List of defunct NFL franchises' first-round draft picks

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The National Football League has held a player draft since 1936. Since 1936 there have been several franchises that have folded. This is a list of those franchises' first round draft picks.

Baltimore Colts (1950)[edit]

Year Overall Player Position College
1950 2 Adrian Burk QB Baylor

Boston Yanks / New York Bulldogs/Yanks / Dallas Texans[edit]

Year Overall Player Position College Incarnation
1944 1 Angelo Bertelli Back Notre Dame Boston Yanks
1945 4 Eddie Prokop Georgia Tech
1946 1 Frank Dancewicz Notre Dame
1947 3 Fritz Barzilauskas G Yale
1948 5 Vaughn Mancha C Alabama
1949 3 Doak Walker Back SMU New York Bulldogs
1950 NA None NA NA New York Yanks
1952 2 Les Richter G California Dallas Texans

1952 pick was made by New York Yanks. Yanks picks given to Dallas.

Brooklyn Dodgers/Tigers[edit]

Year Overall Player Position College Incarnation
1936 4 Dick Crayne Back Iowa Brooklyn Dodgers
1937 2 Ed Goddard Washington State
1938 3 Boyd Brumbaugh Duquesne
1939 5 Bob MacLeod Dartmouth
1940 4 Banks McFadden Clemson
1941 8 Dean McAdams Washington
1942 7 Bobby Robertson Southern California
1943 4 Paul Governali Columbia
1944 3 Creighton Miller Notre Dame Brooklyn Tigers
1945 Joe Renfroe Tulane