1971 NFL Draft - Round 7

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
7
158
New Orleans Saints
Larry DiNardo, OG
Notre Dame
7
164
Pittsburgh Steelers
Worthy McClure, OT
Mississippi
7
167
Chicago Bears
Buddy Lee, QB
Louisiana State
7
170
Cleveland Browns
Bob Jacobs, K
Wyoming
7
173
St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Cooch, DB
Colorado
7
174
Houston Oilers
Larry Watson, OT
Morgan State
7
175
Green Bay Packers
James Johnson, WR
Bishop
7
176
Chicago Bears
Dennis Ferris, RB
Pittsburgh
7
177
Detroit Lions
Brownie Wheless, OT
Rice
7
178
Miami Dolphins
Ron Dickerson, DB
Kansas State
7
180
Minnesota Vikings
Gene Mack, LB
Texas-El Paso
7
181
Dallas Cowboys
Bill Griffin, OT
Catawba

1971 NFL Draft Results by Team

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