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Cleveland Browns Draft History

Draft History 1950-1959

1950

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ROUNDPLAYERPOSITIONUNIVERSITYNOTES
1Carpenter, KenHBOregon State
2aSandusky, JohnOT/DTVillanovachoice aquired from Detroit for rights to HB Doak Walker, drafted by Browns in 1949
2bMartin, JimOE/OTNotre Dame
3Robinson, Jimmy JoeHBPittsburgh
4Wilson, Bob "Red"C/OEWisconsin
5Phelps, Don "Dopey"HBKentucky
6Gorgal, KenQBPurdue
7Carter, WinFBMissouri
8Frizzell, RussTTulsa
9Duncan, JimOEWake Forest and Duke
10O'Pella, FrankHB/LBWilliam & Mary
11Plotz, BobGPittsburgh
12Cole, EmersonFBToledo
13Wright, RupeGGaylor
14Harrington, PackardCSt. Mary's
15Meland, TedGOregon
16King, William "Art"GBall State
17McKinney, HalGMissouri Valley
18Travue, JoeHBLouisville
19Songin, Ed "Butch"QBBoston College
20Hackeny, JohnGMurray State
21Vogts, LeroyOGWashington U.St. Louis
22Dowling, JimGSanta Clara
23Moselle, DonHBSuperior State
24Woodland, JackHBBowling Green
25Brasher, JimCMaryland
26Toogood, CharleyTNebraska
27Gray, DickHBOregon State
28Pyle, BillyHBTexas
29Schnelker, BobEBowling Green
30Massey, JimHBDetroit

1951

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ROUNDPLAYERPOSITIONUNIVERSITYNOTES
1Konz, KennyHB/SLSU
2Curtis, Ernest "Bucky"OEVanderbilt
3Helluin, JeromeTTulane
4aOristaglio, BobFLPennsylvaniachoice acquired from San Francisco as payment for E Gordon Soltau
4bSmith, BobFBTexas A&Mchoice acquired from Green Bay for HB/DB Bill Boedeker
4cDonovan, ArtieTBoston College
5Loomis, AceBLaCrosse State
6Rogas, DanGTulane
7aHoldash, IrvingCNorth Carolinachoice acquired from New York Yankees for John Yonakor
7bMichaels, WaltHBWashington & Lee
8aClark, MaxHBHoustonchoice acquired from Green Bay for QB Tom O'Malley
8bSpinney, ArtEBoston College
9aToler, BurrelGSan Franciscochoice acquired from Detroit for E Jim Ducan
9bShula, DonDBJohn Carroll
10Gierula, ChetGMaryland
11Custis, BernieBSyracuse
12aSeillers, MilanHBFlorida Statechoice acquired from Detroit Lions for FB Chuck Schroll
12bKirtley, StewEMorehead State
13Voskuhl, BobCGeorgetown College (Ky.)
14Cernoch, RudyTNorthwestern
15Skibinski, JoeGPurdue
16Pasky, EdQBSouth CarolinaSt. Louis
17Kane, LeroyHBDayton
18De Roin, RubeCOklahoma A&M
19Solari, RayGCalifornia
20Crocher, JackBTulsa
21Stone, RayETexas
22Taseff, CarlFBJohn Carroll
23Champion, JohnnyHBSMU
24Benner, WayneHBFlorida State
25Knispel, JohnTLaCrosse State
26Williams, FredTArkansas
27Jones, JackHBLivingston State
28Thrift, RogerHBEast Carolina
29Driver, BillQBFlorida State
30Averno, SistoGMuhlenberg

1952

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ROUNDPLAYERPOSITIONUNIVERSITYNOTES
1aRechichar, BertDBTennesseechoice acquired from Detroit for E/T Jim Martin
1bAgganis, HarryQBBoston U
2Hughes, BillLBMichigan State
3aKlosterman, DonQBLoyola (Calif.)choice acquired from New York Yankees
3bCampanella, JoeDTOhio State
4aRenfro, RayHBNorth Texas State
4bCosta, ElmerTNorth Carolina State
5Jankovich, KeeverECollege of Pacific
6Shields, BurrellDBJohn Carroll
7Pace, JohnTMississippi State
8aWilliams, StanEBaylorchoice acquired from New York Yankees
8bForester, HerschelGSMU
9Finnell, BobBXavier
10Ribiero, PatTCollege of Pacific
11Logan, DickTOhio State
12Thompson, RoyBFlorida State
13Cosgrove, TomCMaryland
14Ruzich, SteveGOhio State
15Alpin, HollandETampa U.
16aNeathery, HerbHBIllinoischoice acquired from Detroit
16bRowland, EdTOklahoma
17Schatz, StewartTPenn State
18Mirchi, KenGSanta Clara
19aTalarico, SamT/GIndianachoice acquired from San Francisco
19bMaccioli, MikeBPurdue
20Brandenberry, BobBKansas
21Calhoun, DickDTBaylor
22Johnson, Howard "Corky"TSanta Barbara State
23aGreene, DonTMiami (Ohio)
23bRobertson, BobbyHB/PIndiana
24Wren, Lowe "Junior"BMissouri
25Reddell, BillyBFlorida
26Vernasco, JoeEIllinois
27Maletzky, BillGMaryland
28Pietro, JohnGBrown
29Klevay, WaltBOhio State
30Saban, JohnFBXavier

1953

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ROUNDPLAYERPOSITIONUNIVERSITYNOTES
1Atkins, DougDTTennessee
2Reynolds, BillyHBPittsburgh
3aBruney, FredHBOhio State
3bDonaldson, GeneGKentuckychoice acquired from Detroit Lions for B Robert Smith
4aHietikko, JimTOhio Statechoice acquired from Dallas Texans for QB Don Klosterman
4bTamburo, DickC/LBMichigan State
5Van Doren, BobESouthern California
6Steinbrunner, DonC/LBWashington State
7Filipski, GeneBArmy and Villanova
8Massey, CarltonETexas
9McNamara, BobEMinnesota
10Natali, ElmoFBCalifornia State (Pa)
11Hilinski, DickTOhio State
12Willhoite, ElmerGSouthern California
13Fiss, GalenLBKansas
14Nagler, GernESanta Clara
15Carson, JohnnyEGeorgia
16Kuykendall, EricFBIllinois
17Bean, GeorgeBUtah
18Batten, DickTCollege of Pacific
19Cain, TomGColorado
20Noll, ChuckTDayton
21Crockett, BillGRice
22Looper, ByrdBDuke
23Kent, RonnieBTulane
24Labenda, JohnTWittenberg
25Ellis, JimBMichigan State
26Hoag, CharleyBKansas
27Sisco, JackCBaylor
28Verkirk, RayTNorth Texas State
29Hobson, ClellBAlabama
30Myers, AndyGTennessee

1954

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ROUNDPLAYERPOSITIONUNIVERSITYNOTES
Bonus SelectionGarret, RobertQBStanford
1Bauer, JohnGIllinois
2Hanulak, Chester "Chet"HBMaryland
3Bassett, MauriceFBLangston U
4Hilgenberg, JerryCIowa
5Lucky, WilliamTBaylor
6aSmith, JamesTBaylorchoice acquired from Baltimore for C Tom Cosgrove
6bJenkins, AsaFBToledo
7Miller, DonaldHBSMU
8aBarbish, WilliamHBTennesseechoice acquired from San Francisco for DB Fred Bruney
8bHarris, CharlesHBGeorgia
9Jones, ThomasHBMiami (Ohio)
10aGoss, DonaldGSMUchoice acquired from San Francisco for T/E Bob Van Doren
10bPagna, ThomasHBMiami (Ohio)
11Schuebel, MaxTRice
12Bruenich, ThomasTMaryland
13Cummins, GeorgeLBTulane
14Head, JamesFBIowa
15Lyssy, ChesterBHardin-Simmons
16Raidel, RichardGKent State
17Chapman, HowardTFlorida
18Wohrman, WilliamBSouth Carolina
19Taylor, JohnCAustin
20Pierce, HughCNorth Carolina State
21Baughman, JamesGIllinois
22Caudle, LloydBDuke
23Mischak, RobertEArmy
24Grambling, JohnQBSouth Carolina
25Hughes, ThomasTVPI
26Lundy, JosephGKansas
27Mapp, JohnBVMI
28Vergara, VincentBSyracuse
29Carter, TroyBVMI

1955

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1Burris, KurtC/LBOklahoma
2Renfro, Weldon "Dean"HBNorth Texas State
3aHall, JohnDT/LBIowachoice acquired from Chicago Bears with B Fred Morrison for B Harry Jagade
3bFreeman, BobQBAuburn
4aReynolds, PaulHBNotre Damechoice acquired from Green Bay for T Jerome Helluin
4bPalumbo, SamDT/LBNotre Dame
5Dandoy, AramisHBUSC
6Bolden, LeroyHBMichigan State
7Locklear, JackC/LBAuburn
8choice traded to Detroit for E Marion Gaskin
9Ford, HenryHBPittsburgh
10Dillon, GlenOEPittsburgh
11Knebel, EricTSMU
12Eaton, JackTNew Mexico
13Borton, JohnQBOhio State
14Robinson, FredGWashington
15Smith, BobHBNebraska
16Suchy, DonCIowa
17Leonard, BobFBPurdue
18Champlin, SteveTOklahoma
19Ebert, TomEKansas State
20Proctor, WilliamTFlorida State
21Spinks, RichardHBTexas Tech
22Stone, GeraldTSoutheast Louisiana
23Greer, JamesEElizabeth City
24Matsock, JohnHBMichigan State
25Lindo, ErnieHBCollege of Pacific
26Fife, DonCPurdue
27Baldwin, BobbyBSam Houston State
28Tokus, EdEGeorgia
29Robinson, TexHBTemple
30Leachman, LamarCTennessee

1956

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ROUNDPLAYERPOSITIONUNIVERSITYNOTES
1Carpenter, PrestonHBArkansas
2Kinard, BillyDBMississippi
3aRoss, LarryEDenverchoice acquired from Chicago with Bears' 6th choice for DT Doug Atkins and QB Ken Gorgal
3bQuinlan, WilliamEMichigan State
4Moss, BobHBWest Virginia
5Clarke, FrankEColorado
6aPlunkett, ShermanEMaryland Statechoice acquired from Chicago with Bears' 3rd choice for DT Doug Atkins and QB Ken Gorgal
6bWiggin, PaulTStanford
7Griffith, CharlesEUSC
8Hellyer, LenHBMarshall
9Hecker, JackOEBowling Green
10Rayburn, EdTRice
11Underdunk, WilliamTWest Virginia
12Javernick, HarryTColorado
13Furey, JimCKansas State
14Sidwell, CharlesBWilliam & Mary
15Davis, WillieGGrambling
16Cooper, ThurlowEMaine
17West, EdQBNorth Carolina
18Carroll, HaroldFBWestern Reserve
19Sebest, JohnBE. Kentucky and Pittsburgh
20Mobra, JoeEOklahoma
21Kapish, EugeneENotre Dame
22Brown, SamuelHBUCLA
23Althouse, DonESyracuse
24Hughes, JimGSan Jose State
25Davenport, BobFBUCLA
26Kammerman, JackEUtah
27Dwyer, EdEPurdue
28Sparks, OliverGIowa State
29Bajtos, JohnENorthwestern and Vanderbilt
30Bartholomew, RobertTWake Forest

1957

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ROUNDPLAYERPOSITIONUNIVERSITYNOTES
1Brown, JimFBSyracuse
2Plum, MiltQBPenn State
3Walker, GeorgeQBArkansas
4Camera, PaulOEStanford
5aJordan, HenryOTVirginiachoice acquired from Green Bay for HB Chester Lyssy
5bCampbell, MiltHBIndiana
6aAmstutz, JoeCIndianachoice acquired from Green Bay for T George Cummins
6bMartin, HarleyTCalifornia
7aHickerson, GeneOTMississippi
7bRotunno, MikeCMichiganChicago Cardinals' choice acquired from N.Y. Giants for B Gene Filipski
8Gillis, DanCRice
9Comstock, DonBAlabama
10Reinhart, RobertQBSan Jose State
11Cummings, WilliamTOhio State
12Spitzenberger, RudyGHouston
13Sansom, JerryEAuburn
14Feller, DonBKansas
15Kaiser, DaveEMichigan State
16Bayuk, JohnBColorado
17Tamburello, FrankQBMaryland
18Torczon, LaverneGNebraska
19Ploen, KennethQBIowa
20Stillwell, JackENorth Carolina
21Juneau, CurryEMississippi Southern
22Winters, BobBUtah State
23Frazer, JimTHampden-Sydney
24Napoleon, AllenBStanford
25Dimitroff, TomQBMiami (Ohio)
26Bliss, AllenEMiami (Ohio)
27Okulovich, AndyQBOhio State
28Cockrell, GeneTHardin-Simmons
29Trozzo, WilliamTWest Virginia
30McKiever, BobBNorthwestern

1958

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1Shofner, JimDBTCU
2Mitchell, CharlesGFlorida
3aBrowns' choice traded to Chicago Bears for QB James Haluska
3bGuy, MelvinTDukechoice acquired from Detroit for C Frank Gatski
4Ninowski, JimQBMichigan State
5aFunston, FarrellOECollege of Pacific
5bGibbons, JimOEIowachoice acquired from Detroit with RB Lew Carpenter for LB Roger Zatkoff
6Wulff, JamesHBMichigan State
7Mitchell, BobHBIllinois
8Lattimore, BertEDuke
9Parrish, BernieDBFlorida
10Russavage, LeoTNorth Carolina
11Bowermaster, RussOEOhio State
12Brodhead, RobertQBDuke
13Williams, HalBMiami (Ohio)
14Miller, KenTTCU
15Hoelscher, HowardFBRice
16Cornelison, JerryTSMU
17Osborn, RoddyHBTexas A&M
18Johnson, Alvin PeterTIdaho
19Brown, EdGArizona
20Serieka, EdwardBXavier
21Martin, WilliamEIowa State
22Renn, RobertHBFlorida State
23Verkey, DanTWashington State
24O'Connor, JimTMarshall College
25Peters, RobertHBBaylor
26Thompson, FrankTWake Forest
27Thelan, DaveHBMiami (Ohio)
28Boykin, WilliamTMichigan State
29Czapla, FrankTMissouri
30Svendsen, BernardCMinnesota

1959

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2Schafrath, DickOTOhio State
3O'Brien, FrancisOTMichigan State
4aPrahst, GaryOEMichiganchoice acquired from Green Bay for E Len Ford
4bLloyd, DaveCGeorgia
5aWooten, JohnGColoradochoice acquired from Detroit for E Jim Gibbons
5bLeBeau, DickDBOhio State
6aPrestel, JamesTIdahochoice acquired from New York for G Bob Mischak
6bDenton, BobDECollege of Pacific
7Miller, GeneTRice
8aPtacek, RobertQBMichiganchoice acquired from Chicago Cardinals for C Don Gillis
8bchoice traded to Green Bay for E Dick Deschaine
9Wilson, KirkP/KUCLA
10Zeman, RobertBWisconsin
11King, GeraldGKent State
12Palandrani, FrancisTNorth Carolina State
13Reese, RayLBBowling Green
14Dubenion, ElbertHBBluffton
15Salwocki, TomCPittsburgh
16Caleb, JamieBGrambling
17Schmittan, HomerETennessee Tech
18Hill, EdGMiami (Ohio)
19Schroeder, JoeTXavier
20McClain, AlbertTShaw
21Fraser, JamesGWisconsin
22Wenzel, JoeELehigh
23Gardner, JimTDuke
24Goings, RussGXavier
25Spycholski, ErnieTOhio State
26Floyd, HomerBKansas
27Baker, LarryTBowling Green
28Abodie, PeteETulane
29Nietupolski, RonaldTIllinois
30Ketchie, CarlBWashington State