- On may 19, 1935, the league owners adopted a plan for a college player draft. Proposed by Bert Bell, the Eagles owner and future NFL commissioner, the plan called for teams to select players in inverse order of their finish the previous season. The first draft had nine rounds and was increased to 10 in 1937. It was expanded to 20 rounds in 1939.
NFL and AFL Draft History. NFL and AFL draft picks from 1936 to 2021. Advanced searches of every pick from every team available at the Draft Finder, NFL Combine results available at NFL Combine Results Finder, or see yearly totals by position.
2021 NFL Draft Picks by Team with Team Record and Draft Value; 49ers 6-10-0 (0.375), PTS = 376, PA = 390, Difference = -14 Picks = 8 Total Value = 2,951.20
NFL Draft History and Past Draft Results by season and team. Listings of the top prospects for the NFL Draft.
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The draft became the battleground for a war between the National Football League and American Football League. The rival leagues held separate drafts through 1966 before holding joint drafts from 1967-1969. When the leagues merged at the end of the decade, the draft rivalry was over, and a new rivalry, the Super Bowl, had begun.
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