WEDNESDAY= JANUARY 31,1968
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Pros Pick Yary First; Beban Goes in Second
NEW YORK (A') - Gary 3eban,
honored as Heisman Trophy win-
ner and outstanding collegian of
the year, was bypassed until the
30th pick yesterday in the pro
draft as the American and Nation-
al Football Leagues emphasized
Interior linemen and defensive
The honor of being number
one in the pro selections went to
Ron Yary, the 6'5", 261-pound of-
fensivetackle of Southern Califor-
nia's national champions. Five
Trojans were taken among the
27 picked in the first round.
Beban, the running quarterback
who directed UCLA to 23 victories
against five defeats and two ties
in three years, finally was taken
by the Los Angeles Rams high
in the second round. The home-
town Rams had no choice in the
first round, having yielded it toc
Detroit last fall in the deal for
defensive tackle Roger Brown. i
Roman Gabriel is the Rams' well-
established quarterback. It had
been expected that Beban wouldw
be a top first round selection, but
apparently most of the pros
Before the second combined1
draft is completed, probably
sometime tonight, the pros will
have picked 462 players in 17,
rounds. The clubs were given 15
minutes each to make up their
minds in the first two rounds,
but a five-minute deadline was in
effect for later rounds. Clubs
drafted by telephone through
representatives at the meeting in.
a New York hotel.
The first five rounds of the lems -with Milt Plum and Karl
draft consumed 11 hours, 43 min- Sweetan, who both have been er-
utes - just one monute less than ratic.
it took the pro teams to finish Eldridge Dickey, a running quar-
five rounds a year ago. terback from Tennessee A&I, also
A total of 138 players were was selected before Beban, going
selected Tuesday, with 324 re- to the Oakland Raiders as the 25th
maining to be drafted in the final pick in the first round.
12 rounds today. The four running backs taken
To get Yary the Vikings used in the first round included Cson-
the special bonus pick they got ka, Lee White of Weber State,
MacArthur Lane of Utah State
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Rocky Rosema, Michigan line- California.
backer, was drafted 12th in the Injury Troubles
fifth round of the professional Lane, selected by the St. Louis
football draft. He was the only Cardinals, and Hull, picked by
Michigan player selected in the the Chicago Bears, were handi-
first five rounds held yesterday. capped last season by injuries.
r....:. . W White, drafted by the New York
Jets, was a Little All-America
from the New York Giants, along ace, a 6'3" 235-pounder who ran
with two first-round picks in 1967, for 1,378 yards including a 276-
in the deal for Fran Tarkenton yard performance against Idaho.
last year. Haven Moses, the highly rated
"Ron was the top-rated foot- receiver of San Diego State's
ball player in the country both small college champions, was
by us and our scouting organi- grabbed by the Buffalo Bills who
zation," said Coach Bud Grant are in dire need of pass catchers.
of the Vikings. "He's a two-way Dallas, rich in receivers such
player who can help us wherever as Bob Hayes and Lance Rentzel,
trouble may spring up." went for another one in their
Grant said he considered Yary first round pick of Dennis Homan
GsarsadetfooffnsieredYaryof Alabama, compared by Coach
as a prospect for offensive tackle Bear Bryant with the great Don
and guard, center and defensive Hutson t
end and tackle. .Detroit, using the Rams' rights
Cincinnati, with special privil- from the Roger Brown deal, went
eges calling for first and last for Earl McCullouch, Southern
picks in each round after first, California's sprinter and flanker.
First Three Rounds of NFL-AFL Draft
1. Minnesota from New York
Giants, Ron Yary, Southern Calif-
ornia offensive tackle. 2. Cincinnati,
Bob Johnson, Tennessee center. 3.
Atlanta, Claude Humphrey, Tennes-
see A&I defensive tackle. 4. Sa n
Diego from Denver, Russ Washing-
ington, Missouri offensive tackle.
Green Bay from New Orleans Fred
Carr, Texas El-Paso linebacker. 6.
6. Boston, Dennis Byrd, North Caro-
lina State defensive tackle. 7. New
Orleans from Minnesota. Kevin Har-
dy Notre Dame defensive end. 8.
Miami, Larry Csonka, Syracuse full-
back. 9. Buffalo, Hayen Moses,
San Diego State offensive end. 10.
Pittsburgh, Mike Taylor, Southern
California offensive tackle. 11. De-
troit, Greg Landry,tMassachusetts
quarterback. 12. Washington, Jim
Smith, Oregon defensive back. 13.
St. Louis, MacArthur Lane, Utah
State running back. 14. Tim Ros-
sovich, Southern California defensive
end. 15. San Francisco, Forrest Blue,
Auburn center. 16. Chicago, Mike
Hull, Southern California running
back. 17. New York Jets, Lee White,
Weber State running back. 18. San
Diego, James Hill, Texas A&I de-
fensive back 19. Kansas City, Maur-
ice Moorman, Texas A&M guard,
20. Dallas, Dennis Homan, Alabama
end. 21. Cleveland, Marvin Upshaw
Trinity, Tex., defensive end. 22. Kan-
sas City from Houston George Daney,
Texas El-Pasco guard. 23. Baltimore,
John William, Minnesota offensive
tackle. 24. Detroit from Los Angeles
Earl McCullouch, Southern California
flanker. 25. Oakland, Eldridge Dickey,
Tennesee A&I quarterback. 26. Green
Bay, Bill Lueck, Arizona guard. 27.
Mia i from Cincinnati Doug Crusan,
Indiana offensive tackle.
1. Cincinnati, Bill Staley, Utah de-
fensive end. 2. Altanta, Carlton Da-
bney, Morgan State defensive end. 3.
Los Angeles from New Orleans, Gary
Beban, UCLA quarterback. 4. - Den-
ver, Curley Culp, Arizona State de-
fensive end. 5. Boston. Tom Fun'h-
ess, Jackson, Miss. State offensive
tackle. 6. Minnesota, Charles West,
Texas-El Paso defensive back. 7.
Buffalo, Bob Tatarek, Miami, Fla., de-
fensive tackle. S. Miami, James Keyes,
Mississippi linebacker. 9. Pittsburgh,
Ernest Rupel, Arkansas offinsive
tackle. 10, Detroit, Jerry DePoyster,
Wyoning kicker. 11. Washington, Tom
Roussel, Southern Mississippi line-
backer. 12. Philadelphia, Cyril Pinder;
Illinois running back. 13. St. Louis,
Fred Hyatt, Auburn flanker. 14. New
York Giants, Dick Buzin, Penn State
San Francisco, Bob Atkins, Gramb-
ling defensive back. 16. San Diego,
offensive tackle, 15. st. Louis from
Bill Lenkaitis, Penn State center. 17.
New York Jets, Steve Thompson,
Washington defensive tackle. 18. Dal-
las, David McDaniels, Mississippi
Valey end. 19. Chicago, Bob Wallace,
Texas-El Paso end. 20. Cleveland,
John Garlington, Louisiana State
linebacker. 21. Kansas City, Mike
Livingston, Southern Methodist quar-
terback. 22. Houston, Mac Haik, Mis-
sissippi, end. 23. Baltimore, Bob
Grant, Wake Forest linebacker. 24.
Los Angeles, Mike LaHood, Wyoming
guard. 25. Oakland, Ken Stabler, Ala-
bama quarterback. 26. AtInta, from
Green Bay through Los Angeles,
John Wright, Illinois flanker, 27.
Miami from Cincinnati, James Cox.
Miami, Fla., end. 28. Cincinnati, Tom
Srnley, Lamar Tech fullback.
1. Cincinnati, Gary Davis. Vander-
bilt quarterback. 2. Chicago from
Atlanta, Major Hazelton, Florida A-
&M defensive back. 3. Denver. Garrett
Ford, West Virginia running back. 4.
New Orleans, Dave Szymakowski,
W~est_ Texas State end. 5. Boston,
Aaron Marsh, Eastern Kentucky flan-
ker. 6. Pittsburgh from Minnesota,
Jon Henderson, Colorado State de-
fensive back. 7. Miami, Jim Urbanek,
Mississippi tackle. 8. Buffalo, Rich-
ard Trapp, Florida end. 9. Cleveland
from Pittsburgh, Harry Olszewski.
Clemson guard. 10. San Francisco
from Detroit, Lance Olssen, Purdue
tackle. 11. Cleveland from Washing-
ton, Reese Morrison, Southwest Tex-
as State running back. 12. Green Bay
from St. Louis, Billy Stevens, Texas-
El Pasco quarterback. 13. Philadel-
phia, Adrian Young, South California
linebacker. 14. San Francisco, Skip
Vanderbundt, Oregon State line-
backer. 15. New York Giants, Bob-
Duhon, T'ulane running back. 16.
Dallas from Chicago. Ed Hamon,
louisville linebacker. 17. New York
Jlets, Sam Walton, East Texas State
tackle. 16. Mliamii from San Diego,
ick . Anderson, Colorado defensive
back. 19. Detroit from Cleveland
through Los Angeles, Charles San-
ders, Minnesota tight end. 20. Denver
from Kansas City, Robert Vaugh,
Mlississippi tackle. 21. Minnesota from
Dallas, like M1cGill, Notre Dame line-
backer. 22. Houston, Elvin Beathea,
North Carolina A&T tackle. 23. Balti-
more, Rich O'Hara, Northern ArizonA
flanker. 24. Pittsburgh from Los An-
geles,.Ken Hebert, Houston flanker-
kicker. 25. Oakland, Arthur Shtell,
Maryland State tackle. 26. Green Bay,
Richard Himes, Ohio State.tackle. 27.
Cincinnati, Paul Robinson, Arizona
running back. 28. Cincinnati, Dale
Livigston, Western Michigan kicker.
Lions' Draft Choices
FIRST ROUND - Greg Landry,
Massachusetts quarterback and Earl
McCullough, USC flanker.
SECOND ROUND -- Jerry Depoy-
ster, Wyoming kicker.
THIRD ROUND -- Charles Sanders,
Minnesota tight end.
FOURTH ROUND -- Ed Mooney,
Texas Tech Linebacker.
FIFTH ROUND - Phil Odle, Brig-
ham Young End.
EDITOR'E NOTE: Jesse Phillips, de-
fensive back for Michigan State, was
sentenced to two years on a forgery
charg last October. He will be elig-
Wbe for parole with a month.
Special To The Daily
JACKSON STATE PRISON -
Jesse Phillips, the fast-moving
tackle for Jackson's Convicts, was
the fourth round draft choice of
Paul Brown's new Cincinnati en-
try in the NFL last night.
Big Daddy Bestonlandandsea,
prison warden and team coach,
admitted that a soft-walking
man with a big stick had posted
$33,333 bond for Jesse earlier in
"We're sure going to miss that
guy," Big Daddy said. "There
wasn't much that he couldn't do
or hadn't done.
"We had no idea he wasn't
happy hereWe all had such great
fun last time at simulation day.
"We invented a country where
everyone could grow up decently,
have a good home and raise kids.
SWe'dread about it in some his-
tory book one of Jesse's friends
from Michigan State had sent
"Some of the guys didn't play
along because they thought they
were too old for fairy tales. But
it's good therapy. We try to keep
in touch with all the latest gim-
micks. It perpetuates the sys-
tem, you know.
"I never though he'd take it
plus specials, grabbed Bob John-
son, Tennessee's 235-pound All-
America center in the first round.
Owner-coach Paul Brown ob-
viously was building his new AFL
Bengals on Johnson, called the
hinge of the Vols' fine offensive
Larry Csonka of Syracuse, call-
ed by Coach Ben Schwartzwalder
the most valuable back he ever
had, was the first back to be pick-
ed as number eight grabbed in
the draft by the Miami Dolphins.
The first quarterback taken was
Greg Landry, the 6'3", 190-pound-
er from -Massachusetts who was
picked by the Detroit Lions.
Landry's college coach, Vic
Fusia, said, "I am sure he will be
a regular within three years." The
Lions have had quarterback prob-
Green Bay, as usual, had an
extra helping of the goodies. They
acquire New Orleans' first-round
pick as compensation when Jim
Taylor played out his option and
signed with the Saints.
The Packers took Fred Carr, the
highly-rated 6'4", 227-pound line-
backer from Texas-El Paso, rank-
ed by many as the best prospect in
the nation. He may wind up at
strong side safety in the Packer
scheme of- things because the
champs are knee deep in line-
backers with Ray Nitschke, Dave
Robinson, LeeRoy Caffey, Tommy
Crutcher and Jim Flanigan.
For their second first-round
pick, Green Bay took Bill Lueck,
an Arizona guard who was an
all-star in the Western Athletic,
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