The draft took place January 28–29, 1969. The draft began with first overall pick of O. J. Simpson, the Heisman Trophy-winning running back from USC, by the American Football League's Buffalo Bills. It ended with the twenty-sixth pick in round 17, number 442 overall, of Fred Zirkie, defensive tackle from Duke University, by the AFL's NY Jets
The 1968 American Football League season was the ninth regular season of the AFL, and its penultimate season prior to the AFL–NFL merger.. The season ended when the New York Jets (11–3) defeated the Oakland Raiders (12–2) in the AFL championship game on December 29 at Shea Stadium in New York City.
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Apr 27, 2019 · Vince Lombardi's mighty Green Bay Packers dominated the first two championship matchups, winning in 1967 and 1968. But, the 1968-1969 season saw the rise of brash, young Jets quarterback, Joe Namath—nicknamed "Broadway Joe" for his good looks and commercial appeal—who accurately predicted a stunning win over the Baltimore Colts in Super ...
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There has been a wider spread of premiers since the introduction of a draft & Salary cap. Not like in the VFL when it was dominated by 4 or so clubs. Therefore Carlton & Essendon haven't won the most AFL premierships on 16. Essendon have won 2 AFL 14 VFL premierships & Carlton have won 1 AFL 15 VFL premierships etc. Matt (2013)