1962 AFL Draft - Round 23

The 1962 AFL Draft was held on December 2-16, 1961. A total of 272 players were chosen over 34 rounds. The Oakland Raiders chose Quarterback Roman Gabriel from North Carolina State as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers Merlin Olsen, Lance Alworth and Nick Buoniconti were selected in this draft.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
23
177
Oakland Raiders
Elvin Basham, OG
Kansas
23
178
Denver Broncos
Ken Tureaud, RB
Michigan
23
179
Dallas Texans
Russ Foret, OT
Georgia Tech
23
181
New York Titans
John Kuprok, E
Pittsburgh
23
182
Boston Patriots
Walt Crate, RB
Widener
23
183
Houston Oilers
Bill Van Buren, C
Iowa
23
184
San Diego Chargers
Dick Farris, OG
North Texas

1962 AFL Draft Results by Team

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