1961 NFL Draft - Round 9

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
9
113
Minnesota Vikings
Dan Sheehan, OT
Tennessee-Chattanooga
9
115
Washington Redskins
Joel Arrington, B
Duke
9
120
St. Louis Cardinals
Chick Graning, RB
Georgia Tech
9
121
San Francisco 49ers
Everisto Nino, OT
Texas A&M-Commerce
9
124
Green Bay Packers
Vester Flanagan, OT
Humboldt State
9
125
Cleveland Browns
Jake Gibbs, QB
Mississippi

1961 NFL Draft Results by Team

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