The 1952 NFL Draft

Held January 17, 1952

Bill Wade, QB, Vanderbilt

1954-60 Los Angeles Rams,
1961-66 Chicago Bears (13 playing seasons total)
Passing: 18,530 yards, 124 TDs
All Conference: 2
Pro Bowls: 2

The 1952 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1952 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 Los Angeles Rams1 Bill Wade qb, Vanderbilt
2 New York Yanks Les Richter g, California
3 Chicago Cardinals Ollie Matson b, San Francisco
4 Green Bay Packers Vito Parilli QB, Kentucky
5 Philadelphia Eagles Johnny Bright B, Drake
6 Pittsburgh Steelers Ed Modzelewski b, Maryland
7 Washington Redskins Larry Isbell B, Baylor
8 Chicago Bears Jim Dooley b, Miami
9 San Francisco 49ers Hugh McElhenny b, Washington
10 Cleveland Browns2 Bert Rechichar b, Tennessee
11 New York Giants Frank Gifford b, USC
12 Cleveland Browns Harry Agganis qb, Boston University
13 Los Angeles Rams Bob Carey e, Michigan State
  • 1 - Lottery Bonus Pick
    2 - Acquired from the Detroit Lions