1961 NFL Draft - Round 17

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
17
226
Dallas Cowboys
Everett Cloud, RB
Maryland
17
229
Chicago Bears
Rossie Barfield, E
North Carolina Central
17
231
Baltimore Colts
Steve Jastrzembski, E
Pittsburgh
17
233
San Francisco 49ers
Tom Jewell, OG
Idaho State
17
235
New York Giants
Sylvester Cooper, DT
Bakersfield JC (CA)
17
237
Cleveland Browns
Calvin Bird, B
Kentucky
17
238
Philadelphia Eagles
Larry Lavery, OT
Illinois

1961 NFL Draft Results by Team

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