Vikings Drafts 1965-66


Posted Jul 15, 2001


An overview of the Vikings' draft history.

Vikings Drafts 1965-1966

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On this page: 1965 | 1966

Players listed in bold made the roster.

1965
(Drafted 8th) Nov. 28, 1964
1 Jack Snow WR Notre Dame
2 (A) Archie Sutton
Choice from NY Giants as part of the Hugh Mcelehenny trade.
T Illinois
2 (B) Lance Rentzel RB Oklahoma
3 No Choice,
Choice traded to
Pittsburgh for Bob Ferguson
4 (A) Jim Whalen WR Boston College
4 (B) Jim Harris
Choice from Cleveland
DT Utah State
5 No Choice,
Choice traded to Detroit for Tom Hall and Bruce Zellmer
6 Jim Grisham RB Oklahoma
7 No Choice,
Choice traded to Detroit for Mike Bundraand Larry Vargo
8 (A) John Hankinson
Choice from San Fransisco for Roy Williams
QB Minnesota
8 (B) Jeff Jordan DB Tulsa
9 Frank McClendon DT Alabama
10 Jerry Schweiger T Superior State
11 John Thomas WR USC
12 Mike Tilleman DT Montana
13 Dave Osborn RB North Dakota
14 Max Leetzow DE Idaho
15 Phil Morgan RB East Tennesse
16 Paul Labinski DT St John's
17 Veran Smith LB Utah State
18 Richard Kotite WR Wagner
19 Ellis Johnson RB S.E. Louisiana
20 Cosmo Iacavazzi RB Princeton

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1966
(Drafted 7th) Nov. 27, 1965
1 Jerry Shay DT Purdue
2 Jim Lindsey RB Arkansas
3 Don Hansen LB Illinois
4 Ron Acks DB Illinois
5 (A) Doug Davis T Kentucky
5 (B) Bob Hall
Choice from Chicago for Palmer Pyle
DB Brown
6 (A) Wiber Aylor
Choice from NY Giants for Bill Swain
T SW Texas State
6 (B) No Choice,
Choice traded to Detroit for Mike Bundra and Larry Vargo
7 Bob Meers WR Massachusetts
8 No Choice,
Choice traded to Baltimore for the rights to Larry Kramer
9 Ron Green WR North Dakota
10 No Choice,
Choice traded to Detroit for Gary Lowe
11 Stan Quintana DB New Mexico
12 Bob Petrella DB Tennesse
13 Larry Martin T San Diego State
14 Howard Twilley WR Tulsa
15 Hugh Wright RB Adams State
16 Jim Williams DB Arkansas
17 Monroe Beard WR Virginia Union
18 Dale Greco T Illinois
19 Jesse Stokes DB Corpus Christi
20 No Choice,
Choice traded to Philadelphia for Bill Ray Barnes

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