1973 NFL Draft - Round 7

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
7
161
Los Angeles Rams
Steve Brown, LB
Oregon State
7
163
Miami Dolphins
Benny Shepherd, RB
Arkansas Tech
7
164
St. Louis Cardinals
Ken Jones, OT
Oklahoma
7
168
Minnesota Vikings
Josh Brown, RB
Texas State
7
169
New York Jets
Mike Haggard, WR
South Carolina
7
172
New York Giants
Rod Freeman, TE
Vanderbilt
7
173
Kansas City Chiefs
Donn Smith, C
Purdue
7
174
San Francisco 49ers
John Mitchell, LB
Alabama
7
177
Green Bay Packers
John Muller, OG
Iowa
7
178
Miami Dolphins
Willie Hatter, WR
Northern Illinois
7
181
Buffalo Bills
John Ford, TE
Henderson State

1973 NFL Draft Results by Team

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