1971 NFL Draft - Round 4

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
4
80
Dallas Cowboys
Joe Carter, TE
Grambling
4
85
Atlanta Falcons
Mike Potchad, DT
Pittsburg State
4
87
Denver Broncos
Cleo Johnson, DB
Alcorn State
4
90
Los Angeles Rams
Steve Worster, RB
Texas
4
94
Kansas City Chiefs
David Robinson, TE
Jacksonville State
4
103
Dallas Cowboys
Adam Mitchell, OT
Mississippi

1971 NFL Draft Results by Team

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