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NFL DRAFT: No. 1 draft picks that made the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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1948: Bill Dudley was a University of Virginia halfback drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers. As a rookie, he led the NFL in rushing with 696 yards, but then missed the next two seasons while serving with the Army Air Corps during World War II. One of the most versatile players in league history As a triple threat in 1946, Dudley had more rushing and punt-return yardage than any other player, and also was the NFL's top pass interceptor. Spent three pro seasons with each of three teams, the Steelers, the Detroit Lions, and Washington Redskins.


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