1961 NFL Draft - Round 5

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
5
59
Pittsburgh Steelers
Fred Mautino, E
Syracuse
5
62
Baltimore Colts
Ed Dyas, RB
Auburn
5
63
Baltimore Colts
Ron Osborne, OT
Clemson
5
67
New York Giants
Jerry Daniels, E
Mississippi
5
68
Green Bay Packers
Jack Novak, OG
Miami
5
70
Detroit Lions
Ron Puckett, OT
Cal State-Los Angeles

1961 NFL Draft Results by Team

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