History: 1969 Draft

Pro Football Draft History: 1969
The 1969 NFL Draft - January 28-29, 1969
1969simpson First Pick: O.J. Simpson, RB, USC
  • 1969-77 Buffalo Bills
  • 1978-79 San Francisco 49ers (11 total playing seasons)
  • Rushing: 11,236 yards, 61 TDs
  • Receiving: 2,142 yards, 203 receptions, 14 TDs
  • All-Pro: 5 years
  • All-Conference: 5 years
  • Pro Bowls: 6
  • Elected to Hall of Fame in 1985
1969 Banner
  Draft# Team Player Pos College
Little_Floyd_Bust_FF_PG 1 Buffalo Bills O.J. Simpson RB USC
  2 Atlanta Falcons George Kunz T Notre Dame
  3 Philadelphia Eagles Leroy Keyes RB Purdue
Little_Floyd_Bust_FF_PG 4 Pittsburgh Steelers Joe Greene DT North Texas State
  5 Cincinnati Bengals Greg Cook QB Cincinnati
  6 Boston Patriots Ron Sellers SE Florida State
  7 San Francisco 49ers1 Ted Kwalick TE Penn State
  8 Los Angeles Rams2 Larry Smith RB Florida
  9 San Diego Chargers3 Marty Domres QB Columbia
  10 Los Angeles Rams4 Jim Seymour SE Notre Dame
  11 Miami Dolphins Bill Stanfill DE Georgia
  12 Green Bay Packers Rich Moore DT Villanova
  13 New York Giants Fred Dryer DE San Diego State
  14 Chicago Bears Rufus Mays T Ohio State
  15 Houston Oilers Ron Pritchard LB Arizona State
  16 San Francisco 49ers Gene Washington FL Stanford
  17 New Orleans Saints5 John Shinners G Xavier
  18 San Diego Chargers Bob Babich LB Miami
Little_Floyd_Bust_FF_PG 19 St. Louis Cardinals Roger Wehrli DB Missouri
  20 Cleveland Browns Ron Johnson RB Michigan
  21 Los Angeles Rams Bob Klein TE USC
  22 Oakland Raiders Art Thomas DT Syracuse
  23 Kansas City Chiefs Jim Marsalis DB Tennessee State
  24 Dallas Cowboys Calvin Hill RB Yale
  25 Baltimore Colts Eddie Hinton FL Oklahoma
  26 New York Jets Dave Foley T Ohio State

"Mean" Joe Greene


Hall of Famers Taken in 1969 NFL Draft
O.J. Simpson, RB, Buffalo Bills- 1st round (1st overall)
Joe Greene, DT, Pittsburgh Steelers - 1st round (4th overall)
Roger Wehrli, CB, St. Louis Cardinals - 1st round (19th overall)
Ted Hendricks, LB, Baltimore Colts - 2nd round (33rd overall)
Charley Joiner, WR, Houston Oilers - 4th round (93rd overall)

1 - Pick acquired from the New Orleans Saints
2 - Pick acquired from the Detroit Lions
3 - Pick acquired from the Denver Broncos
4 - Pick acquired from the Washington Redskins
5 - Pick acquired from the Minnesota Vikings