The 1948 NFL Draft

Held December 19, 1947

Harry Gilmer, B, Alabama

Washington Redskins 1948-1954
Detroit Lions 1955-1956
Passing: 3,786 yards; 23 touchdowns
Rushing: 923 yards; 1 touchdown
Pro Bowls: 2

The 1948 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1948 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 Washington Redskins Harry Gilmer B, Alabama
2 New York Giants Tony Minisi b, Penn
3 Chicago Bears Bobby Layne QB, Texas
4 Washington Redskins Lowell Tew B, Alabama
5 Boston Yanks Vaughn Mancha C, Alabama
6 Detroit Lions Y.A. Tittle QB, LSU
7 Green Bay Packers Ken Ruettgers T, USC
8 Philadelphia Eagles Clyde Scott B, Arkansas
9 Pittsburgh Steelers Dan Edwards e, Georgia
10 Chicago Bears Max Baumgardner e, Texas
11 Chicago Cardinals Jim Spavital B, Oklahoma State
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