1945 NFL Draft Held April 6, 1945
Round Overall Team Player Pos College Note
1 1 Chicago Cardinals Charley Trippi B Georgia
1 2 Pittsburgh Steelers Paul Duhart B Florida
1 3 Brooklyn Tigers Joe Renfroe B Tulane
1 4 Boston Yanks Eddie Prokop B Georgia Tech
1 5 Cleveland Rams Elroy Hirsch B Michigan
1 6 Detroit Lions Frank Szymanski C Notre Dame
1 7 Chicago Bears Don Lund B Michigan
1 8 Washington Redskins Jim Hardy QB Southern California
1 9 Philadelphia Eagles John Yonakor E Notre Dame
1 10 New York Giants Elmer Barbour B Wake Forest
1 11 Green Bay Packers Walt Schlinkman B Texas Tech
2 12 Pittsburgh Steelers Jack Dugger E Ohio State
2 13 Brooklyn Tigers Wayne Williams B Minnesota
2 14 Chicago Cardinals Paul Collins B Missouri
2 15 Boston Yanks Tom Dean T Southern Methodist
2 16 Cleveland Rams Mike Lazetich T Michigan
3 17 Brooklyn Tigers Cecil Gray C Oregon
3 18 Chicago Cardinals Walt Watt B Miami (Florida)
3 19 Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Dellastatious B Missouri Declared Ineligible
3 20 Boston Yanks Damon Tassos G Texas A&M
3 21 Cleveland Rams W.G. Wooten E Oklahoma
3 22 Chicago Bears Charley Allen B Southern Methodist
3 23 Washington Redskins John Adams T Notre Dame
3 24 Detroit Lions Stan Mohrbacher G Iowa
3 25 Philadelphia Eagles Alvin Dark B Louisiana-Lafayette
3 26 New York Giants Gordon Appleby C Ohio State
3 27 Green Bay Packers Clyde Goodnight E Tulsa
4 28 Chicago Cardinals Bob Dobelstein G Tennessee
4 29 Pittsburgh Steelers Roger Adams C Florida Declared Ineligible
4 30 Brooklyn Tigers Steve Enich G Marquette
1 31 Boston Yanks Don Deeks T Washington
4 32 Cleveland Rams Jack Zilly E Notre Dame
5 33 Pittsburgh Steelers Charley Mehelich E Duquesne
5 34 Brooklyn Tigers Al Kowalski QB Tulsa
5 35 Chicago Cardinals Zeke Chronister E Texas Christian
5 36 Boston Yanks Johnny Strzykalski B Marquette Declared Ineligible
5 37 Cleveland Rams Roger Harding C California
5 38 Washington Redskins George Bujan C Illinois
5 39 Detroit Lions Bob Wiese B Michigan
5 40 Chicago Bears Forrest Masterson C Iowa
5 41 Philadelphia Eagles Pete Pihos E Indiana
5 42 New York Giants Ed Castleberry B West Texas A&M
5 43 Green Bay Packers Joe Graham E Florida
6 44 Brooklyn Tigers Dick Barwegen G Purdue
6 45 Chicago Cardinals Corwin Clatt B Notre Dame
6 46 Pittsburgh Steelers Gregg Browning E Denver
6 47 Boston Yanks Jim Mello B Notre Dame
6 48 Cleveland Rams Gerry Cowhig B Notre Dame
6 49 Detroit Lions Gene Fekete B Ohio State
6 50 Chicago Bears Wayne Shaw B Southern Methodist
6 51 Washington Redskins John North E Vanderbilt
6 52 Philadelphia Eagles Chuck Dellago G Minnesota
6 53 New York Giants Barney Poole E Mississippi
6 54 Green Bay Packers Don Wells T Georgia
7 55 Chicago Cardinals Ziggy Czarobski T Notre Dame
7 56 Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Wolak B Duquesne
7 57 Brooklyn Tigers Louie Futrell B Southern California
7 58 Boston Yanks Marty Silovich C Marquette
7 59 Cleveland Rams Fred Negus C Wisconsin
7 60 Chicago Bears Glen Burgeis T Tulsa
7 61 Washington Redskins John Steber G Georgia Tech
7 62 Detroit Lions Mike Jarmoluk T Temple
7 63 Philadelphia Eagles Gonzalo Morales B St. Mary's (California)
7 64 New York Giants Jack Mead E Wisconsin
7 65 Green Bay Packers Casey Stephenson B Tennessee
8 66 Pittsburgh Steelers Tom Hughes T Missouri
8 67 Brooklyn Tigers John Dodds G California
8 68 Chicago Cardinals John Harrington E Marquette
8 69 Boston Yanks Ellis Jones G Tulsa
8 70 Cleveland Rams Johnny August B Alabama
8 71 Washington Redskins Art Porter E Tulane
8 72 Detroit Lions Jack Lowther B Detroit Mercy
8 73 Chicago Bears Pat O'Brien T Purdue
8 74 Philadelphia Eagles Sam Robinson B Washington
8 75 New York Giants Nick Vodick B Northwestern
8 76 Green Bay Packers Toby Collins T Tulsa
9 77 Brooklyn Tigers Elting Johnson B Bucknell
9 78 Chicago Cardinals Gene Meeks B Kentucky
9 79 Pittsburgh Steelers Leon Pense B Arkansas
9 80 Boston Yanks Earl Lambert B Manhattan
9 81 Cleveland Rams Dick Huffman T Tennessee
9 82 Detroit Lions Les Joop T Illinois
9 83 Chicago Bears Bill Mayther C Oregon
9 84 Washington Redskins Curt Kuykendall B Auburn
9 85 Philadelphia Eagles Forrest Hall B San Francisco
9 86 New York Giants John Rudan B Marquette
9 87 Green Bay Packers Lamar Dingler E Arkansas
10 88 Chicago Cardinals Bill Huber E Illinois
10 89 Pittsburgh Steelers Art Brandau C Tennessee
10 90 Brooklyn Tigers Roy Cross E Tennessee
10 91 Boston Yanks Don Kasprzak B Dartmouth
10 92 Cleveland Rams Vern Walters B Alma
10 93 Chicago Bears Billy Poe B Clemson
10 94 Washington Redskins Frank Brogger E Michigan State
10 95 Detroit Lions Paul Walker E Yale
10 96 Philadelphia Eagles Joe Sadonis T Fordham
10 97 New York Giants Vic Smith B UCLA
10 98 Green Bay Packers Hal Helscher B Louisiana State
11 99 Pittsburgh Steelers Ray Ball B Holy Cross
11 100 Brooklyn Tigers Earl Haury T Kansas State
11 101 Chicago Cardinals Holley Heard T Louisiana State
11 102 Boston Yanks Ben Jones E Arkansas
11 103 Cleveland Rams Tom Fears E UCLA
11 104 Washington Redskins Mack a B Oklahoma State
11 105 Detroit Lions Howie Hansen T Utah State
11 106 Chicago Bears Chuck Avery B Minnesota
11 107 Philadelphia Eagles Rudy Mobley B Hardin-Simmons
11 108 New York Giants Jim Young T Arkansas
11 109 Green Bay Packers Ralph Hammond C Pittsburgh
12 110 Brooklyn Tigers John Martin B East Tennessee State
12 111 Chicago Cardinals Bob Cowan B Indiana
12 112 Pittsburgh Steelers Frankie Basilone B Duquesne
12 113 Boston Yanks Herb Coleman C Notre Dame
12 114 Cleveland Rams Joe Winkler C Purdue
12 115 Detroit Lions Mike Kasap T Illinois
12 116 Chicago Bears Jack Boyd B UCLA
12 117 Washington Redskins Paul McKee E Syracuse
12 118 Philadelphia Eagles Jim Newmeyer T St. Vincent
12 119 New York Giants Billy Bevis B Tennessee
12 120 Green Bay Packers Ed Podgorski T Lafayette
13 121 Chicago Cardinals Buddy Luper B Duke
13 122 Pittsburgh Steelers John Monahan E Dartmouth
13 123 Brooklyn Tigers George McDonald T South Carolina
13 124 Boston Yanks Joe Pezelski B Villanova
13 125 Cleveland Rams Jack Aland T Alabama
13 126 Chicago Bears Ralph Ellsworth B Texas
13 127 Washington Redskins Charley Conerly QB Mississippi
13 128 Detroit Lions Wally Hopp B Nebraska
13 129 Philadelphia Eagles Bill Chambers T UCLA
13 130 New York Giants Bob Boozer T Arkansas
13 131 Green Bay Packers Bill Hackett G Ohio State
14 132 Pittsburgh Steelers Mel Odelli B Duquesne
14 133 Brooklyn Tigers Hal Self B Alabama
14 134 Chicago Cardinals Solon Barnett G Baylor
14 135 Boston Yanks John DiGangi T Holy Cross
14 136 Cleveland Rams Chuck Uknes B Iowa
14 137 Washington Redskins John Putnik E Utah State
14 138 Detroit Lions Ben Trickey B Iowa
14 139 Chicago Bears Frank Mattioli G Pittsburgh
14 140 Philadelphia Eagles John Duda B Virginia Declared Ineligible
14 141 New York Giants Stan Rhoades B Mississippi State
14 142 Green Bay Packers Marv Lindsey B Arkansas
15 143 Brooklyn Tigers Tom Reilly G Fordham
15 144 Chicago Cardinals Gordon Carver B Duke
15 145 Pittsburgh Steelers George Connor T Notre Dame Declared Ineligible
15 146 Boston Yanks Chan Highsmith C North Carolina
15 147 Cleveland Rams Bill Lund B Case Western Reserve Declared Ineligible
15 148 Detroit Lions Win Williams E Rice
15 149 Chicago Bears Merle Gibson E Texas Christian
15 150 Washington Redskins Eddie Saenz B Southern California
15 151 Philadelphia Eagles Bill Montgomery B Louisiana State
15 152 New York Giants Jack Wink B Wisconsin
15 153 Green Bay Packers Bob McClure T Nevada-Reno Declared Ineligible
16 154 Chicago Cardinals John Cannady B Indiana Declared Ineligible
16 155 Pittsburgh Steelers Jim Ungles B Kansas State
16 156 Brooklyn Tigers Skimp Harrison E South Carolina
16 157 Boston Yanks Mike Costello E Georgetown (DC)
16 158 Cleveland Rams Bob Barton E Holy Cross
16 159 Chicago Bears Johnny Creevey B Notre Dame
16 160 Washington Redskins Dom Fusci T South Carolina
16 161 Detroit Lions Wayne Flanigan E Denver
16 162 Philadelphia Eagles Howard Werner E Syracuse
16 163 New York Giants Jim Little T Kentucky
16 164 Green Bay Packers Harry Pieper C California
17 165 Pittsburgh Steelers Jack Itzel B Pittsburgh
17 166 Brooklyn Tigers Arnie Weinmeister T Washington
17 167 Chicago Cardinals Benny Cittadino E Duke
17 168 Boston Yanks Paul Dromgoole E Manhattan
17 169 Cleveland Rams Dick Hoerner B Iowa
17 170 Washington Redskins Bobby Jenkins B Navy
17 171 Detroit Lions O.J. Key B Tulane
17 172 Chicago Bears Nick Sacrinty B Wake Forest
17 173 Philadelphia Eagles Jim Austin B Missouri
17 174 New York Giants Bob Jabbusch G Ohio State
17 175 Green Bay Packers Bob Kula B Minnesota
18 176 Brooklyn Tigers Charley Eikenberg B Rice
18 177 Chicago Cardinals Ralph Strayhorn G North Carolina
18 178 Pittsburgh Steelers Alex Wizbicki B Holy Cross
18 179 Boston Yanks Dolph Czekala T Syracuse
18 180 Cleveland Rams Lee Kennon T Oklahoma
18 181 Detroit Lions Jim McWhorter B Alabama
18 182 Chicago Bears Jim Keane E Iowa
16 182 Detroit Lions Len Zyzda DE Purdue
18 183 Washington Redskins Ed Stacco T Colgate Declared Ineligible
18 184 Philadelphia Eagles Quentin Klenk T Southern California
18 185 New York Giants Bill Byrd C Maryland
18 186 Green Bay Packers Frank Hazard G Nebraska
19 187 Chicago Cardinals John Andretich B Purdue
19 188 Pittsburgh Steelers Jim Landrigan T Dartmouth
19 189 Brooklyn Tigers Al Kasulin B Villanova
19 190 Boston Yanks Joe Drumm T Georgetown (DC)
19 191 Cleveland Rams Wally Matulich B Mississippi State
19 192 Chicago Bears Bruno Niedziela T Iowa
19 193 Washington Redskins Jim Bradshaw C Auburn
19 194 Detroit Lions Clyde LeForce B Tulsa
19 195 Philadelphia Eagles Joe Spencer T Oklahoma State
19 196 New York Giants Glenn Morries T Texas
19 197 Green Bay Packers Ed Jeffers T Oklahoma State
20 198 Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Lilienthal T Villanova
20 199 Brooklyn Tigers Charley Lively T Arkansas
20 200 Chicago Cardinals Jack Kramer T Marquette
20 201 Boston Yanks Mario Giannelli T Boston College
20 202 Cleveland Rams Bill Griffin T Kentucky
20 203 Washington Redskins Bill Shipkey B Stanford
20 204 Detroit Lions Mike Castronis G Georgia
20 205 Chicago Bears Charles Williams E Florida
20 206 Philadelphia Eagles Leo Pratt T Oklahoma State
20 207 New York Giants Pete Davis B Santa Clara
20 208 Green Bay Packers Bill Prentice B Santa Clara
21 209 Brooklyn Tigers Ted Curran B Iowa
21 210 Chicago Cardinals Red Cheek G Baylor Declared Ineligible
21 211 Pittsburgh Steelers Art Price B Rutgers
21 212 Boston Yanks Eric Jamison T San Francisco
21 213 Cleveland Rams Leroy Erickson B Oregon
21 214 Detroit Lions Ken Currier G Wisconsin
21 215 Chicago Bears Walt Stickel T Pennsylvania
21 216 Washington Redskins Sid Halliday T Southern Methodist
21 217 Philadelphia Eagles Phil Teschner T Brown
21 218 New York Giants Sammy Vacanti B Nebraska
21 219 Green Bay Packers Warren Fuller E Fordham
22 220 Chicago Cardinals Fred Grant B Alabama
22 221 Pittsburgh Steelers Don Malmberg B UCLA
22 222 Brooklyn Tigers John Fabling B Colorado Declared Ineligible
22 223 Boston Yanks Walt Kretz B Cornell
22 224 Cleveland Rams Ray Evans T Texas-El Paso Declared Ineligible
22 225 Chicago Bears Bobby Livingstone B Notre Dame
22 226 Washington Redskins Chick Davidson T Cornell Declared Ineligible
20 227 Detroit Lions Jack Verutti B St. Mary's (California)
22 228 Philadelphia Eagles John Magee G Rice
22 229 New York Giants Verne Oliver C Washington State
22 230 Green Bay Packers Fred Nielson T St. Mary's (California)
23 231 Pittsburgh Steelers Everett Harwell E Auburn
23 232 Brooklyn Tigers Wally Crittenden B Loyola Marymount
23 233 Chicago Cardinals Johnny Cook B Georgia Declared Ineligible
23 234 Boston Yanks Marty Grbovaz E San Francisco Declared Ineligible
23 235 Cleveland Rams Luke Higgins T Notre Dame
23 236 Washington Redskins Gabby Martin E Southern Methodist
23 237 Detroit Lions Roy Olsen B Tulane
23 238 Chicago Bears Mike Vargon E Kansas State
23 239 Philadelphia Eagles Norm Mosley B Alabama
23 240 New York Giants Jim Chadwell T Tennessee
23 241 Green Bay Packers Bob Gilmore B Washington
24 242 Brooklyn Tigers Jules Taddie C Rochester
24 243 Chicago Cardinals Ardie McClure T Georgia
24 244 Pittsburgh Steelers Edgar Cain B Rice
24 245 Boston Yanks Ziggy Gory C Villanova
24 246 Cleveland Rams Stan Nowak E South Carolina
24 247 Detroit Lions Russ Morrow C Tennessee
24 248 Chicago Bears Charley Wright G Iowa State
24 249 Washington Redskins Jim McCurdy C Stanford
24 250 Philadelphia Eagles Blair Brown G Oklahoma State
24 251 New York Giants Vince Mroz E Michigan State
24 252 Green Bay Packers Lloyd Baxter C Southern Methodist
25 253 Chicago Cardinals Hugo Norige B Worcester Poly
25 254 Pittsburgh Steelers Angelo Carlaccini B Pittsburgh
25 255 Brooklyn Tigers Jerry Whitney B Southern California
24 256 Boston Yanks Bill Iannicelli E Franklin & Marshall Declared Ineligible
25 257 Cleveland Rams Gene Konopka G Villanova
25 258 Chicago Bears Jack Green G Alabama
25 259 Washington Redskins Cecil Souders E Ohio State
25 260 Detroit Lions Stan Green T Oklahoma
25 261 Philadelphia Eagles Bob Hall E Stanford
25 262 New York Giants George Kita B Drake
25 263 Green Bay Packers Nolan Luhn E Tulsa
26 264 Pittsburgh Steelers Ed Burns B Boston College
26 265 Brooklyn Tigers Felix Trapani G Louisiana State
26 266 Chicago Cardinals Gene Knight B Louisiana State Declared Ineligible
26 267 Boston Yanks Al Kull T Fordham
26 268 Cleveland Rams Ray Florek B Illinois
26 269 Washington Redskins Ben Wall B Western Michigan Declared Ineligible
26 270 Detroit Lions Bob Ivory G Detroit Mercy
26 271 Chicago Bears Lu Gambino B Maryland
26 272 Philadelphia Eagles Don Talcott T Nevada-Reno
26 273 New York Giants Doug Graham T Stanford
26 274 Green Bay Packers Nestor Blanco G Colorado Mines
27 275 Brooklyn Tigers Hal Finney B Southern California
27 276 Chicago Cardinals Don Fambrough B Kansas
27 277 Pittsburgh Steelers Glen Stough T Duke
27 278 Boston Yanks Bob Mangene B Boston College
27 279 Cleveland Rams Russ Perry B Wake Forest
27 280 Detroit Lions Dell Taylor B Tulsa
27 281 Chicago Bears Ray Jones B Texas
27 282 Washington Redskins George Hillery E Texas Wesleyan
27 283 Philadelphia Eagles Bill Thompson T New Mexico
27 284 New York Giants Jack Dillon E Texas Tech
27 285 Green Bay Packers Bill Chestnut B Kansas
28 286 Chicago Cardinals Garland Williams T Georgia
28 287 Pittsburgh Steelers Jim Marsh T Oklahoma State
28 288 Brooklyn Tigers Don Fauble B Oklahoma
28 289 Boston Yanks John Morelli G Georgetown (DC)
28 290 Cleveland Rams Pat West B Southern California
28 291 Chicago Bears Bob Hary B Minnesota
28 292 Washington Redskins Milford Dreblow B Southern California
28 293 Detroit Lions Len Ciesla B Creighton
28 294 Philadelphia Eagles Al Fleming C Wichita State
28 295 New York Giants Charley Anthony B Brown
28 296 Green Bay Packers Jim Thompson B Washington State
29 297 Pittsburgh Steelers Ralph Grant B Bucknell Declared Ineligible
29 298 Brooklyn Tigers Nick Studen B Denver
29 299 Chicago Cardinals Ed Dusek B Texas A&M
29 300 Boston Yanks John Fisher C Harvard
29 301 Cleveland Rams Bill Davis B Oregon
29 302 Washington Redskins Frank Irwin T Duke Declared Ineligible
29 303 Detroit Lions Frank Lopp T Wisconsin
29 304 Chicago Bears Nick Forkovitch B William & Mary
29 305 Philadelphia Eagles Leo Benjamin C West Virginia
29 306 New York Giants Ray Pipkin B Arkansas
29 307 Green Bay Packers Jim Evans E Idaho
30 308 Brooklyn Tigers Lemar Dykstra B Colorado
30 309 Chicago Cardinals Otto Payne B Texas A&M
30 310 Pittsburgh Steelers John Kondrla T St. Vincent
30 311 Boston Yanks Elmer Oberto G Georgetown (DC)
30 312 Cleveland Rams Chuck Compton T Alabama
30 313 Detroit Lions Paul Limont T Notre Dame
30 314 Chicago Bears Don Robinson B Michigan
30 315 Washington Redskins Leon Diner E Denver
30 316 Philadelphia Eagles Jim Dougherty B Miami (Ohio)
30 317 New York Giants Joe Wolf C Southern California
30 318 Green Bay Packers Ham Nichols G Rice Declared Ineligible
31 319 Chicago Bears Wayne Johnston B Marquette
31 320 Washington Redskins Bob Cummings C Vanderbilt
31 321 Detroit Lions Ben Schadler B Northwestern Declared Ineligible
31 322 Philadelphia Eagles Kenny Reese B Alabama
31 323 New York Giants Bill Broderick T Utah
31 324 Green Bay Packers Paul Priday B Ohio State
32 325 Washington Redskins Don Nolander T Minnesota
32 326 Detroit Lions Tom Dorais B Detroit Mercy
32 327 Chicago Bears George Groves C Marquette
32 328 Philadelphia Eagles Loren Braner C Pittsburgh
32 329 New York Giants John Staples G Alabama
32 330 Green Bay Packers Billy Joe Aldridge B Oklahoma State
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