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1962 NFL Draft
General Information
Date(s) December 4, 1961
Location
Picks
First selection Ernie Davis, Back
Washington Redskins
Last selection Mike Snodgrass, Center
Green Bay Packers
Most selections
Fewest selections
Overall selections 280
NFL Draft
 < 1961 1963 > 

The 1962 National Football League Draft was held on December 4, 1961.

Player selectionsEdit

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

Round oneEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1Washington RedskinsErnie Davis [3] BackSyracuse
2Los Angeles Rams (From Minnesota Vikings)Roman GabrielQuarterbackNorth Carolina State
3Los Angeles RamsMerlin Olsen HOFDefensive TackleUtah State
4Cleveland Browns (From Dallas Cowboys)Gary CollinsEndMaryland
5Pittsburgh SteelersBob FergusonBackOhio State
6St. Louis CardinalsFate EcholsTackleNorthwestern
7Chicago BearsRonnie BullBackBaylor
8San Francisco 49ersLance Alworth [4] HOFWide ReceiverArkansas
9Baltimore ColtsWendell HarrisBackLSU
10Detroit LionsJohn Hadl [5]BackKansas
11Cleveland BrownsLeroy JacksonBack Western Illinois
12St. Louis Cardinals (From Philadelphia Eagles)Irv GoodeCenterKentucky
13New York GiantsJerry HillebrandEndColorado
14Green Bay PackersEarl GrosBackLSU
  • HOF: Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame

Round twoEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
15 Washington Redskins Joe Hernandez Back Arizona
16 Los Angeles Rams Joe Carollo Tackle Notre Dame
17 Cleveland Browns Chuck Hinton Tackle North Carolina Central
18 Dallas Cowboys Sonny Gibbs Quarterback TCU
19 St. Louis Cardinals Bob Jackson Running Back NMSU
20 Chicago Bears Clyde Brock Tackle Utah State
21 Chicago Bears Bennie McRae Back Michigan
22 San Francisco 49ers Ed Pine Center Utah
23 Baltimore Colts Bill Saul Linebacker Penn State
24 Detroit Lions Eddie Wilson [6] Quarterback Arizona
25 Cleveland Browns Sandy Stephens Back Minnesota
26 New York Giants Bob Bill Tackle Notre Dame
27 Philadelphia Eagles Pete Case Tackle Georgia
28 Green Bay Packers Ed Blaine Guard Missouri

Round threeEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
29 Washington Redskins Bob Mitinger [7] End Penn State
30 Minnesota Vikings Bill Miller [8] End Miami (FL)
31 Los Angeles Rams John Meyers Tackle Washington
32 Chicago Bears Jim Bates End USC
33 Los Angeles Rams John Cornett Tackle Rice University
34 St. Louis Cardinals Chuck Bryant End Ohio State
35 Chicago Bears Bill Hull End Wake Forest
36 San Francisco 49ers Billy Ray Adams Back Mississippi
37 Baltimore Colts Dan Sullivan Tackle Boston College
38 Detroit Lions Bobby Thompson Back Arizona
39 Dallas Cowboys Bobby Plummer Tackle TCU
40 Philadelphia Eagles Pat Holmes Tackle Texas Tech
41 Green Bay Packers Gary Barnes End Clemson
42 Cleveland Browns John Furman Quarterback UTEP

Round fourEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
43 Washington Redskins Billy Neighbors [9] Tackle University of Alabama
44 Los Angeles Rams Art Perkins Running Back North Texas State University
45 Minnesota Vikings Roy Winston Guard Louisiana State University
46 San Francisco 49ers Chuck Sieminski Tackle Penn State
47 St. Louis Cardinals Roger Kochman [10] Running Back Penn State
48 Detroit Lions John Lomakoski Tackle Western Michigan University
49 Chicago Bears Jim Cadile Tackle San Jose State University
50 San Francisco 49ers Floyd Dean Tackle University of Florida
51 Baltimore Colts Jim Dillard Back Oklahoma State University
52 Detroit Lions Larry Ferguson Back University of Iowa
53 Cleveland Browns Stan Sczurek Guard Purdue University
54 New York Giants Glynn Griffing Quarterback University of Mississippi
55 Philadelphia Eagles Bill Byrne Guard Boston College
56 Green Bay Packers Ron Gassert Tackle University of Virginia

Round fiveEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
57 Chicago Bears Mac Burton End San José State University
58 New York Giants Bookie Bolin Guard University of Mississippi
59 New York Giants Curtis Miranda Center Florida A&M University
60 Los Angeles Rams Jim Smith Tackle Penn State
61 Baltimore Colts Jerry Croft Guard Bowling Green
62 San Francisco 49ers Ted Woods Running Back University of Colorado
63 Chicago Bears Bill Tunnicliff Running Back Michigan
64 San Francisco 49ers Mike Lind Running Back Notre Dame
65 Green Bay Packers Chuck Morris Back University of Mississippi
66 Detroit Lions Dan Birdwell [11] Center University of Houston
67 Cleveland Browns Henry Rivera Running Back Oregon State University
68 Los Angeles Rams Ben Wilson Running Back USC
69 St. Louis Cardinals Bill Rice End University of Alabama
70 Green Bay Packers Jon Schopf Guard Michigan

Round sixEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
71 San Francisco 49ers Keith Luhnow Back Santa Ana
72 New York Giants Bill Triplett Back Miami (OH)
73 Minnesota Vikings Larry Bowie Tackle Purdue University
74 Dallas Cowboys Donnie Davis End Southern University
75 St. Louis Cardinals John Elwell End Purdue University
76 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Brown Guard University of Mississippi
77 Philadelphia Eagles Gus Gonzales Guard Tulane University
78 San Francisco 49ers Bill Winter Tackle West Virginia University
79 Green Bay Packers John Sutro Tackle San José State University
80 Detroit Lions Mike Bundra Tackle USC
81 Cleveland Browns Same Tidmore End Ohio State
82 Dallas Cowboys George Andrie End Marquette University
83 Philadelphia Eagles John McGeever Running Back Auburn University
84 Green Bay Packers Oscar Donahue End San José State University

Round sevenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
85 Washington Redskins Bert Coan [12] Running Back University of Kansas
86 Philadelphia Eagles Jim Perkins Tackle University of Colorado
87 Los Angeles Rams Sherwyn Thorson Guard University of Iowa
88 Los Angeles Rams Jim Bakken Quarterback University of Wisconsin
89 Pittsburgh Steelers Jack Collins Running Back University of Texas
90 St. Louis Cardinals Bill Kirchiro Guard College Park
91 Chicago Bears Ed O'Bradovich End University of Illinois
92 San Francisco 49ers John Burrell End Rice
93 Baltimore Colts Fred Miller Tackle Louisiana State University
94 Detroit Lions Tom Hall End Minnesota
95 Cleveland Browns John Havlicek [13] End Ohio State
96 Philadelphia Eagles Frank Budd Wide Receiver Villanova University
97 New York Giants Ken Byers Tackle University of Cincinnati
98 Green Bay Packers Gary Cutsinger Tackle Oklahoma State University

Round eightEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
99Washington RedskinsRon HatcherRunning backMichigan State
100Los Angeles RamsDick FarrisGuardNorth Texas State
101Minnesota VikingsPaul WhiteRunning backFlorida
102Dallas CowboysKen TureaudBackMichigan
103St. Louis CardinalsGeorge Gross [14] TackleAuburn
104Pittsburgh SteelersGary BallmanBackMichigan State
105Chicago BearsEd ReynoldsTackleTulane
106San Francisco 49ersJim VollenweiderBackMiami (FL)
107Baltimore ColtsPete BrokawBackSyracuse
108Detroit LionsMurdock HopperTackleHouston
109Detroit LionsFrank ImperialeGuardSouthern Illinois
110Chicago BearsLarry Onesti [15] CenterNorthwestern
111Philadelphia EaglesRalph "Catfish" SmithEndMississippi
112Green Bay PackersJim TullisBackFlorida A&M

Round nineEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
113Washington RedskinsDave VitiEndBoston University
114Minnesota VikingsMarshall ShirkTackleUCLA
115Los Angeles RamsIke Lassiter [16] TackleSt. Augustine's
116Baltimore ColtsRoy WalkerRunning backPurdue
117Pittsburgh SteelersJohn PowersEndNotre Dame
118St. Louis CardinalsWilburn HollisQuarterbackIowa
119Chicago BearsKelton WinstonRunning backWiley
120San Francisco 49ersJim RobertsTackleMississippi
121Baltimore ColtsWalt RappoldQuarterbackDuke
122Detroit LionsTodd GrantCenterMichigan
123Cleveland BrownsCharles DickersonTackleIllinois
124Philadelphia EaglesBob ButlerTackleKentucky
125New York GiantsReed BohovichTackleLehigh
126Green Bay PackersPeter SchenckBackWashington State

Round tenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
127Washington RedskinsJohn ChildressGuardArkansas
128Los Angeles RamsJim NorrisTackleHouston
129Cleveland BrownsJerry GoerlitzCenterNorthern Michigan
130Dallas CowboysJohn LongmeyerGuardSouthern Illinois
131St. Louis CardinalsGeorge FracovitchGuardSyracuse
132Pittsburgh SteelersLarry VignaliGuardPittsburgh
133Chicago BearsLeRoy WeaverBackAdams State
134San Francisco 49ersRegis CoustillacGuardPittsburgh
135Baltimore ColtsFred MooreTackleMemphis State
136Detroit LionsJerry ArcherCenterPittsburgh State
137Cleveland BrownsAlbert WhiteBackCapital
138New York GiantsJ.R. WilliamsCenterFresno State
139Philadelphia EaglesJim SkaggsGuardWashington
140Green Bay PackersGale WeidnerQuarterbackColorado

Round elevenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
141Washington RedskinsCarl PalazzoTackleAdams State
142Cleveland BrownsRonnie MeyersEndVillanova
143Los Angeles RamsBert WilderTackleNorth Carolina State
144Dallas CowboysLarry HudasEndMichigan State
145Pittsburgh SteelersBob WillsEndCalifornia
146St. Louis CardinalsJames SaxtonBackTexas
147Chicago BearsJerry RobinsonRunning backGrambling
148San Francisco 49ersLarry JepsonCenterFurman
149Baltimore ColtsScott TylerBackMiami (OH)
150Detroit LionsKarl AndersonTackleBowling Green
151Cleveland BrownsClifton McNeilEndGrambling
152Philadelphia EaglesGeorge HorneTackleBrigham Young
153New York GiantsDave BishopBackConnecticut
154Green Bay PackersJim ThrushTackleXavier

Round twelveEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
155Washington RedskinsTerry TerrebonneRunning backTulane
156Los Angeles RamsMarv MarinovichTackleUSC
157Minnesota VikingsGary FallonRunning backSyracuse
158Green Bay PackersJoe ThorneBackSouth Dakota State
159St. Louis CardinalsBob O'BillovichBackMontana State
160Pittsburgh SteelersSam MudieBackRutgers
161Chicago BearsBill WattsTackleMiami (FL)
162San Francisco 49ersMilton McPikeEndKirksville
163Baltimore ColtsBake TurnerRunning backTexas Tech
164Detroit LionsGale SpruteCenterWinona State
165Cleveland BrownsTed StuteEndOhio
166New York GiantsAl GurskyRunning backPenn State
167Philadelphia EaglesLarry ThompsonCenterTulane
168Green Bay PackersTom Pennington [17]BackGeorgia

Round thirteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
169Washington RedskinsBill WhislerEndIowa
170Minnesota VikingsRoger Van CleefTackleSouthwestern Oklahoma
171Los Angeles RamsBob FearnsideRunning backBowling Green
172Dallas CowboysBob MosesEndTexas
173Pittsburgh SteelersDave WoodwardTackleAuburn
174St. Louis CardinalsBill DiamondGuardMiami (FL)
175Chicago BearsJoe PerkowskiBackNotre Dame
176San Francisco 49ersGeorge PierovichBackCalifornia
177Baltimore ColtsCharles HolmesRunning backMaryland-Eastern Shore
178Detroit LionsSherlock KnightTackleCentral State (OH)
179Cleveland BrownsFrank GardnerTackleNorth Carolina Central
180Philadelphia EaglesGeorge McKinneyBackArkansas
181New York GiantsBilly Joe BoothTackleLouisiana State
182Green Bay PackersTom KepnerTackleVillanova

Round fourteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
183Washington RedskinsJim CostenRunning backSouth Carolina
184Los Angeles RamsGary HensonEndColorado
185Minnesota VikingsPatrick RussTacklePurdue
186Dallas CowboysHarold HaysGuardSouthern Mississippi
187St. Louis CardinalsGeorge MansEndMichigan
188Pittsburgh SteelersJim WhitakerEndNevada-Reno
189Chicago BearsAndy Von SonnCenterUCLA
190San Francisco 49ersDick EasterlyBackSyracuse
191Baltimore ColtsStinson JonesBackVirginia Military Inst
192Detroit LionsJim DavidsonBackMaryland
193Cleveland BrownsJim ShorterBackDetroit
194New York GiantsGreg MatherEndNavy
195Philadelphia EaglesJim SchwabEndPenn State
196Green Bay PackersErnie GreenBackLouisville

Round fifteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
197Washington RedskinsLen VeliaTackleGeorgia
198Minnesota VikingsLarry GuilfordEndPacific
199Los Angeles RamsWalter KikirkTackleHouston
200Dallas CowboysGy ReeseTackleSouthern Methodist
201Pittsburgh SteelersVern HatchEndNorth Carolina Central
202St. Louis CardinalsDick BarlundEndMaryland
203Chicago BearsKent MartinTackleWake Forest
204San Francisco 49ersRay OsborneTackleMississippi State
205Baltimore ColtsJoe MonteGuardFurman
206Detroit LionsDick BroadbentEndDelaware
207Cleveland BrownsTom GoosbyGuardBaldwin-Wallace
208Philadelphia EaglesMike WoulfeGuardColorado
209New York GiantsJoe TaylorRunning backNorth Carolina A&T
210Green Bay PackersRoger HoldinskyBackWest Virginia

Round sixteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
211Washington RedskinsTommy BrookerEndAlabama
212Los Angeles RamsRon SkufcaTacklePurdue
213Minnesota VikingsJohn ContoulisTackleConnecticut
214Dallas CowboysBob JohnstonTackleRice
215St. Louis CardinalsBill WegenerGuardMissouri
216Pittsburgh SteelersBobby PlyBackBaylor
217Chicago BearsJohn NelsonCenterXavier
218San Francisco 49ersRon FrankTackleSouth Dakota State
219Baltimore ColtsRay Abruzzese [18] Running backAlabama
220Detroit LionsTom Sestak[19]EndMcNeese State
221Cleveland BrownsDennis BiodrowskiEndMemphis State
222New York GiantsRoger JohnsonRunning backOregon State
223Philadelphia EaglesJerry MazzantiTackleArkansas
224Green Bay PackersJimmy FieldBackLouisiana State

Round seventeenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
225Washington RedskinsAlan MillerGuardOhio
226Minnesota VikingsRon StaleyEndWisconsin
227Los Angeles RamsDave SteadmanTackleGeorgia Tech
228Dallas CowboysRay JacobsTackleHoward Payne
229Pittsburgh SteelersNat TuckerBackFlorida A&M
230St. Louis CardinalsDon KassoRunning backOregon State
231Chicago BearsGlenn GlassRunning backTennessee
232San Francisco 49ersWally FoltzEndDe Pauw
233Baltimore ColtsBill KnockeRunning backFresno State
234Detroit LionsRucker WicklineCenterMarshall
235Cleveland BrownsHerbert HarlanEndBaylor
236Philadelphia EaglesMike MartinTackleWashington State
237New York GiantsKen SchafferTackleMarquette
238Green Bay PackersBuck Buchanan[20]TackleGrambling

Round eighteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
239Washington RedskinsCarl CharonBackMichigan State
240Los Angeles RamsCharlie FurlowQuarterbackMississippi State
241Minnesota VikingsJunior HawthorneTackleKentucky
242Dallas CowboysDave CloutierBackMaine
243St. Louis CardinalsDon DonatelliCenterFlorida State
244Pittsburgh SteelersFerrell YarbroughTackleNorthwestern State (LA)
245Chicago BearsTommy NeckBackLouisiana State
246San Francisco 49ersGary BrownTackleIllinois
247Baltimore ColtsMel RideoutQuarterbackRichmond
248Detroit LionsJoe ZugerQuarterbackArizona State
249Cleveland BrownsSonny Bishop [21] GuardFresno State
250New York GiantsBill WinterRunning backSt. Olaf
251Philadelphia EaglesTom LarscheidBackUtah State
252Green Bay PackersBob JoinerQuarterbackPresbyterian

Round nineteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
253 Washington Redskins Claude Crabb Back University of Colorado
254 Minnesota Vikings Tomy Minteer Back Baylor University
255 Los Angeles Rams Gerard Barto Tackle Drake University
256 Dallas Cowboys Paul Holmes Tackle University of Georgia
257 Pittsburgh Steelers John Kuprok End University of Pittsburgh
258 St. Louis Cardinals Don Smith Back Langston
259 Chicago Bears Bill Kellum Tackle Tulane University
260 San Francisco 49ers Robert Burton, Sr. Tackle Murray State University
261 Baltimore Colts Fred Gillett Back California State University LA
262 Detroit Lions Jim Bernhardt Tackle Linfield College
263 Cleveland Browns John Anabo Quarterback Fresno State University
264 Philadelphia Eagles Harold Ericksen Guard Georgia Tech
265 New York Giants Bob Stern Center Syracuse
266 Green Bay Packers Jerry Scattini Back University of California

Round twentyEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
267 Washington Redskins Ed Trancyier Quarterback Florida State University
268 Los Angeles Rams Foster Andersen Tackle UCLA
269 Minnesota Vikings Terry Cagaanan Running Back Utah State University
270 Dallas Cowboys Amos Bullocks Back Southern Illinois University
271 St. Louis Cardinals Judge Dickson Back Minnesota
272 Pittsburgh Steelers John Knight Back Valparaiso University
273 Chicago Bears Jack Roberts Tackle Ohio State
274 San Francisco 49ers Roger McFarland Back Kansas University
275 Baltimore Colts Herm McKee Back Washington State University
276 Detroit Lions Bob Brown End Michigan
277 Cleveland Browns Paul Flatley Back Northwestern University
278 New York Giants Jim Moss Tackle University of South Carolina
279 Philadelphia Eagles Ron Turner End Wichita State University
280 [22] Green Bay Packers Mike Snodgrass Center Western Michigan University
= Pro Bowler [1] = AFL All-Star [2] = Hall of Famer

Hall of famersEdit

  • Lance Alworth, wide receiver from Arkansas taken 1st round 8th overall by the San Francisco 49ers, but signed with the AFL San Diego Chargers.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1978.[23]
  • Merlin Olsen, defensive tackle from Utah State taken 1st round 3rd overall by the Los Angeles Rams.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1982.[24]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Players are identified as an All-Star if they were selected for the All-Star team at any time in their career.
  3. Ernie Davis, 1961 Heisman Trophy winner "Heisman Trophy". Archived from the original on 2009-06-08. http://www.webcitation.org/5hNOkTtho. Retrieved 2008-08-04.
  4. Lance Alworth Signed with the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League
  5. John Hadl Signed with the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League
  6. Eddie Wilson Signed with the Dallas Texans of the American Football League
  7. Bob Mitinger Signed with the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League
  8. Bill Miller Signed with the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League
  9. Billy Neighbors Signed with the Boston Patriots of the American Football League
  10. Roger Kochman was a junior when drafted by the NFL in 1962. In 1963, he was drafted and signed by the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League
  11. Dan Birdwell Signed with the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League
  12. Bert Coan Signed with the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League
  13. John Havlicek was drafted by the Cleveland Browns but chose to play in the NBA with the Boston Celtics. "NBA.com: John Havlicek Bio". http://www.nba.com/history/players/havlicek_bio.html. Retrieved 2008-12-02.
  14. George Gross Signed with the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League
  15. Larry Onesti Signed with the Houston Oilers of the American Football League
  16. Ike Lassiter Signed with the Denver Broncos of the American Football League
  17. Tom Pennington Signed with the Dallas Texans of the American Football League
  18. Ray Abruzzese Signed with the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League
  19. Tom Sestak Signed with the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League
  20. Buck Buchanan Signed with the Dallas Texans of the American Football League
  21. Sonny Bishop Signed with the Dallas Texans of the American Football League
  22. This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  23. List of 1970s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2008-07-31. http://web.archive.org/web/20080731024937/http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.html#1970s. Retrieved 2008-10-07.
  24. List of 1980s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2008-07-31. http://web.archive.org/web/20080731024937/http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.html#1980s. Retrieved 2008-10-07.

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