Drafted coaches and staff

01/01/2005
HOF Draft Memories

Chuck Noll

Jim Finks

Chuck Noll - 1953 Jim Finks - 1949

There are four coaches and one general manager who are in the Hall of Fame who were selected as players in the annual player draft. 

JIM FINKS – Back – Drafted in the 12th round (116th overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was also picked in the 4th round (22nd player overall) of the 1949 AAFC Draft by the Chicago Rockets.

BUD GRANT – End – Drafted in the first round (14th overall) of the 1950 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. 

TOM LANDRY – Back – Drafted as a future choice in the 20th round (184th overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. He was also picked in the 19th round (128th overall) of the 1948 AAFC Draft by the New York Yankees. 

CHUCK NOLL – Tackle – Drafted in the 20th round (239th overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns.

DON SHULA – Back – Drafted in the 9th round (110th overall) of the 1951 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns.

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