Pro Football Draft History: 1956
The 1956 NFL Draft - Held November 29, 1955
Gary Glick First Pick: Gary Glick, QB, Colorado State
1956-59 Pittsburgh Steelers
1959-60 Washington Redskins
1961 Baltimore Colts
1963 San Diego Chargers (seven total playing seasons)
Interceptions: 14
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  Draft# Team Player Pos College
  1 Pittsburgh Steelers1 Gary Glick QB Colorado State
  2 San Francisco 49ers Earl Morrall QB Michigan State
  3 Detroit Lions Howard "Hopalong" Cassady B Ohio State
  4 Philadelphia Eagles Bob Pellegrini C Maryland
  5 Pittsburgh Steelers Art Davis B Mississippi State
  6 Los Angeles Rams2 Joe Marconi B West virginia
  7 Chicago Cardinals Joe Childress B Auburn
  8 Green Bay Packers Jack Losch B Miami, FL
Bust 9 Baltimore Colts Lenny Moore B Penn State
  10 Chicago Bears Menan Schriewer E Texas
  11 Los Angeles Rams Charlie Horton B Vanderbilt
  12 Washington Redskins Ed Vereb B Maryland
  13 Cleveland Browns Preston Carpenter B Arkansas
Forrest Gregg

Forrest Gregg

Bust

Hall of Famers Taken in 1956 NFL Draft
Lenny Moore, B, Baltimore Colts - 1st round (9th overall)
Forrest Gregg, T, Green Bay Packers - 2nd round (20rd overall)
Sam Huff, LB, New York Giants - 3rd round (30th overall)
Willie Davis, DE, Cleveland Browns - 15th round (181st overall)
Bart Starr, QB, Green Bay Packers - 17th round (200th overall)


1 - Lottery Bonus Pick
2 - Acquired from the New York Giants

 

 1956 NFL Draft by Team