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99 for 99 - #93: UB's First Draft Pick

99 for 99 takes a look at the 99 biggest moments in UB Football history in anticipation of the 99th Season of UB Football which begins on September 1st, 2012. These moments are not in any order, however the top 10 moments have been saved for last.

In honor of the NFL Draft, UB's greatest Draft moments.

January 17, 1952 - Les Molnar becomes first UB player ever drafted.

There had been 16 NFL drafts before 1952, and UB never had a player selected. In 1952, Tackle Les Molnar would go down in history as the first Buffalo football player drafted. Molnar was selected in the 18th round, pick 206 overall to the New York Yanks. Shortly after, the Yanks were moved to Dallas, and Molnar would start his career during the inaugural season of the Dallas Texans.