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1968 AFL Expansion Draft - January 21

Table inside Article
Player Position College AFL Team
Dan Archer* T Oregon Oakland Raiders
Estes Banks* RB Colorado Oakland Raiders
Joe Bellino RB Navy Boston Patriots
Jim Boudreaux DT Louisiana Tech Boston Patriots
Dan Brabham* LB Arkansas Houston Oilers
Solomon Brannan DB Morris Brown N.Y. Jets
Bill Brown T Texas-El Paso N.Y. Jets
Gary Bugenhagen T Syracuse Buffalo Bills
Frank Buncom* LB Southern California San Diego Chargers
Chris Burford SE Stanford Kansas City Chiefs
Bobby Burnett RB Arkansas Buffalo Bills
J.D. Garrett RB Grambling Boston Patriots
Cookie Gilchrist RB N/A Denver Broncos
White Graves* DB Louisiana State Boston Patriots
Jim Griffin* DE Grambling San Diego Chargers
Ron Hall DB Missouri Valley Boston Patriots
Sherrill Headrick* LB Texas Christian Kansas City Chiefs
Bobby Hunt* DB Auburn Kansas City Chiefs
Joe Bob Isbell G Houston Houston Oilers
Nate Johns RB San Diego State Oakland Raiders
Willie Lee Jones* DE Kansas State Houston Oilers
Mike Kellogg RB Santa Clara Denver Broncos
Charlie King* DB Purdue Buffalo Bills
Frank Marsh RB Oregon State San Diego Chargers
John Matlock* C Miami (Fla.) N.Y. Jets
Pat Matson* G Oregon Denver Broncos
Pete Perreault* G Boston University N.Y. Jets
Bob Poole TE Clemson Houston Oilers
Al Reynolds G Tarkio Kansas City Chiefs
Andy Rice* DT Texas Southern Houston Oilers
Bob Schmidt T Minnesota Buffalo Bills
Rod Sherman* FL Southern California Oakland Raiders
Richard Sligh DT N.C. Central Oakland Raiders
Fletcher Smith* DB Tennessee State Kansas City Chiefs
Henry Sorrell LB Tenn.-Chattanooga Denver Broncos
Dick Van Raaphorst PK Ohio State San Diego Chargers
Jim Waskiewicz C/LB Wichita State N.Y. Jets
Ernie Wright* T Ohio State San Diego Chargers
Lonnie Wright DB Colorado State Denver Broncos
Rich Zecher DT Utah State Buffalo Bills

*NOTES: On Jan. 21, the Bengals selected 40 players in an expansion draft, taking five from each AFL team except Miami (the Dolphins were exempt because they had their inaugural season themselves just two years earlier in 1966). An asterisk (*) denotes a player who made the Bengals' all-time roster.