Miami Dolphins Historical Perspective - 1968 Draft

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We are 43 days from the NFL Draft. To get us through those days, we will take daily look at the Miami Dolphins draft history. We will work our way up to the 2013 Draft, just before we settle in for the 2014 selection process. We continue with the 1968 Draft today.

While the NFL free agency period is still ongoing, with the potential for the Miami Dolphins to still add more players, the focus around the league is starting to turn toward the NFL Draft. In 43 days, the newest members of the professional football fraternity will be selected and welcomed.

To get us through those 43 days, we will take a look at each of the Dolphins' 48 previous Drafts. We will take a look at one per day, with a couple of extras thrown in, just to make sure we make it through all 48 selection processes.

We've already completed the first two Drafts. This morning, we continue with the 1968 selections.


Rnd Pick Player Pos School Remarks
1 8 Larry Csonka RB Syracuse Played for Dolphins 1968-1974, 1979; New York Giants 1976-1978; 5 Pro Bowls; 2 First-Team All Pro; HOF (1987)
1 27 Doug Crusan T Indiana Played for Dolphins 1968-1974
2 35 Jimmy Keyes LB Mississippi Played for Dolphins 1968-1969 (Kicker)
2 54 Jim Cox TE Miami (FL) Played for Dolphins 1968
3 62 Jim Urbanek DT Mississippi Played for Dolphins 1968
3 73 Dick Anderson DB Colorado Played for Dolphins 1968-1977; 3 Pro Bowls; 2 First-Team All Pro
5 118 Jim Kiick RB Wyoming Played for Dolphins 1968-1974; Denver Broncos 1976-1977; Washington Redsins 1977; 2 Pro Bowls
6 142 Kim Hammond QB Florida St. Played for Dolphins 1968; Boston Patriots 1969
6 146 Jimmy Hines WR Texas Southern Played for Dolphins 1969; Kansas City Chiefs 1970
7 172 John Boynton T Tennessee Played for Dolphins 1969
8 217 Randy Edmunds LB Georgia Tech Played for Dolphins 1968-1969; New England Patriots 1971; Baltimore Colts 1972
9 226 Sam McDowell T SW Missouri St. Did not play.
9 240 Tom Paciorek DB Houston Did not play.
10 253 Joe Mirto T Miami (FL) Did not play.
11 280 Cornelius Cooper T Prairie View Did not play.
12 307 Paul Paxton T Akron Did not play.
13 334 Bob Joswick DE Tulsa Played for Dolphins 1968-1969
14 362 Ray Blunk TE Did not play.
15 388 Ken Corbin LB Miami (FL) Did not play.
16 416 Henry Still DT Bethune-Cookman Did not play.
17 442 Bill Nemeth C Arizona Did not play.
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