The 1949 NFL Draft

Held December 21, 1948

Chuck Bednarik, C, Penn

Philadelphia Eagles 1949-1962 (14 playing seasons)
169 career games
Interceptions: 20
All-Pro: 9 years
All-Conference: 3 years
Pro Bowls: 8
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1967

The 1949 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1949 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 Philadelphia Eagles Chuck Bednarik c, Penn
2 Detroit Lions Johnny Rauch QB, Georgia
3 Boston Yanks Doak Walker b, SMU
4 New York Giants Paul Page B, smu
5 Green Bay Packers Stan Heath QB, Nevada-Reno
6 Pittsburgh Steelers Bobby Gage b, Clemson
7 Los Angeles Rams Bobby Thomason b, Virginia Military
8 Washington Redskins Rob Goode b, Texas A&M
9 Philadelphia Eagles Frank Tripucka qb, notre Dame
10 Chicago Cardinals Bill Fischer g, Notre Dame
11 Chicago Bears Dick Harris c, Texas
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