Miami Dolphins Historical Perspective - 1972 Draft

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We are 39 days from the NFL Draft. To get us through those days, we will take a daily look at the Miami Dolphins draft history. We will work our way up to the 2013 Draft, just before we settle in for the 2014 selection process. We continue with the 1972 Draft today.

While the NFL free agency period is still ongoing, with the potential for the Miami Dolphins to still add more players, the focus around the league is starting to turn toward the NFL Draft. In 39 days, the newest members of the professional football fraternity will be selected and welcomed.

To get us through those 39 days, we will take a look at each of the Dolphins' 48 previous Drafts. We will take a look at one per day, with a couple of extras thrown in, just to make sure we make it through all 48 selection processes.

This morning, we continue with the 1972 selections.

Rnd Pick Player Pos School Remarks
1 25 Mike Kadish DT Notre Dame Played for Buffalo Bills 1973-1981
2 51 NO PICK Traded to Cleveland Browns for LB Bob Matheson
3 77 Gary Kosins RB Dayton Played for Chicago Bears 1972-1974
4 91 Larry Ball LB Louisville Pick from San Diego Chargers for C Carl Mauck; Played for Dolphins 1972-1974; Detroit Lions 1975; Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1976; Dolphins 1977-1978
4 103 Al Benton T Ohio Did not play
5 129 Charlie Babb DB Memphis Played for Dolphins 1972-1979
6 155 Ray Nettles LB Tennessee Did not play
7 161 Bill Adams G Holy Cross Played for Buffalo Bills 1972-1978
7 180 Calvin Harrell RB Arkansas St. Did not play
8 207 Craig Curry QB Minnesota Did not play
9 233 Greg Johnson DB Wisconsin Did not play
10 259 NO PICK Traded to Houston Oilers for DE Russell Price
11 285 Ed Jenkins RB Holy Cross Played for Dolphins 1972; Buffalo Bills 1974; New England Patriots 1974; New York Giants 1974
12 311 Ashley Bell TE Purdue Did not play
13 337 Archie Robinson DB Hillsdale Did not play
14 362 Willie Jones LB Tampa Did not play
15 389 Bill Davis DT William & Mary Did not play
16 415 Al Hannah WR Wisconsin Did not play
17 441 Vern Brown DB West. Michigan Did not play
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