History: 1968 Draft

Pro Football Draft History: 1968
The 1968 NFL Draft - January 30-31, 1968
1968yary First Pick: Ron Yary, T, USC
  • 1968-81 Minnesota Vikings
  • 1982 Los Angeles Rams (15 total playing seasons)
  • 205 career games
  • All-Pro: 6 years
  • All-Conference: 8 years
  • Pro Bowls: 7
  • Elected to Hall of Fame in 2001
  Draft# Team Player Pos College
Dawson_Len-bust 1 Minnesota Vikings1 Ron Yary T USC
  2 Cincinnati Bengals Bob Johnson C Tennessee
 Dawson_Len-bust 3 Atlanta Falcons Claude Humphrey DE Tennessee State
  4 San Diego Chargers2 Russ Washington T Missouri
  5 Green Bay Packers3 Fred Carr LB Texas-El Paso
  6 Boston Patriots Dennis Byrd DT North Carolina State
  7 New Orleans Saints4 Kevin Hardy DE Notre Dame
Dawson_Len-bust 8 Miami Dolphins Larry Csonka RB Syracuse
  9 Buffalo Bills Haven Moses E San Diego State
  10 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Taylor T USC
  11 Detroit Lions Greg Landry QB Massachusetts
  12 Washington Redskins Jim Smith DB Oregon
  13 St. Louis Cardinals MacArthur Lane RB Utah State
  14 Philadelphia Eagles Tim Rossovich DE USC
  15 San Franscisco 49ers Forrest Blue C Auburn
  16 Chicago Bears Mike Hull RB USC
  17 New York Jets Lee White RB Weber State
  18 San Diego Chargers Jim Hill DB Texas A&I
  19 Kansas City Chiefs Mo Moorman G Texas
  20 Dallas Cowboys Dennis Homan E Alabama
  21 Cleveland Browns Marvin Upshaw DE Trinity
  22 Kansas City Chiefs5 George Daney G Texas-El Paso
  23 Baltimore Colts John Williams T Minnesota
  24 Detroit Lions6 Earl McCullouch E USC
  25 Oakland Raiders Eldridge Dickey QB Tennessee State
  26 Green Bay Packers Bill Lueck G Arizona
  27 Miami Dolphins7 Doug Crusan T Indiana

Larry Csonka


Hall of Famers Taken in 1968 NFL Draft
Ron Yary, T, Minnesota Vikings - 1st round (1st overall)
Claude Humphrey, DE, Atlanta Falcons - 1st round (3rd overall)
Larry Csonka, RB, Miami Dolphins - 1st round (8th overall)
Curley Culp, DT, Denver Broncos - 2nd round (31st player overall)
Charlie Sanders, TE, Detroit Lions - 3rd Round (74th overall)
Elvin Bethea, DE, Houston Oilers - 3rd round (77th overall)
Art Shell, T, Oakland Raiders - 3rd round (80th overall)

1 - Pick acquired from the New York Giants
2 - Pick acquired from the Denver Broncos
3 - Pick acquired from the New Orleans Saints
4 - Pick acquired from the Minnesota Vikings
5 - Pick acquired from the Houston Oilers
6 - Pick acquired from the Los Angeles Rams
7 - Pick acquired from the Cincinnati Bengals