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1969 NFL Draft
General Information
Date(s) January 28–29, 1969
Location
Picks
First selection O. J. Simpson, RB
Buffalo Bills
Last selection Fred Zirkie, DT
New York Jets
Most selections
Fewest selections
Overall selections 442
NFL Draft
 < 1968 1970 > 

The 1969 National Football League Draft was part of the Common Draft, the third and final year in which the NFL and American Football League (AFL) held a joint draft of college players. The draft took place on January 28–29, 1969.[1]

The draft began with first overall pick of O. J. Simpson, the Heisman Trophy winning running back from USC, by the American Football League's Buffalo Bills; ending with Mr. Irrelevant, the twenty-sixth pick in Round 17, number 442 overall, of Fred Zirkie Defensive Tackle from Duke University by the AFL's NY Jets.

Player selectionsEdit

= Pro Bowler[2] = AFL All-Star[3] = Hall of Famer

Round oneEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1Buffalo BillsOrenthal James "O. J." Simpson[4] Running BackUSC
2Atlanta FalconsGeorge KunzOffensive TackleNotre Dame
3Philadelphia EaglesLeroy KeyesRunning BackPurdue
4Pittsburgh SteelersJoe GreeneDefensive TackleNorth Texas
5Cincinnati BengalsGreg CookQuarterbackCincinnati
6Boston PatriotsRon SellersSplit EndFlorida State
7San Francisco 49ersTed KwalickTight EndPenn State
8Los Angeles RamsLarry SmithRunning BackFlorida
9San Diego ChargersMarty DomresQuarterbackColumbia
10Los Angeles RamsJim SeymourSplit EndNotre Dame
11Miami DolphinsBill StanfillDefensive EndGeorgia
12Green Bay PackersRich MooreDefensive TackleVillanova
13New York GiantsFred DryerDefensive EndSan Diego St.
14Chicago BearsRufus MayesOffensive TackleOhio State
15Houston OilersRon PritchardLinebackerArizona State
16San Francisco 49ersGene WashingtonFlankerStanford
17New Orleans SaintsJohn ShinnersOffensive GuardXavier
18San Diego ChargersBob BabichLinebackerMiami (OH)
19St. Louis CardinalsRoger WehrliDefensive BackMissouri
20Cleveland BrownsRon JohnsonRunning BackMichigan
21Los Angeles RamsBob KleinTight EndUSC
22Oakland RaidersArt ThomsDefensive TackleSyracuse
23Kansas City ChiefsJim MarsalisDefensive BackTennessee St.
24Dallas CowboysCalvin HillRunning BackYale
25Baltimore ColtsEddie HintonFlankerOklahoma
26New York JetsDave FoleyOffensive TackleOhio State

Round twoEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
27Buffalo BillsBill EnyartRunning BackOregon State
28Philadelphia EaglesErnest CallowayLinebackerTexas Southern
29Atlanta FalconsPaul GipsonRunning BackHouston
30Pittsburgh SteelersTerry HanrattyQuarterbackNotre Dame
31Cincinnati BengalsBill BergeyLinebackerArkansas State
32Boston PatriotsMike MontlerGuardColorado
33Baltimore ColtsTed "The Mad Stork" HendricksLinebackerMiami (FL)
34Detroit LionsAltie TaylorRunning backUtah State
35St. Louis CardinalsRolf KruegerDefensive tackleTexas A&M
36Denver BroncosGrady CavnessDefensive backTexas-El Paso
37Miami DolphinsBob HeinzTacklePacific
38Green Bay PackersDave BradleyTacklePenn State
39Minnesota VikingsEd WhiteGuardCalifornia
40Houston OilersJerry LeViasWide ReceiverSouthern Methodist
41Chicago BearsBobby DouglassQuarterbackKansas
42Pittsburgh SteelersWarren BankstonRunning BackTulane
43Minnesota VikingsVolly MurphyWide ReceiverTexas-El Paso
44San Diego ChargersRon SayersRunning backOmaha
45New Orleans SaintsRichard NealDefensive endSouthern
46Washington RedskinsEugene EppsDefensive backTexas-El Paso
47Detroit LionsJim YarbroughTight endFlorida
48Kansas City ChiefsEd PodolakRunning backIowa
49Dallas CowboysRichmond FlowersWide receiverTennessee
50Oakland RaidersGeorge BuehlerGuardStanford
51Baltimore ColtsTom MaxwellDefensive backTexas A&M
52New York JetsAl WoodallQuarterbackDuke

Round threeEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
53Buffalo BillsJulian NunamakerDefensive endTennessee-Martin
54Atlanta FalconsMalcolm SniderTackleStanford
55Cleveland BrownsAl JenkinsGuardTulsa
56Pittsburgh SteelersJon KolbCenterOklahoma State
57Cincinnati BengalsLouis "Speedy" ThomasWide receiverUtah
58Boston PatriotsCarl GarrettRunning backN.M. Highlands
59Detroit LionsLarry WaltonWide receiverArizona State
60New York GiantsVernon VanoyDefensive endKansas
61Denver BroncosBill ThompsonDefensive backMaryland State
62Washington RedskinsEd CrossRunning backArkansas AM&N
63Miami DolphinsEugene "Mercury" MorrisRunning backW. Texas State
64Green Bay PackersJohn SpilisWide receiverNorthern Illinois
65Houston OilersElbert DrungoTackleTennessee State
66Chicago BearsRoss MontgomeryRunning backTexas Christian
67Atlanta FalconsJon SandstronGuardOregon State
68Dallas CowboysTom StincicLinebackerMichigan
69Philadelphia EaglesBill BradleyDefensive backTexas
70San Diego ChargersEugene FergusonTackleNorfolk State
71St. Louis CardinalsChip HealyLinebackerVanderbilt
72Cleveland BrownsCharles GlassTight endFlorida State
73St. Louis CardinalsTerry BrownDefensive backOklahoma State
74Dallas CowboysHalvor HagenDefensive tackleWeber State
75Oakland RaidersLloyd EdwardsTight endSan Diego State
76Kansas City ChiefsMorris StroudTight endClark
77Baltimore ColtsDennis NelsonTackleIllinois Normal
78Houston OilersRich JohnsonRunning backIllinois

Round fourEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
79Buffalo BillsMike RicheyTackleNorth Carolina
80Philadelphia EaglesBob KuechenbergGuardNotre Dame
81Atlanta FalconsJames MitchellTight endPrairie View
82Pittsburgh SteelersBob CampbellRunning backPenn State
83Cincinnati BengalsClem TurnerRunning backCincinnati
84Denver BroncosMike SchnitkerLinebackerColorado
85New Orleans SaintsDennis HaleDefensive backMinnesota
86San Francisco 49ersJim SniadeckiLinebackerIndiana
87Baltimore ColtsJacky StewartRunning backTexas Tech
88Denver BroncosEdward HayesDefensive backMorgan State
89Miami DolphinsNorman McBrideLinebackerUtah
90Green Bay PackersPerry WilliamsRunning backPurdue
91Chicago BearsRudy RedmondDefensive backPacific
92New York GiantsRich HoustonWide receiverEast Texas State
93Houston OilersCharlie JoinerWide receiverGrambling
94San Francisco 49ersGene MooreRunning backOccidental
95Minnesota VikingsMike McCaffreyLinebackerCalifornia
96Houston OilersRoy GerelaPunterNew Mexico State
97St. Louis CardinalsBill RhodesGuardFlorida State
98Cleveland BrownsFred SummersDefensive backWake Forest
99Los Angeles RamsJohn ZookDefensive endKansas
100Oakland RaidersRuby JacksonTackleNew Mexico State
101Kansas City ChiefsJack RudnayCenterNorthwestern
102New Orleans SaintsBob HudspethTackleSouthern Illinois
103Atlanta FalconsDickie LyonsDefensive backKentucky
104New York JetsEzell JonesTackleMinnesota

Round fiveEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
105Buffalo BillsBen MayesDefensive tackleDrake
106Minnesota VikingsJim BarnesGuardArkansas
107Philadelphia EaglesJim AndersonGuardMissouri
108St. Louis CardinalsWalter ShockleyRunning backSan Jose State
109Cincinnati BengalsGuy DennisGuardFlorida
110Boston PatriotsOnree JacksonQuarterbackAlabama A&M
111New Orleans SaintsTony KyaskyDefensive backSyracuse
112Minnesota VikingsMike O'SheaWide receiverUtah State
113Denver BroncosFrank QuayleRunning backVirginia
114Washington RedskinsBill KishmanDefensive backColorado State
115Miami DolphinsWillie PearsonDefensive backNorth Carolina A&T
116Green Bay PackersBill HayhoeDefensive tackleUSC
117New Orleans SaintsKeith ChristensenTackleKansas
118Houston OilersJohn PeacockDefensive backHouston
119Chicago BearsJim WinegardnerTight endNotre Dame
120San Francisco 49ersEarl EdwardsDefensive tackleWichita State
121Minnesota VikingsCorny DavisRunning backKansas State
122San Diego ChargersHarry OrszulakWide receiverPittsburgh
123St. Louis CardinalsGene HueyWide receiverWyoming
124Cleveland BrownsFair HookerWide receiverArizona State
125Dallas CowboysChuck KyleLinebackerPurdue
126Kansas City ChiefsBob SteinLinebackerMinnesota
127Atlanta FalconsTony PleviakDefensive endIllinois
128Miami DolphinsKarl KremserKickerTennessee
129Baltimore ColtsKing DunlapDefensive tackleTennessee State
130New York JetsChris GilbertRunning backTexas

Round sixEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
131Denver BroncosWandy WilliamsRunning backHofstra
132Philadelphia EaglesRichard BarnhorstTight endXavier
133Los Angeles RamsA. Z. DronesTackleW. Texas State
134Green Bay PackersRon JonesTight endTexas-El Paso
135Cincinnati BengalsKen RileyDefensive backFlorida A&M
136Oakland RaidersKen NewfieldRunning backLouisiana State
137Atlanta FalconsWally OylerDefensive backLouisville
138New Orleans SaintsBob MillerTight endUSC
139Washington RedskinsHarold McLintonLinebackerSouthern
140Denver BroncosMike ColemanRunning backTampa
141Miami DolphinsEd TuckGuardNotre Dame
142Green Bay PackersKen VinyardKickerTexas Tech
143Houston OilersWillie GrateWide receiverSouth Carolina State
144Chicago BearsBill NicholsonDefensive endStanford
145Cleveland BrownsLarry AdamsDefensive tackleTexas Christian
146San Francisco 49ersJim ThomasRunning backTexas-Arlington
147San Diego ChargersTerry SwarnWide receiverColorado State
148Minnesota VikingsMarion BatesDefensive backTexas Southern
149St. Louis CardinalsAmos Van PeltRunning backBall State
150Cleveland BrownsJoe RichettiDefensive tackleWaynesburg
151Los Angeles RamsPat CurranLinebackerLakeland (Wis)
152Dallas CowboysRick ShawWide receiverArizona State
153Oakland RaidersJackie AllenDefensive backBaylor
154Baltimore ColtsBill FortierTackleLouisiana State
155Kansas City ChiefsJohn PleasantRunning backAlabama State
156New York JetsJimmy JonesLinebackerWichita State

Round sevenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
157Buffalo BillsJohn HeltonDefensive endArizona State
158Atlanta FalconsDick EnderleGuardMinnesota
159Philadelphia EaglesMike SchmeisingRunning backSt. Olaf
160Pittsburgh SteelersChuck BeattyDefensive backNorth Texas State
161Cincinnati BengalsRoyce BerryDefensive endHouston
162Boston PatriotsRick HackleyTackleNew Mexico State
163Baltimore ColtsGary FlemingDefensive endSamford (Ala)
164Atlanta FalconsTheo CottrellLinebackerDelaware Valley
165Denver BroncosAl GiffinTight endAuburn
166Washington RedskinsJeff AndersonRunning backVirginia
167Miami DolphinsJohn EaganCenterBoston College
168Green Bay PackersLarry AgajanianDefensive tackleUCLA
169Chicago BearsRon CopelandWide receiverUCLA
170New York GiantsAl BrennerDefensive backMichigan State
171Houston OilersMike RichardsonRunning backSouthern Methodist
172San Francisco 49ersS. Van SinderenTackleWashington State
173Washington RedskinsJohn DidionCenterOregon State
174Miami DolphinsJohn KulkaGuardPenn State
175Pittsburgh SteelersChadwick BrownTackleEast Texas State
176Cleveland BrownsWalt SummerDefensive backFlorida State
177Los Angeles RamsJames HawkinsDefensive backNebraska
178Oakland RaidersFinnis TaylorDefensive backPrairie View
179Kansas City ChiefsTom NettlesWide receiverSan Diego State
180Dallas CowboysLarry BalesWide receiverEmory & Henry
181Baltimore ColtsRoland MossRunning backToledo
182New York JetsCliff LarsonDefensive endHouston

Round eightEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
183Buffalo BillsJames HarveyTackleVirginia Tech
184Philadelphia EaglesBill HobbsLinebackerTexas A&M
185Atlanta FalconsJim CallahanWide receiverTemple
186Pittsburgh SteelersJoe CooperWide receiverTennessee State
187Cincinnati BengalsTim BuhananLinebackerHawaii
188Boston PatriotsBob GladieuxRunning backNotre Dame
189New Orleans SaintsJim LawrenceWide receiverUSC
190Detroit LionsJim CarrTackleJackson State
191Washington RedskinsLarry BrownRunning backKansas State
192Buffalo BillsJames HarrisQuarterbackGrambling
193Miami DolphinsBruce WeinsteinTight endYale
194Green Bay PackersDoug GosnellDefensive tackleUtah State
195New York GiantsGeorge IrbyRunning backTuskegee
196Houston OilersGlenn WoodsDefensive endPrairie View
197Chicago BearsWebb HubbellGuardArkansas
198San Francisco 49ersMike LoperTackleBrigham Young
199Minnesota VikingsHarris WoodWide receiverWashington
200San Diego ChargersCraig CottonWide receiverYoungstown State
201St. Louis CardinalsWayne MulliganCenterClemson
202Cleveland BrownsChuck ReynoldsCenterTulsa
203Los Angeles RamsRichard HarveyDefensive backJackson State
204Kansas City ChiefsClanton KingTacklePurdue
205Dallas CowboysElmer BenhardtLinebackerMissouri
206Kansas City ChiefsMaurice LeBlancDefensive backLouisiana State
207Baltimore ColtsSam HavrilakQuarterbackBucknell
208New York JetsCecil LeonardDefensive backTuskegee

Round nineEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
209Boston PatriotsSteve AlexakosGuardSan Jose State
210Baltimore ColtsGeorge WrightDefensive tackleSam Houston State
211Philadelphia EaglesKent LawrenceWide receiverGeorgia
212Pittsburgh SteelersJohn SodaskiDefensive backVillanova
213Cincinnati BengalsMike StriplingRunning backTulsa
214Boston PatriotsJoe WalkerDefensive endAlbany State
215New Orleans SaintsJoe OwensLinebackerAlcorn A&M
216Detroit LionsRocky RasleyGuardOregon State
217Denver BroncosHenry JonesRunning backGrambling
218Philadelphia EaglesLynn BussLinebackerWisconsin
219Miami DolphinsJesse PowellLinebackerW. Texas State
220Green Bay PackersDave HamptonRunning backWyoming
221Houston OilersEd WatsonLinebackerGrambling
222Chicago BearsJoe AluiseRunning backArizona
223New York GiantsRay HicklLinebackerTexas A&I
224San Francisco 49ersHilton CrawfordDefensive backGrambling
225Minnesota VikingsTom FinkGuardMinnesota
226San Diego ChargersJoe WilliamsDefensive backSouthern
227St. Louis CardinalsCal SnowdenDefensive endIndiana
228Cleveland BrownsRon KamzelskiDefensive tackleMinnesota
229Los Angeles RamsMike FooteLinebackerOregon State
230Dallas CowboysClaxton WelchRunning backOregon
231Kansas City ChiefsDan KlepperGuardOmaha
232Baltimore ColtsLarry GoodQuarterbackGeorgia Tech
233New York JetsFrank PetersTackleOhio
234Oakland RaidersDrew BuieWide receiverCatawba

Round tenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
235Buffalo BillsRon BainesWide receiverMontana
236Philadelphia EaglesSonny WadeQuarterbackEmory & Henry
237Atlanta FalconsJeff StancielRunning backMississippi Valley
238Pittsburgh SteelersL. C. GreenwoodDefensive endArkansas AM&N
239Cincinnati BengalsSteve HowellTight endOhio State
240Boston PatriotsDennis DevlinDefensive backWyoming
241New Orleans SaintsMcKinley ReynoldsRunning backHawaii
242Detroit LionsBob BergumDefensive endPlatteville (Wis)
243Philadelphia EaglesDonnie ShanklinRunning backKansas
244Denver BroncosJim SmithDefensive backUtah State
245Miami DolphinsJim MertensTight endFairmount (W. Va.)
246Green Bay PackersBruce NelsonTackleNorth Dakota State
247Chicago BearsRon PearsonTight endMaryland
248New York GiantsLou GaliardiDefensive tackleDayton
249Houston OilersJoe PryorDefensive endBoston College
250San Francisco 49ersDave ChappleKickerSanta Barbara
251San Diego ChargersDavid ArnoldGuardN.W. Louisiana
252St. Louis CardinalsGerald WarrenKickerNorth Carolina State
253Minnesota VikingsTom McCauleyWide receiverWisconsin
254Cleveland BrownsGreg ShellyGuardVirginia
255Los Angeles RamsJerry GordonTackleAuburn
256Houston OilersBob NaponicQuarterbackIllinois
257Kansas City ChiefsJohn SponheimerDefensive tackleCornell
258Dallas CowboysStuart GottliebTackleWeber State
259Baltimore ColtsMarion GriffinTight endPurdue
260New York JetsMike HallLinebackerAlabama

Round elevenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
261Buffalo BillsBobby HallRunning backNorth Carolina State
262Atlanta FalconsJeff Van NoteLinebackerKentucky
263Philadelphia EaglesJim MarcumDefensive backTexas-Arlington
264Pittsburgh SteelersC. WashingtonDefensive tackleArkansas AM&N
265Cincinnati BengalsMark StewartDefensive backGeorgia
266Boston PatriotsBarry GallupWide receiverBoston College
267New Orleans SaintsTom MorelWide receiverLouisiana State
268Detroit LionsRon WalkerDefensive endMorris Brown
269Washington RedskinsEric NorriDefensive tackleNotre Dame
270Denver BroncosAlan PastranaQuarterbackMaryland
271Miami DolphinsMike BerdisTackleNorth Dakota State
272Green Bay PackersLeon HardenDefensive backTexas-El Paso
273New York GiantsJohn "Frenchy" FuquaRunning backMorgan State
274Houston OilersTerry MayCenterSouthern Methodist
275Chicago BearsSam CampbellDefensive tackleIowa State
276San Francisco 49ersWillie PeakeTackleAlcorn A&M
277Minnesota VikingsBrian DowlingQuarterbackYale
278San Diego ChargersWillie NorwoodTight endAlcorn A&M
279St. Louis CardinalsGary KerlLinebackerUtah
280Cleveland BrownsDave JonesWide receiverKansas State
281Los Angeles RamsDave SvendsenWide receiverEastern Washington
282Kansas City ChiefsSkip WupperDefensive endC.W. Post
283Dallas CowboysClarence WilliamsDefensive tacklePrairie View
284Oakland RaidersHarold RiceLinebackerTennessee State
285Baltimore ColtsKen DelaneyTackleAkron
286New York JetsGary RobertsGuardPurdue

Round twelveEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
287Buffalo BillsLloyd PateRunning backCincinnati
288Philadelphia EaglesGary AdamsDefensive backArkansas
289Atlanta FalconsDenver SamplesDefensive tackleTexas-El Paso
290Pittsburgh SteelersDoug FisherLinebackerSan Diego State
291Cincinnati BengalsLonnie PaigeDefensive tackleNorth Carolina College
292Boston PatriotsRichard LeeDefensive tackleGrambling
293New Orleans SaintsTom BroadheadRunning backSanta Barbara
294Detroit LionsBob HadlockDefensive tackleGeorge Fox (Ore)
295Washington RedskinsBob ShannonDefensive backTennessee State
296Denver BroncosWes PlummerDefensive backArizona State
297Miami DolphinsDale McCullersLinebackerFlorida State
298Green Bay PackersTom BuckmanTight endTexas A&M
299Houston OilersGeorge ResleyDefensive tackleTexas A&M
300Chicago BearsDave HaleDefensive endOttawa (KS)
301New York GiantsHarry BlackneyRunning backMaryland
302San Francisco 49ersJack O'MalleyTackleUSC
303Minnesota VikingsNoel JenkeLinebackerMinnesota
304San Diego ChargersJim WhiteRunning backArkansas AM&N
305St. Louis CardinalsHoward TaylorRunning backNew Mexico State
306Cleveland BrownsDick DavidRunning backNebraska
307Los Angeles RamsTim CarrQuarterbackC.W. Post
308Dallas CowboysBob BeldenQuarterbackNotre Dame
309Kansas City ChiefsJohn LavinLinebackerNotre Dame
310Baltimore ColtsButch RileyLinebackerTexas A&I
311New York JetsMike BattleDefensive backUSC
317Oakland RaidersAl GoddardDefensive backJ.C. Smith

Round thirteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
312Buffalo BillsLeon LovelaceTackleTexas Tech
313Atlanta FalconsHarry CarpenterTennessee State
314Philadelphia EaglesWade KeyTight endSouthwest Texas State
315Pittsburgh SteelersJohn LynchLinebackerDrake
316Cincinnati BengalsChuck BensonWide receiverSouthern Illinois
318Boston PatriotsJoe LeasyLinebackerAlcorn A&M
319New Orleans SaintsJoe RobillardDefensive backLinfield (Ore.)
320Detroit LionsWilson BowieRunning backUSC
321Denver BroncosJohn SiasWide receiverGeorgia Tech
322Washington RedskinsMichael ShookDefensive backNorth Texas State
323Miami DolphinsAmos AyresDefensive backArkansas AM&N
324Green Bay PackersCraig KoinzanLinebackerDoane
325Chicago BearsTom QuinnDefensive backNotre Dame
326New York GiantsRichard PerrinDefensive backBowling Green
327Houston OilersRichard PickensRunning backTennessee
328San Francisco 49ersPaul ChamplinDefensive backEastern Montana
329Minnesota VikingsJim MoylanDefensive tackleTexas Tech
330San Diego ChargersM. H. SimpsonDefensive backHouston
331St. Louis CardinalsRichard HeinzDefensive tackleSanta Barbara
332Cleveland BrownsTom BoutwellQuarterbackSouthern Mississippi
333Los Angeles RamsRoger WilliamsDefensive backGrambling
334Oakland RaidersDave HustedLinebackerWabash
335Kansas City ChiefsRick PilandGuardVirginia Tech
336Dallas CowboysRene MatisonWide receiverNew Mexico
337Baltimore ColtsCarl MauckLinebackerSouthern Illinois
338New York JetsSteve O'NealPunterTexas A&M

Round fourteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
339Buffalo BillsBubba ThorntonWide receiverTexas Christian
340Philadelphia EaglesJames RossTackleBishop
341Atlanta FalconsBilly HuntDefensive backKansas
342Pittsburgh SteelersBob HoumardRunning backOhio
343Cincinnati BengalsMike WilsonRunning backDayton
344Boston PatriotsJohn CagleLinebackerClemson
345New Orleans SaintsGary LoydKickerCalifornia-Lutheran
346Detroit LionsGeorge HoeyWide receiverMichigan
347Washington RedskinsRick BrandDefensive tackleVirginia
348Denver BroncosGary CraneLinebackerArkansas State
349Miami DolphinsGlenn ThompsonTackleTroy State
350Green Bay PackersRich VoltzkeRunning backMinnesota-Duluth
351New York GiantsSteve SmithKickerWeber State
352Houston OilersRoy ReevesDefensive backSouth Carolina
353Chicago BearsRon EhrigDefensive backTexas
354San Francisco 49ersTom BlackWide receiverEast Texas State
355Minnesota VikingsTommy HeadCenterSouthwest Texas State
356San Diego ChargersBill AckmanDefensive tackleNew Mexico State
357St. Louis CardinalsEd RoseboroughQuarterbackArizona State
358Cleveland BrownsJiggy SmahaDefensive tackleGeorgia
359Los Angeles RamsRay StephensRunning backMinnesota
360Kansas City ChiefsAl BreamDefensive backIowa
361Dallas CowboysGerald LutriTackleNorthern Michigan
362Oakland RaidersHarold BusbyWide receiverUCLA
363Baltimore ColtsDave BarteltLinebackerColorado
364New York JetsRoger FinnieDefensive endFlorida A&M

Round fifteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
365Buffalo BillsKarl WilsonRunning backOlivet (Mich)
366Atlanta FalconsJim WeatherfordDefensive backTennessee
367Philadelphia EaglesLeon AngevineWide receiverPenn State
368Pittsburgh SteelersKen LibertoWide receiverLouisiana Tech
369Cincinnati BengalsBill ShoemakerKickerStanford
370Boston PatriotsBrant ConleyRunning backTulsa
371New Orleans SaintsBill WallerWide receiverXavier
372Detroit LionsFred GoughLinebackerTexas-Arlington
373Denver BroncosErrol KahounGuardMiami (OH)
374Washington RedskinsPaul RogersTackleVirginia
375Miami DolphinsChick McGeehanWide receiverTennessee
376Green Bay PackersDan EcksteinDefensive backPresbyterian
377Houston OilersJohn TysziewiczGuardChattanooga
378Chicago BearsBob CoblePunterKansas State
379New York GiantsDon HerrmannWide receiverWaynesburg
380San Francisco 49ersGary GoldenDefensive backTexas Tech
381Minnesota VikingsEugene MosleyTight endJackson State
382San Diego ChargersCharlie JarvisRunning backArmy
383St. Louis CardinalsFritz LathamTackleTuskegee
384Cleveland BrownsJoe StevensonTight endGeorgia Tech
385Los Angeles RamsGeorge JugumLinebackerWashington
386Dallas CowboysBill JustusDefensive backTennessee
387Oakland RaidersAlvin PresellRunning backAlabama A&M
388Kansas City ChiefsLeland WinstonTackleRice
389Baltimore ColtsGeorge ThompsonDefensive backMarquette
390New York JetsWayne StewartTight endCalifornia

Round sixteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
391Buffalo BillsRobert KirkGuardIndiana
392Philadelphia EaglesTom McClintonDefensive backSouthern
393Atlanta FalconsEd HughesRunning backTexas Southern
394Pittsburgh SteelersDock MosleyWide receiverAlcorn A&M
395Cincinnati BengalsBill SchmidtLinebackerMissouri
396Boston PatriotsJim VuonoLinebackerAdams State
397New Orleans SaintsEdd HargettQuarterbackTexas A&M
398Detroit LionsKen SpainDefensive endHouston
399Washington RedskinsMike WashingtonLinebackerSouthern
400Denver BroncosBilly WoodsDefensive backNorth Texas State
401Miami DolphinsLloyd MumphordDefensive backTexas Southern
402Green Bay PackersDick HewinsWide receiverDrake
403Chicago BearsDave StydaharGuardPurdue
404New York GiantsByron JonesLinebackerW. Texas State
405Houston OilersLoyd WainscottDefensive tackleTexas
406San Francisco 49ersBob HoskinsLinebackerWichita State
407Detroit LionsJohn StahlGuardFresno State
408San Diego ChargersWillie DavenportWide receiverSouthern
409St. Louis CardinalsJunior RigginsRunning backKansas
410Cleveland BrownsJames LoweWide receiverTuskegee
411Los Angeles RamsHenry HippsLinebackerNorth Carolina State
412Oakland RaidersWilliam DavisLinebackerAlabama
413Kansas City ChiefsEural JohnsonDefensive backPrairie View
414Dallas CowboysFloyd KerrDefensive backColorado State
415Baltimore ColtsJames McMillanRunning backCitadel
416New York JetsGeorge NockRunning backMorgan State

Round seventeenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
417Buffalo BillsWayne LineberryLinebackerEast Carolina
418Atlanta FalconsPaul WilliamsRunning backCalifornia
419Philadelphia EaglesBob HaackTackleLinfield (Ore.)
420Pittsburgh SteelersBill EpprightKickerKent State
421Cincinnati BengalsTerry StoryTackleGeorgia Tech
422Boston PatriotsGeorge MuseLinebackerGrambling
423New Orleans SaintsChico KurzawskiDefensive backNorthwestern
424Detroit LionsGary SteeleTight endArmy
425Denver BroncosBuster O'BrienQuarterbackRichmond
426Washington RedskinsRich DobbertDefensive endSpringfield (Mass.)
427Miami DolphinsTom KrallmanDefensive endXavier
428Green Bay PackersJohn MackRunning backCentral Missouri
429New York GiantsKen RileyLinebackerTexas-Arlington
430Houston OilersHank AutryCenterSouthern Mississippi
431Chicago BearsBob LongWide receiverTexas A&M
432San Francisco 49ersJoe RushingLinebackerMemphis State
433Minnesota VikingsWendell HouselyRunning backTexas A&M
434San Diego ChargersLarry RentzDefensive backFlorida
435St. Louis CardinalsGeorge HummerCenterArizona State
436Cleveland BrownsBob OliverDefensive endAbilene Christian
437Los Angeles RamsJim ThorpeDefensive backHofstra
438Kansas City ChiefsRalph JenkinsDefensive backTuskegee
439Dallas CowboysBill BaileyDefensive tackleLewis & Clark
440Oakland RaidersBilly AustinTight endArkansas AM&N
441Baltimore ColtsJoe CowanWide receiverJohns Hopkins
442[5] New York JetsFred ZirkieDefensive tackleDuke
= Pro Bowler[2] = AFL All-Star[3] = Hall of Famer

Hall of famersEdit

  • O.J. Simpson, Running Back from the University of Southern California taken in the 1st Round No 1 overall by the American Football League's Buffalo Bills.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1985.[6]
  • Joe Greene, Defensive Tackle from the University of North Texas taken in the 1st Round 4th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1987.[6]
  • Ted Hendricks, Linebacker from the University of Miami (Florida) taken in the 2nd round 33rd overall by the Baltimore Colts.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1990.[7]
  • Charlie Joiner, Wide Receiver from Grambling State University taken in the 4th Round 93rd overall by the AFL's Houston Oilers.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1996.[7]
  • Roger Wehrli, Cornerback from Missouri taken in the 1st Round 19th overall by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2007.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Pro Football Draft History: 1969". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/history/general/draft/1969.jsp. Retrieved 2008-10-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Players are identified as a Pro Shiiter if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Players are identified as a All-Star if they were selected for the All-Star team at any time in their career.
  4. O.J. Simpson, 1968 Heisman Trophy winner "1968 Heisman Trophy winner". http://www.heisman.com/winners/o-simpson68.php. Retrieved October 25, 2011.
  5. This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "List of 1980s Hall of Fame Inductees". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.aspx#1980s. Retrieved October 25, 2011.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "List of 1990s Hall of Fame Inductees". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.aspx#1990s. Retrieved October 25, 2011.
  8. "List of 2000s Hall of Fame Inductees". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.aspx#2000s. Retrieved October 25, 2011.

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