1961 NFL Draft - Round 15

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
15
198
Dallas Cowboys
Julius Varnado, OT
San Francisco State
15
199
Washington Redskins
Bob Johnson, E
Michigan
15
201
Chicago Bears
Chuck Linning, OT
Miami
15
202
Pittsburgh Steelers
Ray McCown, B
West Texas A&M
15
203
Baltimore Colts
E.A. Sims, E
New Mexico State
15
205
San Francisco 49ers
Bob Sams, DT
Central Oklahoma
15
206
Detroit Lions
Mike Lauber, E
Wisconsin-River Falls
15
207
New York Giants
Cody Binkley, C
Vanderbilt
15
208
Green Bay Packers
Ray Lardani, OT
Miami
15
209
Cleveland Browns
Charley Taylor, B
Mississippi

1961 NFL Draft Results by Team

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