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1959 Drafted Running Backs

There were 22 Running Backs drafted in the 1959 NFL draft. The highest drafted RB was Dick Bass drafted in round 1 out of U. of Pacific by the Los Angeles Rams. Some of the 1959 drafted Running Backs were Nick Pietrosante drafted in round 1 out of Notre Dame by the Detroit Lions, Don Brown drafted in round 2 out of Houston by the Los Angeles Rams, Larry Hickman drafted in round 3 out of Baylor by the Los Angeles Rams, Joe Morrison drafted in round 3 out of Cincinnati by the New York Giants, Wray Carlton drafted in round 3 out of Duke by the Philadelphia Eagles, John Adams drafted in round 5 out of Los Angeles State by the Chicago Bears, Hal Lewis drafted in round 7 out of Houston by the Baltimore Colts, Willmer Fowler drafted in round 8 out of Northwestern by the Philadelphia Eagles and Tom Barnett drafted in round 8 out of Purdue by the Pittsburgh Steelers. View all of the Running Backs selected in the 1959 Draft.
1959 Drafted Running Backs
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1   Nick Pietrosante   Notre Dame   Detroit Lions
1   Dick Bass   U. of Pacific   Los Angeles Rams
2   Don Brown   Houston   Los Angeles Rams
3   Joe Morrison   Cincinnati   New York Giants
3   Wray Carlton   Duke   Philadelphia Eagles
3   Larry Hickman   Baylor   Los Angeles Rams
5   John Adams   Los Angeles State   Chicago Bears
7   Hal Lewis   Houston   Baltimore Colts
8   Willmer Fowler   Northwestern   Philadelphia Eagles
8   Tom Barnett   Purdue   Pittsburgh Steelers
9   Carl Smith   Tennessee   Detroit Lions
13   Dewey Bohling   Hardin-Simmons   Pittsburgh Steelers
14   Elbert Dubenion   Bluffton   Cleveland Browns
15   J.W. Brodnax   Louisiana State   Pittsburgh Steelers
16   Jamie Caleb   Grambling State   Cleveland Browns
18   Bill Butler   Tennessee-Chattanooga   Green Bay Packers
18   George Scott   Miami (Ohio)   New York Giants
18   Alan Miller   Boston College   Philadelphia Eagles
20   Dave Smith   Ripon   Green Bay Packers
24   Dan Chamberlain   Sacramento State   Detroit Lions
26   Timmy Brown   Ball State   Green Bay Packers
26   Charley Tolar   Northwestern State-Louisiana   Pittsburgh Steelers
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