1961 NFL Draft - Round 8

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
8
103
Pittsburgh Steelers
George Balthazar, OT
Tennessee State
8
104
Chicago Bears
Ed Ryan, B
Michigan State
8
105
Baltimore Colts
Paul Terhes, QB
Bucknell
8
107
Detroit Lions
Larry Muff, E
Benedictine (KS)
8
108
San Francisco 49ers
Neil Plumley, OT
Oregon State

1961 NFL Draft Results by Team

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