Pro Football Draft History: 1940
The 1940 NFL Draft - Held December 9, 1939
George Cafego First Pick: George Cafego, B, Tennessee
1940, 1943 Brooklyn Dodgers
1943 Washington Redskins
1944-1945 Boston Yanks
Rushing: 77 yards, 1 TD
Passing: 966 yards, 6 TD
44 career punts
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  Draft# Team Player Pos College
  1 Chicago Cardinals George Cafego B Tennessee
2 Philadelphia Eagles George McAfee B Duke
  3 Pittsburgh Steelers Kay Eakin B Arkansas
  4 Brooklyn Dodgers Banks McFadden B Clemson
  5 Cleveland Rams Olie Cordill B Rice
  6 Detroit Lions Doyle Nave B USC
7 Chicago Bears Clyde "Bulldog" Turner C Hardin-Simmons
  8 Washington Redskins Ed Boell B NYU
  9 Green Bay Packers Hal Van Every B Minnesota
  10 New York Giants Grenny Lansdell B USC
Clyde Turner

Clyde "Bulldog" Turner

= Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers Taken in 1940 NFL Draft
George McAfee, QB, Philadelphia Eagles - 1st round (2nd overall)
Clyde "Bulldog" Turner, QB, Chicago Bears, -1st round (7th overall)


 1940 NFL Draft by Team