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1948 NFL Draft

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Date(s)  December 19, 1947
Most selections (33)  New York Giants
Location  Fort Pitt Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA
First selection  Harry Gilmer, HB Washington Redskins
Last selection  Bill Fischer, G Chicago Cardinals
Fewest selections (28)  Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions

The 1948 National Football League Draft was held on December 19, 1947, at the Fort Pitt Hotel in Pittsburgh.

Hall of Famers

  • Bobby Layne, quarterback from Texas taken 1st round 3rd overall by the Chicago Bears.
  • Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1967.
  • Y.A. Tittle, quarterback from LSU taken 1st round 4th overall by the Detroit Lions.
  • Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1971.
  • Lou Creekmur, tackle from William & Mary taken 243rd overall by the Philadelphia Eagles, and again in the 2nd round of the 1950 special draft by the Detroit Lions.
  • Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1996.
  • Joe Perry, fullback from Compton Junior College, signed undrafted by the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Inducted:Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1969.

    References

    1948 NFL Draft Wikipedia


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