1971 NFL Draft - Round 13

The 1971 NFL Draft was held on January 28-29, 1971. A total of 442 players were chosen over 17 rounds. The New England Patriots chose Quarterback Jim Plunkett from Stanford as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers John Riggins, Jack Youngblood, Jack Ham and Dan Dierdorf were selected in this draft.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
13
313
New England Patriots
Lewis Swain, DB
Alabama A&M
13
315
Houston Oilers
Joe Hoing, OG
Arkansas Tech
13
316
Buffalo Bills
Busty Underwood, QB
Texas Christian
13
317
Philadelphia Eagles
Danny Lester, DB
Texas
13
318
New York Jets
John Eggold, DE
Arizona
13
319
Atlanta Falcons
Dan Crooks, DB
Wisconsin
13
321
Denver Broncos
Craig Blackford, QB
Evansville
13
323
Chicago Bears
Ed Nicholas, OT
North Carolina State
13
324
Green Bay Packers
Jack Martin, RB
Angelo State
13
325
San Diego Chargers
Sammy Milner, WR
Mississippi State
13
326
Cleveland Browns
Thad Jamula, OT
Lehigh
13
327
Cincinnati Bengals
David Knapman, TE
Central Washington
13
328
Kansas City Chiefs
Chuck Hixson, QB
Southern Methodist
13
331
Los Angeles Rams
Russell Harrison, RB
Kansas State
13
332
Detroit Lions
David Abercrombie, RB
Tulane
13
334
Oakland Raiders
Mick Natzel, DB
Central Michigan
13
335
San Francisco 49ers
John Bullock, RB
Purdue
13
336
Minnesota Vikings
Benny Fry, C
Houston
13
338
Baltimore Colts
Tom Neville, LB
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1971 NFL Draft Results by Team

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