Pigskin Dispatch Podcast: The 1965 AFL Redshirt Draft
Pigskin Dispatch podcaster Darin Hayes and I discuss a recent TidBit about the 1965 AFL Redshirt Draft. Click here to listen, or subscribe to Pigskin Dispatch wherever you get your podcasts.
Pro football had a longstanding rule against drafting players until their original college class graduated. Once college players began redshirting, those players were in school for an extra year. For those players, the NFL allowed future draft picks, and the AFL had a redshirt draft.
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