The 1951 NFL Draft

Held January 18-19, 1951

Kyle Rote, B, SMU

1951-1961 New York Giants (11 playing seasons)
Receiving: 4,797 yards, 300 receptions, 48 TDs
Rushing: 871 yards, 4 TDs
All-Pro: 1 year
All Conference: 1 year
Pro Bowls: 4


The 1951 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1951 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 New York Giants1 Kyle Roteb, SMU
2 Chicago Bears2 Bob Williams qb, Notre Dame
3 San Francisco 49ers Y.A. Tittle qb, LSU
4 Washington Redskins Leon Heath B, Oklahoma
5 Green Bay Packers Bob Gain t, Kentucky
6 Chicago Cardinals Jerry Groom c, Notre Dame
7 Philadelphia Eagles Ebert Van Buren b, LSU
8 Philadelphia Eagles3 Chet Mutryn b, Xavier
9 Pittsburgh Steelers Clarence (Butch) Avinger b, Alabama
10 Chicago Bears4 Billy Stone b, Bradley
11 Los Angeles Rams Bud McFadin g, Texas
12 Chicago Bears Gene Schroeder e, Virginia
13 New York Giants5 Jim Spavital b, Oklahoma State
14 Cleveland Browns Kenny Konz b, LSU
  • 1 - Lottery Bonus Pick
    2 - Acquired from the Baltimore Colts
    3 - Acquired from the Detroit Lions
    4,5 - Acquired from the Baltimore Colts