1960 NFL Draft

1960 NFL Draft
General Information
Date(s) November 30, 1959
Location Warwick Hotel
in Philadelphia, PA
240 total selections  in 20 rounds
First selection Billy Cannon, RB
Los Angeles Rams
Last selection Bill Gorman, T
New York Giants
Most selections (26) Los Angeles Rams
Fewest selections (17) Green Bay Packers,
Pittsburgh Steelers
Hall of Famers 2

The 1960 National Football League draft in which NFL teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players, was held at the Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia on November 30, 1959.[1][2][3] Many players, including half of those drafted in the first round, signed with teams in the newly created American Football League, including the first overall pick and Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon. At the time of the draft, the Cardinals were still the Chicago Cardinals; they moved to St. Louis in March 1960. The Dallas Cowboys were enfranchised in January 1960 after the draft.

Player selections

= Pro Bowler [4] = AFL All-Star [5] = Hall of Famer

Round one

Pick no. NFL team Player Position College
1Los Angeles RamsBilly Cannon [6][7] Running BackLSU
2Chicago Cardinals (became St. Louis Cardinals after this draft)George IzoQuarterbackNotre Dame
3Detroit LionsJohnny Robinson [8]HalfbackLSU
4Washington RedskinsRichie Lucas [9]QuarterbackPenn State
5Green Bay PackersTom MooreHalfbackVanderbilt
6Pittsburgh SteelersJack Spikes [10]FullbackTexas Christian
7Chicago BearsRoger DavisGuardSyracuse
8Cleveland BrownsJim HoustonDefensive EndOhio State
9Philadelphia EaglesRon Burton [11]HalfbackNorthwestern
10Baltimore ColtsRon Mix [12] HOF Offensive TackleUSC
11San Francisco 49ersMonty SticklesEndNotre Dame
12New York GiantsLou CordileoneDefensive TackleClemson

Round two

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
13Chicago CardinalsHarold OlsonTackleClemson
14Chicago CardinalsMike McGeeGuardDuke
15Detroit LionsWarren RabbQuarterbackLouisiana State
16San Francisco 49ersMike MagacGuardMissouri
17Green Bay PackersBob JeterHalfbackIowa
18Cleveland BrownsLarry StephensTackleTexas
19Cleveland BrownsPrentice GauttRunning backOklahoma
20Philadelphia EaglesMaxie BaughanLinebackerGeorgia Tech
21Washington RedskinsSam HornerHalfbackVirginia Military Inst
22San Francisco 49ersCarl KammererGuardPacific
23Baltimore ColtsDon Floyd [13]TackleTexas Christian
24Baltimore ColtsMarvin Terrell[14]GuardMississippi

Round three

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
25Los Angeles RamsCharley BrittQuarterbackGeorgia
26Chicago CardinalsHugh McInnisEndSouthern Mississippi
27Detroit LionsBob ScholtCenterNotre Dame
28Washington RedskinsAndy StynchulaTacklePenn State
29Chicago CardinalsCharley ElleyCenterSouthern Mississippi
30Los Angeles RamsPervis AtkinsRunning backNew Mexico State
31Philadelphia EaglesCurt MerzEndIowa
32Chicago BearsDon MeredithQuarterbackSouthern Methodist
33Cleveland BrownsRoss FichtnerDefensive backPurdue
34Baltimore ColtsJim WelchDefensive backSouthern Methodist
35San Francisco 49ersRod BreedloveGuardMaryland
36New York GiantsJim LeoDefensive endCincinnati

Round four

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
37Chicago CardinalsWillie WestHalfbackOregon
38Chicago CardinalsSilas WoodsEndMarquette
39Detroit LionsJim AndreottiCenterNorthwestern
40Philadelphia EaglesTed DeanRunning backWichita State
41Cleveland BrownsJohnny BrewerTight endMississippi
42Detroit LionsRoger BrownTackleMaryland-Eastern Shore
43Chicago BearsBilly MartinBackMinnesota
44Cleveland BrownsJim MarshallTackleOhio State
45Philadelphia EaglesJack CummingsQuarterbackNorth Carolina
46San Francisco 49ersRay NortonHalfbackSan Jose State
47Baltimore ColtsGerhard Schwedes [15]Running backSyracuse
48Washington RedskinsVince PromutoGuardHoly Cross

Round five

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
49Los Angeles RamsCharley JaneretteTacklePenn State
50Chicago CardinalsBill BurrellLinebackerIllinois
51Green Bay PackersDale HackbartBackWisconsin
52Washington RedskinsDon StallingsTackleNorth Carolina
53Cleveland BrownsBob JarusRunning backPurdue
54Chicago CardinalsGeorge PhelpsBackCornell College (IA)
55Pittsburgh SteelersAbner Haynes[16]Running backNorth Texas State
56Philadelphia EaglesDon Norton[17]EndIowa
57Chicago BearsDick NormanQuarterbackStanford
58Baltimore ColtsMarv LasaterBackTexas Christian
59San Francisco 49ersLen RohdeTackleUtah State
60St. Louis CardinalsEd MazurekTackleXavier

Round six

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
61Chicago CardinalsJacky Lee[18]QuarterbackCincinnati
62Los Angeles RamsJerry StalcupGuardWisconsin
63Detroit LionsGail CogdillWide receiverWashington State
64Washington RedskinsDave HudsonEndFlorida
65Green Bay PackersMike WrightTackleMinnesota
66Los Angeles RamsDon EllersickEndWashington State
67Philadelphia EaglesEmmett WilsonTackleGeorgia Tech
68Chicago BearsEd KovacBackCincinnati
69Cleveland BrownsBob KhayatGuard/PlacekickerMississippi
70San Francisco 49ersOla Lee MurchisonEndPacific
71Baltimore ColtsAl Bansavage[19]GuardUSC
72New York GiantsGeorge Blair[20]BackMississippi

Round seven

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
73Los Angeles RamsRon MorrisonTackleNew Mexico
74Chicago CardinalsLarry WilsonSafetyUtah
75Detroit LionsJim Norton[21]Wide receiverIdaho
76Pittsburgh SteelersLeonard WilsonBackPurdue
77Green Bay PackersKirk PharesGuardSouth Carolina
78Pittsburgh SteelersLonnie DennisGuardBrigham Young
79Chicago BearsCharlie BivinsRunning backMorris Brown
80Cleveland BrownsTaz AndersonRunning backGeorgia Tech
81Philadelphia EaglesJohn WilkinsTackleUSC
82Baltimore ColtsJerry BeaboutTacklePurdue
83San Francisco 49ersBobby WatersQuarterbackPresbyterian
84New York GiantsBob YatesTackleSyracuse

Round eight

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
85Chicago CardinalsWayne Crow [22]HalfbackCalifornia
86Los Angeles RamsCarroll DaleWide receiverVirginia Tech
87Washington RedskinsEarl KohlhaasGuardPenn State
88San Francisco 49ersBill Mathis[23]HalfbackClemson
89Green Bay PackersDon HittCenterOklahoma State
90Pittsburgh SteelersDan Lanphear [24]TackleWisconsin
91Cleveland BrownsBob White[25]BackOhio State
92Philadelphia EaglesMonte LeeEndTexas
93Chicago BearsPete ManningEndWake Forest
94San Francisco 49ersMax FuglerCenterLouisiana State
95Baltimore ColtsJim "Rocky" ColvinTackleHouston
96New York GiantsFred HagemanCenterKansas

Round nine

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
97Los Angeles RamsMarv LusterEndUCLA
98Chicago CardinalsDewitt HoopesTackleNorthwestern
99Detroit LionsMax MessnerTackleCincinnati
100Washington RedskinsDwight BumgamerEndDuke
101Green Bay PackersFrank BrixiusTackleMinnesota
102Pittsburgh SteelersMarshall HarrisGuardTexas Christian
103Baltimore ColtsBob HallTackleArmy
104Chicago BearsKen KirkCenterMississippi
105Cleveland BrownsChris Burford[26]Wide receiverStanford
106Baltimore ColtsDon PerkinsBackNew Mexico
107San Francisco 49ersBobby WasdenEndAuburn
108New York GiantsBob AndersonHalfbackArmy

Round ten

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
109Chicago CardinalsCharley JohnsonQuarterbackNew Mexico State
110Los Angeles RamsCurtis McClintonRunning backKansas
111Detroit LionsGrady AldermanTackleDetroit
112Baltimore ColtsErnie Barnes[27]TackleNorth Carolina Central
113St. Louis CardinalsPaul OglesbyTackleUCLA
114Pittsburgh SteelersJohn KapeleTackleBrigham Young
115Pittsburgh SteelersArvie MartinCenterTexas Christian
116Cleveland BrownsClyde WashingtonHalfbackPurdue
117Detroit LionsJim O'BrienTackleBoston College
118San Francisco 49ersMel Branch[28]Wide receiverLouisiana State
119Baltimore ColtsBobby BoydCornerbackOklahoma
120New York GiantsBob SimmsEndRutgers

Round eleven

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
121Los Angeles RamsKen YoungRunning backValparaiso
122Chicago CardinalsBobby TownsHalfbackGeorgia
123Detroit LionsTed AucremanEndIndiana
124Washington RedskinsJim EifridCenterColorado State
125Green Bay PackersRon RayTackleHoward Payne
126San Francisco 49ersEd PittsTackleSouth Carolina
127Cleveland BrownsBobby FranklinSafetyMississippi
128Chicago BearsStan FanningTackleIdaho
129Chicago BearsGlenn ShawRunning backKentucky
130Baltimore ColtsBob WehkingCenterFlorida
131San Francisco 49ersErnie HansenCenterNorthern Arizona
132New York GiantsDale RemsTacklePurdue

Round twelve

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
133Chicago CardinalsTom ChapmanEndDetroit
134Los Angeles RamsDoug Pat BrownGuardFresno State
135Detroit LionsDave RossEndCal State-Los Angeles
136Washington RedskinsJim CrottyHalfbackNotre Dame
137Green Bay PackersHarry BallTackleBoston College
138Pittsburgh SteelersEarl ButlerTackleNorth Carolina
139Philadelphia EaglesDave GroszQuarterbackOregon
140Chicago BearsTom BudrewiczTackleBrown
141Cleveland BrownsRich MostardiBackKent State
142San Francisco 49ersJim WilliamsGuardNorth Carolina
143Baltimore ColtsBill BucekHalfbackRice
144New York GiantsPete HallQuarterbackMarquette

Round thirteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
145Los Angeles RamsJames JonesEndSouthern Methodist
146Chicago CardinalsVic JonesHalfbackIndiana
147Detroit LionsPete TuneyHalfbackOccidental
148Washington RedskinsBill HerronEndGeorgia
149Green Bay PackersPaul WinslowBackNorth Carolina Central
150Pittsburgh SteelersJoe WomackRunning backCal State-Los Angeles
151Chicago BearsBob SpadaEndDuke
152Cleveland BrownsRich GrecniCenterOhio
153Philadelphia EaglesDave GrahamEndVirginia
154Baltimore ColtsJim NemethCenterSouth Carolina
155San Francisco 49ersDean HinshawTackleStanford
156New York GiantsJim VarnadoRunning backSouthern

Round fourteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
157Chicago CardinalsBob DeMarcoTackleDayton
158Los Angeles RamsHarold StangerCenterNorth Texas State
159Detroit LionsJim GlasgowTackleJacksonville State
160Washington RedskinsCharlie MilsteadBackTexas A&M
161Green Bay PackersJon GilliamCenterEast Texas State
162Pittsburgh SteelersBrady KeysDefensive backColorado State
163Cleveland BrownsBill DumbauldTackleWest Virginia
164Philadelphia EaglesRay PetersenBackWest Virginia
165Chicago BearsJim Sorey [29][30]TackleTexas Southern
166San Francisco 49ersGary CampbellBackWhittier
167Baltimore ColtsDale JohannsenTackleAugustana (SD)
168New York GiantsDoug Cline [31]Running backClemson

Round fifteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
169Los Angeles RamsHarry RakowskiCenterThe Citadel
170Chicago CardinalsFrank MestnikRunning backMarquette
171Detroit LionsDarrell HarperHalfbackMichigan
172Washington RedskinsBernie DarreGuardTulane
173Green Bay PackersGarney HenleyBackHuron
174Pittsburgh SteelersLarry EssenmackerTackleAlma
175Philadelphia EaglesJohn WilcoxTackleOregon
176Chicago BearsWarren LashuaBackWhitworth
177Cleveland BrownsTom WatkinsRunning backIowa State
178Baltimore ColtsLarry Grantham [32]EndMississippi
179San Francisco 49ersMike DowdleBackTexas
180New York GiantsWalter Beach [33]Defensive backCentral Michigan

Round sixteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
181Chicago CardinalsJim Lee "Earthquake" Hunt [34]TacklePrairie View A&M
182Los Angeles RamsDon KacmarekTackleNorth Dakota
183Detroit LionsSteve RassoBackCincinnati
184Washington RedskinsJoe Kulbacki[35]BackPurdue
185Green Bay PackersJohn LittlejohnBackKansas State
186Pittsburgh SteelersDave AmesBackRichmond
187Chicago BearsJohn "Bo" FarringtonEndPrairie View A&M
188Cleveland BrownsJim WaldonQuarterbackWyoming
189Philadelphia EaglesLarry LancasterTackleGeorgia
190San Francisco 49ersJim HeinkeTackleWisconsin
191Baltimore ColtsGeorge BoyntonBackNorth Texas State
192New York GiantsBill BeckTackleGustavus Adolphus

Round seventeen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
193Los Angeles RamsEmanuel CongedoEndVillanova
194Chicago CardinalsJoe DavisTackleThe Citadel
195Detroit LionsBob HudsonEndLouisiana Tech
196Washington RedskinsBilly RolandGuardGeorgia
197Green Bay PackersJoe GomesBackSouth Carolina
198Pittsburgh SteelersDale ChamberlainRunning backMiami (OH)
199Cleveland BrownsLovell ColemanBackWestern Michigan
200Philadelphia EaglesMike GraneyEndNotre Dame
201Chicago BearsJim HannaEndUSC
202Baltimore ColtsJim BeaverTackleFlorida
203San Francisco 49ersAustin "Goose" Gonsoulin [36]Defensive backBaylor
204New York GiantsDave BakerEndSyracuse

Round eighteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
205Chicago CardinalsBob HaasHalfbackMissouri
206Los Angeles RamsTom GatesBackSan Bernardino Valley
207Detroit LionsFrank WaltonHalfbackJohn Carroll
208Washington RedskinsJohn LawrenceGuardNorth Carolina State
209Green Bay PackersRoyce WhittingtonTackleSouthwestern Louisiana
210Pittsburgh SteelersCharley LeeTackleIowa
211Philadelphia EaglesEmory TurnerGuardPurdue
212Chicago BearsClaude KingBackHouston
213Cleveland BrownsJack HanlonBackPennsylvania
214San Francisco 49ersCarl RobinsonTackleSouth Carolina State
215Baltimore ColtsDan SheehanTackleTennessee-Chattanooga
216New York GiantsTony PolychronisTackleUtah

Round nineteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
217Los Angeles RamsJim BoekeTackleHeidelberg
218Chicago CardinalsHerman AlexanderTackleFindlay
219Detroit LionsGene PrebolaEndBoston University
220Washington RedskinsRon MaltonyGuardPurdue
221Green Bay PackersRich BrooksEndPurdue
222Pittsburgh SteelersHoward TurleyEndLouisville
223Chicago BearsLloyd RobertsTackleGeorgia
224Cleveland BrownsJack CampbellEndToledo
225Philadelphia EaglesBob HainTackleIowa
226Baltimore ColtsBill CarpenterEndArmy
227San Francisco 49ersBobby PateBackPresbyterian
228New York GiantsJim WebsterHalfbackMarquette

Round twenty

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
229Chicago CardinalsTom DayGuardNorth Carolina A&T
230Los Angeles RamsRoyce SheltonHalfbackStephen F. Austin
231Detroit LionsDean LookQuarterbackMichigan State
232Washington RedskinsJimmy WolfHalfbackPanhandle State
233Green Bay PackersGilmer LewisTackleOklahoma
234Pittsburgh SteelersGeorge HershbergerTackleWichita State
235Cleveland BrownsBob NelsonCenterWisconsin
236Philadelphia EaglesRamon ArmstrongGuardTexas Christian
237Chicago BearsAngelo CoiaBackUSC
238San Francisco 49ersJim WoodwardTackleLamar
239Baltimore ColtsBob HogueTackleShepherd
240 [37] New York GiantsBill GormanTackleMcMurry
= Pro Bowler [4] = AFL All-Star [5] = Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers

Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1978.[38]
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1979.[38]
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1989

Notable undrafted players

= Pro Bowler[4] = Hall of Famer[39]
Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Green Bay Packers Willie Wood Safety USC Pac-12
Oakland Raiders Otto, JimJim Ottodouble-dagger C Miami N/A Signed with the Raiders of the AFL
Green Bay Packers Iman, KenKen Iman  C Southeast Missouri State University MIAA
Green Bay Packers Pesonen, DickDick Pesonen  CB Minnesota–Duluth N/A
Los Angeles Rams Villanueva, DannyDanny Villanueva  K/P New Mexico State Border
Pittsburgh Steelers Scales, CharleyCharley Scales  RB Indiana Big Ten
Pittsburgh Steelers Williamson, FredFred Williamson  S Northwestern Big Ten He was an AFL All-Star
Washington Redskins Whitlow, BobBob Whitlow  C Arizona BIAA

See also


  1. "NFL Draft Locations". www.footballgeography.com. October 2, 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  2. Salomone, Dan (October 2, 2014). "NFL Draft headed to Chicago in 2015". Giants.com. New York Giants. Archived from the original on September 30, 2015. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  3. 1 2 3 Players are identified as a Pro Bowlers if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  4. 1 2 Players are identified as All-Stars if they were selected for the All-Star team at any time in their career.
  5. Billy Cannon, 1959 Heisman Trophy winner "Heisman Trophy". Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  6. Billy Cannon signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  7. Johnny Robinson signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  8. Richie Lucas signed with the Buffalo Bills of the AFL
  9. Jack Spikes signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  10. Ron Burton signed with the Boston Patriots of the AFL
  11. Ron Mix signed with the Los Angeles Chargers of the AFL
  12. Don Floyd signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  13. Marvin Terrell signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  14. Gerhard Schwedes signed with the Boston Patriots of the AFL
  15. Abner Haynes signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  16. Don Norton signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  17. Jacky Lee signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  18. Billy Cannon signed with the Los Angeles Chargers of the AFL
  19. George Blair signed with the Los Angeles Chargers of the AFL
  20. Jim Norton signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  21. Wayne Crow signed with the Oakland Raiders of the AFL
  22. Bill Mathis signed with the New York Titans of the AFL
  23. Dan Lanphear signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  24. Bob White signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  25. Chris Burford signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  26. Ernie Barnes signed with the Denver Broncos of the AFL
  27. Mel Branch signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  28. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/S/SoreJi20.htm
  29. Jim Sorey signed with the Buffalo Bills of the AFL
  30. Doug Cline signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  31. Larry Grantham signed with the New York Titans of the AFL
  32. Walter Beach signed with the Boston Patriots of the AFL
  33. Jim Lee Hunt signed with the Boston Patriots of the AFL
  34. Joe Kulbacki signed with the Buffalo Bills of the AFL
  35. Austin Gonsoulin signed with the Denver Broncos of the AFL
  36. This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  37. 1 2 List of 1970s 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.
  38. Players are identified as a Hall of Famer if they have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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