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Philly Pressbox Trivia – PENN STATE FOOTBALL

In Penn State Football, Trivia on June 26, 2013 at 12:25 pm

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Leading up to the 1974 NFL Draft, the 1973 Penn State posted a 12-0 record including a 16-9 victory over LSU in the Orange Bowl.  That team scored 447 points on offense while the outstanding defense allowed only 129 points. There were 10 Nittany Lions selected in the ’74 draft. Who was selected the highest?

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  1. Ed O’Neil was taken with the 8th overall pick by the Detroit Lions while Heisman Trophy winner John Cappelletti was taken with the 11th pick by the Los Angeles Rams. There were also 3 Nittany Lions were picked in the 2nd round, Doug Allen was the first pick in the 2nd round, 27th overall by Buffalo, Charlie Getty, 41st overall by Kansas City and Mark Markovich 43rd overall by San Diego. Great draft!!! Below is the entire list of the PSU 1974 draft.

    1 Ed O’Neil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Detroit
    1 John Cappelletti . . Los Angeles Rams
    2 Doug Allen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Buffalo
    2 Charlie Getty . . . . . . . . . . Kansas City
    2 Mark Markovich . . . . . . . . . San Diego
    5 Gary Hayman . . . . . . . . . . . . . Buffalo
    6 Randy Crowder . . . . . . . . . . . . . Miami
    9 Phil LaPorta . . . . . . . . . . New Orleans
    10 Chuck Herd. . . . . . . . . . . . . Cincinnati
    12 Tom Hull . . . . . . . . . . . . San Francisco

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