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Encyclopedia > 1951 NFL Draft

The 1951 National Football League Draft was held on January 18-19, 1951. The 1951 NFL season was the 32nd regular season of the National Football League. ... NFL redirects here. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns, through seven rounds[2], selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Contents

Player selections

= Pro Bowler

In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ...

Round one

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 New York Giants (Lottery bonus pick) Kyle Rote Halfback Southern Methodist University
2 Chicago Bears (From Baltimore Colts) Bob Williams Quarterback Notre Dame
3 San Francisco 49ers Y.A. Tittle Quarterback LSU
4 Washington Redskins Leon Heath Fullback Oklahoma
5 Green Bay Packers Bob Gain Tackle Kentucky
6 Chicago Cardinals Jerry Groom Center Notre Dame
7 Philadelphia Eagles Ebert Van Buren Back LSU
8 Philadelphia Eagles (From Detroit Lions) Chet Mutryn Back Xavier
9 Pittsburgh Steelers Clarence "Butch" Avinger Fullback Alabama
10 Chicago Bears (From Baltimore Colts) Billy Stone Halfback Bradley
11 Los Angeles Rams Bud McFadin Guard Texas
12 Chicago Bears Gene Schroeder End Virginia
13 New York Giants (From Baltimore Colts) Jim Spavital Fullback Oklahoma A&M
14 Cleveland Browns Kenny Konz Back LSU
= Pro Bowler

This article is about the current National Football League team. ... Kyle Rote Born October 27, 1928 Died August 15, 2002 Kyle Rote, an All-American running back at Southern Methodist University, Class of 1951, played for 11 years for the New York Giants, 1951-1961. ... P.J. Daniels was a star running back for Georgia Tech from 2002-2005. ... Dallas Hall at Dedman College at SMU The Laura Lee Blanton Hall during a rare snow storm Southern Methodist University (commonly SMU) is a nationally recognized, private, coeducational university in University Park, Texas (an enclave of Dallas). ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... City Indianapolis, Indiana Other nicknames The Horseshoes Team colors Speed Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy Owner Jim Irsay General manager Bill Polian Mascot Blue League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1953–present) Western Conference (1953-1969) Coastal Division (1967-1969) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC East (1970... Robert Bob Allen Williams (born January 2, 1930) was an American football player. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Catholic[4] institution located in Notre Dame, an unincorporated section of St. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners, The Red And Gold, Bay Bombers Team colors Cardinal red, metallic gold and black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager Lal Heneghan Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division... Yelberton Abraham Tittle (born October 24, 1926 in Marshall, Texas), better known as Y. A. Tittle, is a former American football quarterback in the NFL who played for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, and the New York Giants. ... For other uses, see LSU. Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ... For other uses, see Redskins (disambiguation). ... Herman Leon Heath (October 27, 1928 - March 23, 2007) was an American football fullback in the NFL for the Washington Redskins. ... In American football, a fullback (FB) is a position in the offensive backfield. ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... Packers redirects here. ... Bob Gain (born June 21, 1929) was an American football player. ... Defensive tackle (DT) is a position on the field in American and Canadian football. ... The University of Kentucky, also referred to as UK, is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red, The Buzzsaw Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952... Jerry Groom (born August 15, 1929) was a defensive lineman in the NFL. He went to one Pro Bowl during his 5 year career with the Chicago Cardinals. ... Center (C) is a position in American football. ... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert (official) Andy Reid (de facto) Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952... P.J. Daniels was a star running back for Georgia Tech from 2002-2005. ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... Chester Mutryn (born March 12, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio) was a National Football League running back who played in the AAFC. Categories: | | | | | | | | ... Xavier University is a private, Jesuit, co-educational Catholic university in the United States located in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Steelers redirects here. ... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1831, UA is the flagship campus of the University of Alabama System. ... William John Stone was a running back in the NFL. He attended Bradley University. ... Bradley University is a private, co-educational university located in Peoria, Illinois ( , , ). It is a medium sized institution with an enrollment of approximately 6,100 undergraduate and postgraduate students. ... City St. ... Bud McFadin was an American college and professional football player. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... University of Texas redirects here. ... Gene Schroeder was an American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears. ... An End in American football is a player who lines up at either end of the line of scrimmage. ... The University of Virginia (also called U.Va. ... James J. Spavital (Born September 15, 1926 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is a former fullback, coach and general manager in six different professional football leagues. ... Oklahoma State University–Stillwater, located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, is an institution of higher learning founded in 1890 as a land-grant university under the Morrill Act. ... Browns redirects here. ... Kenny Konz (born September 25, 1928 in Weimar, Texas) was an American football defensive back who played with the National Football Leagues Cleveland Browns from 1953 to 1959. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ...

Hall of Famers

The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ... William J. George(born October 27, 1929, in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania;died September 30, 1982, at age of 52)was a professional football player for the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Rams George attented college at Wake Forest, being the Bears second-round draft pick in 1951. ... This article relates to sports. ... Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ... Michael Joseph McCormack (Born June 21, 1930) was a football player and coach who played with the Cleveland Browns from 1954-1962 and served as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Colts. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU or just Kansas) is an institution of higher learning in Lawrence, Kansas. ... The New York Yanks started life as the Boston Yanks in the National Football League in 1944. ... Jack Leroy Christiansen (December 20, 1928 - June 29, 1986) was a football player and coach who put together an eight-year Hall of Fame playing career with Detroit Lions in the National Football League. ... In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players, who take positions directly behind the line of scrimmage. ... Colorado State University is a public institution of higher learning located in Fort Collins, Colorado in the United States. ... Donald Francis Shula (born January 4, 1930 in Grand River, Ohio) is a former professional football coach for the National Football League. ... John Carroll University is a private, co-educational Jesuit university in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area in the United States. ... Andrew Andy Robustelli (born December 6, 1925, Stamford, Connecticut) is an NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame player and a prominent business man. ... University of Bridgeport is a private university in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Its campus is in the southern part of the city, on Long Island Sound. ...

Other notable players drafted

  • Don Joyce, Defensive End, Tulane - taken 2nd round, 18th overall by the Chicago Cardinals.
  • Ray Krouse, Defensive Lineman, Maryland - taken 2nd round, 25th overall by the New York Giants.
  • Dorne Dibble, Wide Receiver, Michigan State - taken 3rd round, 33rd pick by the Detroit Lions.
  • Fred Cone, Running Back, Clemson - taken 3rd round 27th overall by the Green Bay Packers.
  • Jim Doran, Wide Receiver, Iowa State - taken 5th round, 55th pick by the Detroit Lions.
  • LaVern Torgeson, Line Backer, Washington State - taken 5th round, 58th pick by the Detroit Lions.
  • Jack Stroud, Tackle, Tennessee - taken 5th round, 61st overall by the New York Giants.
  • Dale Dodrill, Defensive Tackle, Colorado state - taken 6th round, 67th pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Ray Mathews, Wide Receiver, Clemson - taken 7th round, 81st pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Walt Michaels, Linebacker, Washington & Lee - taken 7th round, 86th pick by the Cleveland Browns.
  • Leo Sanford, Line Backer, Louisiana Tech - taken 8th round, 90th overall by the Chicago Cardinals.
  • Volney Peters, Defensive Tackle, USC - taken 13th round, 151st overall by the Chicago Cardinals.
  • Bobby Walston, Wide Receiver, Georgia - taken 14th round, 166th overall by the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Gene Brito, Defensive End, Loyola Marymount - taken 17th round, 196th pick by the Washington Redskins.
  • Carl Taseff, Cornerback, John Carroll - taken 22nd round, 267th overall by the Cleveland Browns.

Don Joyce (born October 8, 1929 in Steubenville, Ohio) is a former American football player. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... Tulane University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Raymond Francis Krouse (March 21, 1927 - April 1966) was an American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the New York Giants (1951-1955), the Detroit Lions (1956-1957), Baltimore Colts (1958-1959) and Washington Redskins (1960). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... Dorne Dibble (born April 26, 1929 in Adrian, Michigan) is a former American football Wide Receiver for the Detroit Lions (1951-1957). ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... Michigan State University (MSU) is a co-educational public research university in East Lansing, Michigan USA. Founded in 1855, it was the pioneer land-grant institution and served as a model for future land-grant colleges in the United States under the 1862 Morrill Act. ... Fred Cone (born June 21, 1926 in Pine Apple, Alabama) is a former professional American football running back in the NFL for the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys. ... P.J. Daniels was a star running back for Georgia Tech from 2002-2005. ... Clemson University is a public, coeducational, land-grant, research university located in Clemson, South Carolina, United States. ... Jim Doran (born August 11, 1927 in Boone, Iowa) is a former American football Wide Receiver for the Detroit Lions (1951-1959) and the Dallas Cowboys (1960-1961). ... Iowa State University of Science and Technology (ISU) is a public land-grant and space-grant university located in Ames, Iowa, USA. Until 1959 it was known as Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. ... LaVern Earl Torgeson (born February 28, 1929 in LaCrosse, Washington) is a former American football linebacker who played for seven seasons with the Detroit Lions and the Washington Redskins from 1951 to 1957 in the National Football League. ... Washington State University (WSU) is a major public research university in Pullman, Washington. ... Jack Stroud (born January 29, 1928 in Fresno, California, died June 3, 1994 in New York, New York) was a guard and tackle in the National Football League for the New York Giants. ... The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the flagship institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee public university system in the American state of Tennessee. ... Dale Dodrill (born February 7, 1926 in Stockton, Kansas) is a former American football defensive tackle who played nine seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers. ... Raymond Dyral Mathews (born February 26, 1929 in Dayton, Pennsylvania) was an American football wide receiver in the National Football League for ten seasons. ... Walt Michaels In 1978. ... Washington and Lee University (originally Washington College) is a private liberal arts college in Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia. ... Leo Sanford (born October 4, 1929 in Dallas, Texas) is a former professional American Football player for the Chicago Cardinals. ... Louisiana Tech University, located in Ruston, Louisiana is a coeducational public institution of higher learning with an approximate enrollment of 12,000 students. ... Volney Peters (born January 1, 1928 in Minneapolis) was an american football player. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan located in the center of University of Southern California campus. ... Robert Harold Walston (Sure-Foot) (October 17, 1928 - October 7, 1987) was an American football wide receiver and placekicker. ... Gene Brito (born November 23, 1925) is a former American Football Defensive Lineman who played nine seasons for the Washington Redskins and the Los Angeles Rams from 1951 to 1960. ... Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is a comprehensive co-educational private Roman Catholic Jesuit university in Los Angeles, California, USA. The University is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and one of five Marymount institutions of higher education. ... Carl Taseff (September 28, 1928 - February 27, 2005) was an American football player and assistant coach. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

See also

This is a list of professional football drafts. ...

External links

  • Complete draft information from databaseFootball.com
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame

 
 

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