1972 NFL Draft - Round 16

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
16
391
Buffalo Bills
Brian Linstrom, QB
Arizona
16
392
New York Giants
Neovia Greyer, DB
Wisconsin
16
393
Cincinnati Bengals
John Wiegmann, WR
Cal Poly-Pomona
16
394
St. Louis Cardinals
Henry Alford, DE
Pittsburgh
16
395
Denver Broncos
Tom Bougus, RB
Boston College
16
397
New Orleans Saints
Joe Balthrop, OG
Tennessee
16
398
Green Bay Packers
Charles Burrell, DT
Arkansas-Pine Bluff
16
399
New York Jets
Gary Kipfmiller, C
Nebraska-Omaha
16
400
New England Patriots
Eric Dahl, DB
San Jose State
16
401
San Diego Chargers
James Shaw, DB
Tulsa
16
404
Philadelphia Eagles
Steve Bielenberg, LB
Oregon State
16
406
Atlanta Falcons
Larry Butler, LB
Stanford
16
407
Los Angeles Rams
Jim Kirby, WR
Long Beach State
16
409
Cleveland Browns
Richard Wakefield, WR
Ohio State
16
410
Oakland Raiders
Willie Wright, WR
North Carolina A&T
16
411
Washington Redskins
Steve Higginbotham, DB
Alabama
16
412
Baltimore Colts
Gary Wichard, QB
C.W. Post
16
413
Kansas City Chiefs
Bob Johnson, DE
Hanover
16
415
Miami Dolphins
Al Hannah, WR
Wisconsin
16
416
Dallas Cowboys
Gordon Longmire, QB
Utah

1972 NFL Draft Results by Team

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