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1936 NFL Draft
No. 1 Overall pick Jay Berwanger, HB
Philadelphia Eagles
No. of picks 81
Location Ritz-Carlton Hotel
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date
Mr. Irrelevant Phil Flanagan, G
New York Giants
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1935 1937


The 1936 National Football League Draft was the first draft of the National Football League (NFL). It took place on February 8, 1936, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The first ever drafted player was Jay Berwanger but never played in the NFL.

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