1973 NFL Draft - Round 17

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
17
417
Houston Oilers
Randy Braband, LB
Texas
17
418
New Orleans Saints
Bobby Garner, TE
Winston-Salem State
17
420
New England Patriots
Eddie McAshan, QB
Georgia Tech
17
421
St. Louis Cardinals
Eric Crone, QB
Harvard
17
423
Buffalo Bills
John Stearns, DE
Colorado
17
424
Chicago Bears
Larry Roach, DB
Oklahoma
17
425
Denver Broncos
Kenneth Morgan, TE
Elon
17
426
Baltimore Colts
Guy Falkenhagen, OT
Northern Michigan
17
427
Los Angeles Rams
Fred Henry, RB
New Mexico
17
428
Atlanta Falcons
Jim Hodge, WR
Arkansas
17
429
Minnesota Vikings
Dave Winfield, TE
Minnesota
17
430
New York Giants
John Billizon, DE
Grambling
17
431
Kansas City Chiefs
Clayton Korver, DE
Northwestern (IA)
17
432
New York Jets
Jim Foote, P
Delaware Valley
17
433
Cincinnati Bengals
Wayne Estabrook, QB
Whittier
17
434
San Francisco 49ers
Bob Erickson, OG
North Dakota State
17
435
Detroit Lions
Earl Belgrave, OT
Ohio State
17
436
Green Bay Packers
Harold Sampson, DT
Southern
17
437
Cleveland Browns
Robert McClowry, C
Michigan State
17
439
Oakland Raiders
Michael Ryan, OG
Southern California
17
440
Pittsburgh Steelers
Mike Shannon, DT
Oregon State
17
441
Washington Redskins
Jeff Davis, RB
Mars Hill

1973 NFL Draft Results by Team

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