The 1940 NFL Draft

Held December 9, 1939

George Cafego, B, Tennessee

1940, 1943 Brooklyn Dodgers
1943 Washington Redskins
1944-1945 Boston Yanks
Rushing: 77 yards, 1 TD
Passing: 966 yards, 6 TD
44 career punts

The 1940 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1940 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 Chicago Cardinals George Cafego B, Tennessee
2 Philadelphia Eagles George McAfee B, Duke
3 Pittsburgh Steelers Kay Eakin B, Arkansas
4 Brooklyn Dodgers Banks McFadden B, Clemson
5 Cleveland Rams Olie Cordill B, Rice
6 Detroit Lions Doyle Nave B, USC
7 Chicago Bears Clyde "Bulldog" Turner C, Hardin-Simmons
8 Washington Redskins Ed Boell B, NYU
9 Green Bay Packers Hal Van Every B, Minnesota
10 New York Giants Grenny Lansdell B, USC
  • #1 - Pick acquired from the Houston Oilers
  • #2 - Pick acquired from the Minnesota Vikings
  • #3 - Pick acquired from the Atlanta Falcons
  • #4 - Pick acquired from the Cleveland Browns
  • #5 - Pick acquired from the New Orleans Saints
  • #6 - Pick acquired from the Green Bay Packers
  • #7 - Pick acquired from the New England Patriots
  • #8 - Pick acquired from the Washington Redskins
  • #9 - Pick acquired from the Seattle Seahawks
  • #10 - Pick acquired from the San Francisco 49ers