1965 AFL Draft Pick Transactions

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Seahawks
  Larry Elkins
2 1-2
Broncos
Seahawks

 

Traded Jacky Lee (for 1964 & 1965 seasons) to Broncos for Bud McFadin, 1965 first round pick (#2-Joe Namath) on 1964-08-20

Jets

 

Traded rights to Jerry Rhome to Oilers for first round pick (#2-Joe Namath) on 1964-11-27

Joe Namath
3 1-3
Raiders
  Harry Schuh
4 1-4
Jets
  Tom Nowatzke
5 1-5
Chiefs
  Gale Sayers
6 1-6
Chargers
  Steve DeLong
7 1-7
Patriots
  Jerry Rush
8 1-8
Bills
  Jim Davidson
Round 2
9 2-1
Broncos
  Dick Butkus
10 2-2
Seahawks
  Malcolm Walker
11 2-3
Raiders
  Fred Biletnikoff
12 2-4
Jets
  John Huarte
13 2-5
Chiefs
  Jack Chapple
14 2-6
Chargers
  Roy Jefferson
15 2-7
Patriots
Seahawks

 

Traded Bob Schmidt to Patriots for "high" draft pick (possibly 1965 #15-Ralph Neely) on 1964-08-25

 

second round pick from Boston per Titans media guide

 

second round #7 Ralph Neely "Houston from Boston" per AP

 

"Bob Schmidt (C/T) from Houston for a draft choice" per Patriots media guide

  Ralph Neely
16 2-8
Bills
Chiefs

 

Unknown.

 

Traded Eddie Wilson to Bills for 1965 draft pick (possibly #16-Ronnie Caveness OR #32-Frank Pitts), cash on 1964-12-30

 

second round #8 Ronnie Caveness "Kansas City from Buffalo" per AP

 

"Obtained Buffalo’s second-round pick (Caveness)" per Chiefs media guide

 

second round "choice to Kansas City" per Bills media guide

  Ronnie Caveness
Round 3
17 3-1
Seahawks
  Ernie Koy
18 3-2
Broncos
  Glen Ressler / Glenn Ressler
19 3-3
Raiders
  Bob Svihus
20 3-4
Jets
  Verlon Biggs
21 3-5
Chiefs
  Mike Curtis
22 3-6
Chargers
  Allen Brown
23 3-7
Patriots
  Jim Whalen
24 3-8
Bills
  Al Atkinson
Round 4
25 4-1
Broncos
  George Donnelly
26 4-2
Seahawks
  Bobby Maples
27 4-3
Raiders
  Gus Otto
28 4-4
Jets
  Bob Schweickert
29 4-5
Chiefs
  Otis Taylor
30 4-6
Chargers
  Steve Tensi
31 4-7
Patriots
  Ellis Johnson
32 4-8
Bills
Chiefs

 

Unknown.

 

Traded Eddie Wilson to Bills for 1965 draft pick (possibly #16-Ronnie Caveness OR #32-Frank Pitts), cash on 1964-12-30

 

fourth round #8 "Kansas City from Buffalo" per AP

 

"Obtained Buffalo’s fourth-round pick (Pitts)." per Chiefs media guide

 

fourth round "choice to Kansas City" per Bills media guide

  Frank Pitts
Round 5
33 5-1
Seahawks
  Frank Molden
34 5-2
Broncos
  Bob Breitenstein
35 5-3
Raiders
Broncos

 

Unknown.

 

fifth round Max Leetzow "from Oakland" per Broncos media guide

 

fifth round #3 Leetzow "Denver from Oakland" per AP

  Max Leetzow
36 5-4
Jets
  Glenn Sasser
37 5-5
Chiefs
  Smith Reed
38 5-6
Chargers
  Rick Redman
39 5-7
Patriots
  Corwyn Aldredge
40 5-8
Bills
  Dave Simmons
Round 6
41 6-1
Broncos
  Tom Wilhelm
42 6-2
Seahawks
  Dennis Murphy
43 6-3
Raiders
Seahawks

 

Unknown.

 

sixth round #3 Russell Wayt "Houston from Oakland" per AP

  Russell Wayt
44 6-4
Jets
  Don Hoovler
45 6-5
Chiefs
  John Wilbur / Mickey Sutton (AP)
46 6-6
Chargers
  Will Beasley / Willie Beasley
47 6-7
Patriots
  Justin Canale
48 6-8
Bills
  Lance Rentzel
Round 7
49 7-1
Seahawks
Chiefs

 

Unknown.

 

seventh round pick to Kansas City per Titans media guide

 

seventh round #1 Gloster Richardson "Kansas City from Houston" per AP

 

"Obtained Houston’s seventh-round pick (Richardson)" per Chiefs media guide

  Gloster Richardson
50 7-2
Broncos
  Jim Garcia
51 7-3
Raiders
Jets

 

Unknown.

 

"from Oakland" per Jets web site

 

seventh round #3 Archie Roberts "New York from Oakland" per AP

  Archie Roberts
52 7-4
Jets
  Jim Harris Jr.
53 7-5
Chiefs
  Lou Bobich
54 7-6
Chargers
  Jack Snow
55 7-7
Patriots
  Tom Neville
56 7-8
Bills
  Marty Schottenheimer
Round 8
57 8-1
Broncos
  John Holman / Jon Hohman / John Hohman
58 8-2
Seahawks
  Ray Ogden
59 8-3
Raiders
Seahawks

 

Unknown.

 

pick from Oakland per Titans media guide

 

eighth round #3 Roy Hilton "Houston from Oakland" per AP

  Roy Hilton
60 8-4
Jets
  Rick McCurdy (AP) / Archie Roberts (Jets media guide)
61 8-5
Chiefs
  Danny Thomas
62 8-6
Chargers
  Clarence Williams / Clancy Williams
63 8-7
Patriots
  Fred Brown (R.)
64 8-8
Bills
  Ray Rissmiller
Round 9
65 9-1
Seahawks
  George Kinney
66 9-2
Broncos
  Gary Bussell
67 9-3
Raiders
  Rich Zecher
68 9-4
Jets
  Jimmy Sidle (AP) / Rich Zecher (Jets media guide)
69 9-5
Chiefs
  Joe Cerne
70 9-6
Chargers
  Jerry Whelchel
71 9-7
Patriots
  Bob Malone
72 9-8q
Bills
  Al Nelson
Round 10
73 10-1
Broncos
  Gene Jeter
74 10-2
Seahawks
  Maxi Williams / Maxie Williams
75 10-3
Raiders
  Craig Morton
76 10-4
Jets
  Frank Lambert (AP) / Craig Morton (Jets media guide
77 10-5
Chiefs
  Bob Howard
78 10-6
Chargers
  Gene Foster
79 10-7
Patriots
Bills

 

Traded Mack Yoho to Patriots for draft pick (possibly 1965 #79-Chuck Mercein) on 1964-05-30

 

tenth round #7 Chuck Mercein "Buffalo from Boston" per AP

 

"Mack Yoho (DE) from Buffalo for future draft choice" per Patriots media guide

  Chuck Mercein
80 10-8
Bills
  Floyd Hudlow
Round 11
81 11-1
Broncos
  Tom Vaughan
82 11-2
Seahawks
  Kent McCloughan
83 11-3
Raiders
  Bill Minor
84 11-4
Jets
  Jim Gray / Bill Minor (Jets media guide)
85 11-5
Chiefs
  Al Piraino
86 11-6
Chargers
  Veran Smith
87 11-7
Patriots
  John Frechette
88 11-8
Bills
  Doug Goodwin
Round 12
89 12-1
Broncos
  Tom Myers
90 12-2
Seahawks
  Robert Reed / Bob Reed
91 12-3
Raiders
    Chuck Hurston
Jets
Bills

 

Unknown.

 

Jets twelfth round pick to Buffalo per Jets media guide

92 12-4
Jets
  John Berrington
93 12-5
Chiefs
  Mike Cox
94 12-6
Chargers
  Jim Allison
95 12-7
Patriots
  Jim Weatherly
96 12-8
Bills
  Pete Mills
Round 13
97 13-1
Broncos
  Mike Strofalino
98 13-2
Seahawks
  Bob Felts
99 13-3
Raiders
  Wally Mahle
100 13-4
Jets
  Sonny Utz (Wally Mahle per Jets media guide)
101 13-5
Chiefs
  Bob Bonds
102 13-6
Chargers
  Bill Quigley
103 13-7
Patriots
  Charlie Green
104 13-8
Bills
  Bob Timberlake
Round 14
105 14-1
Broncos
  John Frick
106 14-2
Seahawks
  Norman Evans / Norm Evans
107 14-3
Raiders
  Loren Hawley
108 14-4
Jets
  Gary Plumlee (Loren Hawley per Jets media guide)
109 14-5
Chiefs
  Fred Dotson
110 14-6
Chargers
  Don Floyd
111 14-7
Patriots
  Jay Cunningham
112 14-8
Bills
  Lyn Hart
Round 15
113 15-1
Broncos
  Jeff Jordan (F.)
114 15-2
Seahawks
  Tony Guillory
115 15-3
Raiders
  Bill Cronin
116 15-4
Jets
  Jim Burt (Bill Cronin per Jets media guide)
117 15-5
Chiefs
  Dave Powless
118 15-6
Chargers
  Mike Howell
119 15-7
Patriots
  Ted Rodosovich
120 15-8
Bills
  John Meyer
Round 16
121 16-1
Broncos
  Brian Schweda
122 16-2
Seahawks
  Junior Coffey
123 16-3
Raiders
  Fred Hill
124 16-4
Jets
  Seth Cartwright (Fred Hill per Jets media guide)
125 16-5
Chiefs
  Stan Irvine
126 16-6
Chargers
  John Godden
127 16-7
Patriots
  George Pyne
128 16-8
Bills
  Bruce Airheart
Round 17
129 17-1
Broncos
Bills

 

Unknown.

  John Fouse
130 17-2
Seahawks
  Jim Grisham
131 17-3
Raiders
  Gary Porterfield
132 17-4
Jets
  Charles Browning / Charlie Browning (Gary Porterfield per Jets media guide)
133 17-5
Chiefs
  Don Croftcheck
134 17-6
Chargers
  Leon Hardy
135 17-7
Patriots
  White Graves
136 17-8
Bills
  John Henderson
Round 18
137 18-1
Broncos
Patriots

 

Unknown.

  David Lee
138 18-2
Seahawks
  Russ Mundy
139 18-3
Raiders
  John Dugan
140 18-4
Jets
Broncos

 

Unknown.

  Larry Dupree
141 18-5
Chiefs
  Jerry Smith
142 18-6
Chargers
  Bob Evans / Bobby Evans
143 18-7
Patriots
  Ed Meixler
144 18-8
Bills
  Ray Hinze
Round 19
145 19-1
Broncos
  Ron Oelschlager
146 19-2
Seahawks
  Frank Fox
147 19-3
Raiders
  Frank McClendon
148 19-4
Jets
  Frank Dudek / Mitch Dudek (Frank McClendon per Jets media guide)
149 19-5
Chiefs
  Mike Alford
150 19-6
Chargers
  Braden Beck
151 19-7
Patriots
  Jim Nance
152 19-8
Bills
  Frank Marchlewski
Round 20
153 20-1
Broncos
  Terry Metchner
154 20-2
Seahawks
  Gus Brezina
155 20-3
Raiders
  Bo Scott
156 20-4
Jets
  Troy Allen (Bo Scott per Jets media guide)
157 20-5
Chiefs
  Bill Symons
158 20-6
Chargers
  Jack Edwards
159 20-7
Patriots
  Fred Fugazzi
160 20-8
Bills
  John Henry