First-round NFL draft picks from Utah universities
#17 - Merlin Olsen, Utah State »2 of 18 «
Olsen was drafted third overall in the 1962 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams, choosing the more-stable NFL over the upstart Denver Broncos of the AFL. He went on to a Hall of Fame career, including 14 Pro Bowl appearances, an MVP award, and a place among the all-time football elite.
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