1972 NFL Draft - Round 12

The 1972 NFL Draft was held on February 1-2, 1972. A total of 442 players were chosen over 17 rounds. The Buffalo Bills chose Defensive End Walt Patulski from Notre Dame as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famer Franco Harris was selected in this draft.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
12
287
Buffalo Bills
Jeff Baker, WR
U.S. International
12
288
New York Giants
Jay Anderson, DT
Mayville State
12
289
Cincinnati Bengals
Rick Wegis, DB
Cal Poly-S.L.O.
12
291
St. Louis Cardinals
Tommy Gay, DT
Arkansas-Pine Bluff
12
292
Denver Broncos
Randy McDougall, DB
Weber State
12
293
New Orleans Saints
Steve Lockhart, TE
Arkansas State
12
294
Green Bay Packers
Mike Rich, RB
Florida
12
295
San Diego Chargers
Sam Key, LB
Elon
12
296
New England Patriots
Steve Booras, DE
Mesa CC (AZ)
12
297
Chicago Bears
Doug Neill, RB
Texas A&M
12
298
Pittsburgh Steelers
Ron Curl, OT
Michigan State
12
301
Detroit Lions
Paul Bradley, WR
Southern Methodist
12
303
Los Angeles Rams
David Hoot, DB
Texas A&M
12
304
San Francisco 49ers
Steve Setzler, DE
St. John's (MN)
12
305
Cleveland Browns
Bernard Chapman, DB
Texas-El Paso
12
307
Washington Redskins
Don Bunce, QB
Stanford
12
308
Baltimore Colts
Gary Theiler, TE
Tennessee
12
309
Kansas City Chiefs
Mike Williams, DT
Oregon
12
310
Minnesota Vikings
Bob Banaugh, DB
Montana State
12
311
Miami Dolphins
Ashley Bell, TE
Purdue
12
312
Dallas Cowboys
Jimmy Harris, WR
Ohio State

1972 NFL Draft Results by Team