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Wide Receiver

1971 Drafted Wide Receivers

There were 27 Wide Receivers drafted in the 1971 NFL draft. The highest drafted WR was J.D. Hill drafted in round 1 out of Arizona State by the Buffalo Bills. Some of the 1971 drafted Wide Receivers were Frank Lewis drafted in round 1 out of Grambling State by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Elmo Wright drafted in round 1 out of Houston by the Kansas City Chiefs, Ken Burrow drafted in round 2 out of San Diego State by the Atlanta Falcons, Cotton Speyrer drafted in round 2 out of Texas by the Washington Redskins, Otto Stowe drafted in round 2 out of Iowa State by the Miami Dolphins, Paul Staroba drafted in round 3 out of Michigan by the Cleveland Browns, Ray Jarvis drafted in round 5 out of Norfolk State by the Atlanta Falcons, Stan Brown drafted in round 5 out of Purdue by the Cleveland Browns and Earl Thomas drafted in round 6 out of Houston by the Chicago Bears. View all of the Wide Receivers selected in the 1971 Draft.
1971 Drafted Wide Receivers
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 4   J.D. Hill   Arizona State   Buffalo Bills
1 8   Frank Lewis   Grambling State   Pittsburgh Steelers
1 16   Elmo Wright   Houston   Kansas City Chiefs
2 33   Ken Burrow   San Diego State   Atlanta Falcons
2 38   Cotton Speyrer   Texas   Washington Redskins
2 47   Otto Stowe   Iowa State   Miami Dolphins
3 66   Paul Staroba   Michigan   Cleveland Browns
5 111   Ray Jarvis   Norfolk State   Atlanta Falcons
5 118   Stan Brown   Purdue   Cleveland Browns
6 135   Earl Thomas   Houston   Chicago Bears
6 147   Mel Gray   Missouri   St. Louis Cardinals
7 160   Bob Chandler   USC   Buffalo Bills
7 161   Harold Carmichael   Southern University   Philadelphia Eagles
7 163   Wes Chesson   Duke   Atlanta Falcons
7 168   Dave Davis   Tennessee State   Green Bay Packers
7 169   Chuck Dicus   Arkansas   San Diego Chargers
7 172   Bob Newland   Oregon   New Orleans Saints
7 182   Gordon Bowdell   Michigan State   Baltimore Colts
8 206   Ron Jessie   Kansas   Dallas Cowboys
10 250   Bruce Jankowski   Ohio State   Kansas City Chiefs
11 266   Vern Studdard   Mississippi   New York Jets
11 275   Ed Marshall   Cameron   Cincinnati Bengals
13 320   Al Young   South Carolina State   Pittsburgh Steelers
14 339   Al Sykes   Florida A&M   New England Patriots
17 418   Randy Vataha   Stanford   Los Angeles Rams
17 434   Coleman Zeno   Grambling State   New York Giants
17 435   Joe Sweet   Tennessee State   Los Angeles Rams
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