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1956 Drafted Defensive Linemen

There were 24 Defensive Linemen drafted in the 1956 NFL draft. The highest drafted DL was Joe Krupa drafted in round 2 out of Purdue by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Some of the 1956 drafted Defensive Linemen were Forrest Gregg drafted in round 2 out of Southern Methodist by the Green Bay Packers, John Paluck drafted in round 2 out of Pittsburgh by the Washington Redskins, Bruce Bosley drafted in round 2 out of West Virginia by the San Francisco 49ers, Bill Quinlan drafted in round 3 out of Michigan State by the Cleveland Browns, Bill Herchman drafted in round 3 out of Texas Tech by the San Francisco 49ers, Jim Katcavage drafted in round 4 out of Dayton by the New York Giants, Frank Clarke drafted in round 5 out of Colorado by the Cleveland Browns, Paul Wiggin drafted in round 6 out of Stanford by the Cleveland Browns and Ron Nery drafted in round 7 out of Kansas State by the New York Giants. View all of the Defensive Linemen selected in the 1956 Draft.
1956 Drafted Defensive Linemen
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
2   Bruce Bosley   West Virginia   San Francisco 49ers
2   John Paluck   Pittsburgh   Washington Redskins
2   Joe Krupa   Purdue   Pittsburgh Steelers
2   Forrest Gregg   Southern Methodist   Green Bay Packers
3   Bill Herchman   Texas Tech   San Francisco 49ers
3   Bill Quinlan   Michigan State   Cleveland Browns
4   Jim Katcavage   Dayton   New York Giants
5   Frank Clarke   Colorado   Cleveland Browns
6   Paul Wiggin   Stanford   Cleveland Browns
7   Ron Nery   Kansas State   New York Giants
8   Charlie Smith   Abilene Christian   San Francisco 49ers
8   Dave Lunceford   Baylor   Chicago Cardinals
9   John Bredice   Boston U.   Philadelphia Eagles
10   Dick Lucas   Boston College   Chicago Bears
15   Charlie Anderson   Louisiana Tech   Chicago Cardinals
15   Willie Davis   Grambling State   Cleveland Browns
16   Thurlow Cooper   Maine   Cleveland Browns
17   Bill Danenhauer   Emporia State   Baltimore Colts
18   Bill Yelverton   Mississippi   San Francisco 49ers
20   Fred Glatz   Pittsburgh   Pittsburgh Steelers
21   Don McComb   Villanova   New York Giants
22   Sam Williams   Michigan State   Los Angeles Rams
22   Orville Trask   Rice   Chicago Cardinals
25   John Morrow   Michigan   Los Angeles Rams
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