1967 NFL Draft

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1967 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s) March 14–15, 1967
Location
Picks
First selection Bubba Smith, DT
Baltimore Colts
Last selection Jimmy Walker, WR
New Orleans Saints
Overall selections 445
NFL Draft
 < 1966 1968 > 

The 1967 National Football League Draft was part of the Common Draft in the first year in which the NFL and AFL held a joint draft of college players on March 14–15.

Player selections[edit]

= Pro Bowl [1] = AFL All-Star [2] = Hall of Fame

Round one[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 Baltimore Colts NFL (from New Orleans) Bubba Smith Defensive Tackle Michigan State
2 Minnesota Vikings NFL Clint Jones Running Back Michigan State
3 San Francisco 49ers NFL Steve Spurrier [3] Quarterback Florida
4 Miami Dolphins AFL Bob Griese Quarterback Purdue
5 Houston Oilers AFL George Webster [4] Linebacker Michigan State
6 Denver Broncos AFL Floyd Little Running Back Syracuse
7 Detroit Lions NFL Mel Farr Running Back UCLA
8 Minnesota Vikings NFL Gene Washington Flanker Michigan State
9 Green Bay Packers NFL Bob Hyland Offensive Guard Boston College
10 Chicago Bears NFL Loyd Phillips Defensive End Arkansas
11 San Francisco 49ers NFL Cas Banaszek Tight End Northwestern
12 New York Jets AFL Paul Seiler Offensive Guard Notre Dame
13 Washington Redskins NFL Ray McDonald Running Back Idaho
14 San Diego Chargers AFL Ron Billingsley Defensive Tackle Wyoming
15 Minnesota Vikings NFL Alan Page Defensive End Notre Dame
16 St. Louis Cardinals NFL Dave Williams Flanker Washington
17 Oakland Raiders AFL Gene Upshaw Offensive Guard Texas A&I
18 Cleveland Browns NFL Bob Matheson Linebacker Duke University
19 Philadelphia Eagles NFL Harry Jones Running Back Arkansas
20 Baltimore Colts NFL Jim Detwiler Running Back Michigan
21 Boston Patriots AFL John Charles Defensive Back Purdue
22 Buffalo Bills AFL John Pitts Defensive Back Arizona State
23 Houston Oilers AFL Tom Regner Offensive Guard Notre Dame
24 Kansas City Chiefs AFL Gene Trosch Defensive Tackle Miami (FL)
25 Green Bay Packers NFL Don Horn Quarterback San Diego St.
26 New Orleans Saints NFL Leslie Kelley Running Back Alabama

Round two[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
27 New Orleans Saints Bo Burris Defensive back Houston
28 Minnesota Vikings Bob Grim Running back Oregon State
29 Miami Dolphins Jim Riley Tackle Oklahoma
30 Houston Oilers Bob Davis Quarterback Virginia
31 Atlanta Falcons Leo Carroll Defensive end San Diego State
32 Denver Broncos Tom Beer Tight end Houston
33 Los Angeles Rams Willie Ellison Running back Texas Southern
34 Detroit Lions Lem Barney Defensive back Jackson State
35 Pittsburgh Steelers Don Shy Running back San Diego State
36 Chicago Bears Bob Jones Defensive back San Diego State
37 New York Jets Rich Sheron Tight end Washington State
38 Washington Redskins Spain Musgrove Defensive tackle Utah State
39 San Francisco 49ers Tom Holzer Tackle Louisville
40 San Diego Chargers Ron McCall Linebacker Weber State
41 Green Bay Packers Dave Dunaway Wide receiver Duke
42 Buffalo Bills Jim LeMoine Tight end Utah State
43 St. Louis Cardinals Bob Rowe Defensive end Western Michigan
44 Philadelphia Eagles John Brooks Guard Kent State
45 Baltimore Colts Rick Volk Defensive back Michigan
46 Cleveland Browns Larry Conjar Running back Notre Dame
47 Kansas City Chiefs Jim Lynch Linebacker Notre Dame
48 San Diego Chargers Bob Howard Defensive back San Diego State
49 Houston Oilers Roy Hopkins Running back Texas Southern
50 Kansas City Chiefs Willie Lanier Linebacker Morgan State
51 Green Bay Packers Jim Flanigan Linebacker Pittsburgh
52 New Orleans Saints John Gilliam Wide receiver South Carolina State
53 New Orleans Saints Dave Rowe Tackle Penn State

Round three[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
54 Baltimore Colts Norman Davis Tackle Grambling
55 Cleveland Browns Don Cockroft Kicker Adams State
56 Houston Oilers Larry Carwell Defensive back Iowa State
57 Atlanta Falcons Jim Jordan Running back Florida
58 Denver Broncos Mike Current Tackle Ohio State
59 Denver Broncos George Goeddeke Center Notre Dame
60 Detroit Lions Paul Naumoff Linebacker Tennessee
61 Minnesota Vikings Earl Denny Wide receiver Missouri
62 San Francisco 49ers Frank Nunley Linebacker Michigan
63 Chicago Bears Garry Lyle Running back George Washington
64 Washington Redskins Curg Belcher Defensive back Brigham Young
65 San Francisco 49ers Bill Tucker Running back Tennessee A&I
66 New York Jets Dennis Randall Defensive end Oklahoma State
67 San Diego Chargers Harold Akin Tackle Oklahoma State
68 Philadelphia Eagles Harry Wilson Running back Nebraska
69 St. Louis Cardinals Vidal Carlin Quarterback North Texas State
70 Buffalo Bills Tom Rhoads Defensive end Notre Dame
71 Baltimore Colts Leon Ward Linebacker Oklahoma State
72 Cleveland Browns Eppie Barney Wide receiver Iowa State
73 Pittsburgh Steelers Rockne "Rocky" Freitas Center Oregon State
74 New York Jets Henry King Defensive back Utah State
75 Oakland Raiders Bill Fairband Linebacker Colorado
76 Dallas Cowboys Phil Clark Defensive back Northwestern
77 Kansas City Chiefs Billy Masters Tight end Louisiana State
78 Green Bay Packers John Rowser Defensive back Michigan
79 New Orleans Saints Del Williams Center Florida State
80 New Orleans Saints Ben Hart Running back Oklahoma

Round four[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
81 New Orleans Saints Ron Widby Kicker Tennessee
82 New York Giants Louis Thompson Defensive tackle Alabama
83 Cleveland Browns Carl Ward Running back Michigan
84 Miami Dolphins Bob Greenlee Tackle Yale
85 Denver Broncos Carl Cunningham Defensive end Houston
86 Houston Oilers Carel Stith Tackle Nebraska
87 Minnesota Vikings Alvin Coleman Defensive back Tennessee A&I
88 Detroit Lions Lew Kamanu Defensive end Weber State
89 Pittsburgh Steelers Ray May Linebacker USC
90 Chicago Bears Al Dodd Defensive back N.W. Louisiana
91 San Francisco 49ers Wayne Trimble Defensive back Alabama
92 New York Jets Julian Gray Defensive back Grambling
93 Green Bay Packers Travis Williams Running back Arizona State
94 San Diego Chargers Dickie Post Running back Houston
95 Chicago Bears Tom Greenlee Defensive back Washington
96 Oakland Raiders James Roy Jackson Wide receiver Oklahoma
97 St. Louis Cardinals Mike Barnes Defensive back Arlington State
98 Cleveland Browns Joe Taffoni Tackle Tennessee-Martin
99 Philadelphia Eagles Chuck Hughes Wide receiver Texas Western
100 Baltimore Colts Charles Stukes Running back Maryland State
101 Boston Patriots Ed Philpott Defensive end Miami (OH)
102 Buffalo Bills Gary Bugenhagen Tackle Syracuse
103 Dallas Cowboys Curtis Marker Guard Northern Michigan
104 Kansas City Chiefs Ron Zwernemann Guard East Texas State
105 St. Louis Cardinals Andy Bowling Linebacker Virginia Tech
106 New Orleans Saints Bill Carr Center Florida
107 New Orleans Saints Tom Stangle Tackle Dayton

Round five[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
108 New Orleans Saints Don McCall Running back USC
109 New York Giants Dave Lewis Running back Stanford
110 Denver Broncos Fran Lynch Running back Hofstra
111 Houston Oilers Peter Johns Defensive back Tulane
112 Atlanta Falcons Bill Delaney Tight end American International
113 Denver Broncos John Huard Linebacker Maine
114 Philadelphia Eagles Bob Van Pelt Center Indiana
115 Minnesota Vikings Ken Last Wide receiver Minnesota
116 Green Bay Packers Dwight Hood Defensive tackle Baylor
117 New York Jets Louis Jackson Defensive back Grambling
118 Houston Oilers Willie Parker Defensive tackle Arkansas AM&N
119 Chicago Bears Bruce Alford Kicker Texas Christian
120 Atlanta Falcons Randy Matson Defensive tackle Texas A&M
121 San Diego Chargers Bernard Erickson Linebacker Abilene Christian
122 Los Angeles Rams Nate Shaw Defensive back USC
123 St. Louis Cardinals Jamie Rivers Tight end Bowling Green
124 Oakland Raiders Gerald Warfield Running back Mississippi
125 Philadelphia Eagles Dick Absher Tight end Maryland
126 Baltimore Colts Ron Porter Linebacker Idaho
127 Houston Oilers Zeke Moore Defensive back Lincoln
128 Boston Patriots Melvin Witt Defensive end Arlington State
129 Miami Dolphins Gary Tucker Running back Chattanooga
130 Green Bay Packers Richard Tate Defensive back Utah
131 Oakland Raiders Mike Hibler Linebacker Stanford
132 Green Bay Packers Jay Bachman Center Cincinnati
133 New Orleans Saints John Douglas Defensive back Texas Southern

Round six[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
134 New Orleans Saints George Harvey Guard Kansas
135 Washington Redskins Don Bandy Tackle Tulsa
136 Houston Oilers Pete Barnes Linebacker Southern
137 Baltimore Colts Terry Southall Quarterback Baylor
138 Miami Dolphins Bud Norris Tight end Washington State
139 Denver Broncos Neal Sweeney Wide receiver Tulsa
140 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Haggerty Tackle Miami (FL)
141 Detroit Lions Tim Jones Quarterback Weber State
142 Chicago Bears Virgil Carter Quarterback Brigham Young
143 Chicago Bears Doug Kriewald Guard W. Texas State
144 Detroit Lions John McCambridge Defensive end Northwestern
145 San Francisco 49ers Doug Cunningham Running back Mississippi
146 New York Jets Jeff Richardson Defensive end Michigan State
147 San Diego Chargers Nate Johns Wide receiver San Diego State
148 Atlanta Falcons Eugene Snipes Running back Elizabeth City
149 Buffalo Bills Bill Wilderson Defensive end Texas Western
150 St. Louis Cardinals Mike Campbell Running back Lenoir-Rhyne
151 Atlanta Falcons Martine Bercher Defensive back Arkansas
152 Cleveland Browns John Demarie Defensive end Louisiana State
153 Philadelphia Eagles Bob Hughes Defensive end Jackson State
154 Boston Patriots Ron Medlen Defensive end Southern Methodist
155 Oakland Raiders Rick Egloff Quarterback Wyoming
156 Kansas City Chiefs Noland Smith Running back Tennessee A&I
157 Dallas Cowboys Sims Stokes Wide receiver Northern Arizona
158 Green Bay Packers Steward Williams Running back Bowling Green
159 New Orleans Saints Bo Wood Linebacker North Carolina

Round seven[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
160 New Orleans Saints Gary Hertzog Guard Willamette
161 Green Bay Packers Bob Ziolkowski Tackle Iowa
162 Atlanta Falcons Corey Colehour Quarterback North Dakota
163 Miami Dolphins Larry Seiple Running back Kentucky
164 Houston Oilers Ed Carrington Wide receiver Virginia
165 Denver Broncos Frank Richter Guard Georgia
166 Detroit Lions Ted Tuinstra Tackle Iowa State
167 Minnesota Vikings Bobby Bryant Defensive back South Carolina
168 Washington Redskins Bruce Matte Quarterback Miami (OH)
169 Chicago Bears John Truitt Wide receiver Indiana State
170 San Francisco 49ers Milt Jackson Defensive back Tulsa
171 New York Jets John Elliott Guard Texas
172 Washington Redskins John Love Wide receiver North Texas State
173 San Diego Chargers David Conway Kicker Texas
174 Philadelphia Eagles John Williams Defensive back San Diego State
175 St. Louis Cardinals Joe Randall Kicker Brown
176 Oakland Raiders Ron Lewellen Defensive tackle Tennessee-Martin
177 Cleveland Browns Bill House Tackle Youngstown State
178 Philadelphia Eagles Bob Crenshaw Guard New Mexico State
179 Baltimore Colts Bob Rein Wide receiver Ohio State
180 Boston Patriots Bobby Leo Running back Harvard
181 Buffalo Bills George Gaiser Tackle Southern Methodist
182 Dallas Cowboys Rayfield Wright Tackle Ft. Valley State
183 Kansas City Chiefs Dick Erickson Center Wisconsin–Stout
184 Green Bay Packers Bill Powell Linebacker Missouri
185 New Orleans Saints Bob McKelvey Running back Northwestern

Round eight[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
186 New Orleans Saints Sam Harris Tight end Colorado
187 New York Giants Scott Eaton Defensive back Oregon State
188 Oakland Raiders Estes Banks Running back Colorado
189 Houston Oilers John Brunson Running back Benedict
190 Washington Redskins Larry Hendershot Guard Arizona State
191 Denver Broncos Tom Cassese Wide receiver C.W. Post
192 Pittsburgh Steelers John Foruria Quarterback Idaho
193 St. Louis Cardinals Mike Gold Tackle Utah State
194 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Barnes Tackle Purdue
195 Chicago Bears Roger Murphy Wide receiver Northwestern
196 New York Jets Gene Bledsoe Guard Texas
197 Minnesota Vikings John Beasley Wide receiver California
198 San Francisco 49ers Walter Johnson Linebacker Tuskegee
199 San Diego Chargers John Mills Wide receiver Tennessee
200 Chicago Bears Jerry Griffin Linebacker Southern Methodist
201 Houston Oilers Sharon Washington Wide receiver N.E. Missouri
202 Baltimore Colts Lee Anderson Tackle Bishop
203 Philadelphia Eagles Don Klacking Running back Wyoming
204 Baltimore Colts Cornelius Johnson Linebacker Virginia Union
205 Cleveland Browns Bill Devrow Defensive back Southern Mississippi
206 Boston Patriots Tom Fussell Defensive tackle Louisiana State
207 Buffalo Bills Tommy Luke Defensive back Mississippi
208 Dallas Cowboys Steve Laub Quarterback Illinois Wesleyan
209 Kansas City Chiefs Tom Altemeier Tackle Luther
210 Green Bay Packers Clarence Miles Defensive tackle Trinity
211 New Orleans Saints Barry Siler Linebacker Albion

Round nine[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
212 New Orleans Saints Tim Lavens Tight end Idaho
213 New York Giants Fred Freeman Tackle Mississippi Valley
214 Houston Oilers Ken Houston Defensive back Prairie View
215 Atlanta Falcons Bob Moten Wide receiver Bishop
216 Miami Dolphins John Richardson Defensive tackle UCLA
217 Denver Broncos James Summers Defensive back Michigan State
218 Detroit Lions Mike Weger Defensive back Bowling Green
219 Minnesota Vikings Bill Morris Guard Holy Cross
220 Pittsburgh Steelers Paul Otis Defensive tackle Houston
221 Chicago Bears Greg Cass Center Washington
222 Washington Redskins Pete Larson Running back Cornell
223 San Francisco 49ers Bob Briggs Tackle Heidelberg
224 New York Jets Ray Scott Defensive end Prairie View
225 San Diego Chargers Steve Newell Wide receiver Long Beach State
226 Los Angeles Rams Tommie Smith Running back San Jose State
227 St. Louis Cardinals Ted Wheeler Tight end W. Texas State
228 Oakland Raiders Mark DeVilling Linebacker Muskingum
229 Baltimore Colts Ron Kirkland Running back Nebraska
230 Cleveland Browns Cecil Dowdy Linebacker Alabama
231 Philadelphia Eagles Harold Stancell Defensive back Tennessee
232 Boston Patriots Charlie Thornhill Defensive back Michigan State
233 Buffalo Bills Gerald Seither Wide receiver Kent State
234 Dallas Cowboys Byron Morgan Defensive back Findlay
235 Kansas City Chiefs Ed Pope Defensive tackle Jackson State
236 Green Bay Packers Harlan Reed Tight end Mississippi State
237 New Orleans Saints Eugene Ross Defensive back Oklahoma

Round ten[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
238 New Orleans Saints Charlie Brown Wide receiver Missouri
239 New York Giants Dick Stebbins Wide receiver Grambling
240 Atlanta Falcons Dick Schafroth Tackle Iowa State
241 Miami Dolphins Tom Beier Defensive back Miami (FL)
242 Houston Oilers Woodrow Campbell Running back Northwestern
243 Denver Broncos Paul Krause Quarterback Dubuque
244 Minnesota Vikings Pete Tatman Running back Nebraska
245 Detroit Lions Jerry Hayhoe Guard USC
246 Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Wilsey Linebacker Fresno State
247 Washington Redskins Tim Houlton Defensive tackle St. Norbert
248 San Francisco 49ers Phil "Chip" Myers Wide receiver Southwestern Oklahoma
249 New York Jets Raymond Brown Defensive back Alcorn A&M
250 Washington Redskins Bruce Sullivan Defensive back Illinois
251 San Diego Chargers Torre Ossmo Tackle Western Michigan
252 Los Angeles Rams Leon Moore Defensive back Tennessee A&I
253 Oakland Raiders Richard Sligh Tackle North Carolina College
254 St. Louis Cardinals Lavern Barrs Defensive back Furman
255 Cleveland Browns Jim Copeland Guard Virginia
256 Philadelphia Eagles Maurice Bates Defensive end Northern (SD)
257 Boston Patriots John Runnels Linebacker Penn State
258 Baltimore Colts Leigh Gilbert Tight end Northern Illinois
259 Buffalo Bills Tom Croft Defensive back Louisiana Tech
260 Dallas Cowboys Eugens Bowens Running back Tennessee A&I
261 Houston Oilers Tim Sheehan Center Stanford
262 Green Bay Packers Bill Shear Kicker Cortland State
263 New Orleans Saints Roosevelt Robertson Wide receiver North Carolina College

Round eleven[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
264 New Orleans Saints Jim Benson Guard Florida
265 New York Giants Pete Pifer Running back Oregon State
266 Miami Dolphins Jack Pyburn Tackle Texas A&M
267 Houston Oilers Harold Decker Defensive end Kalamazoo
268 Atlanta Falcons John Walker Linebacker Jackson State
269 Denver Broncos Lou Andrus Defensive end Brigham Young
270 Detroit Lions Ray Shirley Tackle Arizona State
271 Minnesota Vikings Bob Trygstad Defensive tackle Washington State
272 Pittsburgh Steelers Jim Whitcomb Wide receiver Emporia State
273 Chicago Bears Earl Mayo Running back Morgan State
274 New York Jets Herb Slattery Guard Delaware
275 Washington Redskins Bill Brown Center Texas Western
276 San Francisco 49ers Ken Carmann Defensive tackle Kearney (Neb.)
277 San Diego Chargers Carroll Jarvis Running back Virginia
278 Los Angeles Rams Frank Horak Defensive back Texas Christian
279 St. Louis Cardinals Ed Marcontell Guard Lamar Tech
280 Oakland Raiders Duane Benson Linebacker Hamline
281 Philadelphia Eagles Omar Parker Guard Washington
282 Cleveland Browns Bill Sabatino Defensive end Colorado
283 Boston Patriots Leroy Mitchell Wide receiver Texas Southern
284 Buffalo Bills Paul Tomich Tackle Drake
285 Dallas Cowboys Pat Riley Wide receiver Kentucky (never played college football, was a basketball player)[5]
286 Kansas City Chiefs Bill Braswell Guard Auburn
287 Green Bay Packers Dave Bennett Quarterback Springfield
288 New Orleans Saints Bernard Corbin Defensive back Alabama A&M
290 Baltimore Colts Herman Reed Tackle St. Augustine

Round twelve[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
289 New Orleans Saints Ronnie Pack Guard Texas Tech
291 New York Giants Bob Shortal Linebacker Dayton
292 Buffalo Bills Ernie Ames Defensive tackle Kent State
293 Atlanta Falcons Bill Gentry Linebacker North Carolina St
294 Miami Dolphins Stan Juk Linebacker South Carolina
295 Miami Dolphins Jim Whitaker Defensive back Missouri
296 Minnesota Vikings Fred Cremer Guard St. John's (MN)
297 Detroit Lions Eric Watts Defensive back San Jose State
298 Baltimore Colts Preston Pearson Defensive back Illinois (never played college football, was a basketball player)[6]
299 Chicago Bears Bruce Green Wide receiver Midland (Neb.)
300 Washington Redskins Ron Sepic Wide receiver Ohio State
301 San Francisco 49ers James Hall Linebacker Tuskegee
302 New York Jets Randy Rasmussen Guard Kearney (Neb.)
303 Kansas City Chiefs Dick Kolowski Center Lake Forest
304 Los Angeles Rams Pat Badjek Linebacker Franklin (Ind.)
305 St. Louis Cardinals Steve Dundee Wide receiver Pomona
306 Oakland Raiders Bob Kruse Guard Wayne State
307 Baltimore Colts J.B. Christian Guard Oklahoma State
308 Cleveland Browns Charles Fowler Tackle Houston
309 Philadelphia Eagles Ben Monroe Quarterback New Mexico
310 Boston Patriots Dave Davis Tackle Harvard
311 Buffalo Bills Bob Bonner Defensive tackle Southern
312 Dallas Cowboys Harold Deters Kicker North Carolina State
313 Kansas City Chiefs Kent Lashley Wide receiver N.E. Oklahoma State
314 Green Bay Packers Mike Bass Defensive back Michigan
315 New Orleans Saints John Robinson Wide receiver Tennessee A&I

Round thirteen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
316 New Orleans Saints Bill Stetz Linebacker Boston College
317 Atlanta Falcons Sandor Szabo Kicker Ithaca
318 Buffalo Bills Howard Finley Defensive back Tennessee A&I
319 Buffalo Bills George Carter Running back St. Bonaventure
320 New York Giants Tom Stidham Kicker Oklahoma
321 Denver Broncos Dennis Furjanic Defensive back Houston
322 Detroit Lions Lamar Wright Guard Georgia Tech
323 Minnesota Vikings Charles Hardt Defensive back Tulsa
324 Pittsburgh Steelers Jim Homan Guard USC
325 San Francisco 49ers Rich Gibbs Defensive back Iowa
326 Chicago Bears Kaye Carstens Defensive back Nebraska
327 New York Jets Jack Emmer Wide receiver Rutgers
328 Washington Redskins Robert Rodwell Linebacker Eastern Michigan
329 San Diego Chargers Leon Carr Defensive back Prairie View
330 Los Angeles Rams John Erisman Wide receiver Miami (OH)
331 St. Louis Cardinals Bob Duncum Tackle W. Texas State
332 Oakland Raiders Len Kleinpeter Wide receiver Southwestern Louisiana
333 Cleveland Browns Billy Andrews Linebacker Southeastern Louisiana
334 Philadelphia Eagles Bill Downes Defensive tackle Louisville
335 Baltimore Colts Marc Allen Defensive end W. Texas State
336 Boston Patriots Ray Ilg Linebacker Colgate
337 Buffalo Bills Randy Wheeler Running back Georgia
338 Dallas Cowboys Al Kerkian Defensive end Akron
339 Kansas City Chiefs Linwood Simmons Running back Edward Waters
340 Green Bay Packers Keith Brown Wide receiver Central Missouri
341 New Orleans Saints Gary Grossnickle Defensive back Missouri

Round fourteen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
342 New Orleans Saints Jim Hester Tight end North Dakota
343 New York Giants Bill Bates Kicker Missouri
344 Miami Dolphins Charles Stikes Defensive back Kent State
345 Houston Oilers Henry Hailstock Guard Lincoln
346 Atlanta Falcons Tom Bryan Running back Auburn
347 Denver Broncos Tom Francisco Running back Virginia Tech
348 Minnesota Vikings James Hargrove Linebacker Howard Payne
349 Detroit Lions Cleveland Robinson Defensive end South Carolina State
350 Pittsburgh Steelers Chet Anderson Tight end Minnesota
351 Chicago Bears Lynn Nesbitt Guard Wake Forest
352 New York Jets Mike Stromberg Linebacker Temple
353 Washington Redskins Andy Socha Running back Marshall
354 San Francisco 49ers Dalton Leblanc Wide receiver N.E. Louisiana
355 San Diego Chargers Martin Baccaglio Defensive tackle San Jose State
356 Los Angeles Rams Walt Richardson Defensive tackle Fresno State
357 St. Louis Cardinals Bo Hickey Running back Maryland
358 Philadelphia Eagles Dick Kenney Kicker Michigan State
359 Baltimore Colts Pat Conley Linebacker Purdue
360 Cleveland Browns Floyd Rogers Tackle Clemson
361 Boston Patriots Bobby Beaird Defensive back Auburn
362 Buffalo Bills Vern Moore Running back Central Oklahoma State
363 Oakland Raiders Casey Boyett Wide receiver Brigham Young
364 Dallas Cowboys Tommy Boyd Guard Tarleton State
365 Kansas City Chiefs John Bishop Defensive tackle Delta State
366 Green Bay Packers Claudis James Running back Jackson State
367 New Orleans Saints George Stetter Defensive back Virginia

Round fifteen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
368 New Orleans Saints John Snow Tackle Wake Forest
369 New York Giants Tom Reale Tackle Southern Connecticut
370 Houston Oilers Marvin McQueen Linebacker Mississippi
371 Atlanta Falcons Al Nicholas Running back Sacramento State
372 Miami Dolphins Jake Ferro Linebacker Youngstown State
373 Denver Broncos Don Smith Guard Florida A&M
374 Detroit Lions Sam Burke Defensive back Georgia Tech
375 Minnesota Vikings Jimmy Shea Defensive back Eastern New Mexico
376 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Love Running back Abilene Christian
377 Chicago Bears Terry Oakes Defensive end San Francisco State
378 Washington Redskins Ed Breding Guard Texas A&M
379 San Francisco 49ers Clarence Spencer Wide receiver Louisville
380 New York Jets Jack Schweberger Wide receiver Vermont
381 San Diego Chargers Craig Scoggins Wide receiver San Diego State
382 Los Angeles Rams Steve Bunker Tight end Oregon
383 St. Louis Cardinals Bill Wosilius Linebacker Syracuse
384 Oakland Raiders Ben Woodson Running back Utah
385 Baltimore Colts Bob Wade Defensive back Morgan State
386 Cleveland Browns Dennis Williamson Defensive back Whitewater
387 Philadelphia Eagles David Poche Tackle McNeese
388 Boston Patriots Tom Folliard Linebacker Mississippi State
389 Buffalo Bills Grant Martinsen Defensive back Utah State
390 Dallas Cowboys Leavie David Defensive back Edward Waters
391 Kansas City Chiefs Dennis Caponi Running back Xavier
392 Green Bay Packers Jim Schneider Defensive tackle Colgate
393 New Orleans Saints Darrell Johnson Running back Lamar Tech

Round sixteen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
394 New Orleans Saints Marcus Rhoden Wide receiver Mississippi State
395 New York Giants Bill Seman Guard N.E. Missouri
396 Atlanta Falcons Larry Chester Defensive back Allen
397 Miami Dolphins Maurice Calhoun Running back Central (Ohio)
398 Houston Oilers Rex Keeling Wide receiver Samford (Ala)
399 Denver Broncos Jack Lentz Quarterback Holy Cross
400 Minnesota Vikings Gene Beard Defensive back Virginia Union
401 Detroit Lions Jerry Zawadzkas Tight end Columbia
402 Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Smith Center Oregon
403 Chicago Bears Bill Rogers Defensive back Weber State
404 San Francisco 49ers Bart Templeman Center Eastern Montana
405 New York Jets Doug Archibald Defensive back Tennessee
406 Washington Redskins Mick Bonachi Defensive back Sul Ross
407 San Diego Chargers Mark Waitte Tackle South Carolina
408 Los Angeles Rams Allen Sack Linebacker Notre Dame
409 Oakland Raiders Don Bruce Guard Virginia Tech
410 St. Louis Cardinals Phil Spiller Defensive back Los Angeles State
411 Cleveland Browns Jared Windish Wide receiver Akron
412 Philadelphia Eagles Lynn Baker Defensive back Colorado
413 Baltimore Colts Don Alley Wide receiver Adams State
414 Boston Patriots Keith Freeman Running back Southern Connecticut
415 Buffalo Bills Mike Irwin Running back Penn State
416 Dallas Cowboys Paul Brothers Quarterback Oregon State
417 Kansas City Chiefs Charles Noggle Running back North Carolina State
418 Green Bay Packers Fred Cassidy Running back Miami (FL)
419 New Orleans Saints Bruce Cortez Defensive back Parsons

Round seventeen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
420 New Orleans Saints Danny Abramowicz Running back Xavier
421 New York Giants Micheal Brennan Running back Rutgers
422 Miami Dolphins Mario Cordoves Tackle University of Miami
423 Houston Oilers Larry Lee Wide receiver Texas A&M
424 Atlanta Falcons Bill Buckner Quarterback Delta State
425 Denver Broncos Patrick Yale Tackle Colorado State
426 Detroit Lions Ken Ramsey Defensive tackle Northwestern
427 Minnesota Vikings Todd Vandal Defensive back North Dakota State
428 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Davenport Running back Wyoming
429 Chicago Bears Jack Myers Linebacker Western Colorado
430 New York Jets Bob Biletnikoff Quarterback University of Miami
431 Washington Redskins Lyle Baucom Tackle San Francisco State
432 San Francisco 49ers Dan Talbott Quarterback North Carolina
433 San Diego Chargers John Gibbs Running back South Carolina State
434 Los Angeles Rams Bill Barnes Center Washington
435 St. Louis Cardinals Terry Bacigalupo Defensive end Oklahoma State
436 Oakland Raiders Mike Cullin Defensive end Slippery Rock
437 Philadelphia Eagles George Catavolos Defensive back Purdue
438 New Orleans Saints Billy Bob Stewart Linebacker Southern Methodist
439 Cleveland Browns Ben Davis Defensive back Defiance
440 Boston Patriots Bobby Nichols Tight end Boston University
441 Buffalo Bills Grover Smith Running back Fort Valley State
442 Dallas Cowboys George Adams Linebacker Morehead State
443 Kansas City Chiefs Dave Lattin Wide receiver Texas Western
444 Green Bay Packers Jeff Elias Tight end Kansas
445 [7] New Orleans Saints Jimmy Walker [8] Wide receiver Providence
= Pro Bowler [1] = AFL All-Star [2] = Hall of Famer

Hall of famers[edit]

  • Ken Houston, Defensive Back from Prairie View taken in the 9th Round 214th overall by the AFL's Houston Oilers.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1986.[9]
  • Gene Upshaw, Offensive Guard from Texas A&I taken in the 1st round, 17th overall by the AFL's Oakland Raiders.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1987.[9]
  • Alan Page, Defensive End from Notre Dame taken in the 1st round, 15th overall by the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, who converted him to defensive tackle.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1988.[9]
  • Bob Griese, Quarterback from Purdue taken 1st round, 4th overall by the AFL's Miami Dolphins.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1990.[10]
  • Lem Barney, Defensive Back from Jackson State University taken in 2nd round, 34th overall by the Detroit Lions.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1992.[10]
  • Rayfield Wright, Offensive Tackle from Fort Valley State University taken in the 7th Round 182nd overall by the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2006.[11]
  • Floyd Little, Running Back from Syracuse University taken 1st round 6th overall by the Denver Broncos.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2010.[12]
  • Willie Lanier, Middle Linebacker from Morgan State taken in the 2nd Round, 50th overall by the AFL's Kansas City Chiefs.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1986.[9]

Notable undrafted players[edit]

= Pro Bowler[1] = Hall of Famer
Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
San Diego Chargers Larry Little OT Bethune-Cookman SIAC
Chicago Bears Kuechenberg, RudyRudy Kuechenberg  LB Indiana Big Ten
Chicago Bears Percival, MacMac Percival  K Texas Tech SWC
Dallas Cowboys Bacon, CoyCoy Bacon  DT Jackson State SWAC
Dallas Cowboys East, RonRon East  DT Montana State Big Sky
Denver Broncos Myrtle, ChipChip Myrtle  LB Maryland ACC
Houston Oilers Reed, AlvinAlvin Reed  TE Prairie View A&M SWAC
Kansas City Chiefs Stenerud, JanJan Stenerud  K Montana State Big Sky Pro Football Hall of Fame, inducted 1991
New Orleans Saints Nevett, ElijahElijah Nevett  CB Clark Atlanta N/A
New York Giants Lurtsema, BobBob Lurtsema  DE Western Michigan MAC
New York Jets Beverly, RandyRandy Beverly  CB Colorado State Ind.
Pittsburgh Steelers Davis, SamSam Davis  G Allen N/A
San Diego Chargers Staggs, JeffJeff Staggs  LB San Diego State CCAA
San Francisco 49ers Olerich, DaveDave Olerich  LB San Francisco N/A

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  2. ^ a b Players are identified as an All-Star if they were selected for the All-Star team at any time in their career.
  3. ^ Steve Spurrier, 1966 Heisman Trophy winner "Heisman Trophy". Retrieved August 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ George Webster member of the American Football League All-Time Team.
  5. ^ Mihoces, Gary (April 20, 2005). "NFL seeks best players on the court or mat". USA Today. Archived from the original on October 28, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  6. ^ Mihoces, Gary (April 20, 2005). "NFL seeks best players on the court or mat". USA Today. Archived from the original on October 28, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  7. ^ This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  8. ^ Jimmy Walker was the top pick in the 1967 NBA Draft, and logically pursued an NBA career. Walker played nine solid seasons in the NBA.
  9. ^ a b c d List of 1980s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2008-07-31. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  10. ^ a b List of 1990s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2008-07-31. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  11. ^ List of 2000s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2008-07-31. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  12. ^ Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2010 announced "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 7 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-07. 

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