1954 NFL Draft Pick Transactions

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Bonus Pick
1 B-1
Dolphins
  Bobby Garrett
Round 1
2 1-1
Cardinals
  Lamar McHan
3 1-2
Packers
  Art Hunter
4 1-3
Giants
Packers

 

Traded • player to be named later (rights to Arnie Galiffa on 1953-10-09) to Giants for • Val Joe Walker • 1954 first round pick (#4-Veryl Switzer) on 1953-08-13

Veryl Switzer
5 1-4
Colts
  Francis "Cotton" Davidson
6 1-5
Bears
  Stan Wallace
7 1-6
Steelers
  John Lattner
8 1-7
Redskins
  Steve Meilinger
9 1-8
Eagles
  Neil Worden
10 1-9
Rams
  Ed Beatty
11 1-10
49ers
  Bernie Faloney
12 1-11
Dolphins
  John Bauer
13 1-12
Lions
  Dick Chapman
Round 2
14 2-1
Cardinals
  Gary Knafelc
15 2-2
Packers
  Bob Fleck
16 2-3
Colts
  Larry Grigg
17 2-4
Giants
  Ken Buck
18 2-5
Bears
  Rick Casares
19 2-6
Steelers
  Pat Stark
20 2-7
Redskins
  Jim Schrader
21 2-8
Eagles
  John "Rocky" Ryan
22 2-9
Rams
  Buddy Gillioz
23 2-10
49ers
  Leo Rucka
24 2-11
Dolphins
  Chet Hanulak
25 2-12
Lions
  Jim Neal
Round 3
26 3-1
Cardinals
  Bobby Cavazos
27 3-2
Packers
  George Timberlake
28 3-3
Giants
  Clyde Bennett
29 3-4
Colts
Rams

 

Unknown.

 

third round #28 Jim Kincaid "From Baltimore" per Rams web site

Jim Kincaid
30 3-5
Bears
  Ed Meadows
31 3-6
Steelers
  Tom Miner
32 3-7
Redskins
Rams

 

Traded Sam Baker to Redskins for high draft pick (possibly 1954 #32-Tom Nickoloff) on 1953-07-26

 

Redskins third round "Choice to Los Angeles" per Redskins media guide

 

third round #31 Tom Nickoloff "from Washington" per Rams web site

Tom Nickoloff
33 3-8
Eagles
  Ted Connor
34 3-9
Rams
  Henry Hair
35 3-10
49ers
  Steve Korcheck
36 3-11
Dolphins
  Maurice Bassett
37 3-12
Lions
  Bill Bowman
Round 4
38 4-1
Cardinals
  Bill Bredde
39 4-2
Packers
Redskins

 

Traded • Johnny Papit to Packers for • 1954 fourth round pick (#39-Ralph Felton) on 1953-09-22

Ralph Felton
40 4-3
Colts
Packers

 

Unknown.

 

fourth round #40 Tom Allman "from Baltimore Colts" per Packers web site

Tom Allman
41 4-4
Giants
  Dick Nolan
42 4-5
Bears
  Fran Paterra
43 4-6
Steelers
Rams

 

Traded George Porter, Bill Hegarty, Nick Bolkouac to Steelers for 1954 undisclosed draft pick (possibly #43-Lester McClelland) on 1953-05-30

 

choice to Los Angeles per Steelers media guide

 

fourth round #42 Lester McClelland "from Pittsburgh" per Rams web site

Lester McClelland
44 4-7
Redskins
Lions

 

Unknown.

 

Traded Don Doll to Redskins for 1954 undisclosed pick (possibly #44-Bill Stits), 1955 undisclosed pick (possibly #39-Gordon Malloy) on 1953-09-14

 

Redskins fourth round "Choice to Detroit" per Redskins media guide

 

fourth round #44 Bill Stits "from Was" per Lions media guide

Bill Stits
45 4-8
Eagles
  Menil "Mennie" Mavraides
46 4-9
Rams
  Norm Nygaard
47 4-10
49ers
  Charlie Boxhold
48 4-11
Dolphins
  Jerry Hilgenberg
49 4-12
Lions
  Howard McCants
Round 5
50 5-1
Cardinals
  Don Dohoney
51 5-2
Packers
  Max McGee
52 5-3
Giants
  Earl Putman
53 5-4
Colts
  Don Ellis
54 5-5
Bears
  Bob Griffis
55 5-6
Steelers
49ers

 

Unknown.

 

choice to San Francisco

 

"Choice from Pittsburgh" per 49ers web site

Bob Hantla
56 5-7
Redskins
  Billy Wells
57 5-8
Eagles
Rams

 

Traded Jerry Williams to Eagles for undisclosed draft pick (possibly #57-Charlie Allen) on 1953-05-12

 

fifth round pick "traded to Los Angeles Rams" per Eagles media guide

 

fifth round #56 Charlie Allen "from Philadelphia" per Rams web site

Charlie Allen
58 5-9
Rams
  Art Hauser
59 5-10
49ers
  Frank Mincevich
60 5-11
Dolphins
  Bill Lucky
61 5-12
Lions
  George Parozzo
Round 6
62 6-1
Cardinals
  Tom McHugh
63 6-2
Packers
Lions

 

Traded • Gus Cifelli to Packers for • 1954 sixth round pick (#63-Pence Dacuc) on 1953-09-22

Pence Dacuc
64 6-3
Colts
Dolphins

 

Traded Tom Cosgrove to Colts for 1954 sixth round pick (#64-Jim Ray Smith) on 1953-07-01

Jim Ray Smith
65 6-4
Giants
  George Jacoby
66 6-5
Bears
  John Hudson
67 6-6
Steelers
  Laurin Pepper
68 6-7
Redskins
  Bill McHenry
69 6-8
Eagles
  Hal Lambert
70 6-9
Rams
  Ken Panfil
71 6-10
49ers
  Floyd Sagely
72 6-11
Dolphins
  Asa Jenkins
73 6-12
Lions
  Dick Kercher
Round 7
74 7-1
Cardinals
  Dave Mann
75 7-2
Packers
  Sam Marshall
76 7-3
Giants
  Wayne Berry
77 7-4
Colts
  Glenn Turner
78 7-5
Bears
  Ralph Cecere
79 7-6
Steelers
  Jack O'Brien
80 7-7
Redskins
  Harry Jagielski
81 7-8
Eagles
  Jerry Norton
82 7-9
Rams
  Charley Weeks
83 7-10
49ers
  Sid Youngelman
84 7-11
Dolphins
  Don Miller
85 7-12
Lions
  Jack Cross
Round 8
86 8-1
Cardinals
  Paul Larson
87 8-2
Packers
  Jimmie Williams
88 8-3
Colts
  Dennis McCotter
89 8-4
Giants
  Ralph Starkey
90 8-5
Bears
  Tom Garlington
91 8-6
Steelers
  Paul Cameron
92 8-7
Redskins
  Bill Marker
93 8-8
Eagles
  Dan Hunter
94 8-9
Rams
  George Black
95 8-10
49ers
Dolphins

 

Traded Fred Bruney to 49ers for 1954 eighth round pick (#95-Bill Barbish) on ????-??-??

 

Traded Bob Van Doren to 49ers for 1954 eighth round pick (#95-Bill Barbish) on ????-??-?? [per 49ers media guide]

Bill Barbish
96 8-11
Dolphins
  Charlie Harris
97 8-12
Lions
  Milt Davis
Round 9
98 9-1
Cardinals
  Dean Chambers
99 9-2
Packers
  Dave Davis
100 9-3
Giants
  Pete O'Garra
101 9-4
Colts
  Bob Adams
102 9-5
Bears
  Paul Giel
103 9-6
Steelers
  Joe Zombek
104 9-7
Redskins
  Jerry Minnick
105 9-8
Eagles
  Phil Branch
106 9-9
Rams
  Alex Bravo
107 9-10
49ers
  Ted Connolly
108 9-11
Dolphins
  Tom Jones
109 9-12
Lions
  Bob Lawson
Round 10
110 10-1
Cardinals
  Tommy Lewis
111 10-2
Packers
  Gene Knutson
112 10-3
Colts
  Bob Schoonmaker
113 10-4
Giants
  John Steinberg
114 10-5
Bears
  D.C. Andrews
115 10-6
Steelers
  Bob Fisher
116 10-7
Redskins
  Merrill Green
117 10-8
Eagles
Rams

 

Unknown.

 

tenth round pick "traded to Los Angeles Rams" per Eagles media guide

 

tenth round #116 Ed Hughes "from Philadelphia" per Rams web site

Ed Hughes
118 10-9
Rams
  Joe Katchik
119 10-10
49ers
Dolphins

 

Traded Bob Van Doren to 49ers for 1954 tenth round pick (#119-Don Goss) on ????-??-??

 

Traded Fred Bruney to 49ers for 1954 tenth round pick (#119-Don Goss) on ????-??-?? [per 49ers media guide]

Don Goss
120 10-11
Dolphins
  Tom Pagna
121 10-12
Lions
  Jack Carroll
Round 11
122 11-1
Cardinals
  Homer Smith
123 11-2
Packers
  Ken Hall
124 11-3
Giants
  Tom Fitzpatrick
125 11-4
Colts
  Bob Leberman
126 11-5
Bears
  Ron Wallin
127 11-6
Steelers
  Lou Cimarolli
128 11-7
Redskins
  Gene Wilson
129 11-8
Eagles
  Dave McLaughlin
130 11-9
Rams
  Duane Wardlow
131 11-10
49ers
  John Skocko
132 11-11
Dolphins
  Max Schuebel
133 11-12
Lions
  Milt Scwenk
Round 12
134 12-1
Cardinals
  Howard Pitt
135 12-2
Packers
  Bill Oliver
136 12-3
Colts
  Don Chelf
137 12-4
Giants
  Wendell Gulseth
138 12-5
Bears
  Joe Faragalli
139 12-6
Steelers
  Don Fritz
140 12-7
Redskins
  Ben Dunkerly
141 12-8
Eagles
  Dick Clasby
142 12-9
Rams
  Jack Maultsby
143 12-10
49ers
  Hal Easterwood
144 12-11
Dolphins
  Tom Bruenich
145 12-12
Lions
  Bob Hartman
Round 13
146 13-1
Cardinals
  Les Goble
147 13-2
Packers
  Mike Takacs
148 13-3
Giants
  Bob Topp
149 13-4
Colts
  Chuck McMillan
150 13-5
Bears
  Julius Seaholm
151 13-6
Steelers
  Charley Lattimer
152 13-7
Redskins
  Roger Dornburg
153 13-8
Eagles
  Joe Mehalick
154 13-9
Rams
  Sam Hensley
155 13-10
49ers
  Morgan Williams
156 13-11
Dolphins
  George Cummins
157 13-12
Lions
  Jim Swierczek
Round 14
158 14-1
Cardinals
  Sammy Dumas
159 14-2
Packers
  Dave "Kosse" Johnson
160 14-3
Colts
  Ordell Braase
161 14-4
Giants
  Bobby Epps
162 14-5
Bears
  Ken Miller
163 14-6
Steelers
  Roger Bradford
164 14-7
Redskins
  Roger Nelson
165 14-8
Eagles
  Hal Patterson
166 14-9
Rams
  Mitchell Johnson
167 14-10
49ers
  Sammy Williams
168 14-11
Dolphins
  Jim Head
169 14-12
Lions
  Ray Novak
Round 15
170 15-1
Cardinals
  Cecil Harp
171 15-2
Packers
49ers

 

Traded Ben Aldridge to Packers for 1954 15th round pick (#171-Ed Gossage) on ????-??-??

Ed Gossage
172 15-3
Giants
  Jim Swan
173 15-4
Colts
  Joe D'Agostino
174 15-5
Bears
  Harlon Hill
175 15-6
Steelers
  Tom Drake
176 15-7
Redskins
  Hugh Merck
177 15-8
Eagles
  Ray McKown
178 15-9
Rams
  Ed Elliot
179 15-10
49ers
  Sam Palumbo
180 15-11
Dolphins
  Chet Lyssy
181 15-12
Lions
  Kirk Hinderlider
Round 16
182 16-1
Cardinals
  Al Kilgore
183 16-2
Packers
  Des Koch
184 16-3
Colts
  Alex Sandusky
185 16-4
Giants
  George Rice
186 16-5
Bears
  Earl Lindley
187 16-6
Steelers
  Cas Krol
188 16-7
Redskins
  Gilmer Spring
189 16-8
Eagles
  Charlie Grant
190 16-9
Rams
  Roger Frey
191 16-10
49ers
  Bobby Fiveash
192 16-11
Dolphins
  Rich Raidel
193 16-12
Lions
  Bob Chuoke
Round 17
194 17-1
Cardinals
  Jack Troxell
195 17-2
Packers
  J.D. Roberts
196 17-3
Giants
  Jackie Parker
197 17-4
Colts
  Tommy Adkins
198 17-5
Bears
  Lou Woodard
199 17-6
Steelers
  Joe Fulwyler
200 17-7
Redskins
  Jerry Coody
201 17-8
Eagles
  Bob Knowles
202 17-9
Rams
  Ed Wilhelm
203 17-10
49ers
  Carl Kautz
204 17-11
Dolphins
  Howard Chapman
205 17-12
Lions
  Rick Kaser
Round 18
206 18-1
Cardinals
  Dick Young
207 18-2
Packers
  Emery Barnes
208 18-3
Colts
  Dick Shinaut
209 18-4
Giants
  Crawford Mims
210 18-5
Bears
  McNeil Moore
211 18-6
Steelers
  Don Penze
212 18-7
Redskins
  Walt Cudzik
213 18-8
Eagles
  Sam Mrvos
214 18-9
Rams
  Stan Sheriff
215 18-10
49ers
  Morris Kay
216 18-11
Dolphins
  Bill Wohrman
217 18-12
Lions
  Norm Hayes
Round 19
218 19-1
Cardinals
  Jerry Sazio
219 19-2
Packers
  Ken Hall
220 19-3
Giants
  Bob King
221 19-4
Colts
  Charley Wenzlau
222 19-5
Bears
  Jim Lum
223 19-6
Steelers
  Don Rydalch
224 19-7
Redskins
  Jerry Witt
225 19-8
Eagles
  Jerry Clem
226 19-9
Rams
  Frank Givens
227 19-10
49ers
  Bob Edmiston
228 19-11
Dolphins
  John Taylor
229 19-12
Lions
  Buster Graves
Round 20
230 20-1
Cardinals
  Stan Huntsman
231 20-2
Packers
  Lowell Herbert
232 20-3
Colts
  Raymond Berry
233 20-4
Giants
  Gene Snipes
234 20-5
Bears
  Jim Ladd
235 20-6
Steelers
  Fred Prender
236 20-7
Redskins
  Sam Morley
237 20-8
Eagles
  Tommy Bailes
238 20-9
Rams
  Bob Dougherty
239 20-10
49ers
  Frank DePietro
240 20-11
Dolphins
  Hugh Pierce
241 20-12
Lions
  Jim Durrant
Round 21
242 21-1
Cardinals
  Jim Stander
243 21-2
Packers
  Art Liebscher
244 21-3
Giants
  Rex Corless
245 21-4
Colts
  Bob Lade
246 21-5
Bears
  Sonny Cleere
247 21-6
Steelers
  Dan Tassotti
248 21-7
Redskins
  John Cavaglieri
249 21-8
Eagles
  Johnny Crouch
250 21-9
Rams
  Jerry Cooper
251 21-10
49ers
  Howard Alsup
252 21-11
Dolphins
  Jim Baughman
253 21-12
Lions
  Jack Kistler
Round 22
254 22-1
Cardinals
  Ledio Fanucchi
255 22-2
Packers
  Willie Buford
256 22-3
Colts
  Bob Meyer
257 22-4
Giants
  Joe Collier
258 22-5
Bears
  Charlie Sumner
259 22-6
Steelers
  John Lapsley
260 22-7
Redskins
  Max Schmaling
261 22-8
Eagles
  Jim Wojciehowski
262 22-9
Rams
  Ray Pacer
263 22-10
49ers
  Ralph Reynolds
264 22-11
Dolphins
  Lloyd Caudle
265 22-12
Lions
  Dewey Brundage
Round 23
266 23-1
Cardinals
  Charley Oakley
267 23-2
Packers
  Clint Sathrum
268 23-3
Giants
  Pete Mangum
269 23-4
Colts
  Leon Hardeman
270 23-5
Bears
  Herman Lee
271 23-6
Steelers
  Joe Pascarella
272 23-7
Redskins
  Pete Carrieri
273 23-8
Eagles
  Harold Lofton
274 23-9
Rams
  Don Marks
275 23-10
49ers
  LeRoy Fenstemaker
276 23-11
Dolphins
  Bob Mischak
277 23-12
Lions
  Jack Shanafelt
Round 24
278 24-1
Cardinals
  Lou Sawchik
279 24-2
Packers
  Marv Tennefoss
280 24-3
Colts
  Don Kerlin
281 24-4
Giants
  Bill Harris
282 24-5
Bears
  Bill Jarrett
283 24-6
Steelers
  Jack Flanagan
284 24-7
Redskins
  Will Renfro
285 24-8
Eagles
  Nate Gressette
286 24-9
Rams
  Ed Brookman
287 24-10
49ers
  Jerry Daniels
288 24-11
Dolphins
  Johnny Grambling
289 24-12
Lions
  Bobby Burrows
Round 25
290 25-1
Cardinals
  Jerry Marchand
291 25-2
Packers
  John Smalley
292 25-3
Giants
  Bill Baker
293 25-4
Colts
  Pepper Rodgers
294 25-5
Bears
  Tom Feamster
295 25-6
Steelers
  Jim Barron
296 25-7
Redskins
  George Rosso
297 25-8
Eagles
  Ray Zambiasi
298 25-9
Rams
  Dick Miller
299 25-10
49ers
  John Platt
300 25-11
Dolphins
  Tom Hughes
301 25-12
Lions
  Dick Woit
Round 26
302 26-1
Cardinals
  Ralph Carrigan
303 26-2
Packers
  Ralph Baierl
304 26-3
Colts
  Jesus Esparza
305 26-4
Giants
  George Van Zandt
306 26-5
Bears
  Lou Petroka
307 26-6
Steelers
  Joe Varaitis
308 26-7
Redskins
  Dorsey Gibson
309 26-8
Eagles
  Charley Smith
310 26-9
Rams
  Glen Holtzman
311 26-10
49ers
  Pete Bello
312 26-11
Dolphins
  Joe Lundy
313 26-12
Lions
  Jim George
Round 27
314 27-1
Cardinals
  John Culver
315 27-2
Packers
  Hosea Sims
316 27-3
Giants
  Bobby Clatterbuck
317 27-4
Colts
  Bill Sennett
318 27-5
Bears
  Dick Oniskey
319 27-6
Steelers
  Tom Yewcic
320 27-7
Redskins
  Ken Yarborough
321 27-8
Eagles
  Ben Addiego
322 27-9
Rams
  Entee Shine
323 27-10
49ers
  Gayford Baker
324 27-11
Dolphins
  Johnny Mapp
325 27-12
Lions
  Dick Rzeszut
Round 28
326 28-1
Cardinals
  Tom Koller
327 28-2
Packers
  Evan Slonac
328 28-3
Colts
  Ray Ecstrom
329 28-4
Giants
  Jim Patridge
330 28-5
Bears
  P.W. Underwood
331 28-6
Steelers
  Joe Bush
332 28-7
Redskins
  Ron Hansen
333 28-8
Eagles
  John Gerdes
334 28-9
Rams
  Dick Mann
335 28-10
49ers
  Bob Garbrecht
336 28-11
Dolphins
  Vince Vergara
337 28-12
Lions
  Dolph Rutschman
Round 29
338 29-1
Cardinals
  Bill Albrecht
339 29-2
Packers
  Jerry Dufek
340 29-3
Giants
  Bill Mote
341 29-4
Colts
  Claude Taliaferro
342 29-5
Bears
  Alvin Beale
343 29-6
Steelers
  Joe Fagan
344 29-7
Redskins
  Ted Kress
345 29-8
Eagles
  Jack Stone
346 29-9
Rams
  Dick Dietrick
347 29-10
49ers
  Ted Dunn
348 29-11
Dolphins
  Troy Carter
349 29-12
Lions
  Mel Bertrand
Round 30
350 30-1
Cardinals
  Alex Burl
351 30-2
Packers
  Terry Campbell
352 30-3
Colts
  Pat Abbruzzi
353 30-4
Giants
  Jim Gibson
354 30-5
Bears
  Jim Haluska
355 30-6
Steelers
  Juel Sweatte
356 30-7
Redskins
  Don Rondou
357 30-8
Eagles
  Tommy Woodlee
358 30-9
Rams
  Frank Metzke
359 30-10
49ers
  Don Folks
360 30-11
Lions
  Ellis Horton