1944 National Football League Draft

01/01/2005

April 19, 1944

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

Boston Yanks
1. Bertelli, Angelo, QB, Notre Dame, 1
3. Dimancheff, Boris (Babe) B, Purdue, 27
5. Rice, Larry, C, Tulane, 43
6. Parker, John (Butch), T, Loyola (LA), 54
7. Andrews, Mike, E, North Carolina State, 65
8. Musick, Bob, B, USC, 76
9. Warrington, Caleb (Tex), C, Auburn, 87
10. Sisti, Angelo, T, Boston College, 98
11. Long, Gene, G, Kansas, 109
12. Fiorentino, Ed, E, Boston College, 120
13. Zeleznak, Mike, B, Kansas State, 131
14. Maskas, John, T, Virginia Tech, 142
15. Bond, John, B, TCU, 153
16. Antaya, Roger, G, Dartmouth, 164
17. Shurnas, Marshall, E, Missouri, 175
18. Bennett, Reldon, T, LSU, 186
19. Faircloth, Art, B, North Carolina State, 197
20. Bilotti, Tony, G, St.Mary's (CA), 208
21. Furman, Bill, T, Washington & Lee, 219
22. Morford, Clare, G, Oklahoma, 230
23. Richmond, Dilton, E, LSU, 241
24. Lawlor, Courtney, B, Richmond, 252
25. Debus, Howard, B, Nebraska, 263
26. Portwood, Bill, E, Kentucky, 274
27. Collins, Harold, G, Southwestern (TX), 285
28. Gill, Aubrey, C, Texas, 296
29. Wasilewski, Chet, B, Holy Cross, 307
30. Letchas, Gus, B, Georgia, 318
31. Calcagni, Ralph, T, Penn, 324
32. Roberts, Walton, B, Texas, 330

Brooklyn Dodgers
1. Miller, Creighton, B, Notre Dame, 3
2. Callahan, Jim, B, Texas, 13
3 Park, Ralph, B, Texas, 18
4. Sikich, Rudy, T, Minnesota, 29
5. Ullom, Verne, E, Cincinnati, 34
6. McDonald, Bruce, E, Illinois State, 45
7. Graiziger, Bob, G, Minnesota, 56
8. Sachse, Jack, C, Texas, 67
9. Olenski, Mitch, T, Alabama, 78
10. Cenci, Aldo, B, Penn State, 89
11. Bicaninch, John, G, Minnesota, 100
12. Tyree, Jim, E, Oklahoma, 111
13. Wright, Jim, C, SMU, 122
14. Genis, John, T, Illinois, 133
15. Murphy, Billie (Spook), B, Mississippi State, 144
16 Essick, Doug, E, USC, 155
17. Maley, Howard (Red), B, SMU, 166
18. Willer, Don, T, USC, 177
19. Callanan, Howard, B, USC, 188
20. Doherty, George, T, Louisiana Tech, 199
21. Mihalic, Mike. G, Mississippi State, 210
22. Cook, Ted, E, Alabama, 221
23. Gillenwater, Bucky, T, Texas, 232
24. Baldwin, Jack, C, Centenary, 243
25. Manning, Dick, B, USC, 254
26. Grierson, Ray, E, Illinois, 265
27. Golding, Joe, B, Oklahoma, 276
28. Zimny, Bob, T, Indiana, 287
29. Frohm, Marty, T, Mississippi State, 298
30. Blose, Howard, B, Cornell, 309

Chicago Bears
1. Evans, Ray, B, Kansas, 9
3. Smeja, Rudy, E, Michigan, 24
5. Croft, Abe, E, SMU, 40
6. Stanley, C.B., T, Tulsa, 51
7. Seeley, Darwin, C, Stanford, 62
8. Fawcett, Randall (Buck), B, Stanford, 73
9. Morton, Jack, E, Missouri, 84
10. Starford, Bill, C, Wake Forest, 95
11. Houston, Lin, G, Ohio State, 106
12. Moore, J.P., B, Vanderbilt, 117
13. Duffey, Bill, E, Georgetown (DC), 128
14. Hartley, Joe, T, LSU, 139
15. Milner, Bill, G, Duke, 150
16. Hirsch, Ed (Buckets), B, Northwestern, 161
17. Ryckeley, Ed, E, Georgia Tech, 172
18. Plasman, Howdy, B, Miami, 183
19. French, Barry (Bear), T, Purdue, 194
20. Taylor, Paul, B, USC, 205
21. Margarita, Hank, B, Brown, 216
22. Davis, Ed, B, Oklahoma, 227
23. Jamison, Dick, T, USC, 238
24. Bortka, Jack, B, Kansas State, 249
25. Ruskusky, Roy, E, St. Mary's (CA), 260
26. Franck, Harry, B, Northwestern, 271
27. McKewan, Jack, T, Alabama, 282
28. Mitchell, Charley, B, Tulsa, 293
29. Boyle, Pat, G, Wisconsin, 304
30. Pepper, Bernie, T, Missouri, 315
31. Vogt, Karl, T, Villanova, 321
32. Endres, Bob, T, Colgate, 327

Chicago Cardinals
1. Harder, Pat, B, Wisconsin, 2
2. Mitchell, Paul, T, Minnesota, 12
3 Judd, Saxon, E, Tulsa, 17
4. Tavener, Jack, C, Indiana, 28
5 Blackburn, Bill, C, Rice, 33
6. Garnaas, Bill, B, Minnesota, 44
7. Smith, Rodger, B, Texas Tech, 55
8. Cochran, John (Red), B, Wake Forest, 66
9. Scanlan, Frank, B, Loyola (LA), 77
10. Saban, Lou, B, Indiana, 88
11. Griffin, Fran, T, Holy Cross, 99
12. Daniels, Leo, B, Texas A&M, 110
13. Dobbs, Bobby, B, Tulsa, 121
14. Hall, Van, B, TCU, 132
15. Carpenter, Jack, T, Missouri, 143
16. Csuri, Charley, T, Ohio State, 154
17. Magliolo, Joe, B, Texas, 165
18. Szot, Walt, T, Bucknell, 176
19. Adams, Jack, E, Presbyterian, 187
20. Kuffel, Ray, E, Marquette, 198
21. West, Jack, E, Texas, 209
22. Esorcia, Jack, B, Illinois State, 220
23. Buffmire, Don, B, Northwestern, 231
24. Nanni, Bob, T, Duke, 242
25. McGinnis, John, E, Notre Dame, 253
26. Hodges, Warren, T, Kansas, 264
27. Earley, Bill, B, Notre Dame, 275
28. Davis, Bob, G, Oregon, 286
29. DiFrancesca, Vince, T, Northwestern, 297
30. Ott, Lloyd, C, North Carolina State, 308

Cleveland Rams
1. Butkovich, Tony, B, Illinois, 11
3. Bouley, Gil, T, Boston College, 26
5. Waterfield, Bob, B, UCLA, 42
6. Akins, Al, B, Washington State, 53
7. Cheverko, George, B, Fordham, 64
8. Stasica, Stan, B, South Carolina, 75
9. Boensch, Fred, T, Stanford, 86
10. Shaw, Bob, E, Ohio State, 97
11. Andrejco, Joe, B, Fordham, 108
12. Filley, Pat, G, Notre Dame, 119
13. Erickson, Bob, B, Washington, 130
14. Maceau, Mel, C, Marquette, 141
15. Hubbell, Frank (Bud), E, Tennessee, 152
16. Aguirre, John, T, USC, 163
17. Clayton, Aubrey, B, Auburn, 174
18. Zamlynski, Ziggy, B, Villanova, 185
19. McBride, Bob, G, Notre Dame, 196
20. Yackanich, Joe, T, Fordham, 207
21. Creevey, John, B, Notre Dame, 218
22. Jones, David Paul, B, Arkansas, 229
23. Pharr, Jim, C, Auburn, 240
24. Warlick, Joe, B, Mississippi State, 251
25. Gianelli, Bert, G, Santa Clara, 262
26. Kuhn, Charley, B, Kentucky, 273
27. Smith, Jim, T, Colorado, 284
28. Donelli, Ray, B, Duquesne, 295
29. Hughes, John, E, Mississippi State, 306
30. McPhee, Dick, B, Georgia, 317
31. McLeod, Jim, E, LSU, 323
32. Kudlacz, Stan, C, Notre Dame, 329

Detroit Lions
1. Graham, Otto, B, Northwestern, 4
2. Cifers, Bob, B, Tennessee, 14
3. Heywood, Ralph, E, USC, 19
4. Betteridge, George, B, Utah, 30
5. Greene, John, T, Michigan, 35
6. Alliquie, Ed, T, Santa Clara, 46
7. Briggs, Paul, T, Colorado, 57
8. Giske, Red, G, Washington State, 68
9. Bolger, Matthew, E, Notre Dame, 79
10. Hein, Herb, E, Minnesota, 90
11. White, Paul, B, Michigan, 101
12. Lescoulie, Jack, G, UCLA, 112
13. Rehor, Doug, B, Dickinson, 123
14. Pritula, Bill, C, Michigan, 134
15. Molich, Jim, E, Fresno State, 145
16. Yakapovich, Jules, B, Colgate, 156
17. Helms, Jack, T, Georgia Tech, 167
18. Madarik, Elmer (Tippy), B, Detroit, 178
19. Eubank, Bill, E, Mississippi State, 189
20. Ahlstrom, Ray, B, St. Mary's (CA), 200
21. Kapter, Alex, G, Northwestern, 211
22. Clark, Vic, B, Texas (El Paso), 222
23. Fischer, Max, C, Oklahoma, 233
24. Jacoby, Chuck, B, Indiana, 244
25. McCarthy, Bob, E, St. Mary's (CA), 255
26. Hendrickson, Stan, E, Colorado, 266
27. Bouldin, Fred, B, Missouri, 277
28. McElwee, Dick, B, West Virginia, 288
29. Derleth, Bob, T, Michigan, 299
30. Dick, George, E, Kansas, 310

Green Bay Packers
1. Pregulman, Merv, G, Michigan, 7
3. Kuzma, Tom, B, Michigan, 22
5. McPartland, Bill, T, St.Mary's (CA), 38
6. McCardle, Mickey, B, USC, 49
7. Tracy, Jack, E, Washington, 60
8. Agase, Alex, G, Illinois, 71
9. Whitmire, Don, T, Alabama, Navy, 82
10. Koch, Bob, B, Oregon, 93
11. Johnson, Virgil, E, Arkansas, 104
12. Giusti, Roy, B, St. Mary's (CA), 115
13. Baughman, Bill, C, Alabama, 126
14. Griffin, Don, B, Illinois, 137
15. Gissler, Bert, E, Nebraska, 148
16. Shelton, Lou, B, Oregon State, 159
17. Cusick, Charley, G, Colgate, 170
18. Cox, Hugh, B, North Carolina, 181
19. Davis, Kermit, E, Mississippi State, 192
20. Johnson, Bob, C, Purdue, 203
21. Cox, Jim, T, Stanford, 214
22. Anderson, Cliff, E, Minnesota, 225
23. Perry, John Wesley, B, Duke, 236
24. DeMaria, Pete, G, Purdue, 247
25. Liss, Len, T, Marquette, 258
26. Jordan, Ray, B, North Carolina, 269
27. Grubaugh, Al, T, Nebraska, 280
28. Howard, A.B., E, Mississippi State, 291
29. Paladino, Paul, G, Arkansas, 302
30. Butchofsky, Bob, B, Texas A&M, 313
31. Deal, Russ, G, Indiana, 319
32. Gonzales, Abel (Frito), B, SMU, 325

New York Giants
1. Hillenbrand, Billy, B, Indiana, 6
2. Blount, Lamar, B, Mississippi State, 16
3. Flowers, Clyde, T, TCU, 21
4. Kane, Herb, T, East Central (OK), 32
5. Maitland, Vic, T, Hobart, 37
6. Okland, Jack, T, Utah State, 48
7. Frickey, Herm, B, Minnesota, 59
8. Clay, Roy, B, Colorado State, 70
9. Sanchez, Johnny, T, San Francisco, 81
10. Beamer, Ernie, E, Duke, 92
11. Grate, Carl, G, Georgia, 103
12. Mont, Tommy, B, Maryland, 114
13. Poole, Ray, E, Mississippi, 125
14. Corley, Bert, C, Mississippi State, 136
15. Poole, Ollie, E, Mississippi, 147
16. Ellsworth, Ralph, B, Texas, 158
17. Schneider, Ed, T, Washburn, 169
18. Gres, Marcel, T, Texas, 180
19. Brooks, Neil, B, Washington, 191
20. Kane, Pete, B, Geneva, 202
21. Kittrell, M.L. (Kit), B, Baylor, 213
22. Renfro, Roy, G, Fresno State, 224
23. Dubzinski, John, G, Boston College, 235
24. Beyer, Howard, C, Michigan State, 246
25. Babula, Ben, B, Fordham, 257
26. Fitanides, Ted, B, New Hampshire, 268
27. Bires, Andy, E, Alabama, 279
28. Rock, Tom, E, Columbia, 290
29. Cyhel, Walt, T, Creighton, 301
30. Nelson, Francis, B, Baylor, 312

Philadelphia Eagles
1. Van Buren, Steve, B, LSU, 5
3. LaPrade, Loren, G, Stanford , 20
5. Parker, Joe, E, Texas, 36
6. Horne, Hillary, T, Mississippi State, 52
7. Kulbitski, Vic, B, Minnesota, 58
8. Phillips, George, B, UCLA, 74
9. Sarringhaus, Paul, B, Ohio State, 80
10. Perko, John, G, Minnesota, 96
11. Ormsbee, Elliott, B, Bradley, 102
12. Parsons, Earle, B, USC, 118
13. Hanzlik, Bob, E, Wisconsin, 124
14. Talley, Jim, C, LSU, 140
15. Fusci, Dom, T, South Carolina, 146
16. Green, Johnny, E, Tulsa, 162
17. Freeman, Jackie, B, William & Mary, 168
18. Kane, Joe, B, Penn, 184
19. Schiro, Tony, G, Santa Clara, 190
20. Michael, Norm, B, Syracuse, 206
21. Kulakowski, Eddie, T, West Virginia, 212
22. Postus, Al, B, Villanova, 228
23. Smith, Milt, E, UCLA, 234
24. Klapstein, Earl, T, Pacific, 250
25. Frisbee, Bob, B, Stanford, 256
26. Eiden, Ed, B, Scranton, 272
27. Burdick, Barney, E, Creighton, 278
28. Daukas, Nick, T, Dartmouth, 294
29. Darone, Pasquale, G, Boston College, 300
30. Clark, Bill, T, Colorado College, 316
31. Pasko, Pete, E, East Stroudsburg, 322
32. Majewski, Myron, T, Am. International, 328

Pittsburgh Steelers
1. Podesto, Johnny, B, St. Mary's (CA), 10
2. Odell, Bob, E, Penn, 15
3. Gantt, Bob, E, Duke, 25
4. McCaffray, Art, T, Pacific, 31
5. Owen, George, G, Wake Forest, 41
6. Savage, Dan, B, Brown, 47
7. Frietas, Jesse, B, Santa Clara, 63
8. Titus, George, C, Holy Cross, 69
9. Stofko, Ed, B, St. Francis, 85
10. Jansante, Val, E, Duquesne, 91
11. Buda, Carl, G, Tulsa, 107
12. Gray, Sam, E, Tulsa, 113
13. Longacre, Bob, B, William & Mary, 129
14. Zetty, Les, E, Muhlenberg, 135
15. Myers, Jim, G, Tennessee, 151
16. Gottlieb, Joe, B, Duquesne, 157
17. Davis, Hugh, B, Michigan State, 173
18. Sullivan, Bill, E, Villanova, 179
19. Woodside, Jimmy, C, Temple, 195
20. Miller, Bill, B, Penn, 201
21. Lawson, Bob, E, Holy Cross, 217
22. Caver, Hank, B, Presbyterian, 223
23. Carter, Paul, T, Michigan State, 239
24. Holben, Dick, T, Muhlenberg, 245
25. Tippee, Howard, B, Iowa State, 261
26. Malmberg, Charley, T, Rice, 267
27. Ashbaugh, Russ, B, Notre Dame, 283
28. Petroski, Pat, G, Miami (FL), 289
29. Tosti, Joe, E, Scranton, 305
30. Seelinger, Len, B, Wisconsin, 311

Washington Redskins
1. Micka, Mike, B, Colgate, 8
3. Audet, Earl, T, USC, 23
5. Doherty, Ed, B, Boston College, 39
6. Fellows, Jackie, B, Fresno State, 50
7. Fischer, Hal, G, Texas, 61
8. White, Cliff, T, Murray State, 72
9. Ogdahl, Ted, B, Willamette, 83
10. Sneddon, Bob, B, St. Mary's (CA), 94
11. Aldworth, Bill, T, Minnesota, 105
12. Joslyn, Bill, B, Stanford, 116
13. Walker, Charley, C, Kentucky, 127
14. Clement, Boyd, C, Oregon State, 138
15. Gaffney, Jim, B, Tennessee, 149
16. Ossowski, Ted, T, Oregon State, 160
17. Davis, Tom, B, Duke, 171
18. Batorski, John, E, Colgate, 182
19. Ehrhardt, Clyde, C, Georgia, 193
20. Brown, Dave, E, UCLA, 204
21. Ivy, Bill, T, Northwestern, 215
22. Babcock, Bruce, B, Rochester, 226
23. Reinhard, Bill, B, California, 237
24. Bauer, Ed, G, South Carolina, 248
25. Martin, Joe (Smokey), B, Cornell, 259
26. Gustafson, Lee, B, Oregon State, 270
27. Pappas, Nick, T, Utah, 281
28. Bowen, Lindsey, E, Rice, 292
29. Gustafson, Bill, T, Washington State, 303
30. Yablonski, Bill, C, Holy Cross, 314
31. Hollingbery, Buster, C, Washington State, 320
32. Sheller, Willard, B, Stanford, 326



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