1968 NFL draft

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1968 NFL draft
General information
Date(s) January 30–31, 1968
Location
Picks
First selection Ron Yary, OT
Minnesota Vikings
Last selection Jimmy Smith, TE
Cincinnati Bengals
Overall selections 462
NFL draft
 < 1967 1969 > 

The 1968 National Football League draft was part of the common draft, in the second year in which the NFL and AFL held a joint draft of college players, January 30–31.

Player selections[edit]

= Pro Bowler[1] = AFL All-Star[2] = Hall of Famer

Round one[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 Minnesota Vikings NFL Ron Yary Offensive Tackle USC
2 Cincinnati Bengals AFL Bob Johnson Center Tennessee
3 Atlanta Falcons NFL Claude Humphrey Defensive End Tennessee State
4 San Diego Chargers AFL Russ Washington Offensive Tackle Missouri
5 Green Bay Packers NFL Fred Carr Linebacker UTEP
6 Boston Patriots AFL Dennis Byrd Defensive Tackle North Carolina State
7 New Orleans Saints NFL Kevin Hardy Defensive End Notre Dame
8 Miami Dolphins AFL Larry Csonka Running Back Syracuse
9 Buffalo Bills AFL Haven Moses Wide Receiver San Diego St.
10 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Mike Taylor Offensive Tackle USC
11 Detroit Lions NFL Greg Landry Quarterback UMass
12 Washington Redskins NFL Jim Smith Defensive Back Oregon
13 St. Louis Cardinals NFL MacArthur Lane Running Back Utah State
14 Philadelphia Eagles NFL Tim Rossovich Defensive End USC
15 San Francisco 49ers NFL Forrest Blue Center Auburn
16 Chicago Bears NFL Mike Hull Running Back USC
17 New York Jets AFL Lee White Running Back Weber State
18 San Diego Chargers AFL Jim Hill Defensive Back Texas A&M Kingsville
19 Kansas City Chiefs AFL Mo Moorman Offensive Guard Texas A&M
20 Dallas Cowboys NFL Dennis Homan Wide Receiver Alabama
21 Cleveland Browns NFL Marvin Upshaw Defensive End Trinity
22 Kansas City Chiefs AFL George Daney Offensive Guard UTEP
23 Baltimore Colts NFL John Williams Offensive Tackle Minnesota
24 Detroit Lions NFL Earl McCullouch Wide Receiver USC
25 Oakland Raiders AFL Eldridge Dickey Quarterback Tennessee State
26 Green Bay Packers NFL Bill Lueck Offensive Guard Arizona
27 Miami Dolphins AFL Doug Crusan Offensive Tackle Indiana

Round two[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
28 Cincinnati Bengals Bill Staley Defensive end Utah State
29 Atlanta Falcons Carlton Dabney Defensive end Morgan State
30 Los Angeles Rams Gary Beban[3] Quarterback UCLA
31 Denver Broncos Curley Culp Defensive end Arizona State
32 Boston Patriots Tom Funchess Tackle Jackson State
33 Minnesota Vikings Charlie West Defensive back Texas-El Paso
34 Buffalo Bills Bob Tatarek Defensive tackle Miami (FL)
35 Miami Dolphins Jimmy Keyes Linebacker Mississippi
36 Pittsburgh Steelers Ernie Ruple Tackle Arkansas
37 Detroit Lions Jerry DePoyster Kicker Wyoming
38 Washington Redskins Tom Roussel Linebacker Southern Mississippi
39 Philadelphia Eagles Cyril Pinder Running back Illinois
40 St. Louis Cardinals Fred Hyatt Wide receiver Auburn
41 New York Giants Rich Buzin Tackle Penn State
42 St. Louis Cardinals Bob Atkins Defensive back Grambling
43 San Diego Chargers Bill Lenkaitis Center Penn State
44 New York Jets Steve Thompson Defensive end Washington
45 Dallas Cowboys Dave McDaniels Wide receiver Mississippi Valley State
46 Chicago Bears Bob Wallace Wide receiver Texas-El Paso
47 Cleveland Browns John Garlington Linebacker LSU
48 Kansas City Chiefs Mike Livingston Quarterback Southern Methodist
49 Houston Oilers Mac Haik Wide receiver Mississippi
50 Baltimore Colts Bob Grant Linebacker Wake Forest
51 Los Angeles Rams Mike LaHood Guard Wyoming
52 Oakland Raiders Ken Stabler Quarterback Alabama
53 Atlanta Falcons John Wright Wide receiver Illinois
54 Miami Dolphins Jim Cox Wide receiver Miami (FL)
55 Cincinnati Bengals Tom Smiley Running back Lamar

Round three[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
56 Cincinnati Bengals Gary Davis Quarterback Vanderbilt
57 Chicago Bears Major Hazelton Defensive back Florida A&M
58 Denver Broncos Garrett Ford Running back West Virginia
59 New Orleans Saints Dave Szymakowski Wide receiver West Texas State
60 Boston Patriots Aaron Marsh Wide receiver Eastern Kentucky
61 Pittsburgh Steelers Jon Henderson Defensive back Colorado State
62 Miami Dolphins Jim Urbanek Tackle Mississippi
63 Buffalo Bills Richard Trapp End Florida
64 Cleveland Browns Harry Olszewski Guard Clemson
65 San Francisco 49ers Lance Olssen Tackle Purdue
66 Cleveland Browns Reece Morrison Running back Southwest Texas State
67 Green Bay Packers Billy Stevens Quarterback Texas-El Paso
68 Philadelphia Eagles Adrian Young Linebacker USC
69 San Francisco 49ers Skip Vanderbundt Linebacker Oregon State
70 New York Giants Bobby Duhon Running back Tulane
71 Dallas Cowboys Ed Harmon Linebacker Louisville
72 New York Jets Sam Walton Tackle East Texas State
73 Miami Dolphins Dick Anderson Defensive back Colorado
74 Detroit Lions Charlie Sanders Tight end Minnesota
75 Denver Broncos Bob Vaughn Tackle Mississippi
76 Minnesota Vikings Mike McGill Linebacker Notre Dame
77 Houston Oilers Elvin Bethea Defensive end North Carolina A&T
78 Baltimore Colts Rich O'Hara Wide receiver Northern Arizona
79 Pittsburgh Steelers Ken Hebert Wide receiver Houston
80 Oakland Raiders Art Shell Tackle Maryland-Eastern Shore
81 Green Bay Packers Dick Himes Tackle Ohio State
82 Cincinnati Bengals Paul Robinson Running back Arizona
83 Cincinnati Bengals Dale Livingston Kicker Western Michigan

Round four[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
84 Cincinnati Bengals Jess Phillips Defensive back Michigan State
85 New Orleans Saints Willie Crittendon Defensive tackle Tulsa
86 Buffalo Bills Edgar Chandler Tackle Georgia
87 St. Louis Cardinals Don Fitzgerald Running back Kent State
88 Boston Patriots R.C. Gamble Running back South Carolina State
89 Minnesota Vikings Mike Freeman Defensive back Fresno State
90 Kansas City Chiefs Mickey McCarty Tight end Texas Christian
91 Denver Broncos Gordon Lambert Linebacker Tennessee-Martin
92 Green Bay Packers Brendan McCarthy Running back Boston College
93 Detroit Lions Ed Mooney Linebacker Texas Tech
94 Washington Redskins Dennis Crane Defensive tackle USC
95 Philadelphia Eagles Len McNeil Guard Fresno State
96 St. Louis Cardinals Joe Schmiesing Linebacker New Mexico State
97 Dallas Cowboys John Douglas Linebacker Missouri
98 San Francisco 49ers Johnny Fuller Wide receiver Lamar
99 Chicago Bears Wayne Mass Tackle Clemson
100 San Diego Chargers Ken Dyer Wide receiver Arizona State
101 New York Jets Gary Magner Defensive tackle USC
102 Denver Broncos Drake Garrett Defensive back Michigan State
103 New Orleans Saints Dan Sartin Tackle Mississippi
104 Cleveland Browns Wayne Meylan Linebacker Nebraska
105 Houston Oilers Jim Beirne Wide receiver Purdue
106 Chicago Bears Alan Bush Guard Mississippi
107 Baltimore Colts Jim Duncan Running back Maryland-Eastern Shore
108 Green Bay Packers John Robinson Wide receiver Tennessee State
109 Cincinnati Bengals Warren McVea Running back Houston
110 Oakland Raiders Charlie Smith Running back Utah
111 Denver Broncos Gus Hollomon Defensive back Houston

Round five[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
112 Cincinnati Bengals Dave Middendorf Guard Washington State
113 Washington Redskins Ken Barefoot Tight end Virginia Tech
114 Buffalo Bills Ben Gregory Running back Nebraska
115 New Orleans Saints Ronnie Lee South Quarterback Arkansas
116 Boston Patriots Jim Smithberger Defensive back Notre Dame
117 Washington Redskins Mike Bragg Kicker Richmond
118 Miami Dolphins Jim Kiick Running back Wyoming
119 Buffalo Bills Mike McBath Defensive end Penn State
120 Detroit Lions Phil Odle Wide receiver Brigham Young
121 Green Bay Packers Steve Duich Tackle San Diego State
122 Philadelphia Eagles Mike Dirks Tackle Wyoming
123 St. Louis Cardinals Rocky Rosema Linebacker Michigan
124 Philadelphia Eagles Mark Nordquist Tackle Pacific
125 San Francisco 49ers Dwight Lee Running back Michigan State
126 Baltimore Colts Paul Elzey Linebacker Toledo
127 Chicago Bears Cecil Turner Wide receiver Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo
128 New York Jets Lee Jacobsen Linebacker Kearney State
129 San Diego Chargers Bill Perry Tight end Kent State
130 Dallas Cowboys Blaine Nye Tackle Stanford
131 Cleveland Browns Mike Wempe Tackle Missouri
132 Buffalo Bills Max Anderson Running back Arizona State
133 Houston Oilers Bob Longo Wide receiver Pittsburgh
134 Cleveland Browns Jackie Jackson Running back Clemson
135 Los Angeles Rams Don Martin Kicker Washington
136 Oakland Raiders John Naponic Tackle Virginia
137 Green Bay Packers Francis Winkler Defensive end Memphis State
138 Cincinnati Bengals Al Beauchamp Linebacker Southern

Round six[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
139 Cincinnati Bengals Howard Fest Tackle Texas
140 Atlanta Falcons Jim Hagle Running back Southern Methodist
141 San Francisco 49ers Leo Johnson Wide receiver Tennessee State
142 Miami Dolphins Kim Hammond Quarterback Florida State
143 Cincinnati Bengals Billy Kendricks Tackle Alabama A&M
144 Minnesota Vikings Bob Goodridge Wide receiver Vanderbilt
145 Cincinnati Bengals John Neidert Linebacker Louisville
146 Miami Dolphins Jimmy Hines Wide receiver Texas Southern
147 Atlanta Falcons Joe Wynns Defensive back South Carolina State
148 Detroit Lions Mike Spitzer Defensive end San Jose State
149 Washington Redskins Willie Banks Guard Alcorn State
150 Philadelphia Eagles Thurman Randle Tackle Texas-El Paso
151 St. Louis Cardinals Frank Lane Linebacker Stephen F. Austin
152 Cleveland Browns Nathaniel James Defensive back Florida A&M
153 San Francisco 49ers Bill Belk Defensive end Maryland-Eastern Shore
154 Chicago Bears Jim Schmedding Center Weber State
155 Cincinnati Bengals Dewey Warren Quarterback Tennessee State
156 Cincinnati Bengals Essex Johnson Defensive back Grambling
157 Philadelphia Eagles Dave Martin Defensive back Notre Dame
158 Cincinnati Bengals Elmo Malple Wide receiver Southern
159 Dallas Cowboys D.D. Lewis Linebacker Mississippi State
160 Cincinnati Bengals Sidney Ellis Defensive back Jackson
161 Los Angeles Rams Bobby Webb Center Southern Mississippi
162 Atlanta Falcons Rick Eber Wide receiver Tulsa
163 Cincinnati Bengals Charles Williams Running back Arkansas-Pine Bluff
164 Green Bay Packers Walter Chadwick Running back Tennessee
165 Cincinnati Bengals James Johnson Defensive back South Carolina State

Round seven[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
166 Cincinnati Bengals Steve Smith Tight end Miami (FL)
167 Minnesota Vikings Oscar Reed Wide receiver Colorado State
168 Oakland Raiders John Harper Center Adams State
169 New Orleans Saints Ray Phillips Guard Michigan
170 Boston Patriots John Schneider Quarterback Toledo
171 Minnesota Vikings Lenny Snow Running back Georgia Tech
172 Miami Dolphins John Boynton Tackle Tennessee
173 Buffalo Bills Pete Richardson Defensive back Dayton
174 Pittsburgh Steelers Doug Dalton Running back New Mexico State
175 New Orleans Saints Gene Howard Wide receiver Langston
176 Washington Redskins Bob Brunet Running back Louisiana Tech
177 St. Louis Cardinals Ken Henry Wide receiver Wake Forest
178 Philadelphia Eagles Joe Przybycki Guard Michigan State
179 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Richardson Linebacker Mississippi
180 New York Giants Doug Chatman Defensive end Jackson State
181 Chicago Bears Willie Holman Defensive end South Carolina State
182 New York Jets Oscar Lubke Tackle Ball State
183 San Diego Chargers Lane Fenner Wide receiver Florida State
184 Kansas City Chiefs Sammy Grezaffi Defensive back Louisiana State
185 Dallas Cowboys Bob Taucher Tackle Nebraska
186 Cleveland Browns Dale Brady Running back Memphis State
187 Houston Oilers Paul Toscano Defensive back Wyoming
188 Baltimore Colts Anthony Andrews Running back Hampton
189 Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Glennon Defensive tackle Washington
190 Oakland Raiders George Atkinson Defensive back Morris Brown
191 Green Bay Packers Andy Beath Defensive back Duke
192 Cincinnati Bengals Wes Bean Linebacker Grambling

Round eight[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
193 Cincinnati Bengals Harry Gunner Linebacker Oregon State
194 Atlanta Falcons Ray Jeffords Tight end Georgia
195 New Orleans Saints Dick Swatland Guard Notre Dame
196 Denver Broncos Steve Holloway Defensive back Weber State
197 Boston Patriots Daryl Johnson Defensive back Morgan State
198 Minnesota Vikings Hank Urbanowicz Defensive tackle Miami (FL)
199 Buffalo Bills Bob Kalsu Tackle Oklahoma
200 New York Jets Bob Taylor Running back Maryland-Eastern Shore
201 Pittsburgh Steelers Danny Holman Quarterback San Jose State
202 Detroit Lions Terry Miller Linebacker Illinois
203 Washington Redskins Brian Magnuson Running back Montana
204 Philadelphia Eagles Al Lavan Defensive back Colorado State
205 St. Louis Cardinals Jerry Daanen Wide receiver Miami (FL)
206 San Francisco 49ers Charley Brown Tackle Augustana (SD)
207 San Francisco 49ers Tom Gray Wide receiver Morehead State
208 Chicago Bears Wayne Bell Running back Lenoir-Rhyne
209 San Diego Chargers Elliot Gammage Tight end Tennessee
210 New York Jets Jim Richards Defensive back Virginia Tech
211 Dallas Cowboys Frank Brown Defensive tackle Albany State
212 Cleveland Browns Tom Schoen Defensive back Notre Dame
213 Kansas City Chiefs Lindon Endsley Center North Texas State
214 New York Jets Karl Henke Defensive tackle Tulsa
215 Los Angeles Rams Joe Williams Wide receiver Florida A&M
216 Baltimore Colts Tommy Davis Guard Tennessee State
217 Miami Dolphins Randy Edmunds Linebacker Georgia Tech
218 Green Bay Packers Tom Owens Guard Missouri-Rolla
219 Cincinnati Bengals Ed Brantley Tackle North Texas State

Round nine[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
220 Cincinnati Bengals Phil Johnson Defensive back Long Beach State
221 Atlanta Falcons Henry Holland Center North Texas State
222 Denver Broncos Paul Smith Linebacker New Mexico
223 New Orleans Saints Joe Blake Tackle Tulsa
224 Houston Oilers Bob Robertson Center Illinois
225 Minnesota Vikings Mike Donohoe Tight end San Francisco
226 Miami Dolphins Sam McDowell Tackle Southwest Missouri State
227 Buffalo Bills Gary McDermott Running back Tulsa
228 Pittsburgh Steelers John Knight Defensive end Weber State
229 Detroit Lions Greg Barton Quarterback Tulsa
230 Washington Redskins Frank Liberatore Defensive back Clemson
231 St. Louis Cardinals Billy Sinkule Defensive end Central Michigan
232 Philadelphia Eagles Mike Evans Center Boston College
233 San Francisco 49ers Case Boyett Wide receiver Brigham Young
234 New York Giants Joe Koontz Wide receiver Cal State-San Francisco
235 Chicago Bears Sam Moore Tackle Mississippi Valley State
236 New York Jets Gary Houser Tight end Oregon State
237 San Diego Chargers Grundy Harris Running back Southern
238 Cleveland Browns David Porter Defensive tackle Michigan
239 Kansas City Chiefs Wayne McClure Linebacker Mississippi
240 Miami Dolphins Tom Paciorek Defensive back Houston
241 Dallas Cowboys Ken Kmiec Defensive back Illinois
242 Baltimore Colts Terry Cole Running back Indiana
243 Los Angeles Rams Bob Richardson Tackle Washington
244 Oakland Raiders John Eason Tight end Florida A&M
245 Green Bay Packers Bob Apisa Running back Michigan State
246 Cincinnati Bengals Steve Hanrahan Defensive tackle Weber State

Round ten[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
247 Cincinnati Bengals Wayne Patrick Running back Louisville
248 Atlanta Falcons Mike Tomasini Defensive tackle Colorado State
249 Boston Patriots John Outlaw Defensive back Jackson State
250 Minnesota Vikings Tom Sakal Defensive back Minnesota
251 Buffalo Bills Jerome Lawson Defensive back Utah
252 Denver Broncos Bob Langford Tackle Middle Tennessee State
253 Miami Dolphins Joe Mirto Tackle Miami (FL)
254 New Orleans Saints Doug Robinson Defensive back Iowa State
255 Cleveland Browns James Greer Defensive end Stephen F. Austin
256 Detroit Lions Granville Liggins Linebacker Oklahoma
257 Baltimore Colts Ocie Austin Defensive back Utah State
258 Philadelphia Eagles John Mallory Defensive back West Virginia
259 St. Louis Cardinals Tom Busch Wide receiver Iowa State
260 Green Bay Packers Rick Cash Tackle Northeast Missouri State
261 San Francisco 49ers Tommy Hart Linebacker Morris Brown
262 Chicago Bears Fred Davis Guard Doane
263 Houston Oilers Joe Raymond Peace Linebacker Louisiana Tech
264 New York Jets Mike D'Amato Defensive back Hofstra
265 Kansas City Chiefs Jack Gehrke Wide receiver Utah
266 Dallas Cowboys Ben Olison Wide receiver Kansas
267 Cleveland Browns Alvin Mitchell Wide receiver Morgan State
268 Houston Oilers Tom Domres Defensive end Wisconsin
269 Los Angeles Rams Allen Marcelin Wide receiver Parsons
270 Baltimore Colts Ed Tomlin Running back Hampton
271 Oakland Raiders Rick Owens Defensive back Pennsylvania
272 Green Bay Packers Ron Worthen Center Arkansas State
273 Cincinnati Bengals James Russell End North Texas State

Round eleven[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
274 Cincinnati Bengals Wally Scott Defensive back Arizona
275 Atlanta Falcons Greg Brezina Linebacker Houston
276 New Orleans Saints Bennie Blocker Running back South Carolina State
277 Oakland Raiders Marvin Hubbard Tight end Colgate
278 Boston Patriots Paul Feldhausen Tackle Northland
279 Minnesota Vikings Bill Haas Wide receiver Nebraska-Omaha
280 Miami Dolphins Cornelius Cooper Tackle Prairie View A&M
281 Buffalo Bills Dick Plagge Running back Auburn
282 Pittsburgh Steelers Kim King Quarterback Georgia Tech
283 Detroit Lions Dwight Little Guard Kentucky
284 Washington Redskins Tom Garretson Defensive back Northwestern
285 St. Louis Cardinals Larry Slagle Guard UCLA
286 Philadelphia Eagles Len Persin Defensive end Boston College
287 San Francisco 49ers Dennis Fitzgibbons Guard Syracuse
288 New York Giants Henry Davis Defensive end Grambling
289 Chicago Bears Rich Coady Tight end Memphis State
290 New York Jets Henry Owens Wide receiver Weber State
291 San Diego Chargers Dennis Partee Kicker Southern Methodist
292 Dallas Cowboys Ron Shotts Running back Oklahoma
293 Cleveland Browns Jim Alcorn Quarterback Clarion
294 Kansas City Chiefs Tom Nosewicz Defensive end Tulane
295 Houston Oilers Bill Halley Wide receiver La Verne
296 Baltimore Colts Bill Pickens Guard Houston
297 Los Angeles Rams John Pergine Linebacker Notre Dame
298 Oakland Raiders Ralph (Chip) Oliver Linebacker USC
299 Green Bay Packers Gordon Rule Defensive back Dartmouth
300 Cincinnati Bengals Jeff Banks Linebacker Pacific

Round twelve[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
301 Cincinnati Bengals Bob Trumpy Tight end Utah
302 Atlanta Falcons A.J. Vaughn Running back Wayne State
303 New Orleans Saints John Beck Defensive back San Diego State
304 Denver Broncos Bobby Hendrix Tackle Mississippi
305 Boston Patriots Jim Cheyunski Linebacker Syracuse
306 Buffalo Bills Greg Pipes Linebacker Baylor
307 Miami Dolphins Paul Paxton Tackle Akron
308 Minnesota Vikings Howie Small Center Rhode Island
309 Pittsburgh Steelers Sam Wheeler Linebacker Wisconsin
310 Detroit Lions Ed Caruthers Defensive back Arizona
311 Washington Redskins Dave Weedman Defensive tackle Western Washington
312 Philadelphia Eagles Thurston Taylor Tight end Florida State
313 St. Louis Cardinals Vernon Emerson Tackle Minnesota-Duluth
314 New York Giants Jimmy Holifield Defensive back Jackson State
315 San Francisco 49ers Henry Johnson Quarterback Fisk
316 Chicago Bears Emilio Vallez Linebacker New Mexico
317 San Diego Chargers Jeff Queen Linebacker Morgan State
318 New York Jets Ray Hayes Defensive tackle Toledo
319 Cleveland Browns Tom Beutler Linebacker Toledo
320 Kansas City Chiefs Bobby Johns Defensive back Alabama
321 Dallas Cowboys Wilson Whitty Linebacker Boston University
322 Houston Oilers Barry Lischner Running back Missouri
323 Los Angeles Rams Harold Jackson Wide receiver Jackson State
324 Baltimore Colts James Jackson Tackle Jackson State
325 Green Bay Packers Dennis Porter Tackle Northern Michigan
326 Oakland Raiders Larry Plantz Wide receiver Colorado
327 Cincinnati Bengals Harold Jones Tackle Grambling

Round thirteen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
328 Cincinnati Bengals James Bivins Linebacker Texas Southern
329 Atlanta Falcons Bill Harris Running back Colorado
330 Denver Broncos Charlie Greer Defensive back Colorado
331 New Orleans Saints K.O. Trepanier Defensive end Montana State
332 Boston Patriots Max Huber Tackle Brigham Young
333 Minnesota Vikings Rich Wherry Wide receiver Northern State (SD)
334 Miami Dolphins Bob Joswick Defensive tackle Tulsa
335 Pittsburgh Steelers Joe Roundy Guard Puget Sound
336 Buffalo Bills Dan Darragh Quarterback William & Mary
337 Detroit Lions Chuck Bailey Tackle Cal State-Humboldt
338 Washington Redskins Mike St. Louis Tackle Central Missouri State
339 St. Louis Cardinals Mack Sauls Defensive back Southwest Texas State
340 Philadelphia Eagles George Barron Tackle Mississippi State
341 San Francisco 49ers Tom Mitrakos Center Pittsburgh
342 New York Giants John Gallagher Defensive end Boston University
343 Chicago Bears Willie Dearion Wide receiver Prairie View A&M
344 New York Jets Tom Myslinski Guard Maryland
345 San Diego Chargers Fred Combs Defensive back North Carolina State
346 Kansas City Chiefs Jim Kavanagh Wide receiver Boston College
347 Dallas Cowboys Carter Lord Wide receiver Harvard
348 Cleveland Browns Terry Sellers Defensive back Georgia
349 Houston Oilers James Dousay Running back Louisiana State
350 Baltimore Colts Howard Tennebar Tackle Kent State
351 Los Angeles Rams Dean Halverson Linebacker Washington
352 Oakland Raiders Larry Blackstone Running back Fairmont State
353 Green Bay Packers Frank Geiselman Wide receiver Rhode Island
354 Cincinnati Bengals Teddy Washington Running back San Diego State

Round fourteen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
355 Cincinnati Bengals Les Webster Running back Iowa State
356 Atlanta Falcons Joe Polk Running back Livingstone
357 Denver Broncos Marlin Briscoe Quarterback Nebraska-Omaha
358 Boston Patriots Henry McKay Defensive end Guilford
359 New Orleans Saints Herb Covington Running back Memphis State
360 Minnesota Vikings Don Evans Tackle Arkansas-Pine Bluff
361 Buffalo Bills Chuck DeVliegher Defensive tackle Memphis State
362 Miami Dolphins Ray Blunk Tight end Xavier
363 Pittsburgh Steelers Lou Harris Defensive end Kent State
364 Detroit Lions Richie Davis Wide receiver Upsala
365 Washington Redskins Dave Zivich Tackle California-Santa Barbara
366 Philadelphia Eagles Dan Williamson Linebacker West Virginia
367 St. Louis Cardinals Vic Bender Center Northeast Louisiana
368 New York Giants Bill Moreman Running back Florida State
369 San Francisco 49ers Alex Moore Running back Norfolk State
370 Chicago Bears Harold Gargus Defensive tackle New Mexico State
371 San Diego Chargers Jim Campbell Linebacker West Texas State
372 New York Jets Harvey Nairn Running back Southern
373 Dallas Cowboys Ron Williams Defensive back West Virginia
374 Cleveland Browns Edgar Whipps Running back Jackson State
375 Kansas City Chiefs Robert Holmes Running back Southern
376 Houston Oilers Richard Stotter Guard Houston
377 Los Angeles Rams Cephus Jackson Defensive back Jackson State
378 Baltimore Colts Charles Mitchell Tight end Alabama State
379 Oakland Raiders Ray Carlson Linebacker Hamline
380 Green Bay Packers John Farler Wide receiver Colorado
381 Cincinnati Bengals Steve Lewicke Wide receiver Texas-El Paso

Round fifteen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
382 Cincinnati Bengals Harvey Palmore Guard Morgan State
383 Atlanta Falcons Don Bean Wide receiver Houston
384 New Orleans Saints Wilmer Cooks Running back Colorado
385 Boston Patriots Art McMahon Defensive back North Carolina State
386 Denver Broncos Jeff Kuhman Linebacker Vermont
387 Minnesota Vikings Jim Haynie Quarterback West Chester
388 Miami Dolphins Ken Corbin Linebacker Miami (FL)
389 Buffalo Bills John Gilmore Defensive tackle Peru State
390 Pittsburgh Steelers Bob Lanning Defensive end Northern Montana
391 Detroit Lions Jim Oliver Running back Colorado State
392 Washington Redskins Coger Coverson Guard Texas Southern
393 St. Louis Cardinals Dave Lovich Defensive end Northwestern State (LA)
394 Philadelphia Eagles Joe Graham Guard Tennessee
395 San Francisco 49ers Clarence Spencer Wide receiver Louisville
396 New York Giants McKinley Boston Guard Minnesota
397 Chicago Bears Rich Jaeger Center Gustavus Adolphus
398 New York Jets Ronnie Ehrig Defensive back Texas
399 San Diego Chargers Dan Kramarczyk Tackle Dayton
400 Cleveland Browns Bob Baxter Wide receiver Memphis State
401 Kansas City Chiefs Bill Chambless Guard Miami (FL)
402 Dallas Cowboys Tony Lunceford Kicker Auburn
403 San Diego Chargers Robert Wells Tackle Johnson C. Smith
404 Baltimore Colts Jeff Beaver Quarterback North Carolina
405 Los Angeles Rams Dennis Yell Tackle Moorhead State
406 Oakland Raiders Mike Leinert Running back Texas Tech
407 Green Bay Packers Ridley Gibson Defensive back Baylor
408 Cincinnati Bengals Joe Mira Wide receiver Miami (FL)

Round sixteen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
409 Cincinnati Bengals Monk Williams Defensive back Alcorn State
410 Atlanta Falcons Roy Hall Tackle San Jose State
411 New Orleans Saints Elie Ghattas Guard Ball State
412 Denver Broncos Adin Brown Linebacker William & Mary
413 Boston Patriots Charley Fulton Running back Tennessee
414 Minnesota Vikings Lary Kuharich Defensive back Boston College
415 Buffalo Bills John Frantz Center California
416 Miami Dolphins Henry Still Defensive tackle Bethune-Cookman
417 Pittsburgh Steelers Rocky Bleier Running back Notre Dame
418 Detroit Lions Bob Rokita Defensive end Arizona State
419 Washington Redskins Willie Turner Running back Jackson State
420 Philadelphia Eagles Phil Creel Tackle Northwestern State (LA)
421 St. Louis Cardinals Dan Lankas Linebacker Kansas State
422 New York Giants Ken Parker Defensive back Fordham
423 San Francisco 49ers Tom Rosenow Defensive tackle Northern Illinois
424 Chicago Bears Jim Murphy Kicker Utah State
425 San Diego Chargers Dick Farley Defensive back Boston University
426 New York Jets Tom Bilotta Guard Adams State
427 Kansas City Chiefs Pat Talbert Tackle Southwest Missouri State
428 Dallas Cowboys Larry Cole Defensive tackle Hawaii
429 Cleveland Browns Dick Sievert Defensive end Wisconsin–River Falls
430 Houston Oilers Bob Smith Defensive back Miami (OH)
431 Los Angeles Rams Jimmy Raye Quarterback Michigan State
432 Baltimore Colts Walt Blackledge Wide receiver San Jose State
433 Oakland Raiders David Morrison Defensive back Southwest Texas State
434 Green Bay Packers Al Groves Tackle St. Norbert
435 Cincinnati Bengals Brown Marks Linebacker Indiana

Round seventeen[edit]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
436 Cincinnati Bengals Don Manning Linebacker UCLA
437 Atlanta Falcons Jim Schmidt Defensive back Cal State-San Francisco
438 Denver Broncos Steve Grady Running back USC
439 New Orleans Saints Jim Ferguson Linebacker USC
440 Boston Patriots Ed Koontz Linebacker Catawba
441 Minnesota Vikings Bob Lee Quarterback Pacific
442 Miami Dolphins Bill Nemeth Center Arizona
443 Buffalo Bills Dick Hines Defensive tackle Kentucky State
444 Pittsburgh Steelers Bob Cole Linebacker South Carolina
445 Minnesota Vikings Bill Hull Guard Tennessee Tech
446 Washington Redskins Frank Bosch Defensive tackle Colorado
447 St. Louis Cardinals Bob Lee Wide receiver Minnesota
448 Philadelphia Eagles Joe Forzani Linebacker Utah State
449 San Francisco 49ers Dennis Patera Kicker Brigham Young
450 New York Giants Larry Kohn Tight end Georgia
451 Chicago Bears Gene Layton Defensive tackle Colorado State
452 New York Jets Myles Strasser Running back Wisconsin–Oshkosh
453 San Diego Chargers Dan Andrews Tight end West Texas State
454 Dallas Cowboys George Nordgren Running back Houston
455 Cleveland Browns Wayne McDuffie Center Florida State
456 Kansas City Chiefs Wesley Williams Linebacker Texas Southern
457 Houston Oilers Billy Alsbrooks Defensive back North Carolina Central
458 Baltimore Colts Roy Pederson Linebacker Northern Iowa
459 Philadelphia Eagles Frank Antonini Running back Parsons
460 Oakland Raiders Steve Berry Wide receiver Catawba
461 Green Bay Packers Ken Rota Running back North Dakota State
462[4] Cincinnati Bengals Jimmy Smith Tight end Jackson State
= Pro Bowler[1] = AFL All-Star[2] = Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers[edit]

  • Larry Csonka, running back from Syracuse taken in the 1st Round 8th overall by the AFL's Miami Dolphins.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1987.[5]
  • Art Shell, offensive tackle From the University of Maryland Eastern Shore taken in the 3rd Round 80th overall by the AFL's Oakland Raiders.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1989.[5]
  • Ron Yary, offensive tackle from USC taken in the 1st round 1st overall by the NFL's Minnesota Vikinga.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2001.[6]
  • Elvin Bethea, offensive tackle from North Carolina A&T taken in the 3rd Round 77th overall by the AFL's Houston Oilers.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2003.[6]
  • Charlie Sanders, tight end from Minnesota taken in the 3rd Round 74th overall by the Detroit Lions.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2007.[6]
  • Curley Culp, defensive tackle from Arizona State taken in the 2nd Round 31st overall by the AFL's Denver Broncos. Traded in training camp to AFL's Kansas City Chiefs.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2013.
  • Claude Humphrey, defensive end from Tennessee State taken in the 1st round 3rd overall by the Atlanta Falcons.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2014.[7]

Notable undrafted players[edit]

= Pro Bowler[1]
Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Atlanta Falcons Allen, GradyGrady Allen  LB Texas A&M SWC
Atlanta Falcons Wages, HarmonHarmon Wages  RB Florida SEC
Cincinnati Bengals Peterson, BillBill Peterson  LB San Jose State Ind.
Cincinnati Bengals Wyche, SamSam Wyche  QB Furman SoCon
Cleveland Browns Leigh, CharlesCharles Leigh  RB     He didn't play college football
Denver Broncos Van Heusen, BillyBilly Van Heusen  P/WR Maryland ACC
Miami Dolphins Fernandez, MannyManny Fernandez  DE Utah WAC
New Orleans Saints Baker, TonyTony Baker  RB Iowa State University Big 8
New York Jets Dockery, JohnJohn Dockery  S Harvard Ivy
Philadelphia Eagles Colman, WayneWayne Colman  LB Temple MASCAC
St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) Edwards, CidCid Edwards  RB Tennessee State Ind.
San Francisco 49ers Peoples, WoodyWoody Peoples  G Grambling State SWAC

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 a All-Star if they were selected for the All-Star team at any time in their career.
  3. ^ Gary Beban , 1967 Heisman Trophy winner "Heisman Trophy". Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  5. ^ a b 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. 
  6. ^ a b c 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. 
  7. ^ List of Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees

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