1971 NFL Draft - Round 3

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
3
55
San Francisco 49ers
Sam Dickerson, WR
Southern California
3
61
St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Livesay, WR
Richmond
3
76
Minnesota Vikings
Eddie Hackett, WR
Alcorn State
3
78
Baltimore Colts
Karl Douglas, QB
Texas A&M-Kingsville

1971 NFL Draft Results by Team

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