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Encyclopedia > 1960 NFL Draft

The 1960 NFL Draft was held in secret. The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ...

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Round One

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 Los Angeles Rams Billy Cannon1 Running Back LSU
2 Chicago Cardinals George Izo Quarterback Notre Dame
3 Detroit Lions Johnny Robinson2 Halfback LSU
4 Washington Redskins Richie Lucas3 Quarterback Penn State
5 Green Bay Packers Tom Moore Halfback Vanderbilt
6 Pittsburgh Steelers Jack Spikes4 Fullback TCU
7 Chicago Bears Roger Davis Guard Syracuse
8 Cleveland Browns Jim Houston Defensive End Ohio State
9 Philadelphia Eagles Ron Burton5 Halfback Northwestern
10 Baltimore Colts Ron Mix6 Offensive Tackle USC
11 San Francisco 49ers Monty Stickles End Notre Dame
12 New York Giants Lou Cordileone Defensive Tackle Clemson

The St. ... William Abb Billy Cannon (born August 2, 1937) is an All-American and 1959 Heisman Trophy winner from Louisiana State University, and one of the American Football Leagues most celebrated combatants. ... High school running back A running back, halfback or tailback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... Memorial Tower. ... The Arizona Cardinals are a National Football League team based in Tempe, Arizona. ... Joe Montana, an American quaterback. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a leading Roman Catholic institution of higher learning located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... :See below for others of the same name Johnny Robinson (born 1938) was an American college and professional football player from Louisiana State University. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... City Landover, Maryland Other nicknames The Skins Team colors Burgundy and Gold Head Coach Joe Gibbs Owner Daniel Snyder General manager Vinny Cerrato Fight song Hail to the Redskins League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1932-present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol... The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related land-grant university with a flagship campus located in University Park, Pennsylvania, and 22 additional campuses located throughout Pennsylvania in addition to a virtual World Campus. ... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921-present) Western Division (1933-1949) National Conference (1950... Vanderbilt University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Nashville, Tennessee. ... City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Team colors Black and Gold Head Coach Bill Cowher Owner Dan Rooney General manager Kevin Colbert League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933-present) Eastern Division (1933-1943; 1945-1949) Western Division (1944) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Century Division (1967-1969) American Football... Most football games include a position called fullback or full back. ... Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner McCaskey Family General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear Local radio Flagship stations: WBBM (780 AM) Announcers: Jeff Joniak... In American football, the guards are the two players that line up between the center and the tackles on the offensive line of a football team. ... Syracuse University (SU) is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. ... City Cleveland, Ohio Team colors Seal Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel Owner Randy Lerner General manager Phil Savage Mascot CB, Chomps, TD, and Trapper League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946-1948) National Football League (1950-present) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... The Ohio State University is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Other nicknames The Birds, The Iggles Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933-present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950... Ron Burton aka NIGGER BOY (July 25, 1936 - September 13, 2003) became a college All-American running back at Northwestern University, a member of the Northwestern Hall of Fame, and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. ... Northwestern University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian university, located in Evanston, Illinois and Chicago, Illinois. ... There have been two unrelated American football teams called the Baltimore Colts based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... Ronald Jack Mix was born on March 10, 1938, in Los Angeles, California. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... Edward L. Doheny Jr. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners Team colors Cardinal Red, Metallic Gold and Black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager none Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946-1948) National Football League (1950-present... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Big Blue Wrecking Crew, Big Blue, G-Men, the Giants, The New York Football Giants Team colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin Owner The Mara and Tisch Families General manager Ernie Accorsi Local radio Flagship stations: WFAN (660... The defensive team or defense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage not in possession of the ball. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... The Tennessee Titans are a National Football League team based in Nashville, Tennessee. ... AFL logo The American Football League (AFL) was a professional league of American football that operated from 1960 to 1969. ... Dallas Texans has been the name of various American football teams. ... City Orchard Park, New York Team colors Dark Navy, Red, Royal, Nickel, and White Head Coach Dick Jauron Owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr. ... The New England Patriots are a National Football League team based in Foxboro, Massachusetts Founded: 1960, as a charter American Football League member. ... The San Diego Chargers are a National Football League team based in San Diego, California. ...

Hall of Famers

  • Ron Mix, OT, USC - taken 1st round, 10th overall by the Baltimore Colts. Inducted in 1979.
  • Larry Wilson, DB, Utah - taken 7th round, 74th overall by the Chicago Cardinals. Inducted in 1978.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame is technically the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... Lawrence Frank Wilson (born May 24, 1938, in Rigby, Idaho) is a former American football free safety who played for the St. ... Defensive back (DB) is a player in American football whose role is primarily pass coverage; that is, the defensive back will stay near a receiver and try to deflect or intercept any passes thrown to him. ... The University of Utah (also The U or the U of U) is a public university in Salt Lake City, Utah. ...

Trivia

  • The draft was held in secret in order to fend off increased competition for college players from the American Football League, which began play in 1960. Many players, including half of those drafted in the first round, signed with the new league, including first overall pick and Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon.

AFL logo The American Football League (AFL) was a professional league of American football that operated from 1960 to 1969. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award (also known simply as the Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), named after former college football player and coach John W. Heisman, is considered the most prestigious award in American college football. ...

See also

The draft for the 1960 American Football League season was held in late 1959, shortly after the organization of the AFL. The first AFL draft, lasting 33 rounds, took place on November 22, 1959. ... This is a list of Professional Football Drafts: 1936 NFL Draft 1937 NFL Draft 1938 NFL Draft 1939 NFL Draft 1940 NFL Draft 1941 NFL Draft 1942 NFL Draft 1943 NFL Draft 1944 NFL Draft 1945 NFL Draft 1946 AAFC Draft 1946 NFL Draft 1947 AAFC Draft 1947 NFL Draft...

External links

  • Complete draft information from databaseFootball.com
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame
Preceded by:
1959 NFL Draft
NFL Draft
1960
Succeeded by:
1961 NFL Draft

 
 

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