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1971 NFL Draft
General Information
Date(s) January 28–29, 1971
Location
Picks
First selection Jim Plunkett, QB
New England Patriots
Last selection Charles Hill, WR
Oakland Raiders
Most selections
Fewest selections
Overall selections 442
NFL Draft
 < 1970 1972 > 

The 1971 National Football League Draft was held on January 28–29, 1971.

Player selectionsEdit

= Pro Bowler [1] = Hall of Famer

Round oneEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1Boston PatriotsJim Plunkett [2] QuarterbackStanford
2New Orleans SaintsArchie ManningQuarterbackMississippi
3Houston OilersDan PastoriniQuarterbackSanta Clara
4Buffalo BillsJ.D. HillWide ReceiverArizona State
5Philadelphia EaglesRichard HarrisDefensive EndGrambling
6New York JetsJohn RigginsRunning BackKansas
7Atlanta FalconsJoe ProfitRunning BackNE Louisiana
8Pittsburgh SteelersFrank LewisWide ReceiverGrambling
9Green Bay Packers (From Denver Broncos)John BrockingtonRunning BackOhio State
10Los Angeles Rams (From Washington Redskins)Isiah RobertsonLinebackerSouthern
11Chicago BearsJoe MooreRunning BackMissouri
12Denver Broncos (From Green Bay Packers)Marv MontgomeryOffensive TackleUSC
13San Diego ChargersLeon BurnsRunning BackLong Beach State
14Cleveland BrownsClarence ScottDefensive BackKansas State
15Cincinnati BengalsVernon HollandOffensive TackleTennessee State
16Kansas City ChiefsElmo WrightWide ReceiverHouston
17St. Louis CardinalsNorm ThompsonDefensive BackUtah
18New York Giants Rocky ThompsonWide ReceiverWest Texas A&M
19Oakland RaidersJack TatumDefensive BackOhio State
20Los Angeles RamsJack YoungbloodDefensive EndFlorida
21Detroit LionsBob BellDefensive TackleCincinnati
22Baltimore Colts (From Miami Dolphins)Don McCauleyRunning BackNorth Carolina
23San Francisco 49ers William Tim Anderson Defensive BackOhio State
24Minnesota VikingsLeo HaydenRunning BackOhio State
25Dallas CowboysTody SmithDefensive EndUSC
26Baltimore ColtsLeonard DunlapDefensive BackNorth Texas State

Round twoEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
27Boston PatriotsJulius AdamsDefensive tackleTexas Southern
28Chicago BearsJames HarrisonRunning backMissouri
29Buffalo BillsJan WhiteTight endOhio State
30Detroit LionsDave ThompsonCenterClemson
31New Orleans SaintsSamuel HoldenGuardGrambling
32New York JetsJohn MooringTackleTampa
33Atlanta FalconsKen BurrowWide receiverSan Diego State
34Pittsburgh SteelersJack HamLinebackerPenn State
35Denver BroncosDwight HarrisonWide receiverTexas A&I
36Chicago BearsCharlie FordDefensive backHouston
37San Francisco 49ersErnie JanetGuardWashington
38Washington RedskinsCotton SpeyrerWide receiverTexas
39Kansas City ChiefsWilbur YoungDefensive tackleWm. Penn (Iowa)
40Cleveland BrownsBo CornellRunning backWashington
41Cincinnati BengalsStephen LawsonGuardKansas
42Kansas City ChiefsScott LewisDefensive endGrambling
43St. Louis CardinalsDan DierdorfTackleMichigan
44New York GiantsWayne WaltonTackleAbilene Christian
45Oakland RaidersPhil VillapianoLinebackerBowling Green
46Green Bay PackersVirgil RobinsonRunning backGrambling
47Miami DolphinsOtto StoweWide receiverIowa State
48Detroit LionsCharlie WeaverLinebackerUSC
49San Francisco 49ersJoe OrdunaRunning backNebraska
50Philadelphia EaglesHenry AllisonGuardSan Diego State
51Dallas CowboysIke ThomasDefensive backBishop
52Baltimore ColtsBill AtessisDefensive endTexas

Round threeEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
53Buffalo BillsBruce JarvisCenterWashington
54New Orleans SaintsBivian LeeDefensive backPrairie View A&M
55San Francisco 49ersSam DickersonWide receiverUSC
56Houston OilersLynn DickeyQuarterbackKansas State
57Buffalo BillsJim BraxtonRunning backWest Virginia
58New York JetsChris FarasopoulosDefensive backBrigham Young
59Atlanta FalconsLeo HartQuarterbackDuke
60Pittsburgh SteelersSteve DavisRunning backDelaware State
61St. Louis CardinalsJames LivesayWide receiverRichmond
62Green Bay PackersCharles HallDefensive backPittsburgh
63Los Angeles RamsDave ElmendorfDefensive backTexas A&M
64Chicago BearsTony McGeeDefensive endBishop
65San Diego ChargersMike MontgomeryRunning backKansas State
66Cleveland BrownsPaul StarobaWide receiverMichigan
67Cincinnati BengalsKen AndersonQuarterbackAugustana (IL)
68Cleveland BrownsCharlie HallLinebackerHouston
69Dallas CowboysSam ScarberRunning backNew Mexico
70New York GiantsRonnie HornsbyLinebackerSoutheastern Louisiana
71Chicago BearsBob NewtonTackleNebraska
72Detroit LionsAl ClarkDefensive backEastern Michigan
73Oakland RaidersWarren KoegelCenterPenn State
74Miami DolphinsDale FarleyLinebackerWest Virginia
75San Francisco 49ersWillie ParkerCenterNorth Texas State
76Minnesota VikingsEddie HackettWide receiverAlcorn A&M
77Dallas CowboysBill GregoryDefensive tackleWisconsin
78Baltimore ColtsKarl DouglasQuarterbackTexas A&I

Round fourEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
79Denver BroncosLyle AlzadoDefensive endYankton
80Dallas CowboysJoe CarterTight endGrambling
81Houston OilersLarron JacksonTackleMissouri
82New Orleans SaintsCarlos BellRunning backHouston
83Philadelphia EaglesHappy FellerKickerTexas
84New York JetsBill ZapalacLinebackerTexas
85Atlanta FalconsMike PotchadTacklePittsburg (KS)
86Pittsburgh SteelersGerry MullinsTight endUSC
87Denver BroncosCleo JohnsonDefensive backAlcorn A&M
88New Orleans SaintsWimpy WintherCenterMississippi
89Chicago BearsJerry MooreDefensive backArkansas
90Los Angeles RamsSteve WorsterRunning backTexas
91New Orleans SaintsD'Artagnan MartinDefensive backKentucky State
92Cleveland BrownsRobert PenaGuardMassachusetts
93Cincinnati BengalsFred WillisRunning backBoston College
94Kansas City ChiefsDavid RobinsonTight endJacksonville State
95St. Louis CardinalsLarry WillinghamDefensive backAuburn
96New York GiantsDave TiptonDefensive tackleStanford
97Oakland RaidersClarence DavisRunning backUSC
98New Orleans SaintsDon MorrisonTackleTexas-Arlington
99Miami DolphinsJoe TheismannQuarterbackNotre Dame
100Detroit LionsLarry WoodsDefensive tackleTennessee State
101San Francisco 49ersTony HarrisRunning backToledo
102Minnesota VikingsVince ClementsRunning backConnecticut
103Dallas CowboysAdam MitchellTackleMississippi
104Pittsburgh SteelersDwight WhiteDefensive endEast Texas State

Round fiveEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
105Boston PatriotsTim KellyLinebackerNotre Dame
106Pittsburgh SteelersLarry BrownTight endKansas
107Buffalo BillsDonnie GreenTacklePurdue
108Philadelphia EaglesTom ShellabargerTackleSan Diego State
109Houston OilersWillie ArmstrongRunning backGrambling
110Cincinnati BengalsArthur MayDefensive endTuskegee
111Atlanta FalconsRay JarvisWide receiverNorfolk State
112Pittsburgh SteelersMelvin HolmesTackleNorth Carolina A&T
113Buffalo BillsTim BeamerDefensive backJohnson C. Smith
114San Francisco 49ersDean ShaternickTackleKansas State
115San Diego ChargersBryant SalterQuarterbackPittsburgh
116Green Bay PackersDonnell SmithDefensive endSouthern
117San Diego ChargersRay WhiteLinebackerSyracuse
118Cleveland BrownsStan BrownWide receiverPurdue
119San Diego ChargersPhil AsackDefensive endDuke
120Kansas City ChiefsMike AdamleRunning backNorthwestern
121St. Louis CardinalsRocky WallaceLinebackerMissouri
122San Francisco 49ersGeorge WellsLinebackerNew Mexico State
123Oakland RaidersBob MooreTight endStanford
124Green Bay PackersJim StillwagonLinebackerOhio State
125Detroit LionsPete NewellGuardMichigan
126Pittsburgh SteelersRalph AndersonDefensive backW. Texas State
127San Francisco 49ersMarty HuffLinebackerMichigan
128Pittsburgh SteelersFred BristerLinebackerMississippi
129Dallas CowboysRon KadzielLinebackerStanford
130Baltimore ColtsJohn AndrewsTight endIndiana

Round sixEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
131Boston PatriotsDavid HardtTight endKentucky
132New Orleans SaintsDon MoorheadRunning backMichigan
133Philadelphia EaglesJack SmithDefensive backTroy State
134Houston OilersWillie AlexanderDefensive backAlcorn A&M
135Chicago BearsEarl ThomasTight endHouston
136New York JetsPhil WiseTight endNebraska-Omaha
137Atlanta FalconsTom HayesDefensive backSan Diego State
138Pittsburgh SteelersCraig HannemanTackleOregon State
139Denver BroncosHarold PhillipsDefensive backMichigan State
140Green Bay PackersScott HunterQuarterbackAlabama
141Washington RedskinsConway HaymanGuardDelaware
142Cleveland BrownsDoug DiekenTackleIllinois
143San Diego ChargersJacob MayesRunning backTennessee State
144Cleveland BrownsJay DixonDefensive endBoston University
145Buffalo BillsBill McKinleyDefensive endArizona
146Kansas City ChiefsKerry ReardonDefensive backIowa
147St. Louis CardinalsMel GrayWide receiverMissouri
148Atlanta FalconsRay BrownDefensive backWest Texas State
149Oakland RaidersGreg SloughLinebackerUSC
150Detroit LionsFrank HarrisQuarterbackBoston College
151Miami DolphinsDennis ColemanLinebackerMississippi
152Detroit LionsHerman FranklinWide receiverUSC
153San Francisco 49ersAl BreslerWide receiverAuburn
154Philadelphia EaglesWyck NeelyDefensive backMississippi
155Dallas CowboysSteve MaierWide receiverNorthern Arizona
156Baltimore ColtsKen FrithDefensive tackleNortheast Louisiana

Round sevenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
157Oakland RaidersDon MartinDefensive backYale
158New Orleans SaintsLarry DiNardoGuardNotre Dame
159Houston OilersPhil CroyleLinebackerCalifornia
160Buffalo BillsBob ChandlerWide receiverUSC
161Philadelphia EaglesHarold CarmichaelWide receiverSouthern
162New York JetsScott PalmerDefensive tackleTexas
163Atlanta FalconsWesley ChessonWide receiverDuke
164Pittsburgh SteelersWorthy McClureTackleMississippi
165Denver BroncosDoug AdamsLinebackerOhio State
166Washington RedskinsWillie GermanyDefensive backMorgan State
167Chicago BearsBuddy LeeQuarterbackLouisiana State
168Green Bay PackersDave DavisWide receiverTennessee State
169San Diego ChargersChuck DicusWide receiverArkansas
170Cleveland BrownsBob JacobsKickerWyoming
171Cincinnati BengalsNeal CraigDefensive backFisk
172New Orleans SaintsBob NewlandWide receiverOregon
173St. Louis CardinalsJames CoochDefensive backColorado
174Houston OilersLarry WatsonTackleMorgan State
175Green Bay PackersJames JohnsonWide receiverBishop
176Chicago BearsDennis FerrisRunning backPittsburgh
177Detroit LionsBrownie WhelessTackleRice
178Miami DolphinsRon DickersonDefensive backKansas State
179San Francisco 49ersJohn WatsonTackleOklahoma
180Minnesota VikingsGene MackLinebackerTexas-El Paso
181Dallas CowboysBill GriffinTackleCatawba
182Baltimore ColtsGordon BowdellWide receiverMichigan State

Round eightEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
183Buffalo BillsLouis RossDefensive endSouth Carolina State
184Pittsburgh SteelersLarry CroweRunning backTexas Southern
185Buffalo BillsTyrone WallsRunning backMissouri
186Philadelphia EaglesLeonard GotschalkCenterHumboldt State
187Denver BroncosTom BeardCenterMichigan State
188New York JetsRoy KirkseyGuardMaryland State
189Atlanta FalconsDennis HavigGuardColorado
190Pittsburgh SteelersPaul RogersKickerNebraska
191Kansas City ChiefsMike SensibaughDefensive backOhio State
192Chicago BearsKarl WeissTackleVanderbilt
193Green Bay PackersWin HeadleyCenterWake Forest
194New Orleans SaintsJames ElderDefensive backSouthern
195San Diego ChargersLeon Van GorkumDefensive endSan Diego State
196Cleveland BrownsLarry ZelinaRunning backOhio State
197Cincinnati BengalsFred HerringDefensive backTennessee State
198Kansas City ChiefsRick TelanderDefensive backNorthwestern
199St. Louis CardinalsRon YankowskiDefensive endKansas State
200New York GiantsTed GregoryDefensive endDelaware
201New Orleans SaintsBob GreshamRunning backWest Virginia
202Los Angeles RamsTony GarayDefensive endHofstra
203Pittsburgh SteelersErnie HolmesDefensive tackleTexas Southern
204Detroit LionsKen LeeLinebackerWashington
205San Francisco 49ersJim McCannKickerArizona State
206Dallas CowboysRon JessieWide receiverKansas
207Baltimore ColtsWillie BoganDefensive backDartmouth
208Minnesota VikingsJohn FarleyDefensive endJohnson C. Smith

Round nineEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
209Boston PatriotsJosh AshtonRunning backTulsa
210New Orleans SaintsTom WilliamsDefensive backWillamette
211Philadelphia EaglesLen PettigrewLinebackerAshland
212Houston OilersFloyd RiceLinebackerAlcorn A&M
213Buffalo BillsBob StricklandLinebackerAuburn
214New York JetsJohn CurtisTight endSpringfield
215Atlanta FalconsAlvin GriffinWide receiverTuskegee
216Pittsburgh SteelersMike AndersonLinebackerLouisiana State
217Denver BroncosJohn HandyLinebackerPurdue
218Green Bay PackersBarry MayerRunning backMinnesota
219Washington RedskinsMike FanucciDefensive endArizona State
220Chicago BearsLester McClainWide receiverTennessee
221San Diego ChargersJohn TannerTight endTennessee Tech
222Cleveland BrownsWilmur LevelsDefensive backNorth Texas State
223Cincinnati BengalsGary GustafsonLinebackerMontana State
224Kansas City ChiefsAlvin HawesTackleMinnesota
225St. Louis CardinalsMike SavoyWide receiverBlack Hills (S.D.)
226New York GiantsEd ThomasLinebackerLebanon Valley
227Oakland RaidersDave GarnettRunning backPittsburgh
228Los Angeles RamsJoe SchmidtWide receiverMiami (FL)
229Detroit LionsMickey ZofkoRunning backAuburn
230Miami DolphinsVern Den HerderDefensive endCentral Iowa
231San Francisco 49ersTherman CouchLinebackerIowa State
232Minnesota VikingsTim SullivanRunning backIowa
233Dallas CowboysHonor JacksonWide receiverPacific
234Baltimore ColtsBill BurnettRunning backArkansas

Round tenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
235Boston PatriotsLayne McDowellTackleIowa
236San Francisco 49ersRon CardoRunning backWisconsin–Oshkosh
237Houston OilersRussell PriceDefensive endNorth Carolina Central
238Oakland RaidersWilliam WestDefensive backTennessee State
239New Orleans SaintsRocky PamplinRunning backHawaii
240New York JetsJim BettisDefensive backMichigan
241Atlanta FalconsFaddie TillmanDefensive endBoise State
242Pittsburgh SteelersJim O'SheaTight endBoston College
243Denver BroncosCarlis HarrisWide receiverIdaho State
244Washington RedskinsJesse TaylorRunning backCincinnati
245Chicago BearsLarry RowdenLinebackerHouston
246Green Bay PackersKevin HuntTackleDoane
247San Diego ChargersGary NowakTight endMichigan State
248Cleveland BrownsSteve CasteelLinebackerOklahoma
249Cincinnati BengalsJack StambaughGuardOregon
250Kansas City ChiefsBruce JankowskiWide receiverOhio State
251St. Louis CardinalsRonald MillerTackleMcNeese State
252New York GiantsHenry ReedLinebackerWeber State
253Oakland RaidersTim OesterlingDefensive tackleUCLA
254Los Angeles RamsDon PopplewellCenterColorado
255Miami DolphinsRon MareeDefensive tacklePurdue
256Philadelphia EaglesTom BaileyRunning backFlorida State
257San Francisco 49ersErnie JenningsWide receiverAir Force
258Minnesota VikingsChris MorrisGuardIndiana
259Dallas CowboysRodney WallaceDefensive tackleNew Mexico
260Baltimore ColtsRex KernQuarterbackOhio State

Round elevenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
261Boston PatriotsDan SchneissTight endNebraska
262New Orleans SaintsBob PollardDefensive endWeber State
263Buffalo BillsAndy BrowderTackleTexas A&I
264Philadelphia EaglesAlbert DavisRunning backTennessee State
265Houston OilersMacon HughesWide receiverRice
266New York JetsVernon StuddardWide receiverMississippi
267Atlanta FalconsLarry ShearsDefensive backLincoln (MO)
268Pittsburgh SteelersMike WagnerDefensive backWestern Illinois
269Denver BroncosRoger RoitschDefensive tackleRice
270Chicago BearsCliff HardyDefensive backMichigan State
271Green Bay PackersJohn LanierRunning backParsons
272Washington RedskinsGeorge StarkeTackleColumbia
273San Diego ChargersDon PinsonDefensive backTennessee State
274Cleveland BrownsMike SikichGuardNorthwestern
275Cincinnati BengalsEdward MarshallWide receiverCameron State
276Kansas City ChiefsNate AllenDefensive backTexas Southern
277St. Louis CardinalsRick OgleLinebackerColorado
278New York GiantsMarshall EllisonGuardDayton
279Oakland RaidersJim PostonDefensive tackleSouth Carolina
280Los Angeles RamsCharlie RichardsQuarterbackRichmond
281Detroit LionsPhil WebbDefensive backColorado State
282Miami DolphinsVic SurmaTacklePenn State
283San Francisco 49ersJoe ReedQuarterbackMississippi State
284Minnesota VikingsMike WalkerLinebackerTulane
285Dallas CowboysErnest BonwellDefensive tackleLane (Tenn.)
286Baltimore ColtsDave JonesLinebackerBaylor

Round twelveEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
287Boston PatriotsJohn RodmanTackleNorthwestern
288New Orleans SaintsRon GathrightDefensive backMorehead State
289Philadelphia EaglesRich SaathoffDefensive endNorthern Arizona
290Houston OilersJohn ThompsonGuardMinnesota
291Buffalo BillsJim SheffieldKickerTexas A&M
292New York JetsRich SowellsDefensive backAlcorn A&M
293Atlanta FalconsRonnie LoweWide receiverFt. Valley State
294Baltimore ColtsBob WuenschTackleTexas
295Denver BroncosFloyd FranksWide receiverMississippi
296Green Bay PackersGreg HendrenGuardCalifornia
297Washington RedskinsJeff SeversonDefensive backCal State-Long Beach
298Chicago BearsSteve BoorasDefensive endMesa Jr. College
299San Diego ChargersWesley GarnettWide receiverUtah State
300Cleveland BrownsTony BlanchardTight endNorth Carolina
301Cincinnati BengalsJames HaydenDefensive endMemphis State
302Kansas City ChiefsTony EspositoRunning backPittsburgh
303St. Louis CardinalsTim Von DulmQuarterbackPortland State
304New York GiantsTom BlanchardKickerOregon
305Oakland RaidersHorace JonesDefensive tackleLouisville
306Los Angeles RamsKirk BehrendtTackleWhitewater
307Miami DolphinsLeroy ByarsRunning backAlcorn A&M
308Detroit LionsBill PilconisWide receiverPittsburgh
309San Francisco 49ersJim BunchDefensive tackleWisconsin–Platteville
310Minnesota VikingsReggie HolmesDefensive backWisconsin–Stout
311Dallas CowboysSteve GoepelQuarterbackColgate
312Baltimore ColtsBill TriplettWide receiverMichigan State

Round thirteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
313Boston PatriotsLewis SwainDefensive backAlabama A&M
314New Orleans SaintsDon BurchfieldTight endBall State
315Houston OilersJoe HoingGuardArkansas Tech
316Buffalo BillsBusty UnderwoodQuarterbackTexas Christian
317Philadelphia EaglesDanny LesterDefensive backTexas
318New York JetsJohn EggoldDefensive endArizona
319Atlanta FalconsDan CrooksDefensive backWisconsin
320Pittsburgh SteelersAlfred YoungWide receiverSouth Carolina State
321Denver BroncosCraig BlackfordQuarterbackEvansville
322Washington RedskinsDan RyczekCenterVirginia
323Chicago BearsEd NicholasTackleNorth Carolina State
324Green Bay PackersJack MartinRunning backAngelo State
325San Diego ChargersSammy MilnerWide receiverMississippi State
326Cleveland BrownsThad JamulaTackleLehigh
327Cincinnati BengalsDavid KnapmanTight endCentral Washington
328Kansas City ChiefsChuck HixsonQuarterbackSouthern Methodist
329St. Louis CardinalsJeff AllenDefensive backIowa State
330New York GiantsDave RollerDefensive tackleKentucky
331Los Angeles RamsRussell HarrisonRunning backKansas State
332Detroit LionsDavid AbercrombieRunning backTulane
333Miami DolphinsLionel HepburnDefensive backTexas Southern
334Oakland RaidersMick NatzelDefensive backCentral Michigan
335San Francisco 49ersJohn BullockRunning backPurdue
336Minnesota VikingsBenny FryCenterHouston
337Dallas CowboysJames FordRunning backTexas Southern
338Baltimore ColtsTom NevilleLinebackerYale

Round fourteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
339Boston PatriotsAlfred SykesWide receiverFlorida A&M
340New Orleans SaintsBobby ScottQuarterbackTennessee
341Buffalo BillsJim HootsDefensive endMissouri Southern
342Philadelphia EaglesRobert CreechLinebackerTexas Christian
343Houston OilersDick AdamsDefensive backMiami (OH)
344New York JetsJohn HarpringGuardMichigan
345Atlanta FalconsDaryl ComerTight endTexas
346Pittsburgh SteelersMcKinney EvansDefensive backNew Mexico Highlands
347Chicago BearsWillie LewisRunning backArizona
348Green Bay PackersLeRoy SpearsDefensive endMoorhead (MN)
349Washington RedskinsBill BynumQuarterbackW. New Mexico
350Denver BroncosTommy LyonsCenterGeorgia
351San Diego ChargersEdward O'DanielDefensive endTexas Southern
352Cleveland BrownsRick KingreaLinebackerTulane
353Cincinnati BengalsIrvin MalloryDefensive backVirginia Union
354Kansas City ChiefsBruce BergeyDefensive endUCLA
355St. Louis CardinalsDoug KlausenTackleArizona
356New York GiantsCharlie EvansRunning backUSC
357Oakland RaidersTom GipsonDefensive tackleNorth Texas State
358Los Angeles RamsLionel ColemanDefensive backOregon
359Miami DolphinsDavid VaughnTight endMemphis State
360Detroit LionsTom LorenzTight endIowa State
361San Francisco 49ersBill DunstanDefensive endUtah State
362Minnesota VikingsJim GallagherLinebackerYale
363Dallas CowboysTyrone CoveyDefensive backUtah State
364Baltimore ColtsMike MikolayunasRunning backDavidson

Round fifteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
365Boston PatriotsNick McGarryTight endMassachusetts
366New Orleans SaintsBart GravesTackleTulane
367Philadelphia EaglesEd FisherGuardPrairie View A&M
368Houston OilersAndy HopkinsRunning backStephen F. Austin
369Buffalo BillsCharles ColeRunning backToledo
370New York JetsDan DychesCenterSouth Carolina
371Atlanta FalconsWallace ClarkRunning backAuburn
372Pittsburgh SteelersRay MakinGuardKentucky
373Denver BroncosLarry JamesRunning backNorfolk State
374Green Bay PackersLen GarrettTight endNew Mexico Highlands
375Washington RedskinsAnthony ChristnovichGuardLaCrosse (Wisc)
376Chicago BearsRon MaciejowskiQuarterbackOhio State
377San Diego ChargersEric HumstonLinebackerMuskingum
378Cleveland BrownsBill GreenDefensive backWestern Kentucky
379Cincinnati BengalsBob ThomasRunning backArizona State
380Kansas City ChiefsMike MontgomeryDefensive backSouthwest Texas State
381St. Louis CardinalsTed HeiskellRunning backHouston
382New York GiantsJim WrightLinebackerNotre Dame
383Oakland RaidersAndy GilesDefensive endWilliam & Mary
384Los Angeles RamsGary KosGuardNotre Dame
385Detroit LionsEd CoatesWide receiverCentral Missouri
386Miami DolphinsBob RichardsGuardCalifornia
387San Francisco 49ersJohn LennonTackleColgate
388Minnesota VikingsJeff WrightDefensive backMinnesota
389Dallas CowboysBob YoungTight endDelaware
390Baltimore ColtsMike HoganLinebackerMichigan State

Round sixteenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
391Boston PatriotsJim ZikmundDefensive backKearney State
392New Orleans SaintsCraig RobinsonTackleHouston
393Houston OilersMose DensonRunning backMaryland State
394Buffalo BillsBilly HunterDefensive backUtah
395Philadelphia EaglesBruce JamesLinebackerArkansas
396New York JetsSteve HarkeyRunning backGeorgia Tech
397Atlanta FalconsLindsey JamesRunning backSan Diego State
398Pittsburgh SteelersWalter HuntleyDefensive backTrinity
399Denver BroncosSteve ThompsonDefensive tackleMinnesota
400Washington RedskinsGlenn TuckerLinebackerNorth Texas State
401Chicago BearsSid BaileyDefensive endTexas-Arlington
402Green Bay PackersJack O'DonnellGuardCentral Oklahoma
403San Diego ChargersEd FooteCenterHawaii
404Cleveland BrownsDave SmithWide receiverMississippi State
405Cincinnati BengalsMark DebevcLinebackerOhio State
406Kansas City ChiefsDarrell JansoniusGuardIowa State
407St. Louis CardinalsLawrence BrameLinebackerWestern Kentucky
408New York GiantsDick GibbsTight endTexas-El Paso
409Los Angeles RamsRoss BoiceLinebackerPacific Lutheran
410Miami DolphinsChris MyersWide receiverKenyon
411Detroit LionsTom KutchinskiDefensive backMichigan State
412Oakland RaidersTony StawarzDefensive backMiami (FL)
413Minnesota VikingsGreg EdmondsWide receiverPenn State
414San Francisco 49ersDave PurcellDefensive tackleKentucky
415Dallas CowboysJohn BrennanTackleBoston College
416Baltimore ColtsRich HarringtonDefensive backHouston

Round seventeenEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
417Boston PatriotsRonald LeighDefensive endElizabeth City State
418Los Angeles RamsRandy VatahaWide receiverStanford
419Buffalo BillsPat MorrisonTight endArkansas
420Philadelphia EaglesJohn SageLinebackerLouisiana State
421Houston OilersCalvin FoxLinebackerMichigan State
422New York JetsGreg FlaskaDefensive endWestern Michigan
423Atlanta FalconsWillie MartinRunning backJohnson C. Smith
424Pittsburgh SteelersDanny EhleRunning backHoward Payne
425Denver BroncosJack SimcsakKickerVirginia Tech
426Chicago BearsRay GarganesLinebackerMillersville (PA)
427Green Bay PackersMonty JohnsonDefensive backOklahoma
428New Orleans SaintsHermann EbenWide receiverOklahoma State
429San Diego ChargersChip KellCenterTennessee
430Cleveland BrownsLeo DillonCenterDayton
431Kansas City ChiefsTravis HillDefensive backPrairie View A&M
432Cincinnati BengalsSam PearsonDefensive backWestern Kentucky
433St. Louis CardinalsPreston WatkinsWide receiverBluefield (WV)
434New York GiantsColeman ZenoWide receiverGrambling
435Los Angeles RamsJoe SweetWide receiverTennessee State
436Detroit LionsGordon JolleyTackleUtah
437Miami DolphinsCurt MarkLinebackerMayville (N.D.)
438San Francisco 49ersLeroy CharltonDefensive backFlorida A&M
439Minnesota VikingsKen DuncanPunterTulsa
440Dallas CowboysJohn BomerCenterMemphis State
441Baltimore ColtsDon NottinghamRunning backKent State
442 [3] Oakland RaidersCharles HillWide receiverSam Houston State
= Pro Bowler [1] = Hall of Famer

Hall of famersEdit

  • Jack Ham, Linebacker from Pennsylvania State University taken 2nd round 34th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1988.[4]
  • John Riggins, Running Back from Kansas taken 1st round 6th overall by the New York Jets.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1992.[5]
  • Dan Dierdorf, Offensive Tackle from University of Michigan taken 2nd round 43rd overall by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 1996.[5]
  • Jack Youngblood, Defensive End from Florida taken 1st round 20th overall by the Los Angeles Rams.
Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame Class of 2001.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Players are identified as a Pro Bowler if they were selected for the Pro-Bowl at any time in their career.
  2. Jim Plunkett, 1970 Heisman Trophy winner "Heisman Trophy". http://www.heisman.com/winners/j-plunkett70.html. Retrieved 2008-08-04.[dead link]
  3. This last selection is commonly referred to as Mr. Irrelevant.
  4. List of 1980s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2008-07-31. http://web.archive.org/web/20080731024937/http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.html#1980s. Retrieved 2008-10-07.
  5. 5.0 5.1 List of 1990s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2008-07-31. http://web.archive.org/web/20080731024937/http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.html#1990s. Retrieved 2008-10-07.
  6. List of 2000s Hall of Fame Inductee's at profootballhof.com "Pro Football Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2008-07-31. http://web.archive.org/web/20080731024937/http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/years.html#2000s. Retrieved 2008-10-07.

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