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1959 Drafted Defensive Backs

There were 20 Defensive Backs drafted in the 1959 NFL draft. The highest drafted DB was Dave Baker drafted in round 1 out of Oklahoma by the San Francisco 49ers. Some of the 1959 drafted Defensive Backs were Billy Stacy drafted in round 1 out of Mississippi State by the Chicago Cardinals, Richie Petitbon drafted in round 2 out of Tulane by the Chicago Bears, Pete Johnson drafted in round 3 out of Virginia Military Inst. by the Chicago Bears, Eddie Dove drafted in round 3 out of Colorado by the San Francisco 49ers, Tom Franckhauser drafted in round 3 out of Purdue by the Los Angeles Rams, Dick LeBeau drafted in round 5 out of Ohio State by the Cleveland Browns, Ed Meador drafted in round 7 out of Arkansas Tech by the Los Angeles Rams, Bobby Jackson drafted in round 7 out of Alabama by the Green Bay Packers and Gene Johnson drafted in round 9 out of Cincinnati by the Philadelphia Eagles. View all of the Defensive Backs selected in the 1959 Draft.
1959 Drafted Defensive Backs
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1   Dave Baker   Oklahoma   San Francisco 49ers
1   Billy Stacy   Mississippi State   Chicago Cardinals
2   Richie Petitbon   Tulane   Chicago Bears
3   Tom Franckhauser   Purdue   Los Angeles Rams
3   Pete Johnson   Virginia Military Inst.   Chicago Bears
3   Eddie Dove   Colorado   San Francisco 49ers
5   Dick LeBeau   Ohio State   Cleveland Browns
7   Ed Meador   Arkansas Tech   Los Angeles Rams
7   Bobby Jackson   Alabama   Green Bay Packers
9   Dick Haley   Pittsburgh   Washington Redskins
9   Gene Johnson   Cincinnati   Philadelphia Eagles
11   Tom Stephens   Syracuse   Baltimore Colts
12   Justin Rowland   Texas Christian   Chicago Bears
13   Jim Steffen   UCLA   Detroit Lions
15   Bruce Maher   Detroit   Detroit Lions
16   Bob Soltis   Minnesota   New York Giants
18   Carver Shannon   Southern Illinois   Los Angeles Rams
22   Fred Glick   Colorado State   Chicago Cardinals
27   Don Fleming   Florida   Chicago Cardinals
27   Ron Hall   Missouri Valley   Pittsburgh Steelers
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