1966 NFL Draft Pick Transactions

November 27, 1965

Expansion Falcons received the first and last pick in rounds 1-5, and the first pick in rounds 6-20.

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Falcons
  Tommy Nobis
2 1-2
Rams
  Tom Mack
 
Steelers

Steelers had pick #3 in this round, however they exercised their pick in position #12 for unknown reasons.

 
3 1-3
Eagles
  Randy Beisler
4 1-4
Cowboys
  John Niland
5 1-5
Redskins
  Charlie Gogolak
6 1-6
Vikings
  Jerry Shay
7 1-7
Cardinals
  Carl McAdams
8 1-8
Lions
Packers

 

Received 1966 first round pick (#8-Jim Grabowski) from Lions on 1965-08-?? as compensation for free agent Ron Kramer

  Jim Grabowski
9 1-9
Giants
  Francis Peay
10 1-10
49ers
  Stan Hindman
11 1-11
Bears
  George Rice
12 1-12
Steelers
Steelers had pick #3 in this round, however they exercised their pick in position #12 for unknown reasons.   Dick Leftridge
13 1-13
Packers
  Gale Gillingham
14 1-14
Dolphins
  Milt Morin
15 1-15
Colts
  Sam Ball
16 1-16
Falcons
  Randy Johnson
Round 2
17 2-1
Falcons
  Nick Rassas
18 2-2
Rams
  Mike Garrett
19 2-3
Steelers
  Larry Gagner
20 2-4
Eagles
  Grary Pettigrew
21 2-5
Redskins
  Walter Barnes
22 2-6
Cowboys
  Willie Townes
23 2-7
Cardinals
  Harold Lucas
24 2-8
Lions
  Nick Eddy
25 2-9
Giants
  Don Davis
26 2-10
49ers
  Bob Windsor
27 2-11
Vikings
  Jim Lindsey
28 2-12
Bears
  Charlie Brown
29 2-13
Dolphins
  Rick Norton
30 2-14
Packers
  Tom Cichowski
31 2-15
Colts
  Butch Allison
32 2-16
Falcons
  Jerry Jones
Round 3
33 3-1
Falcons
  Mike Dennis
34 3-2
Rams
  Dick Tyson
35 3-3
Steelers
  Pat Killorin
36 3-4
Eagles
  Ben Hawkins
37 3-5
Cowboys
49ers

 

Traded Leon Donohue to Cowboys for 1966 third round pick (#37-Al Randolph) on 1965-09-06

  Al Randolph
38 3-6
Redskins
  Tom Barrington
39 3-7
Lions
  Bill Malinchak
40 3-8
Giants
  Tom Fisher
41 3-9
49ers
  Dan Bland
42 3-10
Vikings
  Don Hansen
43 3-11
Cardinals
  Dave Long
44 3-12
Bears
  Bob Pickens
45 3-13
Packers
  Fred Heron
46 3-14
Dolphins
Giants

 

Traded Erich Barnes to Browns for Mike Lucci, draft pick (possibly 1966 #46-Tony Jeter) on 1965-08-29

 

"Browns’ choice traded to N.Y. Giants for DB Erich Barnes" per Browns media guide

Packers

 

Unknown.

 

Packers third round #14 Tony Jeter "choice acquired from Cleveland" per AP

 

third round #46 Tony Jeter "from Cleveland Browns" per Packers media guide

Tony Jeter
Packers

 

Unknown.

 

Packers third round #14 Tony Jeter "choice acquired from Cleveland" per AP

 

third round #46 Tony Jeter "from Cleveland Browns" per Packers media guide

 
47 3-15
Colts
  Rick Kestner
48 3-16
Falcons
  Phil Sheridan
Round 4
49 4-1
Falcons
  Ken Reaves
50 4-2
Rams
  Henry Dyer
51 4-3
Steelers
Bears

 

Traded Chuck Logan to Steelers for 1966 fourth round pick (#51-Randy Jackson) on 1064-09-03

  Randy Jackson
52 4-4
Eagles
  Frank Emanuel
53 4-5
Redskins
  Bill Clay
54 4-6
Cowboys
Colts

 

Traded Ralph Neely to Cowboys for Billy Lothridge, 1966 fourth round pick (#54-Rod Sherman) on 1965-08-29

  Rod Sherman
55 4-7
Giants
Lions

 

Traded Earl Morrall to Giants for Mike Lucci, Darrell Dess, draft pick (probably 1966 #55-Doug Van Horn) on 1965-08-29

 

Giants fourth round pick "to Detroit" per Giants media guide

 

fourth round #55 Doug Van Horn "from NYG" per Lions media guide

 

Lions fourth round #7 Doug Van Horn "choice acquired from New York" per AP

  Doug Van Horn
56 4-8
49ers
  Don Parker
57 4-9
Vikings
  Ron Acks
58 4-10
Cardinals
  Gary Snook
59 4-11
Lions
  Willie Walker
60 4-12
Bears
  Doug Buffone
61 4-13
Dolphins
  Pete Duranko
62 4-14
Packers
  John Roderick
63 4-15
Colts
  Hoyle Granger
64 4-16
Falcons
  Willie Asbury
Round 5
65 5-1
Falcons
  Bill Wolski
66 5-2
Rams
  Diron Talbert
67 5-3
Steelers
Lions

 

Unconfirmed.

 

Traded • John Hilton • Pat Batten to Steelers for • draft pick (possibly 1966 #67-Bill Cody) on 1965-08-23

 

"choice to Detroit" per Steelers media guide

 

fifth round pick #67 Bill Cody "from Pit" per Lions media guide

 

Lions fifth round #3 Bill Cody "choice acquired from Pittsburgh" per AP

  Bill Cody
68 5-4
Eagles
  Dan Berry
69 5-5
Cowboys
49ers

 

Traded • J.D. Smith to Cowboys for • 1966 fifth round pick (#69-Mel Phillips) on 1965-09-06

  Mel Phillips
70 5-6
Redskins
  Dick Lemay
71 5-7
49ers
  Steve Smith
72 5-8
Vikings
  Doug Davis
73 5-9
Cardinals
  Jack Clancy
74 5-10
Lions
Dolphins

 

Traded • Roger Shoals to Lions for • 1966 fifth round pick (#74-Randy Schultz) on 1965-09-08

  Randy Schultz
75 5-11
Giants
  Bill Briggs
76 5-12
Bears
Vikings

 

Traded • Palmer Pyle to Bears for • 1966 fifth round pick (#76-Bob Hall) on 1965-05-22

  Bob Hall
77 5-13
Packers
Rams

 

Unknown.

 

Rams fifth round #13 Dick Arndt "choice acquired from Green Bay" per AP

  Dick Arndt
78 5-14
Dolphins
  Dan Fulford
79 5-15
Colts
Lions

 

Unknown.

 

fifth round Walt Garrison "choice from Baltimore through Detroit for Amos Marsh" per Cowboys media guide

Cowboys

 

Traded • Amos Marsh to Lions for • 1966 fifth round pick (#79-Walt Garrison) on 1965-09-09

Walt Garrison
80 5-16
Falcons
  Martin Kahn
Round 6
81 6-1
Falcons
  Charley Casey
82 6-2
Rams
  Bruce Anderson
83 6-3
Steelers
Vikings

 

Unknown.

 

"choice to Minnesota" per Steelers media guide (may have gone through Giants as indicated below)

  Wilbur Aylor
Giants

 

Unknown.

Vikings

 

Traded • Bill Swain to Giants for • 1966 sixth round pick (#83-Wilbur Aylor) on 1965-09-09

 

fourth round #83 Wiber Aylor "from N.Y. Giants for Bill Swain" per Vikings media guide

84 6-4
Eagles
  Bob Sherlag
85 6-5
Redskins
Bears

 

Traded • Steve Barnett to Redskins for • 1966 sixth round pick (#85-Dennis Brewster) on 1964-09-11

  Dennis Brewster
86 6-6
Cowboys
  Bob Dunlevy
87 6-7
Vikings
Lions

 

Traded • Mike Bundra • Larry Vargo to Vikings for • 1965 seventh round pick (#92-Gregg Kent) • 1966 sixth round pick (#87-Wayne De Sutter) on 1964-09-04

  Wayne De Sutter
88 6-8
Cardinals
  Tim Van Galder
89 6-9
Lions
Eagles

 

Unconfirmed.

 

Traded • John Henderson to Lions for • draft pick (possibly #89-Mel Tom) on 1965-07-09

 

pick #89 "obtained from Detroit" per Eagles media guide

 

Lions sixth round pick "to Phi" per Lions media guide

  Mel Tom
90 6-10
Giants
Dolphins

 

Unknown.

  Jim Battle
91 6-11
49ers
  Charlie Johnson
92 6-12
Bears
  Franklin McRae
93 6-13
Dolphins
  Fred Hoaglin
94 6-14
Packers
Redskins

 

Traded • Bill Anderson to Packers for • 1966 sixth round pick (#94-Earl Yates) on 1965-08-18

  Earl Yates
95 6-15
Colts
  Stas Maliszewski
Round 7
96 7-1
Falcons
  Bill Johnson
97 7-2
Rams
  George Youngblood
98 7-3
Steelers
  Emerson Boozer
99 7-4
Eagles
  David Lince
100 7-5
Cowboys
  Arthur Robinson
101 7-6
Redskins
  George Patton
102 7-7
Cardinals
  Charley Arkwright
103 7-8
Lions
  Johnnie Robinson
104 7-9
Giants
  Phil Harris
105 7-10
49ers
Colts

 

Traded • Dan LaRose to 49ers for • 1966 seventh round pick (#105-Dave Ellis) on 1965-01-28

  Dave Ellis
106 7-11
Vikings
  Bob Meers
107 7-12
Bears
  Ron Meyer
108 7-13
Packers
  Ray Miller
109 7-14
Dolphins
  Leroy Carter
110 7-15
Colts
  Ray Perkins
Round 8
111 8-1
Falcons
  Bill Goss
112 8-2
Rams
  Vilnis Ezerins
113 8-3
Steelers
Giants

 

Unknown.

 

"choice to New York" per Steelers media guide

 

Giants eighth round pick Charlie Harper "from Pittsburgh" per Giants media guide

  Charlie Harper
114 8-4
Eagles
  John Mason
115 8-5
Redskins
  Stan Mitchell
116 8-6
Cowboys
  Don Kunit
117 8-7
Lions
  John Pincavage
118 8-8
Giants
  Bill Matan
119 8-9
49ers
  Dick Witcher
120 8-10
Vikings
Colts

 

Traded • rights to Larry Kramer to Vikings for • John Campbell • 1966 eighth round pick (#120-Jerry Allen) on 1965-01-28

  Jerry Allen
121 8-11
Cardinals
  Dan Goich
122 8-12
Bears
  Doug McFalls
123 8-13
Dolphins
  Tom Talaga
124 8-14
Packers
  Ken McLean
125 8-15
Colts
  Jack White
Round 9
126 9-1
Falcons
  Bob Sanders
127 9-2
Rams
  Burton Matthies
128 9-3
Steelers
  Dale Stewart
129 9-4
Eagles
  Jim Todd
130 9-5
Cowboys
  Darrell Elam
131 9-6
Redskins
  Jack Shinholser
132 9-7
Giants
  Freeman White
133 9-8
49ers
  Kent Kramer
134 9-9
Vikings
  Ron Green
135 9-10
Cardinals
  Charlie Bryant
136 9-11
Lions
  Dick Cunningham
137 9-12
Bears
  Fritz Greenlee
138 9-13
Packers
  Ron Rector
139 9-14
Dolphins
  Jack Gergory
140 9-15
Colts
  Jerry Gross
Round 10
141 10-1
Falcons
  Mike Bender
142 10-2
Rams
  Mike Capshaw
143 10-3
Steelers
  Jerry Marion
144 10-4
Eagles
  John Osmond
145 10-5
Redskins
  Ceasar Belser
146 10-6
Cowboys
  Mason Mitchell
147 10-7
49ers
  Ron Sbranti
148 10-8
Vikings
Lions

 

Traded • Gary Lowe to Vikings for • 1966 tenth round pick (#148-Bruce Yates) on 1965-06-08

  Bruce Yates
149 10-9
Cardinals
  Mike Ringer
150 10-10
Lions
  Tom Brigham
151 10-11
Giants
  Jeff Smith
152 10-12
Bears
  Bobby Burnett
153 10-13
Dolphins
  Monty Ledbetter
154 10-14
Packers
  Sam Montgomery
155 10-15
Colts
  Claude Brownlee
Round 11
156 11-1
Falcons
  Steve Sloan
157 11-2
Rams
  Darrell Hoover
158 11-3
Steelers
  Charley Washington
159 11-4
Eagles
  Welford Walton
160 11-5
Cowboys
  Austin Denney
161 11-6
Redskins
  Dick Reding
162 11-7
Vikings
  Stan Quintana
163 11-8
Cardinals
  Bobby Williams
164 11-9
Lions
  Jack O'Billovich
165 11-10
Giants
  Cliff Wilder
166 11-11
49ers
  Preston Ridlehuber
167 11-12
Bears
  Terry Owens
168 11-13
Packers
  Ralph Wenzel
169 11-14
Dolphins
  Tony Fire
170 11-15
Colts
  Eric Crabtree
Round 12
171 12-1
Falcons
  Ken Hollister
172 12-2
Rams
  George Clayton
173 12-3
Steelers
Cowboys

 

Traded • Lee Folkins to Steelers for • 1966 twelfth round pick (#173-Les Shy) on 1965-09-06

  Les Shy
174 12-4
Eagles
  Bruce Van Dyke
175 12-5
Redskins
  John Stipech
176 12-6
Cowboys
  Craig Baynham
177 12-7
Cardinals
  Rickey Johnson
178 12-8
Lions
  Randy Winkler
179 12-9
Giants
  Ken Avery
180 12-10
49ers
  Lyle Loebach
181 12-11
Vikings
  Bob Petrella
182 12-12
Bears
  Wayne Page
183 12-13
Dolphins
  Rich Czap
184 12-14
Packers
  Jim Mankins
185 12-15
Colts
  Jim Carer
Round 13
186 13-1
Falcons
  Bob Collins
187 13-2
Rams
  Jake David
188 13-3
Steelers
  Benjy Dial
189 13-4
Eagles
  Jim Bohl
190 13-5
Cowboys
  Ron Lamb
191 13-6
Redskins
  Heath Wingate
192 13-7
Lions
  Bill Masselter
193 13-8
Giants
  Jim Fulgham
194 13-9
49ers
  Jim Jackson
195 13-10
Vikings
  Larry Martin
196 13-11
Cardinals
  Jim Brown
197 13-12
Bears
  Wayne Becker
198 13-13
Packers
  Ed King
199 13-14
Dolphins
  Jim Boudreaux
200 13-15
Colts
  Bob Hadrick
Round 14
201 14-1
Falcons
  Steve Ecker
202 14-2
Rams
  Terry Parks
203 14-3
Steelers
  Joe Novogratz
204 14-4
Eagles
  Ron Medved
205 14-5
Redskins
  Jerry Lovelace
206 14-6
Cowboys
  Lewis Turner
207 14-7
Giants
  Howard McCard
208 14-8
49ers
  Elmer Collett
209 14-9
Vikings
  Howard Twilley
210 14-10
Cardinals
  LaVerle Pratt
211 14-11
Lions
  Denis Moore
212 14-12
Bears
  Mike Buckner
213 14-13
Dolphins
  Pete Lammons
214 14-14
Packers
  Ron Hanson
215 14-15
Colts
  Jim Ward
Round 15
216 15-1
Falcons
  Tom Tolleson
217 15-2
Rams
  Mike Sullivan
218 15-3
Steelers
  Joe Dobson
219 15-4
Eagles
  Harry Day
220 15-5
Cowboys
  Mark Gartung
221 15-6
Redskins
  Hal Seymour
222 15-7
49ers
  Saint Saffold
223 15-8
Vikings
  Hugh Wright
224 15-9
Cardinals
  Darryl Alleman
225 15-10
Lions
  Bill Sullivan
226 15-11
Giants
  Steve Bowman
227 15-12
Bears
  Jim Kollman
228 15-13
Packers
  Grady Bolton
229 15-14
Dolphins
  Bob Ellis
230 15-15
Colts
  Lee Garner
Round 16
231 16-1
Falcons
  Jim Vining
232 16-2
Rams
  Joe O'Brien
233 16-3
Steelers
  Jim Long
234 16-4
Eagles
  Arunas Vasys
235 16-5
Redskins
  Hal Wantland
236 16-6
Cowboys
  Tom Piggee
237 16-7
Vikings
  Jim Williams
238 16-8
Cardinals
  Dick Kasperek
239 16-9
Lions
  Jerry Gendron
240 16-10
Giants
  Sam Price
241 16-11
49ers
  Jim LeClair
242 16-12
Bears
  Lynn Senkbeil
243 16-13
Dolphins
  David Ray
244 16-14
Packers
  Bob Schultz
245 16-15
Colts
  Rod Stewart
Round 17
246 17-1
Falcons
  Lurley Archambeau
247 17-2
Rams
  Dan Gilbert
248 17-3
Steelers
  Mike Brundage
249 17-4
Eagles
  Ike Kelley
250 17-5
Cowboys
  George Allen
251 17-6
Redskins
  Mitch Zalnasky
252 17-7
Cardinals
  Benny Russell
253 17-8
Lions
  Ralph Dunlap
254 17-9
Giants
  Gary Eickman
255 17-10
49ers
  Jim Breeland
256 17-11
Vikings
  Monroe Beard
257 17-12
Bears
  Curtis Gentry
258 17-13
Packers
  David Hathcock
259 17-14
Dolphins
  Gene Modzelewski
260 17-15
Colts
  Randy Matson
Round 18
261 18-1
Falcons
  Doug Korver
262 18-2
Rams
  Ray Johnson
263 18-3
Steelers
  Ken Lucas
264 18-4
Eagles
  Bill Moorer
265 18-5
Redskins
  Joe Burson
266 18-6
Cowboys
  Steve Orr
267 18-7
Lions
  Bill Johnson
268 18-8
Giants
  Kai Anderson
269 18-9
49ers
  Ron Parson
270 18-10
Vikings
  Dale Greco
271 18-11
Cardinals
  Willie Jones
272 18-12
Bears
  Charley Kines
273 18-13
Dolphins
  Charley Harraway
274 18-14
Packers
  Jim Jones
275 18-15
Colts
  Ed Toner
Round 19
276 19-1
Falcons
  Walt Mainer
277 19-2
Rams
  Homer Williams
278 19-3
Steelers
  Dave Neilson
279 19-4
Eagles
  Taft Reed
280 19-5
Cowboys
  Byron Johnson
281 19-6
Redskins
  Andre White
282 19-7
Giants
  Bobby Crockett
283 19-8
49ers
  Dick Fitzgerald
284 19-9
Vikings
  Jessie Stokes / Jesse Stokes
285 19-10
Cardinals
  Tony Golmont
286 19-11
Lions
  Bob Baier
287 19-12
Bears
  Roger Haberer
288 19-13
Packers
  Dave Moton
289 19-14
Dolphins
  Karl Singer
290 19-15
Colts
  Ken Duke
Round 20
291 20-1
Falcons
  Bob Riggle
292 20-2
Rams
  Bud Harrington
293 20-3
Steelers
  Ron Springer
294 20-4
Eagles
  Bill Risio
295 20-5
Redskins
  John Kelly
296 20-6
Cowboys
  Lou Hudson
297 20-7
49ers
  Willie Walker
298 20-8
Vikings
Eagles

 

Traded • Billy Ray Barnes to Vikings for • 1966 20th round pick (#298-Gerald Circo) on 1965-08-30

  Gerald Circo
299 20-9
Cardinals
  Tom Gallagher
300 20-10
Lions
  Allen Smith
301 20-11
Giants
  Randy Minniear
302 20-12
Bears
  Goldie Sellers
303 20-13
Dolphins
  Joe Petro
304 20-14
Packers
  Ed Maras
305 20-15
Colts
  Tom Carr