1971 NFL Draft - Round 5

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
5
105
New England Patriots
Tim Kelly, LB
Notre Dame
5
108
Philadelphia Eagles
Tom Shellabarger, OT
San Diego State
5
109
Houston Oilers
Willie Armstrong, RB
Grambling
5
114
San Francisco 49ers
Dean Shaternick, OT
Kansas State
5
119
San Diego Chargers
Phil Asack, DE
Duke
5
121
St. Louis Cardinals
Rocky Wallace, LB
Missouri
5
122
San Francisco 49ers
George Wells, LB
New Mexico State
5
124
Green Bay Packers
Jim Stillwagon, LB
Ohio State
5
125
Detroit Lions
Pete Newell, OG
Michigan
5
128
Pittsburgh Steelers
Fred Brister, LB
Mississippi

1971 NFL Draft Results by Team

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