 Andrew Von SonnAndrew Von Sonn Center UCLA
28 Paul HolmesPaul Holmes Tackle Georgia
29 Lynn HoyemLynn Hoyem Center Long Beach State
30 Walter MinceWalter Mince Halfback Arizona
31 Bill WilliamsonBill Williamson Tackle Bakersfield JC
32 Vester FlanaganVester Flanagan Tackle Humboldt State
33 Duane AllenDuane Allen End Mount St. Andrew's College
34 Steve StonebreakerSteve Stonebreaker End Detroit

Houston Oilers draft picks (selected eighth)[edit]

Round Player Position College Released/Career Ending
1 Bryson FryBryson Fry Running Back Cincinnati 272 Yards In The Senior Bowl At Soldier Field
2 Earl GrosEarl Gros Fullback Louisiana State
3 Pete CasePete Case Tackle Georgia Injured In Pre-Season Vs Patriots
4 Gary CutsingerGary Cutsinger Defensive End Oklahoma State (from Boston)
5 Bill RiceBill Rice End Alabama
6 Ray PinionRay Pinion Guard Texas Christian
7 Gus GonzalesGus Gonzales Guard Tulane
8 Clyde BrockClyde Brock Defensive Tackle Utah State
9 Larry OnestiLarry Onesti Linebacker Northwestern Released
10 Bob MosesBob Moses End Texas-Austin
11 John ThomasJohn Thomas Guard McMurry
12 Jack CollinsJack Collins Halfback Texas-Austin
13 Royce CassellRoyce Cassell End New Mexico State Injured In 1962 Rose Bowl
14 Glynn GriffingGlynn Griffing Quarterback Mississippi
15 Ken ShafferKen Shaffer Tackle Marquette
16 Billy Ray AdamsBilly Ray Adams Fullback Mississippi Released
17 Bill MillerBill Miller Defensive Tackle New Mexico Highlands
18 Art PerkinsArt Perkins Halfback North Texas State
19 Bobby JancikBobby Jancik Defensive Back Lamar Tech
20 Joe Bob IsbellJoe Bob Isbell Guard Houston
21 Joe Bob IsbellRoland Jackson Fullback Rice
22 Joe Bob IsbellKen Bolin Halfback Houston
23 Joe Bob IsbellBill Van Buren Center Iowa
24 Joe Bob IsbellBoyd Melvin Tackle Northwestern Released
25 Joe Bob IsbellBob Johnson Tackle Rice
26 Harold HaysHarold Hays Guard Mississippi Southern
27 Roger McFarlandRoger McFarland Halfback Kansas
28 Gary HensonGary Henson End Colorado
29 Ron OsborneRon Osborne Tackle Clemson
30 Bob ClemensBob Clemens Halfback Pittsburgh
31 Al KimbroughAl Kimbrough Halfback Northwestern
32 Al Lerderle]Al Lerderle End Georgia Tech
33 Don TalbertDon Talbert Tackle Texas Placed On Physically Unable To Perform List

New York Titans draft picks[edit]

New York Titans (selected fifth)
 1) Sandy Stephens, QB, Minnesota
 2) Alex Kroll, C, Rutge
 3) Fate Echols, T, Northwestern
 4) Ed Blaine, G, Missouri
 6) Mel Mellin, QB, Washington State
 7) George Mans, E, Michigan
 8) John Lomakoski, T, Western Michigan
 9) Gary Barnes, E, Clemson
10) Ted Stute, LB, Ohio University
11) Curtis Miranda, C, Florida A&M
12) Bill Winter, T, West Virginia (from Denver)
13) Wilburn Hollis, QB, Iowa
14) *Bert Wilder, T, North Carolina State
15) Sam Madie, HB, Rutgers
16) Jim Smith, T, Penn State
17) Allen Miller, G, Ohio University
18) Buddy Iles, E, TCU
19) Reed Bohovich, T, Lehigh
20) Judge Dickson, FB, Minnesota
21) Ron Hatcher, FB, Michigan State
22) Tom Nolan, T, Penn Military
23) John Kuprok, E, Pittsburgh
24) John Counts, HB, Illinois
25) Russ Warren, HB, Columbia
26) *Chuck Morris, HB, Mississippi
27) *Jerry Archer, C, Pittsburgh State
28) Walter Nikirk, T, Houston
29) *Frank Parker, T, Oklahoma State
30) *Mike McClellan, HB, Oklahoma
31) *L. E. Hicks, T, Florida
32) *Don Jonas, HB, Penn State
33) *Nick Maravich, T, North Carolina State
34) *Dick Wilson, C, Penn State 

 

Oakland Raiders draft picks[edit]

Oakland Raiders (selected first) San Diego Chargers (selected seventh)
 1) Roman Gabriel, QB, North Carolina State
 2) CHOICE TRAEDED TO SAN DIEGO
 3) Ed Pine, C, Utah
 4) John Meyers, T, Washington
 5) Joe Hernandez, HB, Arizona
 6) Danny Birdwell, C, Houston
 7) Jim Norris, T, Houston
 8) Ferrell Yarborough, E, Northwest Louisiana
 9) Jim Dillard, HB, Oklahoma State
10) Henry Rivera, HB, Oregon State
11) CHOICE TRADED TO DALLAS
12) Jim Skaggs, G, Washington
    Gary Schwertfeger, LB, Montana (from Buffalo)
    Oscar Donahue, E, San Jose State
13) George Pierovich, FB, California
14) CHOICE TRADED TO SAN DIEGO
15) *Floyd Dean, E, Florida
16) Pat Russ, T, Purdue
17) *Larry Ferguson, HB, Iowa
18) Jim Vollenweider, FB, Miami (Florida)
19) Dennis Spurlock, QB, Whitworth
    Kent Horne, T, BYU (from Denver)
20) John Sutro, G, San Jose State
21) Bill Tunnicliff, FB, Michigan
22) Jim Cadile, E, San Jose State
23) Alvin Basham, G, Kansas
24) Mickey Brunce, HB, Oregon
25) *Tom Cagaanan, HB, Utah State
26) *Fred Miller, T, LSU
27) Keith Luhnow, FB, Santa Ana JC
28) *Marv Marinovich, T, USC
29) *Leon Donahue, E, San Jose State
30) *Pete Nicklas, T, Baylor
31) *Bob Elliott, FB, North Carolina
32) *Bob Richards, T, LSU
33) *Eugene White, HB, Florida A&M
34) *Bill Worrell, T, Georgia
 

San Diego Chargers draft picks[edit]

 1) Bob Ferguson, FB, Ohio State
 2) Lance Alworth, HB, Arkansas (from Oakland)
    Dick Hudson, T, Memphis State
 3) John Hadl, QB, Kansas
 4) Bob Hill, T, Notre Dame (from Houston)
    Mack Burton, HB, San Jose State
 5) Bob Mitinger, DE, Penn State (from Denver)
    John Cornett, T, Rice
 6) Roy Winston, G, LSU (from Denver)
    Frank Buncom, LB, USC
 7) Wendell Harris, HB, LSU (from Dallas)
    Bob Jackson, FB, New Mexico State
 8) Jerry Robinson, HB, Grambling
 9) Tommy Minter, HB, Baylor
10) Dan Sullivan, T, Boston College
11) Irv Bishop, G, Fresno State
12) Ralph Smith, E, Mississippi (from New York)
    George Andrie, E, Marquette
13) Charles Bryant, E, Ohio State
14) *Bert Coan, HB, Kansas (from Oakland)
    *James Bates, HB, USC
15) *Fred Moore, T, Memphis State
16) Bud Whitehead, DB, Florida State
17) *George Gross, T, Auburn
18) *Dennis Biodrowski, E, Memphis State
19) *Mike Lind, FB, Notre Dame
20) Ron Hermann, QB, Bradley
21) *Jesse Williams, E, Fresno State
22) *Jim Thibert, E, Toledo
23) *Dick Farris, G, North Texas State
24) Homer Jones, HB, Texas Southern (VOIDED)
25) Sam Gruneisen, E, Villanova
26) *Mike Woufle, G, Colorado
27) *Mel Rideout, QB, Richmond
28) *Ben Wilson, FB, USC
29) *Paul Dudley, HB, Arkansas
30) *John Denvir, T, Colorado
31) *Doug Elmore, HB, Mississippi
32) *Wayne Frazier, C, Auburn
33) *Jacque MacKinnon, HB, Colgate
34) *Phil Lohman, C, Oklahoma 

Note: Asterisk (*) signifies future selection.

Notable undrafted players[edit]

= Pro Bowler
Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Buffalo Bills Edgerson, BookerBooker Edgerson  CB Western Illinois IIAC
Houston Oilers Frazier, CharleyCharley Frazier  WR Texas Southern SWAC
Oakland Raiders Rieves, CharlieCharlie Rieves  LB Houston Ind.
San Diego Chargers McDougall, GerryGerry McDougall  RB UCLA AAWU Former CFL All-Star

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