April 2010

Niners draft history – 2nd pick of 1965

1965 With the 13th pick in the 1965 NFL Draft (2nd pick in 1st round), the San Francisco 49ers selected George Donnelly, a 6’3”, 210 pound defensive back out of the University of Illinois. The…


Niners draft history – 1965

1965 Having the second overall pick in the 1965 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected Ken Willard, running back/fullback, out of the University of North Carolina. Willard spent all, but one of his 10…



Niners draft history – 1964

1964 With the first overall pick in the 1964 NFL Draft, the 49ers selected David Wayne Parks, a wide receiver out of Texas Technological College (now Texas Tech University). Parks had an illustrious college career…


Niners Draft History – 2nd 1961 Pick

1961 With the 9th pick in the 1961 NFL Draft, the 49ers selected Bowling Green State University wide receiver Bernard Terry “Bernie“ Casey. This was the second of three picks in the first round of…