1956 NFL Draft


1956 NFL Draft

The 1956 National Football League Draft was held on November 29, 1955.

Player selections

Round three

Round six

Round nine

Round twelve

Round fifteen

Round eighteen

Round twenty one

Round twenty four

Round twenty seven

Round thirty

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Hall of Famers

* Lenny Moore, Half Back from Penn State taken 1st round 9th overall by the Baltimore Colts. :Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1975. 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]
* Forrest Gregg, Offensive tackle from Southern Methodist University taken 2nd round 20th overall by the Green Bay Packers. :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]
* Bart Starr, Quarterback from University of Alabama taken 17th round 200th overall by the Green Bay Packers. :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]
* Willie Davis, Defensive end from Grambling State University taken 15th round 181st overall by the Cleveland Browns. :Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1981. 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]
* Sam Huff, Linebacker from West Virginia taken 3rd round 30th overall by the New York Giants. :Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1982. 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]

References

External links

* [http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/fulldraft?season=1956 NFL.com - 1956 Draft]
* [http://www.databasefootball.com/draft/draftyear.htm?lg=NFL&yr=1956 databaseFootball.com - 1956 Draft]
* [http://www.profootballhof.com/history/general/draft/1956.jsp Pro Football Hall of Fame]


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