1948 National Football League Draft

01/01/2005

December 19, 1947

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

Boston Yanks
1. Mancha, Vaughn, C, Alabama, 5
3. Nolan, John, T, Penn State [from NYG], 14
Cook, Earl, G, SMU, 17
5. Healey, Bill, G, Georgia Tech, 29
6. Slosburg, Phil, B, Temple, 39
7. Choice to LA Rams
8. Furse, Robert (Tex), B, Yale, 59
9. Burton, Jim, E, Wesleyan, 69
10. Forbes, Bob, B, Florida, 79
11. Roman, George, T, Case Wes. Reserve, 89
12. Wimberly, Abner, E, LSU, 99
13. Jensen, Bob, E, Iowa St., 109
14. Entsminger, Hal (Bus), B, Missouri, 119
15. Ragonese, Carmen, B, New Hampshire, 129
16. Ratterman, George, QB, Notre Dame, 139
17. Trotter, Nute, T, Oklahoma, 149
18. Mendel, Jack, E, Canisius, 159
19. Jowell, Mel, G, McMurry, 169
20. Nelson, Frank, B, Utah, 179
21. Lukens, Jim, E, Washington & Lee, 189
22. O'Brien, Fran, B, Dartmouth, 199
23. Zito, Jim, T, Michigan State, 209
24. Roderick, Jack, E, Yale, 219
25. Sikorski, Eddie, B, Muhlenberg, 229
26. Mather, Bruce, B, New Hampshire, 239
27. Shoaf, Jim, T, Iowa, 249 +
28. McCary, Joe, B, Virginia, 259
29. Sica, Al, B, Penn, 269
30. Bonk, Harry, B, Maryland, 279
31. Langsjoen, Bernor, B Gustavus Adolphus, 287
32. Neff, George, B, Virginia, 294

Chicago Bears
1. Layne, Bobby, QB, Tex. [from Det thru Pit], 3
Baumgardner, Max, E, Texas, 10
3. Garrett, Dub, T, Mississippi State, 21
5. Ramsey, Knox, G, William & Mary, 32
6. Brugge, Bob, B, Ohio State, 44
7. Choice to Detroit
8. McWilliams, Tom (Shorty), B, Miss. State, 62
9. Mills, Malachi, T, Virginia Military, 74
10. Flanagan, Dick, E, Ohio State, 83
11. McDowell, Jim, G, William & Mary, 92
12. Sheehan, Mel, E, Missouri, 104
13. Scott, Dick, C, Navy, 113
14. Cline, Ollie, B, Ohio State, 122
15. Goode, Rob, B, Texas A&M, 134 +
16. Grimenstein, Clyde, E, Purdue, 143
17. Fallon, John, G, Notre Dame, 152
18. Brown, Ray, B, Virginia, 164
19. Hileman, Bob, C, California, 173
20. Gay, Thurman, T, Oklahoma State, 182
21. Blount, Ralph (Peppy), E, Texas, 194
22. Boone, J.R., B, Tulsa, 203
23. Duncan, Jim, E, Wake Forest, 212
24. Gatewood, Jimmy, B, Georgia, 224
25. Brumm, George, C, Pacific, 233
26. Dietzel, Paul, C, Miami (OH), 242
27. Clasby, Ed, B, Boston College, 254
28. Hardison, Fred, E, Duke, 263
29. Van Deren, Frank, E, California, 272
30. Pietkiewicz, Al, E, San Francisco, 284
31. Cox, Norm, B, TCU, 291
32. Smith, Truett, B, Mississippi State, 297 +

Chicago Cardinals
1. Spavital, Jim, B, Oklahoma State, 11
3. Smith, Bill, T, North Carolina, 23
5. Smith, Jay, E, Southern Mississippi, 35
6. Choice to Pittsburgh
7. Cason, Jim, B, LSU, 55
8. Camp, Jim, B, North Carolina, 65
9. Choice to NY Giants
10. Weisner, Carl, E, St. Louis, 85
11. Corum, Gene, G, West Virginia, 95
12. Self, Clarence, B, Wisconsin, 105
13. Hollar, John, B, Appalachian State, 115
14. Hanlon, Bob, B, Loras, 125
15. Petrovich, George, T, Texas, 135
16. Still, Jim, B, Georgia Tech, 145
17. Davis, Clay, C, Oklahoma State, 155
18. Caughron, Harry, T, William & Mary, 165
19. Davis, Jerry, B, Southeastern Louisiana, 175
20. Dwyer, Gene, E, St. Ambrose, 185
21. Waters, Harry, B, Colorado College, 195
22. Monroe, Dick, C, Kansas, 205
23. Reynolds, H.M. (Hindu), E, So. Miss., 215
24. Wedel, Dick, G, Wake Forest, 225
25. Shoults, Paul, B, Miami (OH), 235
26. Wendt, Fred, B, Texas-El Paso, 245
27. Belden, Doug, B, Florida, 255
28. Stackhouse, Ray, T, Xavier, 265
29. Reid, Bernie, G, Georgia, 275
30. Powell, Jim, E, Tennessee, 285
31. Polidor, Bob, B, Villanova, 293
32. Fischer, Bill, G, Notre Dame, 300 +

Detroit Lions
1. Choice to Chi. Bears through Pittsburgh
Tittle, Y.A., QB, LSU [from LARm], 6
2. Quist, George, B, Stanford, 13
3. Bingaman, Les, T, Illinois, 15
4. Minor, Jim, T, Arkansas, 25
5. Choice to Green Bay
6. Williamson, Bob, T, Hobart, 37
7. Enke, Fred, B, Arizona, 47
Schwab, Moroni, T, Utah St. [from ChiB], 53
8. Choice to NY Giants
9. Doll, Don, B, USC, 67
10. Cleary, Paul, E, USC, 77
11. Land, Fred, T, LSU, 87
12. Choice to NY Giants
13. Steger, Russ, B, Illinois, 107 +
14. Enstice, Hal, B, Union (NY), 117
15. Elliott, Pete, B, Michigan, 127 F
16. Templeton, Dave, G, Ohio State, 137
17. Sickels, Quentin, G, Michigan, 147
18. Spruill, Jim, T, Rice, 157
19. Hafen, Barney, E, Utah, 167
20. Dellosobelle, Aldo, T, Loyola (CA), 177
21. Dill, Dean, B, USC, 187
22. McEwen, Jack, B, Colorado, 197
23. Steiner, Roy (Rebel), E, Alabama, 207 +
24. Saurez, Joe, G, St. Mary's (CA), 217
25. McGee, Coy, B, Notre Dame, 227
26. Alexander, Phil, T, South Carolina, 237
27. Pizza, Frank, T, Toledo, 247
28. Schutte, George, T, USC, 257
29. Pabalis, Tony, B, Central Michigan, 267
30. McCurry, Bob, C, Michigan State, 277

Green Bay Packers
1. Girard, Earl (Jug), B, Wisconsin, 7
3. Smith, Oscar, B, Texas-El Paso, 19
5. Richards, Don, T, Arkansas [from Det], 27
Sellers, Weyman, E, Georgia, 31
6. Olsonoski, Larry G, Minnesota, 41
7. Rhodemyre, Jay, C, Kentucky, 51
8. Cunz, Bob, T, Illinois, 61
9. Choice to NY Giants
10. Walmsley, George, B, Rice, 81
11. Hodges, Bob, T, Bradley, 91
12. Rennebohm, Bob, E, Wisconsin, 101
13. Moss, Perry, B, Illinois, 111
14. Provo, Fred, B, Washington, 121
15. Agase, Lou, T, Illinois, 131
16. Raven, Travis, B, Texas, 141
17. Choice to Washington
18. Balge, Ken, E, Michigan State, 161
19. Tatom, Charley, T, Texas, 171
20. Thomas, Floyd, C, Arkansas, 181
21. St. John, Herb, G, Georgia, 191
22. Anderson, Don (Red), B, Rice, 201
23. Kling, Fred, B, Missouri, 211
24. Biggers, Clyde, T, Catawba, 221
25. Heath, Stan, QB, Nevada-Reno, 231
26. Allen, Aubrey, T, Colorado, 241
27. Gorski, Stan, E, St, Mary's (MN), 251
28. Sharp, Don, C, Tulsa, 261
29. Panelli, John (Pep), B, Notre Dame, 271 +
30. McGeary, Clarence, T, N.Dakota St., 281
31. Mills, Gayland (Mike), E, BYU, 289
32. Earhart, Ralph, E, Texas Tech, 296

Los Angeles Rams
1. Choice to Detroit
3. Keane, Tom, B, West Virginia, 18
5. Bailey, Bruce, B, Virginia, 30
6. Grimes, George, B, Virginia, 40
7. Ruszkowski, Gene, T, Ohio U. [from Bos], 49
Cudd, Noel, T, West Texas St., 50
8. Walker, Bob, B, Colorado Mines, 60
9. Graham, Mike, B, Cincinnati, 70
10. Johnson, Glenn, T, Arizona State, 80
11. Zisch, Johnny, E, Colorado, 90
12. Phleger, Atherton (Pinky), T, Stanford, 100
13. Heck, Bob, E, Purdue, 110
14. Schroll, Bill, B, LSU, 120
15. Dement, Bob, T, Southern Mississippi, 130
16. Schoenherr, Charley, B, Wheaton, 140
17. Brink, Larry, E, Northern Illinois, 150
18. O'Connor, Bill (Zeke), G, Notre Dame, 160
19. Nelson, Bill, B, Montana State, 170
20. Rees, Jim, T, North Carolina State, 180
21. Borneman, Ray, B, Texas, 190
22. Yagiello, Ray, T, Catawba, 200
23. Pesek, John, E, Nebraska, 210
24. DeAutremont, Charlie, B, So.Oregon, 220
25. Levenhagen, Bob, G, Washington, 230
26. Cooper, Leon, T, Hardin-Simmons, 240
27. Wade, Jim, B, Oklahoma City, 250
28. Sinofsky, Ken, G, Nevada-Reno, 260
29. Stuart, Bobby Jack, B, Tulsa, Army, 270
30. Crum, Hilliard (Junior), E, Arizona, 280
31. Kunkiewicz, Tony, B, Trinity (CT), 288
32. Taylor, Bill, E, Rice, 295

New York Giants
1. Minisi, Tony (Skippy), B, Penn, Navy, 2
2. Scott, Joe, B, San Francisco, 12
3. Choice to Boston
4. Gehrke, Bruce, E, Columbia, 24
5. Wolosky, Johnny, C, Penn State, 26
6. Erickson, Bill, T, MissIssIppi, 36
7. Pfohl, Bob, B, Purdue, 46
8. Hutchinson, Ralph, T, Tenn.-Chattanooga, 56
Coates, Ray, B, LSU, [from Detroit], 57
9. Ottele, Dick, B, Washington, 66
Wiltgen, Ken, E, Northwestern [from GB], 71
Royston, Ed, G, Wake Forest [from ChiC], 75
10. Magdziak, Stan, B, William & Mary, 76
11. Lanzl, Pete, E, Youngstown State, 86
12. Modzeleski, Len, T, Scranton, 96
Brieske, Jim, C, Michigan [from Det], 97
13. Hatch, Bob, B, Boston U., 106
14. Hansel, John, G, Guilford, 116
15. Garza, Dan, E, Oregon, 126
16. Yovetich, Dan, E, Montana State, 136
17. Grothus, Joe, G, Iowa, 146
18. Mathews, George, B, Georgia Tech, 156
19. Ettinger, Don (Red Dog), G, Kansas, 166
20. Williams, Frank, B, Utah State, 176
21. Woodward, Dick, C, Iowa, 186
22. Kisiday, George, T, Columbia, 196
23. Roberts, Theron, G, Arkansas, 206
24. McCormick, Walt, C, USC, 216
25. Wilkins, Dick, E, Oregon, 226
26. Marotta, Vince, B, Mount Union, 236
27. Salisbury, Tom, T, Clemson, 246
28. Lilja, Roy, C, Colorado College, 256
29. Greenhalgh, Bobby, B, San Francisco, 266
30. Kelley, Ed, T, Texas, 276

Philadelphia Eagles
1. Scott, Clyde (Smackover), B, Ark., Navy, 8
3. Campbell, Paul, QB, Texas, 22
5. Myers, Jack (Moose), B, UCLA, 33
6. Duncan, Howard, C, Ohio State, 42
7. Tinsley, Buddy, T, Baylor, 54
8. Wendell, Marty, G, Notre Dame, 63
9. Beasley, Scott, E, Nevada-Reno, 72
10. Richeson, Ray, G, Alabama, 84
11. Johnson, Gil, QB, SMU, 93
12. Wyman, Bill, T, Rice, 102 +
13. WaIthall, Jim, B, West Virginia, 114
14. Kempthorn, Dick, B, Michigan, 123
15. Rifenburg, Dick, E, Michigan, 132
16. Stanton, Don, T, Oregon, 144
17. Kohl, Ralph, T, Michigan, 153
18. Fowler, Aubrey, B, Arkansas, 162
19. Krall, Rudy, B, New Mexico, 174
20. Claunch, Ed, C, LSU, 183
21. Norton, Negley, T, Penn State, 192
22. Frizzell, Lockwood, C, Virginia, 204
23. Swaner, Jack, B, California, 213
24. Littleton, Art, E, Penn, 222
25. Parmer, Jim, B, Oklahoma State, 234
26. Creekmur, Lou, T, William & Mary, 243
27. Stanton, Bill, E, North Carolina State, 252
28. Ellender, Benny, B, Tulane, 264
29. Grossman, Rex, B, Indiana, 273
30. Kitchens, A.B., T, Tulsa, 282
31. Statuto, Art, C, Notre Dame, 292
32. Novak, Tom, C, Nebraska, 298

Pittsburgh Steelers
1. Edwards, Dan, E, Georgia, 9
3. Nuzum, Jerry, B, New Mexico State, 20
5. Wozniak, John, G, Alabama, 34
6. Gasparella, Joe, B, Notre Dame, 43
O'Reilly, Phil, T, Purdue, [from ChiC], 45
7. Luongo, Bill, B, Pennsylvania, 52
8. Cooper, Jim, C, North Texas State, 64
9. Ryan, Ed, E, St, Mary's (CA), 73
10. Deranek, Dick, B, Indiana, 82
11. Redfield, Paul, T, Colgate, 94
12. Papach, George, B, Purdue, 103
13. Finical, Tom, E, Princeton, 112
14. Lane, Clayton, T, New Hampshire, 124
15. Mazuca, Dick, G, Canisius, 133
16. McPeak, Bill, E, Pittsburgh, 142
17. Messoline, Frank, B, Scranton, 154
18. Lane, Tom, T, Muhlenburg, 163
19. Barbolak, Pete, T, Purdue, 172
20. Folger, Fred, B, Duke, 184
21. Snyder, Charley, T, Marshall, 193
22. Stevens, Tally, E, Utah, 202
23. Norman, Dike, C, Washington & Lee, 214
24. Simmons, Floyd, B, Notre Dame, 223
25. Hausser, Paul, T, Wichita State, 232
26. Ramsey, Bob, B, SMU, 244
27. Whitlow, Felton, T, North Texas State, 253
28. Bowen, Dinky, B, Georgia Tech, 262
29. Gibron, Abe, G, Purdue, 274
30. Hilkene, Bruce, T, Michigan, 283
31. Zuchowski, Ted, T, Toledo, 290
32. DeMattea, Tony, B, Pittsburgh, 299

Washington Redskins
BONUS CHOICE: Gilmer, Harry, B, Alabama, 1
1. Tew, Lowell, B, Alabama, 4
3. Thompson, Tommy, C, William & Mary, 16
5. Sandifer, Dan, B, LSU, 28
6. Weisenburger, Jack, B, Michigan, 38
7. Kurkowski, Jack, B, Detroit, 48
8. Cady, Jerry, T, Gustavus Adolphus, 58
9. Anderson, Bob, B, Stanford, 68
10. Katrishen, Mike, T, Southern Mississippi, 78
11. Marshall, Ed, T, Penn, 88
12. Andrus, Ted, G, Southwestern Louisiana, 98
13. Russ, Carl, B, Rice, 108
14. Jagade, Harry (Chick), B, Indiana, 118
15. Quirk, Eddie, B, Missouri, 128
16. Pollard, Art, B, Arizona, 138
17. Newman, Chuck, E, Louisiana Tech, 148
Schwartzkopf, Dale, E, Texas [from GB], 151
18. Pearcy, Ray, C, Oklahoma, 158
19. VeIlela, Gene, T, Scranton, 168
20. Box, Cloyce, B, West Texas State, 178
21. Bell, Bryan, B, Washington & Lee, 188
22. Williams, Joel, C, Texas, 198
23. Hoitsma, Lou, E, William & Mary, 208
24. Lawhorn, Floyd, G, Texas Tech, 218
25. West, Dick, B, Princeton, 228
26. Oakes, Roland, E, Missouri, 238
27. Watkins, Ed, T, Idaho, 248
28. Corbitt, Don, C, Arizona, 258
29. Bowen, Buddy, B, Mississippi, 268
30. Paulson, Vic, E, CaI-Santa Barbara, 278
31. Welch, Barney, B, Texas A&M, 286



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