1968 NFL Draft - Round 17

The 1968 NFL Draft was held on January 30-31, 1968. A total of 462 players were chosen over 17 rounds. The Minnesota Vikings chose Offensive Tackle Ron Yary from Southern California as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers Ron Yary, Claude Humphrey, Larry Csonka, Curley Culp, Ken Stabler, Charlie Sanders, Elvin Bethea and Art Shell were selected in this draft.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
17
436
Cincinnati Bengals
Don Manning, LB
UCLA
17
437
Atlanta Falcons
Jim Schmidt, DB
San Francisco State
17
438
Denver Broncos
Steve Grady, RB
Southern California
17
442
Miami Dolphins
Bill Nemeth, C
Arizona
17
443
Buffalo Bills
Dick Hines, DT
Kentucky State
17
444
Pittsburgh Steelers
Bob Cole, LB
South Carolina
17
445
Minnesota Vikings
Bill Hull, OG
Tennessee Tech
17
448
Philadelphia Eagles
Joe Forzani, LB
Utah State
17
450
New York Giants
Larry Kohn, TE
Georgia
17
451
Chicago Bears
Gene Layton, DT
Colorado State
17
452
New York Jets
Myles Strasser, RB
Wisconsin-Oshkosh
17
453
San Diego Chargers
Dan Andrews, TE
West Texas A&M
17
454
Dallas Cowboys
George Nordgren, RB
Houston
17
455
Cleveland Browns
Wayne McDuffie, C
Florida State
17
456
Kansas City Chiefs
Wesley Williams, RB
Texas Southern
17
457
Houston Oilers
Billy Alsbrooks, DB
North Carolina Central
17
458
Baltimore Colts
Roy Pederson, LB
Northern Iowa
17
459
Philadelphia Eagles
Frank Antonini, RB
Parsons
17
460
Oakland Raiders
Steve Berry, WR
Catawba
17
461
Green Bay Packers
Ken Rota, RB
North Dakota State
17
462
Cincinnati Bengals
Jimmy Smith, TE
Jackson State

1968 NFL Draft Results by Team

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