1961 NFL Draft - Round 16

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
16
211
Minnesota Vikings
Ted Karpowicz, RB
Detroit Mercy
16
212
Dallas Cowboys
Jerry Steffen, RB
Colorado
16
213
Washington Redskins
Ron Petty, OT
Louisville
16
214
Los Angeles Rams
Mike Zeno, OG
Virginia Tech
16
217
Baltimore Colts
Tom Wiesner, RB
Wisconsin
16
218
St. Louis Cardinals
Jake Bradley, OT
Florida A&M
16
219
Detroit Lions
Gus Krantz, OT
Northern Michigan
16
221
New York Giants
Bernie Vishneski, DT
Virginia Tech
16
222
Green Bay Packers
Clarence Mason, E
Bowling Green
16
224
Philadelphia Eagles
G.W. Clapp, OG
Auburn

1961 NFL Draft Results by Team

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