1971 NFL Draft

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Round 1Pick 15Vernon HollandTackleTennessee State
Round 2Pick 41Steve LawsonGuardKansas
Round 3Pick 67Ken AndersonQuarterbackAugustana (III.)
Round 4Pick 93Fred WillisRunning BackBoston College
Round 5Pick 110Arthur May (acquired from N.Y. Jets in trade on 10-26-70)Defensive EndTuskegee
Round 5Pick 119(sent to San Diego in trade on 8-4-70)
Round 6Pick 145(sent to Buffalo in trade on 8-26-70)
Round 7Pick 171Neal CraigSafetyFisk
Round 8Pick 197Fred HerringCornerbackTennessee State
Round 9Pick 223Gary GustafsonLinebackerMontana State
Round 10Pick 249Jack StambaughGuardOregon
Round 11Pick 275Ed MarshallWide ReceiverCameron
Round 12Pick 301J. Rod HaydenDefensive EndMemphis State
Round 13Pick 327David KnapmanTight EndCentral Washington
Round 14Pick 353Irvin MalloryDefensive BackVirginia Union
Round 15Pick 379Bob ThomasRunning BackArizona State
Round 16Pick 405Mark DebevcLinebackerOhio State
Round 17*Pick 432Sam PearsonCornerbackWestern Kentucky

*NOTE: The Bengals had the No. 431 overall choice in Round 17 but passed, allowing Kansas City to move from No. 432 to 431.