1961 AFL Draft Pick Transactions

November 21, 1960 (rounds 1-5)
November 22, 1960 (round 6)
December 5-6, 1960 (rounds 7-30)

[F] = future selection

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Bills
  Ken Rice
2 1-2
Jets
  Tom Brown
3 1-3
Patriots
  Tommy Mason
4 1-4
Broncos
  Bob Gaiters
5 1-5
Raiders
  Joe Rutgens
6 1-6
Chargers
  E.J. Holub
7 1-7
Chargers
  Earl Faison
8 1-8
Seahawks
  Mike Ditka
Round 2
9 2-1
Bills
  Billy Shaw
10 2-2
Jets
  Herb Adderley
11 2-3
Broncos
  Jerry Hill
12 2-4
Patriots
  Rip Hawkins
13 2-5
Raiders
  George Fleming
14 2-6
Chargers
  Bob Lilly
15 2-7
Seahawks
  Tom Goode
16 2-8
Chargers

 

Keith Lincoln
Round 3
17 3-1
Bills
  Art Baker
18 3-2
Jets
Bills

 

Unknown.

 

Titans third round choice to Bills per Jets (Titans) media guide.

 

Bills drafted Tom Gilburg in third round (no trade info) per Bills media guide.

Tom Gilburg
19 3-3
Patriots
  Dan LaRose
20 3-4
Broncos
  Bo Strange
21 3-5
Raiders
  Myron Pottios
22 3-6
Chargers
  Jim Tyrer
23 3-7
Chargers
  Marlin McKeever
24 3-8
Seahawks
  Walt Suggs
Round 4
25 4-1
Bills
  Stew Barber
26 4-2
Jets
Broncos

 

Unknown.

 

Titans fourth round pick to Broncos per Jets (Titans) media guide.

 

fourth round Sonny Davis "from N.Y." per Broncos media guide.

Sonny Davis
27 4-3
Broncos
  Ron McDole
28 4-4
Patriots
  Mike Zeno
29 4-5
Raiders
  Elbert Kimbrough
30 4-6
Chargers
  Claude Moorman
31 4-7
Seahawks
  Bobby Walden
32 4-8
Chargers

 

Jimmy Johnson
Round 5
33 5-1
Bills
  Norm Snead
34 5-2
Jets
  Tom Matte
35 5-3
Patriots
  Fran Tarkenton
36 5-4
Broncos
  Charley Cowan
37 5-5
Raiders
  Dick Norman
38 5-6
Chargers
  Jerry Mays
39 5-7
Chargers
  Billy Kilmer
40 5-8
Seahawks
  Monte Lee
Round 6
41 6-1
Bills
  Fred Brown
42 6-2
Jets
  Bill Brown
43 6-3
Broncos
  Dale Evans
44 6-4
Patriots
  Larry Eisenhauer
45 6-5
Raiders
  Bobby Crespino
46 6-6
Chargers
Chargers

 

Unknown.

 

Texans sixth round pick "to Los Angeles" per Chiefs (Texans) media guide

 

sixth round #46 Calvin Bird "acquired from Dallas" per Chargers media guide

Calvin Bird
47 6-7
Seahawks
  Jake Gibbs
48 6-8
Chargers

 

Cliff Roberts
Round 7

Titans > Patriots — Traded Gerhard Schwedes to Titans for Marshall Harris (a), 1961 seventh round pick (?-?) on 1960-08-31

 

"Gerhard Schwedes (RB) to NY Titans for Marshall Harris (DB) and Titans seventh round choice in 1961" per Patriots web site

49 7-1
Bills
  Al Bemiller
50 7-2
Jets
  Fred Mautino
51 7-3
Patriots
  Paul Terhes
52 7-4
Broncos
  Pat Patchen
53 7-5
Raiders
  Ray Purdin
54 7-6
Chargers
  Fred Arbanas
55 7-7
Chargers
  Claude Gibson
56 7-8
Seahawks
  Dick Reynolds
Round 8
57 8-1
Bills
  Chuck Linning
58 8-2
Jets
  Harold Beaty
59 8-3
Broncos
Raiders

 

Unknown.

 

Broncos no eighth round pick per Broncos media guide.

 

Raiders drafted Tom Watkins (no trade info) per Raiders media guide.

Tom Watkins
60 8-4
Patriots
  Charley Long
61 8-5
Raiders
  Dick Price
62 8-6
Chargers
  John O'Day
63 8-7
Seahawks
  Houston Antwine
64 8-8
Chargers

 

Charley Johnson
Round 9
65 9-1
Bills
  Billy Majors
66 9-2
Jets
  Bernie Casey
67 9-3
Patriots
  Roland Lakes
68 9-4
Broncos
  Phil Nugent
69 9-5
Raiders
  Lowndes Shingler
70 9-6
Chargers
  Dick Mills
71 9-7
Chargers
  Bob Scarpitto
72 9-8
Seahawks
  Ralph White
Round 10
73 10-1
Bills
  Don Kern
74 10-2
Jets
  Joe Scibelli
75 10-3
Broncos
  Charley Sturgeon
76 10-4
Patriots
  Dick Mueller
77 10-5
Raiders
  Ken Peterson
78 10-6
Chargers
  Jerry Daniels
79 10-7
Seahawks
  Charley Lee
80 10-8
Chargers

 

Willie Hector
Round 11
81 11-1
Bills
  Roy (Milam) Wall
82 11-2
Jets
  Art Gilmore
83 11-3
Patriots
  Mel West
84 11-4
Broncos
  John Simko
85 11-5
Raiders
  Doug Mayberry
86 11-6
Chargers
  Marvin Tibbets
87 11-7
Chargers
  Greg Larson
88 11-8
Seahawks
  Bob Bird
Round 12
89 12-1
Bills
  Floyd Powers
90 12-2
Jets
  Norris Stevenson
91 12-3
Broncos
  Jerry Miller
92 12-4
Patriots
  Wayne Harris
93 12-5
Raiders
  Bob Schmitz
94 12-6
Chargers
  Paul Hynes
95 12-7
Seahawks
  Bob McLeod
96 12-8
Chargers

 

Hezekiah Braxton
Round 13
97 13-1
Bills
  Tom Causey
98 13-2
Jets
  Joe Wendryhoski
99 13-3
Patriots
  Dan Underwood
100 13-4
Broncos
  Ron Greene
101 13-5
Raiders
  Jerry Burch
102 13-6
Chargers
  Glynn Gregory
103 13-7
Chargers
  Dale Messer
104 13-8
Seahawks
  Gerald Hinton
Round 14
105 14-1
Bills
  Ron Kostelnik
106 14-2
Jets
  Jim Cunningham
107 14-3
Broncos
  Bill Cooper
108 14-4
Patriots
  Jim Wright
109 14-5
Raiders
  Clark Miller
110 14-6
Chargers
  Curtis McClinton
111 14-7
Seahawks
  Jimmy King
112 14-8
Chargers

 

Billy Wilson [F]
Round 15
113 15-1
Bills
  Jerry Frye
114 15-2
Jets
  Irv Cross
115 15-3
Patriots
Chargers

 

Unknown.

 

Texans "obtained Boston's 15th round pick (Nutting)" per Chiefs media guide.

Ed Nutting
116 15-4
Broncos
  Willie Crafts
117 15-5
Raiders
  Bob Coolbaugh
118 15-6
Chargers
  Roy Lee Rambo
119 15-7
Chargers
  Ernie Ladd
120 15-8
Seahawks
  Dennis Ferriter
Round 16
121 16-1
Bills
  Vince Scott
122 16-2
Jets
  Jerry Steffen
123 16-3
Broncos
  Jim Larkin
124 16-4
Patriots
  George Balthazar
125 16-5
Raiders
  Chuck Lamson
126 16-6
Chargers
  Aaron Thomas
127 16-7
Seahawks
  Larry Wood
128 16-8
Chargers

 

Bud Whitehead
Round 17
129 17-1
Bills
  Wayne Wolff
130 17-2
Jets
  Mike Pyle
131 17-3
Patriots
  Ray Ratkowski
132 17-4
Broncos
  Chuck Weiss
133 17-5
Raiders
  Joe Novsek
134 17-6
Chargers
  Jarrell Williams
135 17-7
Chargers
  Reggie "Reg" Carolan [F]
136 17-8
Seahawks
  Sam Fewell
Round 18
137 18-1
Bills
  John Bodkin
138 18-2
Jets
  Alfred Bentley
139 18-3
Broncos
  Chick Graning
140 18-4
Patriots
  Tom Rodgers
141 18-5
Raiders
  Joe Krakoski
142 18-6
Chargers
  Ron Hartline
143 18-7
Seahawks
  Ike Grimsley
144 18-8
Chargers

 

Ed Dyas
Round 19
145 19-1
Bills
  Charlie Barnes
146 19-2
Jets
  Jim Kerr
147 19-3
Patriots
  Joe Bellino
148 19-4
Broncos
  John Hobbs
149 19-5
Raiders
  Charley Fuller
150 19-6
Chargers
  Frank Jackson
151 19-7
Chargers
  Jack Espenship
152 19-8
Seahawks
  Myron Pearson
Round 20
153 20-1
Bills
  Everett Cloud
154 20-2
Jets
  Neil Plumley
155 20-3
Broncos
  Buck McLeod
156 20-4
Patriots
  Clarence Childs
157 20-5
Raiders
  Preston Powell
158 20-6
Chargers
  Bobby Lane
159 20-7
Seahawks
  Lewis Johnson
160 20-8
Chargers

 

Mike Lucci [F]
Round 21
161 21-1
Bills
  Larry Vargo
162 21-2
Jets
  Bob Brooks
163 21-3
Patriots
  Don Oakes
164 21-4
Broncos
  Jim Morgan
165 21-5
Raiders
  Mike Jones
166 21-6
Chargers
  Dick Thornton
167 21-7
Chargers
  Gene Gaines
168 21-8
Seahawks
  Ron Miller
Round 22
169 22-1
Bills
  Charlie Baker
170 22-2
Jets
  Wayne Fontes
171 22-3
Broncos
  Tom Hackler
172 22-4
Patriots
  Bob Johnson
173 22-5
Raiders
  Blayne Jones
174 22-6
Chargers
  Ed Sharockman
175 22-7
Seahawks
  Bob Kelly
176 22-8
Chargers

 

John Brown [F]
Round 23
177 23-1
Bills
  Red Mack
178 23-2
Jets
  Mickey Walker
179 23-3
Patriots
  Darrel DeDecker
180 23-4
Broncos
  Tom Jewell
181 23-5
Raiders
  Roger Fisher
182 23-6
Chargers
  Lou Zivkovich
183 23-7
Chargers
  Glenn Bass
184 23-8
Seahawks
  Jim Anderson
Round 24
185 24-1
Bills
  Frank Jackunas
186 24-2
Jets
  Howard Dyer
187 24-3
Broncos
  E.A. Simms
188 24-4
Patriots
  Don Webb
189 24-5
Raiders
  Jack Novak
190 24-6
Chargers
  Pat Dye
191 24-7
Seahawks
  Ken Gregory
192 24-8
Chargers

 

Ben Balme
Round 25
193 25-1
Bills
  Jack Harbaugh
194 25-2
Jets
  Andy Griffith
195 25-3
Patriots
  Bob Minihane
196 25-4
Broncos
  Pete Samms
197 25-5
Raiders
  Paul Yanke
198 25-6
Chargers
  Ray Ramsey
199 25-7
Chargers
  Don Coffey [F]
200 25-8
Seahawks
  Jack Kreider
Round 26
201 26-1
Bills
  Lorenzo Stanford
202 26-2
Jets
  Bobby Smith
203 26-3
Broncos
  Sam Smith
204 26-4
Patriots
  Charley Granger
205 26-5
Raiders
  Dean Hinshaw
206 26-6
Chargers
  Danny House
207 26-7
Seahawks
  Don Fuell
208 26-8
Chargers

 

Bill Kinnune
Round 27
209 27-1
Bills
  Bob Allen
210 27-2
Jets
  Moses Gray
211 27-3
Patriots
  Terry Huxhold
212 27-4
Broncos
  Donald Olson
213 27-5
Raiders
  Clair Appledoorn
214 27-6
Chargers
  Bob Schloredt
215 27-7
Chargers
  Luther Hayes
216 27-8
Seahawks
  Boyd King
Round 28
217 28-1
Bills
  Jason Harness
218 28-2
Jets
  Fred Cox
219 28-3
Broncos
  Wayne Lee
220 28-4
Patriots
  Bryant Harvard
221 28-5
Raiders
  Dave Grosz
222 28-6
Chargers
  Bill Stine
223 28-7
Seahawks
  John Frongillo
224 28-8
Chargers

 

Chuck Allen
Round 29
225 29-1
Bills
  Mike Stock
226 29-2
Jets
Seahawks

 

Unknown.

 

pick acquired from Titans per Titans (Oilers) media guide

 

Titans 29th round choice to Houston per Jets media guide

Tom Lewis
227 29-3
Patriots
  Ernie McMillan
228 29-4
Broncos
  Archie Cobb
229 29-5
Raiders
  Ed Morris
230 29-6
Chargers
  Lonnie Caddell
231 29-7
Chargers
 Dan Ficca
232 29-8
Seahawks
  Errol Linden
Round 30
233 30-1
Bills
  Billy Martin
234 30-2
Jets
  Bill Minnerly
235 30-3
Broncos
  Dave Mills
236 30-4
Patriots
  George Hultz
237 30-5
Raiders
  Bill Face
238 30-6
Chargers
  Cedric Price
239 30-7
Seahawks
  Jim Stroud
240 30-8
Chargers

 

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