1973 NFL Draft - Round 16

The 1973 NFL Draft was held on January 30-31, 1973. A total of 442 players were chosen over 17 rounds. The Houston Oilers chose Defensive End John Matuszak from Tampa as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers John Hannah, Ray Guy, Joe DeLamielleure and Dan Fouts were selected in this draft.

The NFL also held the 1973 NFL Supplemental Draft prior to the start of the 1973 NFL season.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
16
391
Houston Oilers
Tom Dameron, WR
East Carolina
16
392
Philadelphia Eagles
Frank Dowsing, DB
Mississippi State
16
394
New England Patriots
Mike Kutter, DE
Concordia-Moorhead
16
395
Chicago Bears
Bill Hart, C
Michigan
16
396
St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Hann, LB
Montana
16
397
San Diego Chargers
Joe Petty, DB
Arizona State
16
399
Baltimore Colts
Marty Januszkiewicz, RB
Syracuse
16
400
Denver Broncos
Ken Muhlbeier, C
Idaho
16
401
Los Angeles Rams
Fuller Cherry, DB
Arkansas-Monticello
16
402
Minnesota Vikings
Larry Smiley, DE
Texas Southern
16
403
New York Jets
John Czerwinski, OT
Bowling Green
16
404
Atlanta Falcons
Rufus Ferguson, RB
Wisconsin
16
405
Cincinnati Bengals
Harry Unger, RB
Auburn
16
406
New York Giants
Ben Nitka, K
Colorado College
16
407
Kansas City Chiefs
Wilbur Grooms, LB
Tampa
16
408
Detroit Lions
Larry Nickels, WR
Dayton
16
409
San Francisco 49ers
Mike Oven, TE
Georgia Tech
16
410
Dallas Cowboys
John Conley, TE
Hawaii
16
411
Green Bay Packers
Keith Pretty, TE
Western Michigan
16
412
Cleveland Browns
George Greenfield, RB
Murray State
16
413
Oakland Raiders
Jerry Gadlin, WR
Wyoming
16
414
Pittsburgh Steelers
Glen Nardi, DT
Navy
16
415
Washington Redskins
Mike Wedman, K
Colorado
16
416
Miami Dolphins
James Jackson, DE
Norfolk State

1973 NFL Draft Results by Team

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