1961 NFL Expansion Draft Pick Transactions

January 26, 1961

 

Each existing team-- except the Dallas Cowboys (which were an expansion team just one year prior)-- was required to make eight of their players available in the expansion draft to stock the roster of the expansion Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings were permitted to select three players from each team.

Team Player Drafted
Vikings
Grady Alderman
Vikings
Tom Barnett
Vikings
Byron Beams
Vikings
Ken Beck
Vikings
Bill Bishop
Vikings
Don Boll
Vikings
Ed Culpepper
Vikings
Don Ellersick
Vikings
Dick Haley
Vikings
Gerry Huth
Vikings
Charlie Janerette
Vikings
Gene Johnson
Vikings
Don Joyce
Vikings
Bill Kimber
Vikings
Bill Lapham
Vikings
Hugh McElhenny
Vikings
Dave Middleton
Vikings
Jack Morris
Vikings
Rich Mostardi
Vikings
Fred Murphy
Vikings
Clancy Osborne
Vikings
Dick Pesonen
Vikings
Mike Rabold
Vikings
Perry Richards
Vikings
Bill Roehnelt
Vikings
Karl Rubke
Vikings
Gene Selawski
Vikings
Glenn Shaw
Vikings
Lebron Shields
Vikings
Zeke Smith
Vikings
Jerry Stalcup
Vikings
Louis "Red" Stephens
Vikings
Charlie Sumner
Vikings
Dave Whitsell
Vikings
Paul Winslow
Vikings
Frank Youso