1960 NFL Draft

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The 1960 National Football League Draft in which NFL teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players, was held at the Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia on November 30, 1959.wikipedia
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American Football League

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Many players, including half of those drafted in the first round, signed with teams in the newly created American Football League, including the first overall pick and Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon.
The league first gained attention by signing 75% of the NFL's first-round draft choices in 1960, including Houston's successful signing of college star and Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon.

Billy Cannon

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Many players, including half of those drafted in the first round, signed with teams in the newly created American Football League, including the first overall pick and Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon.
Cannon was selected as the first overall pick in the 1960 NFL Draft and as a first-round territorial pick in the 1960 American Football League draft, resulting in a contract dispute that ended in court.

Johnny Robinson (safety)

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He was also selected 3rd overall by the Detroit Lions in the 1960 NFL Draft.

Tom Moore (American football)

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Moore was the fifth overall pick of the 1960 NFL draft, selected by the Green Bay Packers.

George Izo

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Izo was drafted in the first round (second overall) of the 1960 NFL Draft by the Chicago Cardinals.

Roger Davis (American football)

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He was drafted by the Bears in the first round (7th overall) of the 1960 NFL Draft, and is one of only two guards drafted in the first round by the team (Kyle Long being the other).

Richie Lucas

Lucas was a first round pick in both the 1960 NFL draft and the 1960 American Football League draft.

Bob Jeter

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Selected by the Packers in the second round of the 1960 NFL draft, Jeter began his pro career in the Canadian Football League with the British Columbia Lions.

Maxie Baughan

Baughan was selected in the second round of the 1960 NFL Draft by the Eagles as the 20th player chosen overall and became an immediate starter for the team at right side linebacker.

Warren Rabb

He was selected in the second round of the 1960 NFL Draft out of Louisiana State University (LSU).

Don Meredith

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The Dallas Cowboys franchise was admitted to the league too late to participate in the 1960 NFL Draft, so on November 28, 1959, one month prior to the draft, Meredith signed a personal services contract with Tecon Corporation which, like the Cowboys, was owned by Clint Murchison.

Lou Cordileone

He played college football at Clemson and was drafted in the first round (twelfth overall) of the 1960 NFL Draft..

The Warwick

Warwick Hotel
The 1960 National Football League Draft in which NFL teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players, was held at the Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia on November 30, 1959.
The hotel hosted the 1944 NFL Draft, 1960 NFL Draft and 1961 NFL Draft.

Larry Stephens (American football)

Larry Stephens
Stephens was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the second round (18th overall) of the 1960 NFL Draft.

Andy Stynchula

Stynchula was selected in the third round (28th overall) of the 1960 NFL Draft.

Charley Britt

He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the third round of the 1960 NFL Draft and also played for the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers.

Roger Brown (defensive tackle)

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Brown was drafted in the fourth round, 42nd overall, in the 1960 NFL Draft out of Maryland State College by the Detroit Lions.

Gail Cogdill

He was selected by the Detroit Lions in the 1960 NFL Draft and played professional football as a split end and wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions (1960–1968), the Baltimore Colts (1968), and the Atlanta Falcons (1969–1970).

Abner Haynes

Although selected in the fifth round (55th overall) of the 1960 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Haynes chose to play for the AFL's Dallas Texans, signing his contract with the team under the goal posts of Kidd Field after the 1959 Sun Bowl.

Jerry Stalcup

Stalcup was drafted in the sixth round of the 1960 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams and played that season with the team.

Larry Wilson (American football)

Larry Wilson
Despite his skill and adaptability, Wilson's small size (he was only six feet tall) resulted in him not being selected until the 7th round of the 1960 NFL draft by the Chicago Cardinals.

Marv Luster

He was selected originally by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1960 NFL Draft.

Vince Promuto

Promuto played college football at the College of the Holy Cross and was then drafted by the Redskins in the fourth round in the 1960 NFL Draft.

Ted Dean

Dean was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round (40th overall) of the 1960 NFL Draft.