1962 American Football League draft

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* This pick was considered a "Future" selection.wikipedia
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Nick Buoniconti

Drafted by the Boston Patriots in the 1962 American Football League college draft and switched to linebacker, Buoniconti made an immediate impact, as he was named the team's rookie of the year.

Billy Neighbors

William Neighbors
Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, he played college football at the University of Alabama where he was a consensus All-American in 1961 and was selected in sixth round of the 1962 AFL Draft.

Amos Bullocks

Bullocks
Bullocks was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the twentieth round (270th overall) of the 1962 NFL Draft and by the Buffalo Bills in the tenth round (76th overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft.

Jim Collier

Collier was also selected in the 31st round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills.

Glenn Glass

He was also drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 1962 AFL Draft.

Tommy Brooker

He was drafted by the Texans in the 17th round (131st overall) in the 1962 AFL Draft and by the Washington Redskins in the 16th round (211th overall) in the same year's NFL Draft.

Ernie Davis

Ernest Davis
He was also drafted two days earlier by the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League.

Bill Triplett

He was also selected in the ninth round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the Boston Patriots.

Pettis Norman

Norman was selected by the Dallas Texans in the 16th round (123rd overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft, but he wasn't chosen in the NFL Draft, after dropping because the Texans spread rumors that they had already signed him to a contract.

Tom Pennington

He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 12th round (168th overall) of the 1962 National Football League Draft and the Buffalo Bills in the 11th round (86th overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft but did not play for either team.

Bill Hull

Hull played college football at Wake Forest and was selected by the National Football League's Chicago Bears in the 3rd round (35th overall) of the 1962 NFL Draft and the AFL's Boston Patriots in the 5th round (38th overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft but did not play for either team.

Jimmy Saxton

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Saxton was selected in the 11th round (146th overall) of the 1962 NFL draft by the St. Louis Cardinals and in the 10th round (75th overall) of the 1962 AFL draft by the Dallas Texans.

Guy Reese

Reese was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the fifteenth round (200th overall) of the 1962 NFL Draft and by the Dallas Texans in the eleventh round (83rd overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft.

Ronnie Bull (American football)

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Bull was drafted in the 1962 American Football League Draft by the Dallas Texans with the team's first pick, but elected to play for the National Football League instead.

John McGeever

He was drafted in the 7th round by the Denver Broncos in the 1962 AFL Draft after playing college football for the Auburn University.

Claude Crabb

Crabb played college football at the University of Colorado after transferring from the University of Southern California and was drafted in the 27th round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills.

Lynn Hoyem

He was drafted in the 19th round of the 1961 NFL Draft and in the 29th round of the 1962 AFL Draft.

Ron Gassert

He was also drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 13th round (99th overall) of the 1962 American Football League Draft.

Bobby Plummer

Plummer was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round (39th overall) of the 1962 NFL Draft and by the Dallas Texans in the fifth round (35th overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft.

Sonny Gibbs

He was also selected by the Denver Broncos in the 14th round (106th overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft.

Earl Gros

Gros
Gros was selected in the first round of the 1962 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers and in the second round of the AFL Draft by the Houston Oilers.

Dave Edwards (linebacker)

Dave Edwards
Edwards was selected by the Denver Broncos in the 25th round (194th overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft, but chose to sign with the NFL's Dallas Cowboys as a free agent in 1963.

Joe Isbell

Joe Bob Isbell
Isbell was selected by the Houston Oilers in the twentieth round (159th overall) of the 1962 AFL Draft, but instead chose to sign with the NFL's Dallas Cowboys as a free agent in 1962.

Joe Carollo (American football)

Joe Carollo
Carollo was also selected in the eighteenth round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the Dallas Texans.