1965 NFL Draft


1965 NFL Draft

The 1965 National Football League Draft took place on November 28, 1964. The first player selected was Tucker Frederickson, Back from Auburn, by the New York Giants. The draft was marked by the failure of the St. Lous Cardinals to sign Joe Namath, who signed with the American Football League's New York Jets, and went on to defeat the NFL's Colts for the World Championship after the 1967 season.

Player selections

Round three

Round six

Round nine

Round twelve

Round fifteen

Round eighteen

Hall of Famers

Four members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame were taken in the 1965 NFL draft:
* Gale Sayers, Halfback from University of Kansas taken 1st round 4th overall by the Chicago Bears.:Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1977. List of 1970s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com cite web |title=Pro Football Hall of Fame |url=http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.html#1970s |accessdate=2008-10-07]
* Dick Butkus, Linebacker from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign taken 1st round 3rd overall by the Chicago Bears.:Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1979. List of 1970s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com cite web |title=Pro Football Hall of Fame |url=http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.html#1970s |accessdate=2008-10-07]
* Joe Namath, Quarterback from Alabama taken 1st round 12th overall by the St. Luis Cardinals but signed with the New York Jets.:Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1985. List of 1980s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com cite web |title=Pro Football Hall of Fame |url=http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.html#1980s |accessdate=2008-10-07]
* Fred Biletnikoff, Wide receiver from Florida State taken 3rd round 39th overall by the Detroit Lions but signed with the Oakland Raiders.:Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1988. List of 1980s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com cite web |title=Pro Football Hall of Fame |url=http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.html#1980s |accessdate=2008-10-07]

ee also

* 1965 American Football League Draft

References

External links

* [http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/fulldraft?season=1965 NFL.com - 1965 Draft]
* [http://www.databasefootball.com/draft/draftyear.htm?lg=NFL&yr=1965 databaseFootball.com - 1965 Draft]
* [http://www.profootballhof.com/history/general/draft/1965.jsp Pro Football Hall of Fame]


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