1968 NFL Draft - Round 5

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
5
116
Boston Patriots
Jim Smithberger, DB
Notre Dame
5
128
New York Jets
Lee Jacobsen, LB
Nebraska-Kearney
5
129
San Diego Chargers
Bill Perry, TE
Kent State
5
131
Cleveland Browns
Mike Wempe, OT
Missouri
5
133
Houston Oilers
Bob Longo, TE
Pittsburgh
5
134
Cleveland Browns
Jackie Jackson, DB
Clemson
5
135
Los Angeles Rams
Don Martin, K
Washington
5
136
Oakland Raiders
John Naponic, OT
Virginia

1968 NFL Draft Results by Team

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