1954 National Football League Draft

January 28, 1954

Round. Last Name, First Name, Position, College, Selected Overall

Baltimore Colts
1. Davidson, Cotton, QB, Baylor, 5
2. Grigg, Larry, B, Oklahoma, 16
3. Choice to LA Rams
4. Choice to Green Bay
5. Ellis, Don, B, Texas A&M, 53
6. Choice to Cleveland
7. Turner, Glenn, B, Georgia Tech, 77
8. McCotter, Dennis, G, Detroit, 88
9. Adams, Bob, G, Shippensburg, 101
10. Schoonmaker, Bob, B, Missouri, 112
11. Leberman, Bob, B, Syracuse, 125
12. Chelf, Don, T, Iowa, 136
13. McMillan, Chuck, B, John Carroll, 149
14. Braase, Ordell, T, South Dakota, 160
15. D'Agostino, Joe, G, Florida, 173
16. Sandusky, Alex, E, Clarion, 184
17. Adkins, Tommy, C, Kentucky, 197
18. Shinaut, Dick, B, Texas-El Paso, 208
19. Wenzlau, Charley, E, Miami (OH), 221
20. Berry, Raymond, E, SMU, 232 F
21. Lade, Bob, G, Wayne State, 245
22. Meyer, Bob, T, Ohio State, 256
23. Hardeman, Leon, B, Georgia Tech, 269
24. Kerlin, Don, B, Concordia (MN), 280
25. Rodgers, Pepper, B, Georgia Tech, 293
26. Esparza, Jesus, T, New Mexico State, 304
27. Sennett, Bill, E, Georgia Tech, 317
28. Ecstrom, Ray, C, Westminster (PA), 328
29. Taliaferro, Claude, B, Illinois, 341
30. Abbruzzi, Pat, B, Rhode Island, 352 +

Chicago Bears
1. Wallace, Stan, B, Illinois, 6
2. Casares, Rick, B, Florida, 18
3. Meadows, Ed, T, Duke, 30
4. Paterra, Fran, B, Notre Dame, 42
5. Griffis, Bob, G, Furman, 54
6. Hudson, John, G, Rice, 66
7. Cecere, Ralph, B, Villanova, 78
8. Garlington, Tom, T, Arkansas, 90
9. Giel, Paul, B, Minnesota, 102
10. Andrews, D.C., E, Hardin-Simmons, 114
11. Wallin, Ron, B, Minnesota, 126
12. Faragalli, Joe, G, Villanova, 138
13. Seaholm, Julius, G, Texas, 150
14. Miller, Ken, B, Illinois, 162
15. Hill, Harlon, E, North Alabama, 174
16. Lindley, Earl, B, Utah State, 186
17. Woodard, Lou, C, Sam Houston State, 198
18. Moore, McNeil, B, Sam Houston State, 210
19. Lum, Jim, T, Louisiana Tech, 222
20. Ladd, Jim, E, Bowling Green, 234
21. Cleere, Sonny, T, Abilene Christian, 246
22. Sumner, Charlie, B, William & Mary, 258
23. Lee, Herman, T, Florida A&M, 270
24. Jarrett, Bill, B, West Virginia, 282
25. Feamster, Tom, E, Florida State, 294 +
26. Petroka, Lou, B, Boston U., 306
27. Oniskey, Dick, C, Tennessee-Chattanooga, 318
28. Underwood, P.W., G, Mississippi State, 330
29. Beale, Alvin, B, Trinity (TX), 342
30. Haluska, Jim, B, Wisconsin, 354

Chicago Cardinals
1. McHan, Lamar, QB, Arkansas, 2
2. Knafelc, Gary, E, Colorado, 14
3. Cavazos, Bobby, B, Texas Tech, 26
4. Bredde, Bill, B, Oklahoma State, 38
5. Dohoney, Don, E, Michigan State, 50
6. McHugh, Tom, B, Notre Dame, 62
7. Mann, Dave, B, Oregon State, 74
8. Larson, Paul, B, California, 86 F
9. Chambers, Dean, T, Washington, 98
10. Lewis, Tommy, B, Alabama, 110
11. Smith, Homer, B, Princeton, 122
12. Pitt, Howard, E, Duke, 134
13. Goble, Les, B, Alfred, 146
14. Dumas, Sammy, G, Arkansas, 158
15. Harp, Cecil, E, Pacific, 170
16. Kilgore, Al, T, Kent State, 182
17. Troxell, Jack, B, Arkansas, 194
18. Young, Dick, B, Tennessee-Chattanooga, 206
19. Sazio, Jerry, T, William & Mary, 218
20. Huntsman, Stan, B, Wabash, 230
21. Stander, Jim, T, Colorado, 242
22. Fanucchi, Ledio, T, Fresno State, 254
23. Oakley, Charley, B, LSU, 266
24. Sawchik, Lou, E, Ohio U., 278
25. Marchand, Jerry, B, LSU, 290
26. Carrigan, Ralph, C, Alabama, 302
27. Culver, John, B, Harvard, 314
28. Koller, Tom, B, William & Mary, 326
29. Albrecht, Bill, B, Washington, 338
30. Burl, Alex, B, Colorado State, 350

Cleveland Browns
BONUS CHOICE: Garrett, Bobby, QB, Stanford, 1
1. Bauer, John, G, Illinois, 12
2. Hanulak, Chet (The Jet), B, Maryland, 24
3. Bassett, Maurice, B, Langston, 36
4. Hilgenberg, Jerry, C, Iowa, 48
5. Lucky, Bill, T, Baylor, 60
6. Smith, Jim Ray, G, Baylor [from Bal], 64
Jenkins, Asa, B, Toledo, 72
7. Miller, Don, B, SMU, 84
8. Barbish, Bill, B, Tennessee [from SF], 95
Harris, Charlie, B, Georgia, 96
9. Jones, Tom, T, Miami (OH), 108 F
10. Goss, Don, G, SMU [from SF], 119
Pagna, Tom, B, Miami (OH), 120
11. Schuebel, Max, T, Rice, 132
12. Bruenich, Tom, T, Maryland, 144
13. Cummins, George, T, Tulane, 156
14. Head, Jim, B, Iowa, 168
15. Lyssy, Chet, B, Hardin-Simmons, 180
16. Raidel, Rich, G, Kent State, 192
17. Chapman, Howard, T, Florida, 204
18. Wohrman, Bill, B, South Carolina, 216
19. Taylor, John, C, Austin, 228
20. Pierce, Hugh, C, North Carolina State, 240
21. Baughman, Jim, G, Illinois, 252
22. Caudle, Lloyd, B, Duke, 264
23. Mischak, Bob, E, Army, 276
24. Grambling, Johnny, B, South Carolina, 288
25. Hughes, Tom, T, Virginia Tech, 300
26. Lundy, Joe, G, Kansas, 312
27. Mapp, Johnny, B, Virginia Military, 324
28. Vergara, Vince, B, Syracuse, Army, 336
29. Carter, Troy, B, Virginia Military, 348

Detroit Lions
1. Chapman, Dick, T, Rice, 13
2. Neal, Jim, C, Michigan State, 25
3. Bowman, Bill, B, William & Mary, 37
4. Stits, Bill, B, UCLA [from Was], 44
McCants, Howard, E, Washington State, 49
5. Parozzo, George, T, William & Mary, 61
6. Dacus, Pence, B, S’west Texas St. [from GB], 63
Kercher, Dick, B, Tulsa, 73
7. Cross, Jack, B, Utah, 85
8. Davis, Milt, B, UCLA, 97
9. Lawson, Bob, B, Cal Poly-SLO, 109
10. Carroll, Jack, E, Holy Cross, 121
11. Schwenk, Milt, T, Washington State, 133
12. Hartman, Bob, T, Oregon State, 145
13. Swierczek, Jim, B, Marshall, 157
14. Novak, Ray, B, Nebraska, 169
15. Hinderlider, Kirk, E, Colorado State, 181
16. Chuoke, Bob, T, Houston, 193
17. Kaser, Rick, B, Toledo, 205
18. Hayes, Norm, T, Idaho, 217
19. Graves, Buster, T, Arkansas, 229
20. Durrant, Jim, G, Utah, 241
21. Kistler, Jack, B, Duke, 253
22. Brundage, Dewey, E, BYU, 265
23. Shanafelt, Jack, T, Pennsylvania, 277
24. Burrows, Bobby, G, Duke, 289
25. Woit, Dick, B, Arkansas State, 301
26. George, Jim, T, Syracuse, 313
27. Rzeszut, Dick, C, Benedictine, 325
28. Rutschman, Dolph, B, Linfield, 337
29. Bertrand, Mel, C, Idaho, 349
30. Horton, Ellis, B, Eureka (IL), 360

Green Bay Packers
1. Hunter, Art, T, Notre Dame, 3
Switzer, Veryl, B, Kansas State [from NYG], 4
2. Fleck, Bob, T, Syracuse, 15
3. Timberlake, George, G, USC, 27
4. Choice to Washington
Allman, Tommy, B, West Virginia [from Bal], 40
5. McGee, Max, B, Tulane, 51
6. Choice to Detroit
7. Marshall, Sam, T, Florida A&M, 75
8. Williams, Jimmie, T, Texas Tech, 87
9. Davis, Dave, E, Georgia Tech, 99
10. Knutson, Gene, E, Michigan, 111
11. Hall, Ken, E, North Texas State, 123
12. Oliver, Bill, B, Alabama, 135
13. Takacs, Mike, G, Ohio State, 147
14. Johnson, Dave (Kosse), B, Rice, 159
15. Choice to San Francisco
16. Koch, Des, B, USC, 183
17. Roberts, J.D., G, Oklahoma, 195
18. Barnes, Emery, E, Oregon, 207
19. Hall, Ken, C, Springfield, 219
20. Herbert, Lowell, G, Pacific, 231
21. Liebscher, Art, B, Pacific, 243
22. Buford, Willie, T, Morgan State, 255
23. Sathrum, Clint, B, St. Olaf, 267
24. Tennefoss, Marv, E, Stanford, 279
25. Smalley, John, T, Alabama, 291
26. Baierl, Ralph, T, Maryland, 303
27. Sims, Hosea, E, Marquette, 315
28. Slonac, Evan, B, Michigan State, 327
29. Dufek, Jerry, T, St. Norbert, 339
30. Campbell, Terry, B, Washington State, 351

Los Angeles Rams
1. Beatty, Ed, C, Mississippi, 10
2. Gillioz, Buddy, T, Houston, 22
3. Kincaid, Jim, B, South Carolina [from Bal], 29
Nickoloff, Tom, E, USC [from Was], 32
Hair, Henry, E, Georgia Tech, 34
4. McClelland, Lester, T, Syracuse [from Pit], 43
Nygaard, Norm, B, San Diego State, 46
5. Allen, Charlie, T, San Jose State [from Phi], 57
Hauser, Art, T, Xavier, 58
6. Panfil, Ken, T, Purdue, 70 F
7. Weeks, Charley, T, USC, 82
8. Black, George, E, Washington, 94
9. Bravo, Alex, B, Cal Poly-SLO, 106
10. Hughes, Ed, B, Tulsa [from Phi], 117
Katchik, Joe, E, Notre Dame, 118
11. Wardlow, Duane, T, Washington, 130
12. Maultsby, Jack, T, North Carolina, 142
13. Hensley, Sam, E, Georgia Tech, 154
14. Johnson, Mitchell, B, Bishop, 166
15. Elliot, Ed, B, Richmond, 178
16. Frey, Roger, T, Georgia Tech, 190
17. Wilhelm, Ed, C, Houston, 202
18. Sheriff, Stan, C, Cal Poly-SLO, 214
19. Givens, Frank, T, Georgia Tech, 226
20. Dougherty, Bob, B, Cincinnati, 238
21. Cooper, Jerry, T, West Virginia, 250
22. Pacer, Ray, T, Purdue, 262
23. Marks, Don, B, California, 274
24. Brookman, Ed, T, West Virginia, 286
25. Miller, Dick, B, Baldwin-Wallace, 298
26. Holtzman, Glen, T, North Texas State, 310
27. Shine, Entee, E, Notre Dame, 322
28. Mann, Dick, B, Case Western Reserve, 334
29. Dietrick, Dick, E, Pittsburgh, 346
30. Metzke, Frank, T, Marquette, 358

New York Giants

1. Choice to Green Bay
2. Buck, Ken, E, Pacific, 17
3. Bennett, Clyde, E, South Carolina, 28
4. Nolan, Dick, B, Maryland, 41
5. Putman, Earl, T, Arizona State, 52
6. Jacoby, George, T, Ohio State, 65
7. Berry, Wayne, B, Washington State, 76
8. Starkey, Ralph, T, West Virginia, 89
9. O'Garra, Pete, E, UCLA, 100
10. Steinberg, John, E, Stanford, 113
11. Fitzpatrick, Tom, G, Villanova, 124
12. Gulseth, Wendell, T, Wisconsin, 137
13. Topp, Bob, E, Michigan, 148
14. Epps, Bobby, B, Pittsburgh, 161
15. Swan, Jim, G, Denver, 172
16. Rice, George, B, Iowa, 185
17. Parker, Jackie, B, MIssissippi State, 196
18. Mims, Crawford, G, Mississippi, 209
19. King, Bob, G, South Carolina, 220
20. Snipes, Gene, E, Austin, 233
21. Corless, Rex, B, Michigan State, 244
22. Collier, Joe, E, Northwestern, 257
23. Mangum, Pete, B, Mississippi, 268
24. Harris, Bill, T, LSU, 281
25. Baker, Bill, B, Washburn, 292
26. Van Zandt, George, B, Long Beach C.C., 305
27. Clatterbuck, Bobby, B, Houston, 316
28. Partridge, Jim, B, Tulane, 329
29. Mote, Bill, T, Florida State, 340
30. Gibson, Jim, T, USC, 353

Philadelphia Eagles
1. Worden, Neil, B, Notre Dame, 9
2. Ryan, Rocky, E, Illinois, 21
3. Connor, Ted, T, Nebraska, 33
4. Mavraides, Menil (Minnie), G, Notre Dame, 45
5. Choice to LA Rams
6. Lambert, Hal, T, TCU, 69
7. Norton, Jerry, B, SMU, 81
8. Hunter, Dan, T, Florida, 93
9. Branch, Phil, G, Texas, 105
10. Choice to LA Rams
11. McLaughlin, Dave, E, Dartmouth, 129
12. Clasby, Dick, B, Harvard, 141
13. Mehalick, Joe, T, Virginia, 153
14. Patterson, Hal, B, Kansas, 165
15. McKown, Ray, B, TCU, 177
16. Grant, Charlie, C, Utah, 189
17. Knowles, Bob, T, Baylor, 201
18. Mrvos, Sam, G, Georgia, 213
19. Clem, Jerry, G, SMU, 225
20. Bailes, Tommy, B, Houston, 237
21. Crouch, Johnny, E, TCU, 249 +
22. Wojciehowski, Jim, E, Purdue, 261
23. Lofton, Harold, B, Mississippi, 273
24. Gressette, Nate, T, Clemson, 285
25. Zambiasi, Ray, B, Detroit, 297
26. Smith, Charley, B, Baylor, 309
27. Addiego, Ben, B, Villanova, 321
28. Gerdes, John, T, Cornell, 333
29. Stone, Jack, B, West Virginia, 345
30. Woodlee, Tommy, B, South Carolina, 357

Pittsburgh Steelers
1. Lattner, Johnny, B, Notre Dame, 7
2. Stark, Pat, B, Syracuse, 19
3. Miner, Tom, E, Tulsa, 31
4. Choice to LA Rams
5. Choice to San Francisco
6. Pepper, Laurin, B, Southern Mississippi, 67
7. O'Brien, Jack, E, Florida, 79
8. Cameron, Paul, B, UCLA, 91
9. Zombek, Joe, E, Pittsburgh, 103
10. Fisher, Bob, T, Tennessee, 115
11. Cimarolli, Lou, B, Pittsburgh, 127
12. Fritz, Don, E, Cincinnati, 139
13. Lattimer, Charley, C, Maryland, 151
14. Bradford, Roger, E, Waynesburg, 163
15. Drake, Tom, G, Tennessee-Chattanooga, 175
16. Krol, Cas, T, Detroit, 187
17. Fulwyler, Joe, C, Oregon State, 199
18. Penza, Don, E, Notre Dame, 211
19. Rydalch, Don, B, Utah, 223
20. Prender, Fred, B, West Chester, 235
21. Tassotti, Dan, T, Miami, 247
22. Lapsley, John, G, Northeastern, 259
23. Pascarella, Joe, T, Penn State, 271
24. Flanagan, Jack, E, Detroit, 283
25. Barron, Jim, T, Mississippi State, 295
26. Varaitis, Joe, B, Pennsylvania, 307
27. Yewcic, Tom, QB, Michigan State, 319
28. Bush, Joe, G, Notre Dame, 331
29. Fagan, Joe, T, John Carroll, 343
30. Sweatte, Juel, B, Oklahoma, 355

San Francisco 49ers
1. Faloney, Bernie, B, Maryland, 11
2. Rucka, Leo, C, Rice, 23
3. Korcheck, Steve, C, George Washington, 35
4. Boxhold, Charlie, B, Maryland, 47
5. Hantla, Bob, G, Kansas [from Pit], 55
Mincevich, Frank, G, South CarolIna, 59
6. Sagely, Floyd, E, Arkansas, 71
7. Youngelman, Sid, T, Alabama, 83
8. Choice to Cleveland
9. Connolly, Ted, G, Tulsa, 107
10. Choice to Cleveland
11. Skocko, John, E, USC, 131
12. Easterwood, Hal, C, Mississippi State, 143
13. Williams, Morgan, G, TCU, 155
14. Williams, Sammy, B, California, 167
15. Gossage, Ed, T, Georgia Tech [from GB], 171
Palumbo, Sam, G, Notre Dame, 179 +
16. Fiveash, Bobby, B, Florida State, 191
17. Kautz, Carl, T, Texas Tech, 203
18. Kay, Morris, E, Kansas, 215
19. Edmiston, Bob, T, Temple, 227
20. DePietro, Frank, B, Georgia, 239
21. Alsup, Howard, T, Middle Tennessee State, 251
22. Reynolds, Ralph, B, North Texas State, 263
23. Fenstemaker, LeRoy, B, Rice, 275
24. Daniels, Jerry, T, Tennessee Tech, 287
25. Platt, John, B, Elon, 299
26. Bello, Pete, C, Pasadena C.C., 311
27. Baker, Gayford, G, Nebraska-Omaha, 323
28. Garbrecht, Bob, B, Rice, 335
29. Dunn, Ted, B, Murray State, 347
30. Folks, Don, E, Houston, 359

Washington Redskins
1. Meilinger, Steve, E, Kentucky, 8
2. Schrader, Jim, C, Notre Dame, 20
3. Choice to LA Rams
4. Felton, Ralph, B, Maryland [from GB], 39
Choice to Detroit
5. Wells, Billy, B, Michigan State, 56
6. McHenry, Bill, C, Washington & Lee, 68
7. Jagielski, Harry, T, Indiana, 80
8. Marker, Bill, E, West Virginia, 92
9. Minnick, Jerry, T, Nebraska, 104
10. Green, Merrill, B, Oklahoma, 116
11. Wilson, Gene, B, South Carolina, 128
12. Dunkerly, Ben, T, West Virginia, 140
13. Dornburg, Roger, B, Wisconsin, 152
14. Nelson, Roger, T, Oklahoma, 164
15. Merck, Hugh, T, South Carolina, 176
16. Spring, Gilmer, E, Texas, 188
17. Coody, Jerry, B, Baylor, 200
18. Cudzik, Walt, C Purdue, 212
19. Witt, Jerry, B, Wisconsin, 224
20. Morley, Sam, E, Stanford, 236
21. Cavaglieri, John, T, North Texas State, 248
22. Schmaling, Max, B, Purdue, 260
23. Carrieri, Pete, G, Villanova, 272
24. Renfro, Will, E, Memphis State, 284
25. Rosso, George, B, Ohio State, 296
26. Gibson, Dorsey, B, Oklahoma State, 308
27. Yarborough, Ken, E, North Carolina, 320
28. Hansen, Ron, T, Minnesota, 332
29. Kress, Ted, B, Michigan, 344
30. Rondou, Don, B, Northwestern, 356