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1972 Drafted Defensive Linemen

There were 28 Defensive Linemen drafted in the 1972 NFL draft. The highest drafted DL was Walt Patulski drafted in round 1 out of Notre Dame by the Buffalo Bills. Some of the 1972 drafted Defensive Linemen were Sherman White drafted in round 1 out of California by the Cincinnati Bengals, Greg Sampson drafted in round 1 out of Stanford by the Houston Oilers, Herb Orvis drafted in round 1 out of Colorado by the Detroit Lions, Larry Jacobson drafted in round 1 out of Nebraska by the New York Giants, Mike Kadish drafted in round 1 out of Notre Dame by the Miami Dolphins, Kelvin Korver drafted in round 2 out of Northwestern (Ia) by the Oakland Raiders, Steve Okoniewski drafted in round 2 out of Montana by the Atlanta Falcons, Rosie Manning drafted in round 2 out of Northeastern State (Okla.) by the Atlanta Falcons and John Mendenhall drafted in round 3 out of Grambling State by the New York Giants. View all of the Defensive Linemen selected in the 1972 Draft.
1972 Drafted Defensive Linemen
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 1   Walt Patulski   Notre Dame   Buffalo Bills
1 2   Sherman White   California   Cincinnati Bengals
1 6   Greg Sampson   Stanford   Houston Oilers
1 16   Herb Orvis   Colorado   Detroit Lions
1 24   Larry Jacobson   Nebraska   New York Giants
1 25   Mike Kadish   Notre Dame   Miami Dolphins
2 33   Kelvin Korver   Northwestern (Ia)   Oakland Raiders
2 41   Steve Okoniewski   Montana   Atlanta Falcons
2 42   Rosie Manning   Northeastern State (Okla.)   Atlanta Falcons
3 55   John Mendenhall   Grambling State   New York Giants
3 57   Tom Beckman   Michigan   St. Louis Cardinals
3 65   Ken Sanders   Howard Payne   Detroit Lions
3 72   Mel Lunsford   Central State (Ohio)   Oakland Raiders
3 73   Jim White   Colorado State   New England Patriots
4 84   Martin Imhof   San Diego State   St. Louis Cardinals
4 85   Mike Crangle   Tennessee-Martin   New Orleans Saints
4 89   Ed Galigher   UCLA   New York Jets
5 113   Steve Furness   Rhode Island   Pittsburgh Steelers
5 115   Don Croft   Texas-El Paso   Baltimore Colts
6 139   Joey Jackson   New Mexico State   New York Jets
6 142   Dave Pureifory   Eastern Michigan   Green Bay Packers
7 160   Council Rudolph   Kentucky State   St. Louis Cardinals
7 182   Jim Osborne   Southern University   Chicago Bears
9 219   Larry Horton   Iowa   Chicago Bears
10 252   Steven Williams   Western Carolina   San Francisco 49ers
10 260   Dick Amman   Florida State   Dallas Cowboys
11 282   Fred DeBernardi   Texas-El Paso   Baltimore Colts
14 355   Larry Brooks   Virginia State   Los Angeles Rams
15 383   Bob Maddox   Frostburg State   San Francisco 49ers
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