Pro Football Draft History: 1938

The 1938 NFL Draft - Held December 12, 1937

Corbett Davis

First Pick: Corbett Davis, B, Arkansas
1938-42 Cleveland Rams (five playing seasons)
Rushed for 382 yards and four TDs during career.

  Draft# Team Player Pos College
  1 Cleveland Rams Corbett Davis B Arkansas
  2 Philadelphia Eagles Jim McDonald B Ohio State
  3 Brooklyn Dodgers Boyd Brumbaugh B Duquesne
  4 Pittsburgh Pirates Byron (Whizzer) White B Colorado
  5 Chicago Cardinals Jack Robbins B Arkansas
6 Detroit Lions Alex Wojciechowicz C Fordham
  7 Green Bay Packers Cecil Isbell B Purdue
  8 New York Giants George Karamatic B Gonzaga
  9 Washington Redskins Andy Farkas B Detroit
  10 Chicago Bears Joe Gray B Oregon St.
Cecil Isbell

Cecil Isbell

= Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers Taken in 1938 NFL Draft
Alex Wojciechowicz, Center - 1st (6th overall)
Frank "Bruiser" Kinard, -3rd (18th overall)

 

 



 1938 NFL Draft by Team