1958 NFL Draft

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1958 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s)December 2, 1957 &
January 28, 1958
Location Warwick Hotel
in Philadelphia, PA
Overview
360 total selections in 30 rounds
League NFL
First selection King Hill, QB
Chicago Cardinals
Mr. Irrelevant Tommy Bronson, B
Detroit Lions
Most selections (34) Los Angeles Rams
Fewest selections (23) Pittsburgh Steelers
Hall of Famers6
  1957
1959  

The 1958 National Football League draft had its first four rounds held on December 2, 1957, and its final twenty-six rounds on January 28, 1958. Both sessions were held at the Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia. [1] [2] This was the final year in which the "lottery bonus" pick was used.

Contents

Player selections

= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Round one

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
1 Chicago Cardinals (lottery bonus pick) King Hill Quarterback Rice
2Chicago Cardinals John David Crow [4] Halfback Texas A&M
3 Green Bay Packers Dan Currie Center Michigan State
4 Los Angeles Rams Lou Michaels Defensive tackle Kentucky
5Los Angeles Rams Jim "Red" Phillips Wide receiver Auburn
6 Philadelphia Eagles Walt Kowalczyk Fullback Michigan State
7 Chicago Bears Chuck Howley Guard West Virginia
8 San Francisco 49ers Jim Pace Halfback Michigan
9San Francisco 49ers Charlie Krueger Defensive tackleTexas A&M
10 Detroit Lions Alex Karras Defensive tackle Iowa
11 Baltimore Colts Lenny Lyles Halfback Louisville
12 New York Giants Phil King Fullback Vanderbilt
13 Cleveland Browns Jim Shofner Defensive back Texas Christian

Round two

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
14Chicago Cardinals Jim McCusker TacklePittsburgh
15Green Bay Packers Jim Taylor Fullback LSU
16Washington Redskins Mike Sommer BackGeorge Washington
17Philadelphia Eagles Proverb Jacobs TackleCalifornia
18Chicago Bears Willard Dewveall Wide receiverSouthern Methodist
19Los Angeles Rams Clendon Thomas BackOklahoma
20Pittsburgh Steelers Larry Krutko BackWest Virginia
21Chicago Cardinals Bobby Jack Oliver TackleBaylor
22San Francisco 49ers Bob Newman Back Washington State
23New York Giants Frank Youso TackleMinnesota
24Baltimore Colts Bob Stransky BackColorado
25Cleveland BrownsCharley MitchellGuardFlorida

Round three

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
26Chicago Cardinals Larry Cowart CenterBaylor
27Green Bay Packers Dick Christy BackNorth Carolina State
28Washington RedskinsStan FlowersBackGeorgia Tech
29Chicago Bears Ed Cooke EndMaryland
30Los Angeles Rams Jim Jones BackWashington
31Washington Redskins Bill Anderson BackTennessee
32Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Krisher GuardOklahoma
33San Francisco 49ers Bobby Hoppe BackAuburn
34Cleveland Browns Melwood "Buzz" Guy TackleDuke
35Baltimore Colts Joe Nicely GuardWest Virginia
36Green Bay Packers Ray Nitschke Linebacker Illinois
37Chicago Bears Don Healy TackleMaryland

Round four

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
38Los Angeles Rams Urban Henry TackleGeorgia Tech
39Green Bay Packers Jerry Kramer Guard Idaho
40Washington RedskinsDan NolanQuarterbackLehigh
41Los Angeles Rams John Guzik GuardPittsburgh
42Chicago Bears Erich Barnes Defensive backPurdue
43Philadelphia Eagles Frank Rigney TackleIowa
44Los Angeles RamsFrank WoidzikTackleBuffalo
45Detroit Lions Wayne Walker CenterIdaho
46San Francisco 49ersJohn VaroneBackMiami (FL)
47New York GiantsDonnie CarawayBackHouston
48Baltimore ColtsLes WaltersEndPenn State
49Cleveland Browns Jim Ninowski QuarterbackMichigan State

Round five

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
50Baltimore Colts Ray Brown BackMississippi
51Green Bay Packers Joe Francis Back Oregon State
52Philadelphia EaglesBobby MulgadoBack Arizona State
53Chicago Bears Bob Jewett EndMichigan State
54Washington RedskinsJim Van PeltQuarterbackMichigan
55Los Angeles Rams Frank Ryan QuarterbackRice
56Los Angeles Rams John Baker, Jr. TackleNorth Carolina Central
57New York GiantsDick DayTackleWashington
58New York Giants Bobby Joe Conrad BackTexas A&M
59San Francisco 49ers Billy Atkins BackAuburn
60Cleveland BrownsFarrell FunstonEndPacific
61Cleveland Browns Jim Gibbons EndIowa

Round six

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
62Green Bay Packers Ken Gray TackleHoward Payne
63Chicago Cardinals Bobby Gordon BackTennessee
64Philadelphia EaglesJohn KerseyTackleDuke
65Chicago Bears Merrill Douglas BackUtah
66Washington Redskins Dick Lynch BackNotre Dame
67Los Angeles RamsFloyd IglehartBackWiley
68Pittsburgh Steelers Dick Lasse EndSyracuse
69Baltimore ColtsBob TaylorEndVanderbilt
70New York Giants Billy Lott BackMississippi
71San Francisco 49ers Henry Schmidt TackleUSC
72Cleveland Browns Jim Wulff BackMichigan State
73Detroit Lions Danny Lewis BackWisconsin

Round seven

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
74Chicago Cardinals Jon Jelacic EndMinnesota
75Green Bay PackersDoug MaisonBackHillsdale
76Philadelphia EaglesLen MansfieldTacklePittsburg State
77Chicago BearsGene BentleyBackTexas Tech
78Washington RedskinsLeon BennettTackleBoston College
79Baltimore Colts Johnny Sample Defensive backMaryland-Eastern Shore
80Los Angeles Rams Bill Jobko GuardOhio State
81New York GiantsVernon VaughnEndMaryland-Eastern Shore
82Baltimore Colts John Diehl TackleVirginia
83Detroit Lions Ralph Pfeifer BackKansas State
84Cleveland Browns Bobby Mitchell Halfback Illinois
85Detroit LionsHal OuttenTackleVirginia

Round eight

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
86Green Bay PackersMike BillCenterSyracuse
87San Francisco 49ers Leon Burton BackArizona State
88Philadelphia Eagles Bill Striegel LinebackerPacific
89Chicago BearsEd RutschTackleGeorge Washington
90Washington RedskinsBuddy PayneEndNorth Carolina
91Los Angeles RamsBobby MarksBackTexas A&M
92Detroit LionsKarl KoepferGuardBowling Green
93Baltimore Colts Floyd Peters GuardCal State-San Francisco
94New York Giants Don Sutherin BackOhio State
95San Francisco 49ersRon MillsBackWest Texas State
96Cleveland BrownsBert LattimoreEndDuke
97Detroit Lions Phil Blazer TackleNorth Carolina

Round nine

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
98Chicago CardinalsJohn KeelanTackleKansas State
99Green Bay PackersNorm JarockBackSt. Norbert
100Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Henry TackleUSC
101Chicago Bears Ralph Anderson EndCal State-Los Angeles
102Washington Redskins Frank Kuchta CenterNotre Dame
103Detroit LionsJim LoftinBackAlabama
104Los Angeles RamsGene SelawskiTacklePurdue
105New York GiantsRon KissellTacklePittsburgh
106Baltimore ColtsHal BullardBackLenoir-Rhyne
107San Francisco 49ersGeorge TroutmanTackleCapital
108Cleveland Browns Bernie Parrish BackFlorida
109Detroit LionsBen PaolucciTackleWayne State

Round ten

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
110Green Bay PackersCarl JohnsonTackleIllinois
111Chicago CardinalsGil RobertshawTackleBrown
112Philadelphia Eagles Theron Sapp BackGeorgia
113Chicago Bears Aubrey Lewis BackNotre Dame
114Washington RedskinsBen PrestonTackleAuburn
115Los Angeles RamsAl JacksQuarterbackPenn State
116Pittsburgh Steelers Dick Campbell CenterMarquette
117Baltimore ColtsRay SchamberEndSouth Dakota
118New York GiantsHerb DrummondBackCentral State (OH)
119San Francisco 49ers Vel Heckman TackleFlorida
120Cleveland BrownsLeo RussavageTackleNorth Carolina
121Detroit LionsElliot SchaubachTackleWilliam & Mary

Round eleven

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
122Chicago CardinalsDean PhilpotBack Fresno State
123Green Bay PackersHarry HortonEnd Wichita State
124Philadelphia EaglesMel DillardBack Purdue
125Chicago BearsRocco CinelliTackle Wisconsin
126Washington Redskins Darrell Dess Tackle North Carolina State
127Pittsburgh SteelersLarry AldrichEnd Idaho
128Los Angeles RamsGerry SchweitzerEndPacific
129New York Giants Sid Williams Back Wisconsin
130Baltimore ColtsBobby JordanBack VMI
131San Francisco 49ers Hogan Wharton Tackle Houston
132Cleveland BrownsRuss BowermasterEnd Ohio State
133Detroit LionsClaude ChaneyBack Dayton

Round twelve

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
134Green Bay PackersWayne MillerEndBaylor
135Chicago CardinalsBill HintonGuardLouisiana Tech
136Philadelphia Eagles Jack Crabtree BackOregon
137Chicago Bears Johnny Morris BackCalifornia-Santa Barbara
138Washington RedskinsEddie MichaelsGuardVillanova
139Los Angeles RamsRon ClairborneTackleKansas
140Pittsburgh SteelersLeroy ReedBackMississippi
141Baltimore Colts Tom Addison GuardSouth Carolina
142New York GiantsGerry HersheyTackleSyracuse
143San Francisco 49ersPete WilliamsTackleLehigh
144Cleveland Browns Bob Brodhead QuarterbackDuke
145Detroit LionsHal BoutteEndSan Jose State

Round thirteen

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
146Chicago Cardinals Charlie Jackson BackSouthern Methodist
147Green Bay Packers Gene Cook EndToledo
148Philadelphia EaglesMickey TrimarkiQuarterbackWest Virginia
149New York GiantsGeorge KurkerTackleTufts
150Washington RedskinsKen "Model-T" FordQuarterbackHardin–Simmons
151San Francisco 49ersJim YoreBackIndiana
152Los Angeles RamsTony KolodziejEndMichigan State
153Green Bay Packers Don Herndon BackTampa
154Baltimore Colts Jerry Richardson EndWofford
155San Francisco 49ersHal DukesEndMichigan State
156Cleveland BrownsHal WilliamsBackMiami (OH)
157Detroit LionsBarry MaroneyBackCincinnati

Round fourteen

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
158Green Bay PackersHarry HauffeTackleSouth Dakota
159Chicago Cardinals Bob Schmidt TackleMinnesota
160Philadelphia Eagles Bill Lapham CenterIowa
161Chicago BearsBill MelnikTackleArmy
162Washington RedskinsJack FarlsEndPenn State
163Los Angeles RamsBill MasonBackUCLA
164Pittsburgh SteelersDoyle JenningsTackleOklahoma
165Baltimore Colts Ken Hall BackTexas A&M
166New York Giants C.R. Roberts BackUSC
167San Francisco 49ersMax FieldsBackWhittier
168Cleveland BrownsKen MillerTackleTexas Christian
169Detroit LionsKen WebbBackPresbyterian

Round fifteen

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
170Chicago CardinalsRay DunlapBackMarshall
171Green Bay PackersTom NewellBackDrake
172Philadelphia EaglesStan HinosTackleMississippi Valley State
173Chicago BearsJim HarrymanBackCompton J.C.
174Washington Redskins Jack Davis GuardArizona
175Pittsburgh SteelersEd SearsBackFlorida
176Los Angeles RamsDick JohnstonCenterSouthern Mississippi
177New York GiantsNorm SixtaTackleMinnesota
178Baltimore ColtsLes CarneyBackOhio
179Detroit LionsJohn ScheldrupEndIowa State
180Cleveland BrownsHoward HoelscherBackRice
181Detroit LionsJerry MohlmanBackBenedictine

Round sixteen

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
182Green Bay PackersArley FinleyTackleGeorgia Tech
183Chicago CardinalsWade PattersonEndIdaho
184Philadelphia EaglesMike MeatheringhamTackleGeorgia
185Chicago BearsKen PlegerTackleCapital
186Washington RedskinsFred PolzerEndVirginia
187Los Angeles RamsClint WestemeyerEndSt. Ambrose
188Pittsburgh SteelersJohn PerkinsTackleSouthern Mississippi
189Baltimore Colts Archie Matsos GuardMichigan State
190New York GiantsJohn WestTackleMississippi
191San Francisco 49ers George Shirkey TackleStephen F. Austin
192Cleveland Browns Jerry Cornelison TackleSouthern Methodist
193Detroit LionsGordon RingquistTackleCentral Michigan

Round seventeen

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
194Chicago CardinalsMac StarnesCenterAbilene Christian
195Green Bay PackersJoe ReeseEndArkansas Tech
196Philadelphia EaglesBill Van BurenCenterIowa
197Chicago BearsDick EatonCenterRichmond
198Washington RedskinsFred WiltTackleRichmond
199Pittsburgh SteelersJoe LewisTackleCompton J.C.
200Los Angeles RamsBill ThomasCenterClemson
201New York GiantsJack HarrisonCenterDuke
202Baltimore ColtsJim ReeseBackMinnesota
203San Francisco 49ers John Wittenborn TackleSoutheast Missouri State
204Cleveland BrownsRoddy OsborneBackTexas A&M
205Detroit LionsWalt GurasichGuardUSC

Round eighteen

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
206Green Bay PackersChuck StridGuardSyracuse
207Chicago CardinalsMario CheppoEndLouisville
208Philadelphia EaglesJohn BurroughsTackleIowa
209Chicago BearsPhil DuplerBackDuke
210Washington RedskinsLennie KingBackConnecticut
211Los Angeles RamsCoy ScottTackleMcNeese State
212Detroit LionsBill AustinCenterAuburn
213Baltimore Colts Dave Lloyd CenterGeorgia
214New York GiantsDick FuscoTackleMiddlebury
215San Francisco 49ers Dennit Morris BackOklahoma
216Cleveland BrownsAlvin JohnsonTackleIdaho
217Detroit LionsLarry CarrierBackKansas

Round nineteen

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
218Chicago Cardinals Ulmo "Sonny" Randle BackVirginia
219Chicago Bears Bill Roehnelt GuardBradley
220Philadelphia Eagles Ron Sabal GuardPurdue
221Chicago BearsBill ChanceyEndWest Virginia
222Washington RedskinsDon StephensonCenterGeorgia Tech
223Pittsburgh Steelers Gene Keady BackKansas State
224Los Angeles RamsDick DorseyEndUSC
225New York GiantsErnie JacksonBackSyracuse
226Baltimore ColtsJohn MurnenGuardBowling Green
227San Francisco 49ersRannie MushattCenterGrambling
228Cleveland BrownsEd BrownGuardArizona
229Detroit LionsDave BottosBackMurray State

Round twenty

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
230Green Bay PackersJohn DuBoseBackTrinity (TX)
231Chicago Cardinals Jim Matheny CenterUCLA
232Philadelphia EaglesKent LovelaceBackMississippi
233Chicago BearsLes RutledgeTackleMichigan State
234Washington RedskinsLou PelhamEndFlorida
235Los Angeles RamsGeorge ColbertBackDenver
236Pittsburgh SteelersGeorge JohnsonTackleWake Forest
237Baltimore ColtsTom ForrestalQuarterbackNavy
238New York GiantsJoe ClementsBackTexas
239San Francisco 49ers Jerry Mertens EndDrake
240Cleveland BrownsEd SeriekaBackXavier
241Detroit LionsBill CurryTackleWestern Kentucky

Round twenty-one

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
242Chicago CardinalsRay TooleBackNorth Texas State
243Green Bay PackersJerry KershnerTackleOregon
244Philadelphia Eagles John Madden Offensive tackle Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
245Chicago BearsBill MillerTackleNew Mexico Highlands
246Washington Redskins Jackie Simpson GuardMississippi
247Pittsburgh SteelersEverett JonesGuardUtah
248Los Angeles RamsRon ParrishBackLinfield
249New York GiantsCharlie HansenCenterTulane
250Baltimore ColtsJim FaulkBackTexas Christian
251San Francisco 49ersDon ChristianBackArkansas
252Cleveland BrownsBill MartinEndIowa State
253Detroit Lions Jim Wagstaff BackIdaho State

Round twenty-two

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
254Green Bay PackersDick MaggardBackCollege of Idaho
255Chicago CardinalsTony AloisioEndIndiana
256Philadelphia EaglesGeorge SherwoodEndSt. Joseph's (IN)
257Chicago BearsAl CarterBackTennessee
258Washington RedskinsCharley SandersBackWest Texas State
259Los Angeles Rams Bill Steiger EndWashington State
260Pittsburgh SteelersBill ThompsonEndDuke
261Baltimore ColtsBob McKeeEndMonmouth
262New York GiantsCleve WesterTackleAuburn
263San Francisco 49ersBruce HartmanTackleLuther
264Green Bay PackersFranklin MerlinoBackFlorida State
265Detroit LionsBuddy NidifferEndSouth Carolina

Round twenty-three

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
266Chicago CardinalsJohn HarbourTackleSoutheast Missouri State
267Green Bay PackersJack AshtonGuardSouth Carolina
268Philadelphia EaglesBilly TempletonEndMississippi
269Chicago BearsKen DawBackSam Houston State
270Washington RedskinsRon SchomburgerEndFlorida State
271Pittsburgh SteelersKen TrowbridgeBackNorth Carolina State
272Los Angeles RamsGary BerryBackEast Texas State
273New York GiantsBilly HurstBackMississippi
274Baltimore ColtsPhil ParslowBackUCLA
275San Francisco 49ersLarry FieldsBackUtah
276Cleveland BrownsDan VerheyTackleWashington State
277Detroit LionsFrank DestinoBackSouth Carolina

Round twenty-four

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
278Green Bay PackersJohn JereckTackleDetroit
279Chicago CardinalsEric SoesbeTackleVanderbilt
280Philadelphia EaglesJim PadgetCenterClemson
281Chicago BearsRuss MoonTackleVirginia Tech
282Washington RedskinsRod HansonEndIllinois
283Los Angeles RamsLarry HardingEndMichigan State
284Pittsburgh SteelersNorm RobertsEndEast Texas State
285Baltimore ColtsBobby SandlinBackTennessee
286New York GiantsMax BrodBackTexas Tech
287San Francisco 49ers Dee Mackey EndEast Texas State
288Cleveland BrownsJim O'ConnorTackleMarshall
289Detroit Lions Dave Whitsell BackIndiana

Round twenty-five

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
290Chicago CardinalsJ.C. RiekenbergBackNorthwestern State (LA)
291Green Bay PackersLarry PlentyBackBoston College
292Philadelphia EaglesHal DivineTackleMemphis State
293Chicago BearsBob BarronCenterSt. Norbert
294Washington RedskinsJohn GroomGuardTexas Christian
295Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Groce BackNorth Texas State
296Los Angeles RamsBill AtkinsTackleSan Jose State
297New York Giants Wayne Haensel TackleSouth Dakota
298Baltimore Colts Jim Rountree BackFlorida
299San Francisco 49ersBill KaczmarekCenterSouthwest Missouri State
300Cleveland BrownsBobby PetersBackBaylor
301Detroit LionsJim CookBackAuburn

Round twenty-six

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
302Green Bay PackersEsker HarrisGuardUCLA
303Chicago CardinalsRay MastersBackSouthern Methodist
304Philadelphia EaglesNeil MacLeanBackWake Forest
305Chicago BearsBob LylesBackMemphis State
306Washington RedskinsFrank BloomquistGuardIowa
307Los Angeles RamsCorky BridgesBackCentral Washington
308Pittsburgh SteelersJon EvansEndOklahoma State
309Baltimore ColtsBob GrimesTackleCentral Michigan
310New York GiantsDave BurkholderGuardMinnesota
311San Francisco 49ersHilliard HillEndUSC
312Cleveland BrownsFrank ThompsonTackleWake Forest
313Detroit LionsJoe BruceTackleMiddle Tennessee State

Round twenty-seven

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
314Chicago CardinalsWill LewisBackTennessee-Chattanooga
315Green Bay Packers Neil Habig CenterPurdue
316Philadelphia EaglesHindman WallEndAuburn
317Chicago BearsBen NapolskiEndNorthwestern
318Washington RedskinsPerry GehringEndMinnesota
319Pittsburgh SteelersFloyd DellingerBackTexas Tech
320Los Angeles RamsAlonzo VereenBackFlorida A&M
321New York GiantsDick BronsonTackleUSC
322Baltimore ColtsGeorge DintimanBackLock Haven
323San Francisco 49ersBob WituckiEndTexas Tech
324Cleveland Browns Dave Thelen BackMiami (OH)
325Detroit LionsDon AgersTackleMissouri-Rolla

Round twenty-eight

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
326Green Bay PackersDave CrowellGuardWashington State
327Chicago CardinalsGale McGintyBackWest Texas State
328Philadelphia EaglesGene GossageTackleNorthwestern
329Chicago BearsWilbur MainBackMaryland
330Washington RedskinsJoe BiggsGuardHardin–Simmons
331Los Angeles RamsGordy MorrowEndMichigan
332Pittsburgh SteelersDean AkinEndJacksonville State
333Baltimore ColtsJim MurphyTackleEast Tennessee State
334New York GiantsBob WattersEndLincoln (MO)
335San Francisco 49ersGarland WarrenCenterNorth Texas State
336Cleveland BrownsBill BoykinTackleMichigan State
337Detroit LionsJack PittEndSouth Carolina

Round twenty-nine

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
338Chicago CardinalsKen IrbyTackleMississippi State
339Green Bay PackersBob HaynesTackleSam Houston State
340Philadelphia EaglesDon McDonaldBackHouston
341Chicago BearsGlen HakesGuardNew Mexico
342Washington RedskinsEd CoffinBackSyracuse
343Pittsburgh SteelersMert FuquayEndBaylor
344Los Angeles RamsO'Jay BourgeoisBackArizona State
345New York GiantsLouis PitneyCenterNew Haven State
346Baltimore ColtsDoug PadgettEndDuke
347San Francisco 49ersHerman HodgesBackSam Houston State
348Cleveland BrownsFrank CzaplaTackleMissouri
349Detroit LionsHenry HerzogBackKentucky

Round thirty

Pick #NFL TeamPlayerPositionCollege
350Green Bay PackersJohn PetersTackleHouston
351Philadelphia EaglesJim ThompsonEndTemple
352Chicago BearsBobby HalumBackMiddle Tennessee State
353Washington RedskinsTed SmithEndGeorgia Tech
354Los Angeles Rams Walter Fondren BackTexas
355Pittsburgh SteelersDick SchererEndPittsburgh
356Baltimore ColtsGary LundGuardUtah State
357New York GiantsBilly LumpkinEndNorth Alabama
358San Francisco 49ersTed StahuraTackleKansas State
359Cleveland BrownsBen SvendsenCenterMinnesota
360 [5] Detroit LionsTommy BronsonBackTennessee
= Pro Bowler [3] = Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers

Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2020.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1976. [6]
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1978. [6]
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2018.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1983. [7]
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 2006 as a coach. [8]

Notable undrafted players

= Pro Bowler [3]
Original NFL teamPlayerPos.CollegeConf.Notes
Chicago Cardinals Ed Cook   OG/OT Notre Dame Ind.
Chicago Cardinals Mack Reynolds   QB LSU SEC
Pittsburgh Steelers Don Bishop   CB LA City College N/A
Pittsburgh Steelers Theodore Karras   DT Indiana Big Ten

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