1961 NFL Draft - Round 19

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
19
253
Minnesota Vikings
Bill Hill, RB
Presbyterian
19
256
Los Angeles Rams
Lou Zivkovich, OT
New Mexico State
19
257
Chicago Bears
Ben Charles, QB
Southern California
19
258
Pittsburgh Steelers
Bernard Wyatt, B
Iowa
19
260
St. Louis Cardinals
Dick Schnell, OT
Wyoming
19
261
San Francisco 49ers
Tom Simpson, OT
Davidson
19
262
Detroit Lions
Gene Valesano, B
Northern Michigan
19
263
New York Giants
Bob Reublin, RB
Bowling Green
19
264
Green Bay Packers
Leland Bondhus, OT
South Dakota State
19
265
Cleveland Browns
Robert Minihane, OG
Boston University
19
266
Philadelphia Eagles
Dick Wilson, C
Penn State

1961 NFL Draft Results by Team