1961 NFL Draft - Round 12

The 1961 NFL Draft was held on December 27-28, 1960. A total of 280 players were chosen over 20 rounds. The Minnesota Vikings chose Running Back Tommy Mason from Tulane as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers Mike Ditka, Jimmy Johnson, Herb Adderley, Bob Lilly, Fran Tarkenton, Billy Shaw and Deacon Jones were selected in this draft.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
12
156
Dallas Cowboys
Lowndes Shingler, QB
Clemson
12
158
Los Angeles Rams
Walt Mince, B
Arizona
12
160
Chicago Bears
Howard Dyer, QB
Virginia Military Institute
12
161
Baltimore Colts
Dick Reynolds, OT
North Carolina State
12
162
St. Louis Cardinals
Mike Stock, RB
Northwestern
12
163
Detroit Lions
Tom Rodgers, B
Kentucky
12
165
New York Giants
Jack Moynihan, QB
Holy Cross

1961 NFL Draft Results by Team

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