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1948 Draft

1948 NFL Draft & Order

The 1948 NFL Draft consisted of 30 rounds with a total of 79 players drafted. The top pick was Harry Gilmer out of Alabama drafted by the Washington Redskins. Of the 10 players selected in the first round 4 played offense and 6 played defense. Alabama and Texas had the most players selected in the first round of the 1948 draft with 2. Some of the top drafted players were Bobby Layne (drafted by the Chicago Bears in Round 1), Y.A. Tittle (drafted by the Detroit Lions in Round 1), Joe Scott (drafted by the New York Giants in Round 2), Cloyce Box (drafted by the Washington Redskins in Round 18) and Jim Spavital (drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in Round 1). View all of the players selected in the 1948 NFL Draft round by round.
1948 NFL Draft
Round 1
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
1 Harry Gilmer DB Alabama Washington Redskins
9 Dan Edwards DL Georgia Pittsburgh Steelers
Max Bumgardner DL Texas Chicago Bears
Skippy Minisi DB Pennsylvania New York Giants
Clyde Scott DB Arkansas Philadelphia Eagles
Jim Spavital LB Oklahoma State Chicago Cardinals
Y.A. Tittle QB Louisiana State Detroit Lions
Vaughn Mancha OL Alabama Boston Yanks
Bobby Layne QB Texas Chicago Bears
Jug Girard RB Wisconsin Green Bay Packers
Round 2
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Dub Garrett OL Mississippi State Chicago Bears
Ed Smith RB Texas-El Paso Green Bay Packers
Joe Scott RB San Francisco New York Giants
Tommy Thompson OL William & Mary Washington Redskins
Jerry Nuzum DB New Mexico State Pittsburgh Steelers
Tom Keane DB West Virginia Los Angeles Rams
Round 3
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Les Bingaman OL Illinois Detroit Lions
Knox Ramsey LB William & Mary Chicago Bears
Jack Myers RB UCLA Philadelphia Eagles
Dan Sandifer RB Louisiana State Washington Redskins
Round 4
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Joe Gasparella DB Notre Dame Pittsburgh Steelers
Bruce Gehrke DL Columbia New York Giants
Phil Slosburg RB Temple Boston Yanks
Larry Olsonoski OL Minnesota Green Bay Packers
George Grimes DB Virginia Los Angeles Rams
Round 5
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Jim Cason RB Louisiana State Chicago Cardinals
Jay Rhodemyre LB Kentucky Green Bay Packers
Round 6
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Bill Erickson OL Mississippi New York Giants
Shorty McWilliams RB Mississippi State Chicago Bears
Round 7
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Ed Ryan DL St. Mary's (CA) Pittsburgh Steelers
Ed Royston OL Wake Forest New York Giants
Round 8
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Dick Flanagan LB Ohio State Chicago Bears
Mike Katrishen OL Southern Mississippi Washington Redskins
Glenn Johnson OL Arizona State Los Angeles Rams
Ralph Hutchinson OL Tennessee-Chattanooga New York Giants
Ray Coates RB Louisiana State New York Giants
Round 9
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Don Doll DB USC Detroit Lions
George Roman DL Case Western Reserve Boston Yanks
Round 10
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
George Papach DB Purdue Pittsburgh Steelers
Clarence Self RB Wisconsin Chicago Cardinals
Ab Wimberly DL Louisiana State Boston Yanks
Round 11
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
John Hollar RB Appalachian State Chicago Cardinals
Bob Jensen DL Iowa State Boston Yanks
Perry Moss QB Illinois Green Bay Packers
Round 12
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Ollie Cline RB Ohio State Chicago Bears
Chick Jagade LB Indiana Washington Redskins
Bob Hanlon DB Loras Chicago Cardinals
Fred Provo DB Washington Green Bay Packers
Round 13
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
George Petrovich OL Texas Chicago Cardinals
Ed Quirk LB Missouri Washington Redskins
Dick Rifenburg WR Michigan Philadelphia Eagles
Round 14
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Bill McPeak DL Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Steelers
Round 15
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Larry Brink DL Northern Illinois Los Angeles Rams
Dan Garza DL Oregon New York Giants
Round 16
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Bill O'Connor DL Notre Dame Los Angeles Rams
Round 17
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Jerry Davis RB Southeastern Louisiana Chicago Cardinals
Pete Barbolak OL Purdue Pittsburgh Steelers
Round 18
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Cloyce Box RB West Texas A&M Washington Redskins
Frank Nelson RB Utah Boston Yanks
Round 19
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Barney Hafen DL Utah Detroit Lions
Don Ettinger LB Kansas New York Giants
Round 20
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
J.R. Boone DB Tulsa Chicago Bears
Frank Williams RB Utah State New York Giants
Joel Williams LB Texas Washington Redskins
Ray Yagiello LB Catawba Los Angeles Rams
Round 21
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Dick Woodard OL Iowa New York Giants
Round 22
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Dick Wedel OL Wake Forest Chicago Cardinals
Round 23
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Jim Parmer DB Oklahoma State Philadelphia Eagles
Paul Shoults RB Miami (Ohio) Chicago Cardinals
Rebel Steiner DB Alabama Detroit Lions
Round 24
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Lou Creekmur DL William & Mary Philadelphia Eagles
Round 25
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Jim Wade RB Oklahoma City Los Angeles Rams
Dick Wilkins DL Oregon New York Giants
Round 26
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Don Corbitt OL Arizona Washington Redskins
Round 27
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Rex Grossman K Indiana Philadelphia Eagles
Round 28
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Clarence McGeary DL North Dakota State Green Bay Packers
Round 29
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Bob Greenhalgh RB San Francisco New York Giants
Art Statuto OL Notre Dame Philadelphia Eagles
Round 30
Selection Player Position CollegeDrafted By
Ralph Earhart DB Texas Tech Green Bay Packers

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