Other football leagues in 1966:    
The AFL and the NFL champions faced each other in the first annual Super Bowl at the end of the season to determine an overall champion.  

1966 AFL Season

League President
Player President

1966 AFL Draft

Pick Player Team
1 Jim Grabowski RB Dolphins
2 Rick Norton QB Dolphins
3 Karl Singer T Patriots
4 Jerry Shay DT Broncos
5 Tommy Nobis LB Oilers
6 Aaron Brown DE Chiefs
7 Don Davis DT Chargers
8 Mike Dennis RB Bills
9 William Yearby DE Jets
10 Rodger Bird DB Raiders