1947 NFL Draft
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|1947 NFL Draft|
|Date(s)||December 16, 1946|
in New York City, NY
|300 total selections in 32 rounds|
|First selection||Bob Fenimore, HB|
|Mr. Irrelevant||Don Clayton, B|
New York Giants
|Most selections (32)||Chicago Bears|
|Fewest selections (29)||Chicago Cardinals|
|Hall of Famers||3|
Hall of Famers
- Dante Lavelli, end from Ohio State University taken 12th round 103rd overall by the Los Angeles Rams.
- Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1975.
- Tom Landry, defensive back from Texas taken 20th round 184th overall by the New York Giants.
- Inducted: For his Coaching achievements Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1990
- Art Donovan, defensive tackle from Boston College taken 22nd round 204th overall by the New York Giants
- Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1968.
Notable undrafted players
|†||= Pro Bowler[N 1]|
|Original NFL team||Player||Pos.||College||Conf.||Notes|
|Chicago Bears||Enrique Ecker||OT||John Carroll||OAC|
|Chicago Bears||George Gulyanics||RB/P||Alabama||SEC|
|Detroit Lions||George Hekkers||OT||Wisconsin||Big Ten|
|Washington Redskins||Hugh Taylor †||WR||Oklahoma City||Ind.|
Schools with multiple draft selections
|5||Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn, South Carolina, Tulsa, Wake Forest|
|4||California, Cincinnati, Detroit, Holy Cross, Iowa, Oklahoma A&M, Penn State, Stanford, TCU, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, USC, Vanderbilt, Washington, Washington State, Wisconsin|
|3||Arkansas, BYU, Duke, East Texas State, Miami (FL), Navy, NC State, Oklahoma City, Oregon, Rice, SMU, Yale|
|2||Boston College, Colgate, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Denver, Georgia Tech, Hardin–Simmons, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan State, Minnesota, Missouri, Muhlenberg, Nevada, Oregon State, Purdue, Richmond, Southeastern Louisiana, St. Bonaventure, Wesleyan, William & Mary, Wyoming|
- Players are identified as Pro Bowlers if they were selected for the Pro Bowl at any time in their career.
- Players are identified as a Hall of Famer if they have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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- 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.
- List of 1970s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on October 7, 2008. Retrieved October 6, 2008.