Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
NFL Draft 1960s
Dallas Texans. Lilly played 14 seasons, all with the Cowboys. He was a Pro Bowler 11 times. Bob Lilly was the first Dallas Cowboy elected to the Hall of Fame.
|Herb Adderley won two Super Bowls with the Green Bay Packers. The Hall of Fame DB was also drafted by which AFL franchise in 1961? ||NFL/AFL Draft: 1960-1966
New York Titans. Herb Adderley helped the Green Bay Packers to victories in Super Bowls I & II. He was a five-time Pro Bowler, and played his final three seasons with the Cowboys.
Boston Patriots. Fran Tarkenton retired with the most passing yards in NFL history. He may be most famous for being on the losing end of 3 Super Bowls. Tarkenton played for the Vikings and Giants throughout his 18 seasons.
Kansas City Chiefs. Sayers played seven seasons with the Bears and was a four-time Pro Bowler. Sayers was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1977. He was the youngest player to ever to be elected.
|Super Bowl XI MVP Fred Biletnikoff spent his entire career with the Oakland Raiders. Which NFL team also chose him in the 1965 draft?||NFL/AFL Draft: 1960-1966
Detroit Lions. Fred Biletnikoff was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1988, after having 8974 yards receiving.
|John Mackey helped lead the Baltimore Colts to two Super Bowls. Which AFL team was also vying for his services when they drafted him in 1963?||NFL/AFL Draft: 1960-1966
New York Jets. John Mackey was one of the greatest tight ends in NFL history. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1992.
|Future Hall of Fame DL Buck Buchanan was drafted in the first round by the Kansas City Chiefs. Which NFL team made him their pick in the 1963 draft?||NFL/AFL Draft: 1960-1966
New York Giants. Buck was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1990. The Giants drafted him in the 19th round.
Kansas City Chiefs. Roger won the Heisman Trophy for Navy, and then went on to lead the Cowboys to two Super Bowls.
|The New York Jets drafted quarterback Joe Namath with their first pick in 1965. Which NFL team still wishes that he signed with them after they also chose him with their first pick?||NFL/AFL Draft: 1960-1966
St. Louis Cardinals. "Broadway Joe" led the Jets to a victory in Super Bowl III.
|In 1961, future Hall of Fame TE Mike Dikta was drafted in the first round by the Chicago Bears. He was also drafted in the first round by which AFL team?||NFL/AFL Draft: 1960-1966
Houston Oilers. Mike Ditka was elected to the Hall of fame in 1988 and coached the Chicago Bears to a victory in Super Bowl XX.