1960 NFL Draft

The 1960 National Football League Draft in which NFL teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players, was held at the Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia on November 30, 1959.[1][2][3] Many players, including half of those drafted in the first round, signed with teams in the newly created American Football League, including the first overall pick and Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon. At the time of the draft, the Cardinals were still the Chicago Cardinals; they moved to St. Louis in March 1960. The Dallas Cowboys were enfranchised in January 1960 after the draft.

1960 NFL Draft
General information
Date(s)November 30, 1959
LocationWarwick Hotel
in Philadelphia, PA
Overview
240 total selections in 20 rounds
LeagueNFL
First selectionBilly Cannon, RB
Los Angeles Rams
Mr. IrrelevantBill Gorman, T
New York Giants
Most selections (26)Los Angeles Rams
Fewest selections (17)Green Bay Packers
Pittsburgh Steelers
Hall of Famers4

Player selections

= Pro Bowler [4] = AFL All-Star [5] = Hall of Famer

Round one

Pick no. NFL team Player Position College
1 Los Angeles Rams Billy Cannon[6][7] Running back LSU
2 Chicago Cardinals (became St. Louis Cardinals after this draft) George Izo Quarterback Notre Dame
3 Detroit Lions Johnny Robinson[8] Halfback LSU
4 Washington Redskins Richie Lucas[9] Quarterback Penn State
5 Green Bay Packers Tom Moore Halfback Vanderbilt
6 Pittsburgh Steelers Jack Spikes[10] Fullback Texas Christian
7 Chicago Bears Roger Davis Guard Syracuse
8 Cleveland Browns Jim Houston Defensive end Ohio State
9 Philadelphia Eagles Ron Burton[11] Halfback Northwestern
10 Baltimore Colts Ron Mix[12] Offensive tackle USC
11 San Francisco 49ers Monty Stickles End Notre Dame
12 New York Giants Lou Cordileone Defensive tackle Clemson

Round two

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
13 Chicago Cardinals Harold Olson Tackle Clemson
14 Chicago Cardinals Mike McGee Guard Duke
15 Detroit Lions Warren Rabb Quarterback Louisiana State
16 San Francisco 49ers Mike Magac Guard Missouri
17 Green Bay Packers Bob Jeter Halfback Iowa
18 Cleveland Browns Larry Stephens Tackle Texas
19 Cleveland Browns Prentice Gautt Running back Oklahoma
20 Philadelphia Eagles Maxie Baughan Linebacker Georgia Tech
21 Washington Redskins Sam Horner Halfback Virginia Military Inst
22 San Francisco 49ers Carl Kammerer Guard Pacific
23 Baltimore Colts Don Floyd [13] Tackle Texas Christian
24 Baltimore Colts Marvin Terrell[14] Guard Mississippi

Round three

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
25 Los Angeles Rams Charley Britt Quarterback Georgia
26 Chicago Cardinals Hugh McInnis End Southern Mississippi
27 Detroit Lions Bob Scholt Center Notre Dame
28 Washington Redskins Andy Stynchula Tackle Penn State
29 Chicago Cardinals Charley Elley Center Southern Mississippi
30 Los Angeles Rams Pervis Atkins Running back New Mexico State
31 Philadelphia Eagles Curt Merz End Iowa
32 Chicago Bears Don Meredith Quarterback Southern Methodist
33 Cleveland Browns Ross Fichtner Defensive back Purdue
34 Baltimore Colts Jim Welch Defensive back Southern Methodist
35 San Francisco 49ers Rod Breedlove Guard Maryland
36 New York Giants Jim Leo Defensive end Cincinnati

Round four

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
37 Chicago Cardinals Willie West Halfback Oregon
38 Chicago Cardinals Silas Woods End Marquette
39 Detroit Lions Jim Andreotti Center Northwestern
40 Philadelphia Eagles Ted Dean Running back Wichita State
41 Cleveland Browns Johnny Brewer Tight end Mississippi
42 Detroit Lions Roger Brown Tackle Maryland-Eastern Shore
43 Chicago Bears Billy Martin Back Minnesota
44 Cleveland Browns Jim Marshall Tackle Ohio State
45 Philadelphia Eagles Jack Cummings Quarterback North Carolina
46 San Francisco 49ers Ray Norton Halfback San Jose State
47 Baltimore Colts Gerhard Schwedes [15] Running back Syracuse
48 Washington Redskins Vince Promuto Guard Holy Cross

Round five

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
49 Los Angeles Rams Charley Janerette Tackle Penn State
50 Chicago Cardinals Bill Burrell Linebacker Illinois
51 Green Bay Packers Dale Hackbart Back Wisconsin
52 Washington Redskins Don Stallings Tackle North Carolina
53 Cleveland Browns Bob Jarus Running back Purdue
54 Chicago Cardinals George Phelps Back Cornell College (IA)
55 Pittsburgh Steelers Abner Haynes[16] Running back North Texas State
56 Philadelphia Eagles Don Norton[17] End Iowa
57 Chicago Bears Dick Norman Quarterback Stanford
58 Baltimore Colts Marv Lasater Back Texas Christian
59 San Francisco 49ers Len Rohde Tackle Utah State
60 St. Louis Cardinals Ed Mazurek Tackle Xavier

Round six

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
61 Chicago Cardinals Jacky Lee[18] Quarterback Cincinnati
62 Los Angeles Rams Jerry Stalcup Guard Wisconsin
63 Detroit Lions Gail Cogdill Wide receiver Washington State
64 Washington Redskins Dave Hudson End Florida
65 Green Bay Packers Mike Wright Tackle Minnesota
66 Los Angeles Rams Don Ellersick End Washington State
67 Philadelphia Eagles Emmett Wilson Tackle Georgia Tech
68 Chicago Bears Ed Kovac Back Cincinnati
69 Cleveland Browns Bob Khayat Guard/placekicker Mississippi
70 San Francisco 49ers Lee Murchison End Pacific
71 Baltimore Colts Al Bansavage[19] Guard USC
72 New York Giants George Blair[20] Back Mississippi

Round seven

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
73 Los Angeles Rams Ron Morrison Tackle New Mexico
74 Chicago Cardinals Larry Wilson Safety Utah
75 Detroit Lions Jim Norton[21] Wide receiver Idaho
76 Pittsburgh Steelers Leonard Wilson Back Purdue
77 Green Bay Packers Kirk Phares Guard South Carolina
78 Pittsburgh Steelers Lonnie Dennis Guard Brigham Young
79 Chicago Bears Charlie Bivins Running back Morris Brown
80 Cleveland Browns Taz Anderson Running back Georgia Tech
81 Philadelphia Eagles John Wilkins Tackle USC
82 Baltimore Colts Jerry Beabout Tackle Purdue
83 San Francisco 49ers Bobby Waters Quarterback Presbyterian
84 New York Giants Bob Yates Tackle Syracuse

Round eight

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
85 Chicago Cardinals Wayne Crow [22] Halfback California
86 Los Angeles Rams Carroll Dale Wide receiver Virginia Tech
87 Washington Redskins Earl Kohlhaas Guard Penn State
88 San Francisco 49ers Bill Mathis[23] Halfback Clemson
89 Green Bay Packers Don Hitt Center Oklahoma State
90 Pittsburgh Steelers Dan Lanphear [24] Tackle Wisconsin
91 Cleveland Browns Bob White[25] Back Ohio State
92 Philadelphia Eagles Monte Lee End Texas
93 Chicago Bears Pete Manning End Wake Forest
94 San Francisco 49ers Max Fugler Center Louisiana State
95 Baltimore Colts Jim "Rocky" Colvin Tackle Houston
96 New York Giants Fred Hageman Center Kansas

Round nine

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
97 Los Angeles Rams Marv Luster End UCLA
98 Chicago Cardinals Dewitt Hoopes Tackle Northwestern
99 Detroit Lions Max Messner Tackle Cincinnati
100 Washington Redskins Dwight Bumgamer End Duke
101 Green Bay Packers Frank Brixius Tackle Minnesota
102 Pittsburgh Steelers Marshall Harris Guard Texas Christian
103 Baltimore Colts Bob Hall Tackle Army
104 Chicago Bears Ken Kirk Center Mississippi
105 Cleveland Browns Chris Burford[26] Wide receiver Stanford
106 Baltimore Colts Don Perkins Back New Mexico
107 San Francisco 49ers Bobby Wasden End Auburn
108 New York Giants Bob Anderson Halfback Army

Round ten

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
109 Chicago Cardinals Charley Johnson Quarterback New Mexico State
110 Los Angeles Rams Curtis McClinton Running back Kansas
111 Detroit Lions Grady Alderman Tackle Detroit
112 Baltimore Colts Ernie Barnes[27] Tackle North Carolina Central
113 St. Louis Cardinals Paul Oglesby Tackle UCLA
114 Pittsburgh Steelers John Kapele Tackle Brigham Young
115 Pittsburgh Steelers Arvie Martin Center Texas Christian
116 Cleveland Browns Clyde Washington Halfback Purdue
117 Detroit Lions Jim O'Brien Tackle Boston College
118 San Francisco 49ers Mel Branch[28] Defensive end Louisiana State
119 Baltimore Colts Bobby Boyd Cornerback Oklahoma
120 New York Giants Bob Simms End Rutgers

Round eleven

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
121 Los Angeles Rams Ken Young Running back Valparaiso
122 Chicago Cardinals Bobby Towns Halfback Georgia
123 Detroit Lions Ted Aucreman End Indiana
124 Washington Redskins Jim Eifrid Center Colorado State
125 Green Bay Packers Ron Ray Tackle Howard Payne
126 San Francisco 49ers Ed Pitts Tackle South Carolina
127 Cleveland Browns Bobby Franklin Safety Mississippi
128 Chicago Bears Stan Fanning Tackle Idaho
129 Chicago Bears Glenn Shaw Running back Kentucky
130 Baltimore Colts Bob Wehking Center Florida
131 San Francisco 49ers Ernie Hansen Center Northern Arizona
132 New York Giants Dale Rems Tackle Purdue

Round twelve

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
133 Chicago Cardinals Tom Chapman End Detroit
134 Los Angeles Rams Doug Pat Brown Guard Fresno State
135 Detroit Lions Dave Ross End Cal State–Los Angeles
136 Washington Redskins Jim Crotty Halfback Notre Dame
137 Green Bay Packers Harry Ball Tackle Boston College
138 Pittsburgh Steelers Earl Butler Tackle North Carolina
139 Philadelphia Eagles Dave Grosz Quarterback Oregon
140 Chicago Bears Tom Budrewicz Tackle Brown
141 Cleveland Browns Rich Mostardi Back Kent State
142 San Francisco 49ers Jim Williams Guard North Carolina
143 Baltimore Colts Bill Bucek Halfback Rice
144 New York Giants Pete Hall Quarterback Marquette

Round thirteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
145 Los Angeles Rams James Jones End Southern Methodist
146 Chicago Cardinals Vic Jones Halfback Indiana
147 Detroit Lions Pete Tuney Halfback Occidental
148 Washington Redskins Bill Herron End Georgia
149 Green Bay Packers Paul Winslow Back North Carolina Central
150 Pittsburgh Steelers Joe Womack Running back Cal State-Los Angeles
151 Chicago Bears Bob Spada End Duke
152 Cleveland Browns Dick Grecni Center Ohio
153 Philadelphia Eagles Dave Graham End Virginia
154 Baltimore Colts Jim Nemeth Center South Carolina
155 San Francisco 49ers Dean Hinshaw Tackle Stanford
156 New York Giants Jim Varnado Running back Southern

Round fourteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
157 Chicago Cardinals Bob DeMarco Tackle Dayton
158 Los Angeles Rams Harold Stanger Center North Texas State
159 Detroit Lions Jim Glasgow Tackle Jacksonville State
160 Washington Redskins Charlie Milstead Back Texas A&M
161 Green Bay Packers Jon Gilliam Center East Texas State
162 Pittsburgh Steelers Brady Keys Defensive back Colorado State
163 Cleveland Browns Bill Dumbauld Tackle West Virginia
164 Philadelphia Eagles Ray Petersen Back West Virginia
165 Chicago Bears Jim Sorey [29][30] Tackle Texas Southern
166 San Francisco 49ers Gary Campbell Back Whittier
167 Baltimore Colts Dale Johannsen Tackle Augustana (SD)
168 New York Giants Doug Cline [31] Running back Clemson

Round fifteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
169 Los Angeles Rams Harry Rakowski Center The Citadel
170 Chicago Cardinals Frank Mestnik Running back Marquette
171 Detroit Lions Darrell Harper Halfback Michigan
172 Washington Redskins Bernie Darre Guard Tulane
173 Green Bay Packers Garney Henley Back Huron
174 Pittsburgh Steelers Larry Essenmacker Tackle Alma
175 Philadelphia Eagles John Wilcox Tackle Oregon
176 Chicago Bears Warren Lashua Back Whitworth
177 Cleveland Browns Tom Watkins Running back Iowa State
178 Baltimore Colts Larry Grantham [32] End Mississippi
179 San Francisco 49ers Mike Dowdle Back Texas
180 New York Giants Walter Beach [33] Defensive back Central Michigan

Round sixteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
181 Chicago Cardinals Jim Lee "Earthquake" Hunt [34] Tackle Prairie View A&M
182 Los Angeles Rams Don Kacmarek Tackle North Dakota
183 Detroit Lions Steve Rasso Back Cincinnati
184 Washington Redskins Joe Kulbacki[35] Back Purdue
185 Green Bay Packers John Littlejohn Back Kansas State
186 Pittsburgh Steelers Dave Ames Back Richmond
187 Chicago Bears John "Bo" Farrington End Prairie View A&M
188 Cleveland Browns Jim Waldon Quarterback Wyoming
189 Philadelphia Eagles Larry Lancaster Tackle Georgia
190 San Francisco 49ers Jim Heinke Tackle Wisconsin
191 Baltimore Colts George Boynton Back North Texas State
192 New York Giants Bill Beck Tackle Gustavus Adolphus

Round seventeen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
193 Los Angeles Rams Emanuel Congedo End Villanova
194 Chicago Cardinals Joe Davis Tackle The Citadel
195 Detroit Lions Bob Hudson End Louisiana Tech
196 Washington Redskins Billy Roland Guard Georgia
197 Green Bay Packers Joe Gomes Back South Carolina
198 Pittsburgh Steelers Dale Chamberlain Running back Miami (OH)
199 Cleveland Browns Lovell Coleman Back Western Michigan
200 Philadelphia Eagles Mike Graney End Notre Dame
201 Chicago Bears Jim Hanna End USC
202 Baltimore Colts Jim Beaver Tackle Florida
203 San Francisco 49ers Austin "Goose" Gonsoulin [36] Defensive back Baylor
204 New York Giants Dave Baker End Syracuse

Round eighteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
205 Chicago Cardinals Bob Haas Halfback Missouri
206 Los Angeles Rams Tom Gates Back San Bernardino Valley
207 Detroit Lions Frank Walton Halfback John Carroll
208 Washington Redskins John Lawrence Guard North Carolina State
209 Green Bay Packers Royce Whittington Tackle Southwestern Louisiana
210 Pittsburgh Steelers Charley Lee Tackle Iowa
211 Philadelphia Eagles Emory Turner Guard Purdue
212 Chicago Bears Claude King Back Houston
213 Cleveland Browns Jack Hanlon Back Pennsylvania
214 San Francisco 49ers Carl Robinson Tackle South Carolina State
215 Baltimore Colts Dan Sheehan Tackle Tennessee-Chattanooga
216 New York Giants Tony Polychronis Tackle Utah

Round nineteen

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
217 Los Angeles Rams Jim Boeke Tackle Heidelberg
218 Chicago Cardinals Herman Alexander Tackle Findlay
219 Detroit Lions Gene Prebola End Boston University
220 Washington Redskins Ron Maltony Guard Purdue
221 Green Bay Packers Rich Brooks End Purdue
222 Pittsburgh Steelers Howard Turley End Louisville
223 Chicago Bears Lloyd Roberts Tackle Georgia
224 Cleveland Browns Jack Campbell End Toledo
225 Philadelphia Eagles Bob Hain Tackle Iowa
226 Baltimore Colts Bill Carpenter End Army
227 San Francisco 49ers Bobby Pate Back Presbyterian
228 New York Giants Jim Webster Halfback Marquette

Round twenty

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
229 Chicago Cardinals Tom Day Guard North Carolina A&T
230 Los Angeles Rams Royce Shelton Halfback Stephen F. Austin
231 Detroit Lions Dean Look Quarterback Michigan State
232 Washington Redskins Jimmy Wolf Halfback Panhandle State
233 Green Bay Packers Gilmer Lewis Tackle Oklahoma
234 Pittsburgh Steelers George Hershberger Tackle Wichita State
235 Cleveland Browns Bob Nelson Center Wisconsin
236 Philadelphia Eagles Ramon Armstrong Guard Texas Christian
237 Chicago Bears Angelo Coia Back USC
238 San Francisco 49ers Jim Woodward Tackle Lamar
239 Baltimore Colts Bob Hogue Tackle Shepherd
240 [37] New York Giants Bill Gorman Tackle McMurry
= Pro Bowler [4] = AFL All-Star [5] = Hall of Famer

Hall of Famers

  • Larry Wilson, defensive back from University of Utah taken 7th round 74th overall by the Chicago Cardinals.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1978.[38]
  • Ron Mix, offensive tackle from USC taken 1st round 10th overall by the Baltimore Colts, but signed with the Los Angeles Chargers of the AFL.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1979.[38]
  • Jim Otto, center from University of Miami(Florida) signed undrafted by Oakland Raiders
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1980
  • Willie Wood, safety from USC signed undrafted by Green Bay Packers
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1989

Notable undrafted players

= Pro Bowler[4] = Hall of Famer[39]
Original NFL team Player Pos. College Conf. Notes
Green Bay Packers Willie Wood Safety USC Pac-12
Oakland Raiders Jim Ottodouble-dagger C Miami Ind. Signed with the Raiders of the AFL
Green Bay Packers Ken Iman  C Southeast Missouri State University MIAA
Green Bay Packers Dick Pesonen  CB Minnesota–Duluth MIAC
Los Angeles Rams Danny Villanueva  K/P New Mexico State Border
Pittsburgh Steelers Charley Scales  RB Indiana Big Ten
Pittsburgh Steelers Fred Williamson  S Northwestern Big Ten He was an AFL All-Star
Washington Redskins Bob Whitlow  C Arizona BIAA

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "NFL Draft Locations". www.footballgeography.com. October 2, 2014. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  2. ^ Salomone, Dan (October 2, 2014). "NFL Draft headed to Chicago in 2015". Giants.com. New York Giants. Archived from the original on September 30, 2015. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ a b c Players are identified as a Pro Bowlers if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  5. ^ a b Players are identified as All-Stars if they were selected for the All-Star team at any time in their career.
  6. ^ Billy Cannon, 1959 Heisman Trophy winner "Heisman Trophy". Archived from the original on October 5, 2013. Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  7. ^ Billy Cannon signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  8. ^ Johnny Robinson signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  9. ^ Richie Lucas signed with the Buffalo Bills of the AFL
  10. ^ Jack Spikes signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  11. ^ Ron Burton signed with the Boston Patriots of the AFL
  12. ^ Ron Mix signed with the Los Angeles Chargers of the AFL
  13. ^ Don Floyd signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  14. ^ Marvin Terrell signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  15. ^ Gerhard Schwedes signed with the Boston Patriots of the AFL
  16. ^ Abner Haynes signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  17. ^ Don Norton signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  18. ^ Jacky Lee signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  19. ^ Billy Cannon signed with the Los Angeles Chargers of the AFL
  20. ^ George Blair signed with the Los Angeles Chargers of the AFL
  21. ^ Jim Norton signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  22. ^ Wayne Crow signed with the Oakland Raiders of the AFL
  23. ^ Bill Mathis signed with the New York Titans of the AFL
  24. ^ Dan Lanphear signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  25. ^ Bob White signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  26. ^ Chris Burford signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  27. ^ Ernie Barnes signed with the Denver Broncos of the AFL
  28. ^ Mel Branch signed with the Dallas Texans of the AFL
  29. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/S/SoreJi20.htm
  30. ^ Jim Sorey signed with the Buffalo Bills of the AFL
  31. ^ Doug Cline signed with the Houston Oilers of the AFL
  32. ^ Larry Grantham signed with the New York Titans of the AFL
  33. ^ Walter Beach signed with the Boston Patriots of the AFL
  34. ^ Jim Lee Hunt signed with the Boston Patriots of the AFL
  35. ^ Joe Kulbacki signed with the Buffalo Bills of the AFL
  36. ^ Austin Gonsoulin signed with the Denver Broncos of the AFL
  37. ^ This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  38. ^ a b List of 1970s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on July 31, 2008. Retrieved October 7, 2008.
  39. ^ Players are identified as a Hall of Famer if they have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

External links

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Angelo Coia

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After his NFL career, Coia was a racehorse owner and worked as a scout for the Raiders. Before his death, Coia was a resident of Brigantine, New Jersey.

Bill Burrell

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A linebacker and guard, in 1959 Burrell won the Chicago Tribune Silver Football as the MVP of the Big Ten Conference. Burrell also finished fourth as a Heisman Trophy candidate that year, and was a consensus All-American.Burrell was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 1960 American Football League Draft, and by the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth round of the 1960 NFL Draft.He played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League, and was that team's nominee for the Schenley Award as Outstanding Lineman in 1960.

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The football field at Central High was named Bill Burrell Field on September 15, 2017.

Bill Burrell is included in The Pigskin Club of Washington, D.C. National Intercollegiate All-American Football Players Honor Roll.

Bill Burrell died on March 22, 1998.

Charley Britt

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Charlie Milstead

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Gene Prebola

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Gerhard Schwedes

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Jim Sorey

James Arthur "Bull" Sorey (September 5, 1936 – August 12, 2008) was an American football defensive tackle who played three seasons with the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourteenth round of the 1960 NFL Draft. He was also drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 1960 AFL Draft. Sorey played college football at Texas Southern University.

Joe Kulbacki

Joseph Vincent Kulbacki (March 1, 1938 – November 26, 2012) was an American author, vintner, entrepreneur, and American football halfback, in college for Purdue and in Professional Football in the American Football League for the Buffalo Bills.

Kulbacki was born in Ridgway, Pennsylvania. He played college football at Purdue University and was drafted in 16th round of the 1960 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, but chose to play for the AFL's Bills in their first season, 1960.

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Lou Cordileone

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Marv Luster

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Paul Oglesby

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Richie Lucas

Richard John "Riverboat Richie" Lucas (born April 15, 1938) is a former American football quarterback. He played college football at Pennsylvania State University from 1957 to 1959 and professionally in the American Football League (AFL) with the Buffalo Bills from 1960 to 1961 and the Denver Broncos in 1962.

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He was the quarterback of the national championship winning 1958 LSU Tigers football team. He was named to the 1958 All-SEC football team by the Associated Press.

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