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1966 Drafted Running Backs

There were 27 Running Backs drafted in the 1966 NFL draft. The highest drafted RB was Jim Grabowski drafted in round 1 out of Illinois by the Green Bay Packers. Some of the 1966 drafted Running Backs were Dick Leftridge drafted in round 1 out of West Virginia by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jim Lindsey drafted in round 2 out of Arkansas by the Minnesota Vikings, Charlie Brown drafted in round 2 out of Syracuse by the Chicago Bears, Nick Eddy drafted in round 2 out of Notre Dame by the Detroit Lions, Mike Dennis drafted in round 3 out of Mississippi by the Atlanta Falcons, Tom Barrington drafted in round 3 out of Ohio State by the Washington Redskins, Henry Dyer drafted in round 4 out of Grambling State by the Los Angeles Rams, Willie Asbury drafted in round 4 out of Kent State by the Atlanta Falcons and Walt Garrison drafted in round 5 out of Oklahoma State by the Dallas Cowboys. View all of the Running Backs selected in the 1966 Draft.
1966 Drafted Running Backs
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1   Jim Grabowski   Illinois   Green Bay Packers
1   Dick Leftridge   West Virginia   Pittsburgh Steelers
2   Charlie Brown   Syracuse   Chicago Bears
2   Nick Eddy   Notre Dame   Detroit Lions
2   Jim Lindsey   Arkansas   Minnesota Vikings
3   Mike Dennis   Mississippi   Atlanta Falcons
3   Tom Barrington   Ohio State   Washington Redskins
4 64   Willie Asbury   Kent State   Atlanta Falcons
4   Henry Dyer   Grambling State   Los Angeles Rams
5 65   Bill Wolski   Notre Dame   Atlanta Falcons
5   Walt Garrison   Oklahoma State   Dallas Cowboys
5   Randy Schultz   Northern Iowa   Cleveland Browns
8   Stan Mitchell   Tennessee   Washington Redskins
8   Jerry Allen   Nebraska-Omaha   Baltimore Colts
8   Vilnis Ezerins   Wis.-Whitewater   Los Angeles Rams
9   Charlie Bryant   Allen   St. Louis Cardinals
9   Jim Todd   Ball State   Philadelphia Eagles
9   Ron Rector   Northwestern   Green Bay Packers
11   Preston Ridlehuber   Georgia   San Francisco 49ers
12   Craig Baynham   Georgia Tech   Dallas Cowboys
12   Les Shy   Long Beach State   Dallas Cowboys
12   Jim Mankins   Florida State   Green Bay Packers
13   Ron Lamb   South Carolina   Dallas Cowboys
13   Jim Jackson   Western Illinois   San Francisco 49ers
15   Steve Bowman   Alabama   New York Giants
18   Charlie Harraway   San Jose State   Cleveland Browns
20   Randy Minnear   Purdue   New York Giants
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