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The first NFL draft was held in 1936. The first player chosen was Jay Berwanger from the University of Chicago by the Philadelphia Eagles. Berwanger was the Heisman Trophy winner in 1935. He wound up choosing not to play pro ball and never played a down in the NFL.

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