1973 NFL Draft - Round 6

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
6
134
New Orleans Saints
Marty Shuford, RB
Arizona
6
135
San Diego Chargers
Marvin Roberts, OG
Michigan State
6
138
Chicago Bears
Mike Creaney, TE
Notre Dame
6
140
Pittsburgh Steelers
Ron Bell, RB
Illinois State
6
141
Los Angeles Rams
Jason Caldwell, WR
North Carolina Central
6
143
Minnesota Vikings
Fred Abbott, LB
Florida
6
147
New York Giants
Wade Brantley, DT
Troy State
6
148
St. Louis Cardinals
Phil Andre, DB
Washington
6
151
Dallas Cowboys
Bob Leyen, OG
Yale
6
153
Oakland Raiders
Brent Myers, OT
Purdue

1973 NFL Draft Results by Team

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