1948 AAFC Draft

The 1948 AAFC Draft was the second collegiate draft of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC). The draft expanded to 30 rounds, but not all teams selected in each round. For example: Baltimore and Chicago were the only teams with picks in the second round. Chicago, Brooklyn and Baltimore had 5 selections in the first 5 rounds, while Cleveland and New York which were stronger teams had only 2.[1]

1948 AAFC Draft
General information
Date(s)December 17, 1947
LocationNew York, NY
Overview
217 total selections in 30 rounds
LeagueAAFC
First selectionTony Minisi, B
University of Pennsylvania
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Player selectionsEdit

= All-Star
= AAFC MVP
Round Pick # AAFC Team Player Position College
1 1 Chicago Rockets Tony Minisi B Pennsylvania
1 2 Baltimore Colts Bobby Layne QB Texas
1 3 Brooklyn Dodgers Harry Gilmer QB Alabama
1 4 Los Angeles Dons Vaughn Mancha C Alabama
1 5 San Francisco 49ers Joe Scott B San Francisco
1 6 Buffalo Bills Clyde Scott B Arkansas
1 7 New York Yankees Lowell Tew B Alabama
1 8 Cleveland Browns Jeff Durkota B Penn State
2 9 Chicago Rockets Carl Samuelson T Nebraska
2 10 Baltimore Colts Bill Garrett T Mississippi State
3 11 Chicago Rockets John Nolan T Penn State
3 12 Baltimore Colts Earl Cook G SMU
3 13 Brooklyn Dodgers Dan Edwards E Georgia
3 14 Los Angeles Dons Len Ford E Michigan
3 15 San Francisco 49ers Jim Cason B LSU
3 16 Buffalo Bills Bill Gompers B Notre Dame
3 17 New York Yankees Otto Schnellbacher E Kansas
3 18 Cleveland Browns Ollie Cline B Ohio State
4 19 Chicago Rockets Paul Cleary E USC
4 20 Baltimore Colts Dan Sandifer B LSU
4 21 Brooklyn Dodgers Joe Spencer T Oklahoma A&M
4 22 Los Angeles Dons John Novitsky T Oklahoma City
4 23 San Francisco 49ers Walt McCormick C USC
4 24 Buffalo Bills Bill O'Connor E Notre Dame
5 25 Chicago Rockets Bill Walsh C Notre Dame
5 26 Baltimore Colts Joe Smith E Texas Tech
5 27 Brooklyn Dodgers Les Bingaman T Illinois
6 28 Chicago Rockets Vince DiFrancesca G Northwestern
6 29 Baltimore Colts Gene Ruszkowski T Ohio
6 30 Brooklyn Dodgers Jay Smith E Mississippi Southern
6 31 Los Angeles Dons Lin Sexton B Wichita
6 32 San Francisco 49ers Fred Land T LSU
6 33 Buffalo Bills Marty Wendell G Notre Dame
7 34 Chicago Rockets Jay Rhodemyre C Kentucky
7 35 Baltimore Colts Jim Batchelor B East Texas State
7 36 Brooklyn Dodgers Homer Paine T Oklahoma
7 37 Los Angeles Dons Weldon Edwards T TCU
7 38 San Francisco 49ers Phil O'Reilly T Purdue
7 39 Buffalo Bills Bob Brugge B Ohio State
7 40 New York Yankees Pete Stout B TCU
7 41 Cleveland Browns Tommy Thompson C William & Mary
8 42 Chicago Rockets Jim Turner T California
8 43 Baltimore Colts Rex Olsen B BYU
8 44 Brooklyn Dodgers Bruce Gehrke E Columbia
8 45 Los Angeles Dons Jim Spavital B Oklahoma A&M
9 46 Chicago Rockets Myron Miller C Oklahoma A&M
9 47 Baltimore Colts Aubrey Fowler B Arkansas
9 48 Brooklyn Dodgers Jim Minor T Arkansas
9 49 Los Angeles Dons Knox Ramsey G William & Mary
9 50 San Francisco 49ers Bill Luongo B Pennsylvania
9 51 Buffalo Bills Lou King B Iowa
9 52 New York Yankees Barney Poole E Ole Miss
9 53 Cleveland Browns Bill Smith T North Carolina
10 54 Chicago Rockets Phil Slosburg B Temple
10 55 Baltimore Colts Jack Fitch B North Carolina
10 56 Brooklyn Dodgers Herb St. John G Georgia
10 57 Los Angeles Dons Chi Mills G VMI
11 58 Chicago Rockets Jack Swaner B California
11 59 Baltimore Colts Don Ettinger T Kansas
11 60 Brooklyn Dodgers Chuck Newman E Louisiana Tech
11 61 Los Angeles Dons Lou Mihajlovich E Indiana
11 62 San Francisco 49ers Bob Steckroth E William & Mary
11 63 Buffalo Bills John Finney B San Francisco
11 64 New York Yankees Jack Weisenburger B Michigan
11 65 Cleveland Browns Ralph Maughan C Utah State
12 66 Chicago Rockets Thurman Gay T Oklahoma A&M
12 67 Baltimore Colts Paul Redfield T Colgate
12 68 Brooklyn Dodgers Jim Camp B North Carolina
12 69 Los Angeles Dons Harper Davis B Mississippi State
12 70 San Francisco 49ers Gene Malinowski C Detroit
12 71 Buffalo Bills Dick Johnson G Baylor
12 72 New York Yankees Bob Hendren T USC
12 73 Cleveland Browns Dean Sensanbaugher B Ohio State
13 74 Chicago Rockets Fran Parker T Holy Cross
13 75 Baltimore Colts Stan Magdziak B William & Mary
13 76 Brooklyn Dodgers Bob Koch B Oregon
13 77 Los Angeles Dons Mike Graham B Cincinnati
13 78 San Francisco 49ers Len Modzelski T Scranton
13 79 Buffalo Bills George Grimes B Virginia
13 80 New York Yankees Dick Ottele B Washington
13 81 Cleveland Browns Mike Rubish E North Carolina
14 82 Chicago Rockets Lou Agase T Illinois
14 83 Baltimore Colts Dick Deranek B Indiana
14 84 Brooklyn Dodgers John White C Michigan
14 85 Los Angeles Dons Bernie Winkler T Texas Tech
14 86 San Francisco 49ers Les Rideout T Bowling Green
14 87 Buffalo Bills Larry Joe B Penn State
14 88 New York Yankees Dick McKissack B SMU
14 89 Cleveland Browns Alex Sarkisian C Northwestern
15 90 Chicago Rockets Jerry McCarthy E Pennsylvania
15 91 Baltimore Colts Dyke Norman B Washington & Lee
15 92 Brooklyn Dodgers Bob Terry T Texas A&I
15 93 Los Angeles Dons Bill Erickson T Ole Miss
15 94 San Francisco 49ers Larry Olsonoski T Minnesota
15 95 Buffalo Bills Frank Ballard G Virginia Tech
15 96 New York Yankees Joe Magliolo B Texas
15 97 Cleveland Browns Dan Dworsky B Michigan
16 98 Chicago Rockets Rudy Krall B New Mexico
16 99 Baltimore Colts Dick Working B Washington & Lee
16 100 Brooklyn Dodgers John Wozniak G Alabama
16 101 Los Angeles Dons Shorty McWilliams B Mississippi State
16 102 San Francisco 49ers Wally Matulich B Mississippi State
16 103 Buffalo Bills Jim Walthall B West Virginia
16 104 New York Yankees Bob Ramsey B SMU
16 105 Cleveland Browns Scott Beasley E Nevada
17 106 Chicago Rockets Dick Flanagan B Ohio State
17 107 Baltimore Colts George Sparger C North Carolina
17 108 Brooklyn Dodgers Bob Jensen E Iowa State
17 109 Los Angeles Dons Bob Levenhagen G Washington
17 110 San Francisco 49ers Bob Ravensberg E Indiana
17 111 Buffalo Bills Ray Coates B LSU
17 112 New York Yankees Charlie Wright E Texas A&M
17 113 Cleveland Browns Russ Steger B Illinois
18 114 Chicago Rockets Ed Ryan E St. Mary's (CA)
18 115 Baltimore Colts Rollin Prather E Kansas State
18 116 Brooklyn Dodgers Joe Jurich E West Chester
18 117 Los Angeles Dons Weyman Sellers E Georgia
18 118 San Francisco 49ers Bill Pritula T Michigan
18 119 Buffalo Bills Doug Waybright E Notre Dame
18 120 New York Yankees Marion Shirley T Oklahoma City
18 121 Cleveland Browns Lou Hoitsma E William & Mary
19 122 Chicago Rockets Byron Gillory B Texas
19 123 Baltimore Colts Norm Mosley B Alabama
19 124 Brooklyn Dodgers Billie Cromer B North Texas State
19 125 Los Angeles Dons Ab Wimberly E LSU
19 126 San Francisco 49ers Art Fitzgerald B Yale
19 127 Buffalo Bills Wade Walker T Oklahoma
19 128 New York Yankees Tom Landry B Texas
19 129 Cleveland Browns Pete Ashbaugh B Notre Dame
20 130 Chicago Rockets Don Doll B USC
20 131 Baltimore Colts Carmen Ragonese B New Hampshire
20 132 Brooklyn Dodgers Dick Scott C Navy
20 133 Los Angeles Dons Frank Ziegler B Georgia Tech
20 134 San Francisco 49ers Pete Barbolak T Purdue
20 135 Buffalo Bills Roger Stephens B Cincinnati
20 136 New York Yankees Bobby Forbes B Florida
20 137 Cleveland Browns Dave Templeton G Ohio State
21 138 Chicago Rockets Fred Provo B Washington
21 139 Baltimore Colts Bob Walker B Colorado Mines
21 140 Brooklyn Dodgers Walt Marusa G Delaware
21 141 Los Angeles Dons Ed Smith B Texas Mines
21 142 San Francisco 49ers Dick Loepfe T Wisconsin
21 143 Buffalo Bills Howard Duncan C Ohio State
21 144 New York Yankees Carl Russ B Rice
21 145 Cleveland Browns Dwight Eddleman B Illinois
22 146 Chicago Rockets Phil Tinsley E UCLA
22 147 Baltimore Colts Ray Borneman B Texas
22 148 Brooklyn Dodgers Knute Dobkins E Butler
22 149 Los Angeles Dons Paul Mortellaro G Florida
22 150 San Francisco 49ers Bob Heck E Purdue
22 151 Buffalo Bills Ralph Sazio T William & Mary
22 152 New York Yankees Fred Enke B Arizona
22 153 Cleveland Browns Lu Gambino B Maryland
23 154 Chicago Rockets Glen Treichler B Colgate
23 155 Baltimore Colts Al Tillman C Oklahoma
23 156 Brooklyn Dodgers Fred Westphal E Cornell
23 157 Los Angeles Dons Ted Kenfield B California
23 158 San Francisco 49ers Floyd Lawhorn G Texas Tech
23 159 Buffalo Bills George Blomquist E NC State
23 160 New York Yankees John Cunningham E California
23 161 Cleveland Browns Jim McDowell G William & Mary
24 162 Chicago Rockets Ike Owens E Illinois
24 163 Baltimore Colts Bob Pfohl B Purdue
24 164 Brooklyn Dodgers Merle Dinkins E Oklahoma
24 165 Los Angeles Dons Buddy Mulligan B Duke
24 166 San Francisco 49ers Goble Bryant T Army
24 167 Buffalo Bills J.D. Cheek T Oklahoma A&M
24 168 New York Yankees Nick Ognovich B Wake Forest
24 169 Cleveland Browns Haywood Fowle T North Carolina
25 170 Chicago Rockets Ron Sockolov T California
25 171 Baltimore Colts Lou Levanti C Illinois
25 172 Brooklyn Dodgers Walt Pupa B North Carolina
25 173 Los Angeles Dons George Lambert T Ole Miss
25 174 San Francisco 49ers Bill Talarico B Pennsylvania
25 175 Buffalo Bills Bob Rennebohm E Wisconsin
25 176 New York Yankees Mike Zeleznak B Kansas State
25 177 Cleveland Browns Ara Parseghian B Miami (OH)
26 178 Chicago Rockets Gene Corum G West Virginia
26 179 Baltimore Colts Sam Zatkoff E Illinois
26 180 Brooklyn Dodgers Ray Richeson G Alabama
26 181 Los Angeles Dons Jim Still QB Georgia Tech
26 182 San Francisco 49ers Ed Marshall T Pennsylvania
26 183 Buffalo Bills Ted Andrus G Southwestern Louisiana
26 184 New York Yankees John Panelli B Notre Dame
26 185 Cleveland Browns Tod Saylor E Lafayette
27 186 Chicago Rockets John Daniels C UC Santa Barbara
27 187 Baltimore Colts Harry Jagade B Indiana
27 188 Brooklyn Dodgers Ott Hurrle C Butler
27 189 Los Angeles Dons Charley Tatom G Texas
27 190 San Francisco 49ers Perry Moss B Illinois
27 191 Buffalo Bills Ray Brown B Virginia
27 192 New York Yankees Jug Girard B Wisconsin
27 193 Cleveland Browns Harry Caughron T William & Mary
28 194 Chicago Rockets Al Hoisch B UCLA
28 195 Baltimore Colts Ben Bendrick B Wisconsin
28 196 Brooklyn Dodgers Warren Lowans T West Chester
28 197 Los Angeles Dons Lou Creekmur T William & Mary
28 198 San Francisco 49ers Bill Bell QB Muhlenberg
28 199 Buffalo Bills Lou Corriere B Buffalo
28 200 New York Yankees Rip Collins B LSU
28 201 Cleveland Browns Pete Lanzi E Youngstown State
29 202 Chicago Rockets Dick Wedel G Wake Forest
29 203 Baltimore Colts Rex Grossman Sr. B Indiana
29 204 Brooklyn Dodgers Art Littleton E Pennsylvania
29 205 Los Angeles Dons Leon McLaughlin C UCLA
29 206 San Francisco 49ers Herb Siegert G Illinois
29 207 Buffalo Bills Johnny Wolosky C Penn State
29 208 New York Yankees Frank Nelson B Utah
29 209 Cleveland Browns George Roman T Case Western Reserve
30 210 Chicago Rockets Tom Finical E Princeton
30 211 Baltimore Colts Dick Reinking E SMU
30 212 Brooklyn Dodgers Clarence McGeary T North Dakota State
30 213 Los Angeles Dons Gus Kitchens T Tulsa
30 214 San Francisco 49ers Frank Williams B Utah State
30 215 Buffalo Bills Tally Stevens E Utah
30 216 New York Yankees Bill Clements E UCLA
30 217 Cleveland Browns Mel Sheehan E Missouri

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1948 AAFC Draft" (PDF). Profootballresearchers.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 17, 2013. Retrieved February 1, 2020.

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