1966 AFL Expansion Draft Pick Transactions

January 16, 1966 (stage 1)
January 19, 1966 (stage 2)

The 1966 AFL expansion draft was held in two stages. In the first, each existing team was allowed to protect 23 players, with the Dolphins allowed to select 2 unprotected players from each team. After the completion of stage 1, each existing team was permitted to protect one additional player, after which the Dolphins were allowed to select 2 more players from each team.

Stage 1

Team Player Drafted
Dolphins
Mel Branch
Dolphins
Ed Cooke
Dolphins
Jim Davidson
Dolphins
Al Dotson
Dolphins
Tom Erlandson
Dolphins
Norm Evans
Dolphins
Tom Goode
Dolphins
Mike Hudock
Dolphins
Frank Jackson
Dolphins
Billy Joe
Dolphins
Dave Kocourek
Dolphins
Ed "Wahoo" McDaniel
Dolphins
John McGeever
Dolphins
Ross O'Hanley
Dolphins
Ernie Park
Dolphins
Ken Rice
Dolphins
Bo Roberson
Dolphins
Jack Spikes
Dolphins
Willie West
Dolphins
Dick Westmoreland
Dolphins
Eddie Wilson
Dolphins
Dick Wood
Dolphins
Rich Zecher

Stage 2

Team Player Drafted
Dolphins
Ron Caveness
Dolphins
Gene Mingo
Dolphins
Tom Nomina
Dolphins
Jack Rudolph
Dolphins
Howard Simpson
Dolphins
LaVerne Torczon
Dolphins
Jimmy Warren
Dolphins
Maxie Williams