The 1968 American 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.

AFL Player selections[edit | edit source]

= AFL All-Star

Round one[edit | edit source]

Overall Pick # AFL Team Player Position College
4 Miami Dolphins Bob Griese Quarterback Purdue
5 Houston Oilers George Webster 1 Linebacker Michigan State
6 Denver Broncos Floyd Little Running Back Syracuse
12 New York Jets Paul Seiler Offensive Guard Notre Dame
14 San Diego Chargers Ron Billingsley Defensive Tackle Wyoming
17 Oakland Raiders Gene Upshaw Offensive Guard Texas A&I
21 Boston Patriots John Charles Defensive Back Purdue
22 Buffalo Bills George Daney Offensive Guard Arizona State
23 Houston Oilers Tom Regner Offensive Guard Notre Dame
24 Kansas City Chiefs Gene Trosch Defensive Tackle Miami (FL)

Hall of Famers[edit | edit source]

  • Gene Upshaw, Offensive Guard, Texas A&I -- Taken in the 1st round, 17th overall by the AFL's Oakland Raiders. Inducted in 1987.
  • Bob Griese, Quarterback, Purdue—taken 1st round, 4th overall by the AFL's Miami Dolphins. Inducted in 1990.
  • Ken Houston, Defensive Back, Prairie View—Taken in the 9th Round by the AFL's Houston Oilers. Inducted in 1986.

See also[edit | edit source]

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