1956 NFL Draft Held November 29, 1955 and January 17, 1956
Round Overall Team Player Pos College Note
Bonus 1 Pittsburgh Steelers Gary Glick QB Colorado State
1 2 San Francisco 49ers Earl Morrall QB Michigan State
1 3 Detroit Lions Howard Cassady B Ohio State
1 4 Philadelphia Eagles Bob Pellegrini C Maryland
1 5 Pittsburgh Steelers Art Davis B Mississippi State
1 6 Los Angeles Rams Joe Marconi B West Virginia from NYG
1 7 Chicago Cardinals Joe Childress B Auburn
1 8 Green Bay Packers Jack Losch B Miami (Florida)
1 9 Baltimore Colts Lenny Moore B Penn State
1 10 Chicago Bears Tex Schriewer E Texas
1 11 Los Angeles Rams Charley Horton B Vanderbilt
1 12 Washington Redskins Ed Vereb B Maryland
1 13 Cleveland Browns Preston Carpenter B Arkansas
2 14 Los Angeles Rams Leon Clarke E Southern California from DET
2 15 San Francisco 49ers Bruce Bosley T West Virginia
2 16 Philadelphia Eagles Frank D'Agostino T Auburn
2 17 Pittsburgh Steelers Joe Krupa T Purdue
2 18 Chicago Cardinals Norm Masters T Michigan State
2 19 New York Giants Henry Moore B Arkansas
2 20 Green Bay Packers Forrest Gregg T Southern Methodist
2 21 Baltimore Colts Dick Donlin E Hamline
2 22 Chicago Bears M.L. Brackett T Auburn
2 23 Los Angeles Rams Hugh Pitts C Texas Christian
2 24 Washington Redskins John Paluck E Pittsburgh
2 25 Cleveland Browns Billy Kinard B Mississippi
3 26 San Francisco 49ers Bill Herchman T Texas Tech
3 27 Detroit Lions Don McIlhenny B Southern Methodist
3 28 Philadelphia Eagles Don Schaefer B Notre Dame
3 29 Pittsburgh Steelers Jim Taylor C Baylor
3 30 New York Giants Sam Huff T West Virginia
3 31 Chicago Cardinals John Roach QB Southern Methodist
3 32 Los Angeles Rams A.D. Williams E Pacific from GB
3 33 Baltimore Colts Bob Pascal B Duke
3 34 Cleveland Browns Larry Ross E Denver from CHIB
3 35 Los Angeles Rams John Marshall B Southern Methodist
3 36 Washington Redskins Freddy Wyant B West Virginia
3 37 Cleveland Browns Bill Quinlan E Michigan State
4 38 Detroit Lions Jerry Reichow QB Iowa
4 39 Pittsburgh Steelers Dick Murley G Purdue
4 40 San Francisco 49ers Frank Pajaczkowski B Richmond
4 41 Washington Redskins Fran Machinsky T Ohio State from PHI
4 42 Chicago Cardinals Sam Salerno T Colorado
4 43 Baltimore Colts B.C. Inabinet T Clemson
4 44 Green Bay Packers Cecil Morris G Oklahoma
4 45 New York Giants Jim Katcavage E Dayton
4 46 Los Angeles Rams Willie Berzinski B Wisconsin-LaCrosse from WAS
4 47 Chicago Bears John Mellekas T Arizona
4 48 Los Angeles Rams Jim Carmichael E California
4 49 Cleveland Browns Bobby Moss B West Virginia
5 50 Detroit Lions Tom Tracy B Tennessee
5 51 Los Angeles Rams Jim Freeman E Iowa from SF
5 52 Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Murakowski B Purdue
5 53 Los Angeles Rams Herb Nakken B Utah from CHIC
5 54 Philadelphia Eagles Fred Thurston G Valparaiso
5 55 Baltimore Colts Herb Gray E Texas
5 56 Green Bay Packers Bob Skoronski T Indiana
5 57 New York Giants Don Chandler B Florida
5 58 Chicago Bears Willie Galimore B Florida A&M
5 59 Washington Redskins Gary Lowe B Michigan State
5 60 Los Angeles Rams Jesse Whittenton B Texas-El Paso
5 61 Cleveland Browns Frank Clarke E Colorado Future
6 62 Detroit Lions Bob Lusk C William & Mary
6 63 Pittsburgh Steelers Ray Taylor B Texas Christian
6 64 San Francisco 49ers Tony Sardisco LB Tulane
6 65 Philadelphia Eagles Tirrel Burton B Miami (Ohio)
6 66 Chicago Cardinals Charlie Dupre B Baylor
6 67 Baltimore Colts Don Schmidt B Texas Tech
6 68 Green Bay Packers Bob Burris B Oklahoma
6 69 New York Giants Fred Cason B Tampa
6 70 Chicago Cardinals John Dittrich T Wisconsin from WAS; Future
6 71 Cleveland Browns Sherman Plunkett E Maryland-Eastern Shore from CHIB
6 72 Los Angeles Rams Eddie Vincent B Iowa
6 73 Cleveland Browns Paul Wiggin E Stanford Future
7 74 Detroit Lions Gene Cronin G Pacific
7 75 San Francisco 49ers Larry Barnes B Colorado State Future
7 76 Pittsburgh Steelers Dick Gaspari C George Washington
7 77 Chicago Cardinals Bob Konovsky T Wisconsin
7 78 Philadelphia Eagles John Waedekin T Hardin-Simmons
7 79 Baltimore Colts Bill Waters T Austin
7 80 Green Bay Packers Hank Gremminger E Baylor
7 81 New York Giants Ron Nery T Kansas State
7 82 Chicago Bears J.C. Caroline B Illinois
7 83 Washington Redskins Donnie Caraway B Houston
7 84 Los Angeles Rams Jack Morris B Oregon Future
7 85 Cleveland Browns Chuck Griffith E Southern California
8 86 Detroit Lions Jack Powell T Texas A&M
8 87 Pittsburgh Steelers Vere Wellman G Wichita State
8 88 San Francisco 49ers Charley Smith E Abilene Christian
8 89 Philadelphia Eagles Elroy Payne B McMurry
8 90 Chicago Cardinals Dave Lunceford T Baylor Future
8 91 Baltimore Colts Bill Koman G North Carolina
8 92 Green Bay Packers Russ Dennis E Maryland
8 93 New York Giants Don Holleder E Army
8 94 Washington Redskins Dick James B Oregon
8 95 Chicago Bears Dick Klawitter C South Dakota State
8 96 Los Angeles Rams George Boyer LB Florida State
8 97 Cleveland Browns Len Hellyer B Marshall
9 98 Detroit Lions Cal Jones G Iowa
9 99 San Francisco 49ers Jim Cox E Cal Poly (San Luis Obispo)
9 100 Pittsburgh Steelers Wayne Edmonds G Notre Dame
9 101 Chicago Cardinals Bob Lovely T Tampa
9 102 Philadelphia Eagles John Bredice E Boston University
9 103 Baltimore Colts John Lewis E Michigan State
9 104 Green Bay Packers Gordy Duvall B Southern California
9 105 New York Giants Ken Braden C Texas A&M-Commerce
9 106 Chicago Bears Ken Vargo C Ohio State
9 107 Washington Redskins Whitey Rouviere B Miami (Florida)
9 108 Los Angeles Rams Maury Wolford T Louisville
9 109 Cleveland Browns Jack Hecker E Bowling Green State
10 110 Detroit Lions Joe Silas DE South Carolina
10 111 Pittsburgh Steelers Lou Baldacci B Michigan
10 112 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Zaleski B Colorado State
10 113 Philadelphia Eagles Tom Dimmick C Houston
10 114 Chicago Cardinals Willis Towne E Wichita State
10 115 Baltimore Colts Gene Scott B Centre
10 116 Green Bay Packers Bob Laughery B Maryland
10 117 New York Giants Johnny Hermann B UCLA
10 118 Pittsburgh Steelers Bob Nolan E Miami (Florida) from WAS
10 119 Chicago Bears Dick Lucas E Boston College
10 120 Los Angeles Rams Charlie Sticka B Trinity (Connecticut)
10 121 Cleveland Browns Eddie Rayburn T Rice
11 122 Detroit Lions Lou Wacker B Richmond
11 123 San Francisco 49ers Stew Pell T North Carolina
11 124 Detroit Lions Tom Selep B Maryland from PIT
11 125 Chicago Cardinals Fob James B Auburn
11 126 Philadelphia Eagles Kenny Keller B North Carolina
11 127 Baltimore Colts Dennis Shaw E North Texas
11 128 Green Bay Packers Mike Hudock C Miami (Florida)
11 129 New York Giants Dick Moloney B Kentucky
11 130 Chicago Bears John Jankans E Arizona State
11 131 Washington Redskins Tom Powell G Colgate
11 132 Los Angeles Rams Jim Decker B UCLA
11 133 Cleveland Browns Bill Underdonk T West Virginia
12 134 Detroit Lions Bob Nunnery T Louisiana State
12 135 Pittsburgh Steelers Phil Tarasovic E Yale
12 136 San Francisco 49ers Rodger Swedberg T Iowa
12 137 Philadelphia Eagles Tommy Harkins E Vanderbilt
12 138 Chicago Cardinals Jerry Walker T Texas Tech
12 139 Baltimore Colts Steve Myhra G North Dakota
12 140 Green Bay Packers Max Burnett B Arizona
12 141 Washington Redskins Jerry Planutis B Michigan State from NYG
12 142 Washington Redskins Gil Moreno T UCLA
12 143 Chicago Bears Buddy Cruze E Tennessee
12 144 Los Angeles Rams Em Lindbeck QB Illinois
12 145 Cleveland Browns Harry Javernick T Colorado
13 146 Detroit Lions O.K. Ferguson B Louisiana State
13 147 San Francisco 49ers Ralph Moody B Kansas
13 148 Pittsburgh Steelers Weldon Holley B Baylor
13 149 Chicago Cardinals Bo Bolinger G Oklahoma
13 150 Philadelphia Eagles Jim Sides B Texas Tech
13 151 Baltimore Colts Jack Hill B Utah State
13 152 Green Bay Packers Jim Mense C Notre Dame
13 153 New York Giants Eddie Crawford B Mississippi Future
13 154 Chicago Bears Dick Grogg G Minnesota
13 155 Washington Redskins Jerry Ward G Dayton
13 156 Los Angeles Rams Mike Norcia B Kent State
13 157 Cleveland Browns Jim Furey C Kansas State
14 158 Detroit Lions Ronnie Falls LB Duke
14 159 Pittsburgh Steelers Jim Emmons T Alabama
14 160 San Francisco 49ers R.C. Owens E College of Idaho Future
14 161 Philadelphia Eagles Frank Reich C Penn State
14 162 Chicago Cardinals Carnell Neuman B Illinois-Navy Pier
14 163 Baltimore Colts Ted Schwanger B Tennessee Tech
14 164 Green Bay Packers Charlie Thomas B Wisconsin
14 165 New York Giants John McMullan G Notre Dame
14 166 Washington Redskins Pat Uebel B Army
14 167 Chicago Bears Milt Graham E Colgate
14 168 Los Angeles Rams Tommy Runnels B North Texas
14 169 Cleveland Browns Charlie Sidwell B William & Mary
15 170 Detroit Lions Horace Allert DE Texas State
15 171 San Francisco 49ers Reed Henderson T Utah State
15 172 San Francisco 49ers Gene Boyd B Abilene Christian from PIT
15 173 Chicago Cardinals Charlie Anderson E Louisiana Tech
15 174 Philadelphia Eagles Don Brant B Montana
15 175 Baltimore Colts John Polzer LB Virginia
15 176 Green Bay Packers Buddy Alliston G Mississippi
15 177 New York Giants Ron Melnik T Army
15 178 Chicago Bears Dick Fitzgerald B Notre Dame
15 179 Chicago Cardinals Tommy Spiers QB Arkansas State from WAS
15 180 Los Angeles Rams Dick Shatto B Kentucky
15 181 Cleveland Browns Willie Davis E Grambling State
16 183 Pittsburgh Steelers Lionel Reed B Central State (Ohio)
16 184 San Francisco 49ers George Herring QB Southern Mississippi
16 185 Philadelphia Eagles Billy Hix T Middle Tennessee State
16 186 Chicago Cardinals George Welsh QB Navy
16 187 Baltimore Colts Gene Hendrix B Drake
16 188 Green Bay Packers Curt Lynch T Alabama
16 189 New York Giants Al Portney T Missouri
16 190 Washington Redskins Wells Gray G Wisconsin
16 191 Chicago Bears Ray Brown B Florida
16 192 Los Angeles Rams Arnie Pelluer E Washington State
16 193 Cleveland Browns Thurlow Cooper E Maine
17 194 Detroit Lions Ken Wind E Houston
17 195 San Francisco 49ers Dick Weiss T Mississippi
17 196 Pittsburgh Steelers Bill Schmitt G Pittsburgh
17 197 Chicago Cardinals Ron Beagle E Navy
17 198 Philadelphia Eagles Joe Mastrogiovanni B Wyoming
17 199 Baltimore Colts Bill Danenhauer E Emporia State
17 200 Green Bay Packers Bart Starr QB Alabama
17 201 New York Giants Tom Mooney T Miami (Ohio)
17 202 Chicago Bears Tom Adams E UCLA
17 203 Washington Redskins Eagle Day QB Mississippi
17 204 Los Angeles Rams Jack Butler T Kentucky
17 205 Cleveland Browns Eddie West QB North Carolina State
18 206 Detroit Lions Turk Petrarca B Boston College
18 207 Pittsburgh Steelers John Stephans QB Holy Cross
18 208 San Francisco 49ers Billy Yelverton T Mississippi Future
18 209 Philadelphia Eagles Nick Consoles QB Wake Forest
18 210 Chicago Cardinals Jim Brown G UCLA
18 211 Baltimore Colts Earl Looman G Stetson
18 212 Green Bay Packers Stan Intihar E Cornell
18 213 New York Giants Matt Boone B North Carolina Central
18 214 Washington Redskins Jim Pyburn E Auburn
18 215 Chicago Bears Earl Payton B Prairie View A&M
18 216 Los Angeles Rams Jack Klotz T Widener
18 217 Cleveland Browns Hal Carroll B Case Western Reserve
19 218 Detroit Lions Dale Vaughn B Virginia Military Institute
19 219 San Francisco 49ers Pete Arrigoni B Arizona
19 220 Pittsburgh Steelers Jerry Jacobs G Florida State
19 221 Chicago Cardinals Ray Zagar B Marquette
19 222 Philadelphia Eagles Delano Womack B Texas
19 223 Baltimore Colts Bob Fyvie T Lafayette
19 224 Green Bay Packers Ken Vakey E Texas Tech
19 225 New York Giants Ray Detring B Missouri
19 226 Chicago Bears John Smith B UCLA
19 227 Washington Redskins Ray Lemek G Notre Dame
19 228 Los Angeles Rams Charley Dees T McNeese State
19 229 Cleveland Browns John Sebest E Eastern Kentucky
20 230 Detroit Lions Joe Stephenson E Vanderbilt
20 231 Pittsburgh Steelers Fred Glatz E Pittsburgh
20 232 San Francisco 49ers Bob Scarbrough C Auburn
20 233 Philadelphia Eagles Darrell Glover T Maryland-Eastern Shore
20 234 Chicago Cardinals Dickie Mattison B Georgia Tech
20 235 Baltimore Colts Bob Hill B Jackson State
20 236 Green Bay Packers Clyde Letbetter T Baylor
20 237 New York Giants Mike Falls G Minnesota
20 238 Washington Redskins Vince Gonzales B Louisiana State
20 239 Chicago Bears Chuck Maxime G Auburn
20 240 Los Angeles Rams John Coyne T Eastern Kentucky
20 241 Cleveland Browns Joe Mobra E Oklahoma
21 242 Detroit Lions Bob Blechen C Whittier
21 243 San Francisco 49ers L.C. Joyner E Diablo Valley JC
21 244 Pittsburgh Steelers Gene Martell T Notre Dame
21 245 Chicago Cardinals Ronnie Herr B Texas Tech
21 246 Philadelphia Eagles Jack Adams T San Jose State
21 247 Baltimore Colts Jim Harness B Mississippi State
21 248 Green Bay Packers Hal O'Brien B Southern Methodist
21 249 New York Giants Don McComb E Villanova
21 250 Chicago Bears Jimmy Waddell B Compton JC
21 251 Washington Redskins Howard Schnellenberger E Kentucky
21 252 Los Angeles Rams Milt Robichaux E Trinity (Texas)
21 253 Cleveland Browns Gene Kapish E Notre Dame
22 254 Detroit Lions Dick Marazza T Clemson
22 255 Pittsburgh Steelers Ray DiPasquale B Pittsburgh
22 256 San Francisco 49ers Clarence Wessman E San Jose State
22 257 Philadelphia Eagles Joe Miller B Cincinnati
22 258 Chicago Cardinals Jimmy Murphy T Stephen F. Austin State
22 259 Baltimore Colts Pat Del Vicario G Southern Mississippi
22 260 Green Bay Packers Johnny Popson B Furman
22 261 New York Giants Jerry Harkrader B Ohio State
22 262 Washington Redskins George Nicula T Notre Dame
22 263 Chicago Bears Joe Billings T Memphis
22 264 Los Angeles Rams Dick Fouts E Missouri
22 265 Cleveland Browns Sam Brown B UCLA
23 266 Detroit Lions Bobby Garrard B Georgia
23 267 San Francisco 49ers Mike Monroe B Washington
23 268 Pittsburgh Steelers Pete Neft QB Pittsburgh
23 269 Chicago Cardinals Tony Branoff B Michigan
23 270 Philadelphia Eagles Chet Spencer E Oklahoma State
23 271 Baltimore Colts Al Stephenson T Idaho State
23 272 Green Bay Packers Jesse Birchfield G Duke
23 273 New York Giants Bob McCool B Mississippi
23 274 Chicago Bears Lou Holt E Howard Payne
23 275 Washington Redskins Don St. John B Xavier (Ohio)
23 276 Los Angeles Rams Al Paulson B Washington State
23 277 Cleveland Browns Don Althouse E Syracuse
24 278 Detroit Lions Jarv Walz E Central Michigan
24 279 Pittsburgh Steelers Bryan Engram E Texas Christian
24 280 San Francisco 49ers Ed Wallace T San Diego JC
24 281 Philadelphia Eagles John Parham B Wake Forest
24 282 Chicago Cardinals Orville Trask T Rice
24 283 Baltimore Colts Bobby Fox QB Texas A&M-Commerce
24 284 Green Bay Packers Don Wilson C Rice
24 285 New York Giants Gerry Huth G Wake Forest
24 286 Washington Redskins Johnny Tatum C Texas
24 287 Chicago Bears Jesse Castete B McNeese State
24 288 Los Angeles Rams Sam Williams DE Michigan State Future
24 289 Cleveland Browns Jim Hughes G San Jose State
25 290 Detroit Lions Jerry Hall B Rice
25 291 San Francisco 49ers Paul Goad B Abilene Christian
25 292 Pittsburgh Steelers Billy O'Dell B Clemson
25 293 Chicago Cardinals Bill Wheeler T Kentucky
25 294 Philadelphia Eagles Johnny Grogan T Dayton
25 295 Baltimore Colts Brad Mills B Kentucky
25 296 Green Bay Packers Franz Koeneke E Minnesota
25 297 New York Giants Harry Spears B Florida
25 298 Chicago Bears Jerry Hentschel T Sam Houston State
25 299 Washington Redskins Frank Brooks G Georgia Tech
25 300 Los Angeles Rams Glen Tunning G Pittsburgh
25 301 Cleveland Browns Bob Davenport B UCLA
26 302 Detroit Lions Joe Walden B West Texas A&M
26 303 Pittsburgh Steelers Frank Sweeney G Xavier (Ohio)
26 304 San Francisco 49ers Rommie Loudd E UCLA
26 305 Philadelphia Eagles Earl Lunsford B Oklahoma State
26 306 Chicago Cardinals Chuck Zickefoose E Kansas State
26 307 Baltimore Colts Jim Lohr T Southeast Missouri State
26 308 Green Bay Packers Dick Goehe T Mississippi
26 309 New York Giants John Buller B Kansas
26 310 Washington Redskins Dave Burnham B Wheaton
26 311 Chicago Bears Don Orr B Vanderbilt
26 312 Los Angeles Rams Hardiman Cureton T UCLA
26 313 Cleveland Browns Jack Kammerman E Utah
27 314 Detroit Lions Bryan Burnthorne G Tulane
27 315 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Gustafson QB Stanford
27 316 Pittsburgh Steelers Buddy Benson B Arkansas
27 317 Chicago Cardinals Jack Hutchinson T Oklahoma State
27 318 Philadelphia Eagles Alvin Ellett T Alabama
27 319 Baltimore Colts Herb Hartwell B Virginia
27 320 Green Bay Packers Dick Kolian E Wisconsin
27 321 New York Giants Gerry Nesbitt B Arkansas
27 322 Chicago Bears Waylon Buchannon E Texas A&M-Commerce
27 323 Washington Redskins Royce Flippin B Princeton
27 324 Los Angeles Rams Roger Siesel T Miami (Ohio)
27 325 Cleveland Browns Ed Dwyer E Purdue
28 326 Detroit Lions John Smith G Northwestern
28 327 Pittsburgh Steelers Bill DeGraaf B Cornell
28 328 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Drew B California Future
28 329 Philadelphia Eagles Bill Strawn LB Western Kentucky
28 330 Chicago Cardinals Jim Miller QB Wisconsin
28 331 Baltimore Colts John Shearer QB Shepherd
28 332 Green Bay Packers Bobby Lance QB Florida
28 333 New York Giants Bill Fuller T Arkansas
28 334 Washington Redskins Billy Hicks B Jacksonville State
28 335 Chicago Bears Bob Alexander B Trinity (Connecticut)
28 336 Los Angeles Rams John Morrow T Michigan
28 337 Cleveland Browns Ollie Sparks G Iowa State
29 338 Detroit Lions Doug Peters B UCLA
29 339 San Francisco 49ers Dean Benson G Willamette
29 340 Pittsburgh Steelers Wes Thompson T Alabama
29 341 Chicago Cardinals Jim Troglio B Northwestern
29 342 Philadelphia Eagles Bobby Hughes B Southern Mississippi
29 343 Baltimore Colts Jim Rusher E Kansas State
29 344 Green Bay Packers Vester Newcomb C Southwest Mississippi CC
29 345 New York Giants Jim Nelson G Duke
29 346 Chicago Bears Billy Kreitemeyer B Vanderbilt
29 347 Washington Redskins Pat Bisceglia G Notre Dame
29 348 Los Angeles Rams Mickey Bates B Illinois
29 349 Cleveland Browns John Battos E Vanderbilt
30 350 Detroit Lions John Gibbens T Texas State
30 351 San Francisco 49ers Bob Mitchell T Puget Sound Future
30 352 Philadelphia Eagles Joe Ulm B San Jose State
30 353 Chicago Cardinals Bill Kucera T Colorado
30 354 Baltimore Colts Terry Sweeney B Middle Tennessee State
30 355 Green Bay Packers Rod Hermes QB Beloit
30 356 New York Giants Wayne Williams E Southern Illinois
30 357 Washington Redskins Buck Nystrom G Michigan State
30 358 Chicago Bears Jim Buckler G Alabama
30 359 Los Angeles Rams Dick Kackmeister C Central Michigan
30 360 Cleveland Browns Bob Bartholomew T Wake Forest
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