1971 NFL Draft - Round 6

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
6
131
New England Patriots
David Hardt, TE
Kentucky
6
132
New Orleans Saints
Don Moorhead, RB
Michigan
6
139
Denver Broncos
Harold Phillips, DB
Michigan State
6
143
San Diego Chargers
Jacob Mayes, RB
Tennessee State
6
144
Cleveland Browns
Jay Dixon, DE
Boston University
6
150
Detroit Lions
Frank Harris, QB
Boston College
6
152
Detroit Lions
Herman Franklin, WR
Southern California
6
153
San Francisco 49ers
Al Bresler, WR
Auburn
6
154
Philadelphia Eagles
Wyck Neely, DB
Mississippi
6
155
Dallas Cowboys
Steve Maier, WR
Northern Arizona
6
156
Baltimore Colts
Ken Frith, DT
Louisiana-Monroe

1971 NFL Draft Results by Team

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