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1940 Drafted Linebackers

There were 18 Linebackers drafted in the 1940 NFL draft. The highest drafted LB was John McLaughry drafted in round 2 out of Brown by the New York Giants. Some of the 1940 drafted Linebackers were John Schiechl drafted in round 2 out of Santa Clara by the Philadelphia Eagles, Jack Haman drafted in round 3 out of Northwestern by the Cleveland Rams, Len Akin drafted in round 5 out of Baylor by the Chicago Bears, Frank Emmons drafted in round 5 out of Oregon by the Philadelphia Eagles, Rex Williams drafted in round 5 out of Texas Tech by the New York Giants, Andy Chisick drafted in round 7 out of Villanova by the Chicago Cardinals, Bob Hoffman drafted in round 7 out of USC by the Washington Redskins, Ben Kish drafted in round 8 out of Pittsburgh by the Chicago Cardinals and Wilfred Thorpe drafted in round 9 out of Arkansas by the Cleveland Rams. View all of the Linebackers selected in the 1940 Draft.
1940 Drafted Linebackers
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
2   John McLaughry   Brown   New York Giants
2   John Schiechl   Santa Clara   Philadelphia Eagles
3   Jack Haman   Northwestern   Cleveland Rams
5   Len Akin   Baylor   Chicago Bears
5   Rex Williams   Texas Tech   New York Giants
5   Frank Emmons   Oregon   Philadelphia Eagles
7   Bob Hoffman   USC   Washington Redskins
7   Andy Chisick   Villanova   Chicago Cardinals
8   Ben Kish   Pittsburgh   Chicago Cardinals
9   Wilfred Thorpe   Arkansas   Cleveland Rams
11   Sam Bartholomew   Tennessee   Washington Redskins
11   Elmer Hackney   Kansas State   Philadelphia Eagles
12   Rocco Pirro   Catholic   Pittsburgh Pirates
13   Mike Gussie   West Virginia   Brooklyn Dodgers
15   John Rogalla   Scranton   New York Giants
16   Monk Edwards   Baylor   New York Giants
16   Frank Ribar   Duke   Detroit Lions
18   Ralph Stevenson   Oklahoma   Cleveland Rams
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