The 1942 NFL Draft

Held December 22, 1941

Bill Dudley, B, Virginia

1942, 1945-1946 Pittsburgh Steelers
1947-1949 Detroit Lions
1950-1951, 1953 Washington Redskins
3,057 yards rushing, 123 receptions
23 interceptions, 44 touchdowns
484 points scored
All Pro years: 4
Pro Bowls: 4
Elected to Hall of Fame in 1966

HALL OF FAMERS TAKEN IN THE 1942 DRAFT

The 1942 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1942 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Dudley B, Virginia
2 Cleveland Rams Jack Wilson B, Baylor
3 Philadelphia Eagles Pete Kmetovic B, Stanford
4 Chicago Cardinals Steve Lach B, Duke
5 Detroit Lions Bob Westfall B, Michigan
6 Washington Redskins Orban "Spec" Sanders B, Texas
7 Brooklyn Dodgers Bob Robertson B, USC
8 New York Giants Merle Hapes B, Mississippi
9 Green Bay Packers Urban Odson T, Minnesota
10 Chicago Bears Frankie Albert B, Stanford
  • #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