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1978 NFL Player Draft


1979  1978 1977

Round 1
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (1) HOO Earl Campbell RB Texas
2 (2) KAN Art Still DE Kentucky
3 (3) NOR Wes Chandler WR Florida
4 (4) NYJ Chris Ward T Ohio State
5 (5) BUF Terry Miller RB Oklahoma State
6 (6) GNB James Lofton WR Stanford
7 (7) SFO Ken MacAfee TE Notre Dame
8 (8) CIN Ross Browner DE Notre Dame
9 (9) SEA Keith Simpson DB Memphis State
10 (10) NYG Gordon King T Stanford
11 (11) DET Luther Bradley DB Notre Dame
12 (12) CLE Clay Matthews LB USC
13 (13) ATL Mike Kenn T Michigan
14 (14) SDG John Jefferson WR Arizona State
15 (15) SLC Steve Little K Arkansas
16 (16) CIN Blair Bush C Washington
17 (17) TAM Doug Williams QB Grambling
18 (18) NWE Bob Cryder G Alabama
19 (19) SLC Ken Greene DB Washington State
20 (20) LAM Elvis Peacock RB Oklahoma
21 (21) MIN Randy Holloway DE Pittsburgh
22 (22) PIT Ron Johnson DB Eastern Michigan
23 (23) CLE Ozzie Newsome TE Alabama
24 (24) SFO Dan Bunz LB Long Beach State
25 (25) BLC Reese McCall TE Auburn
26 (26) GNB John Anderson LB Michigan
27 (27) DEN Don Latimer DT Miami (FL)
28 (28) DAL Larry Bethea DE Michigan State
Round 2
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (29) KAN Sylvester Hicks DE Tennessee State
2 (30) TAM Johnny Davis RB Alabama
3 (31) NYJ Mark Merrill LB Minnesota
4 (32) BUF Dee Hardison DE North Carolina
5 (33) NOR James Taylor T Missouri
6 (34) GNB Mike Hunt LB Minnesota
7 (35) CIN Ray Griffin DB Ohio State
8 (36) SEA Keith Butler LB Memphis State
9 (37) NYG Odis McKinney DB Colorado
10 (38) BUF Scott Hutchinson DE Florida
11 (39) CLE Johnny Evans P North Carolina State
12 (40) DET Al Baker DE Colorado State
13 (41) SDG Milton Hardaway T Oklahoma State
14 (42) SLC John Barefield LB Texas A&I
15 (43) ATL Steve Stewart LB Minnesota
16 (44) TAM Brett Moritz G Nebraska
17 (45) CIN Dave Turner RB San Diego State
18 (46) LAM Stan Johnson DT Tennessee State
19 (47) SFO Walt Downing G Michigan
20 (48) MIN John Turner DB Miami (FL)
21 (49) PIT Willie Fry DE Notre Dame
22 (50) NWE Matt Cavanaugh QB Pittsburgh
23 (51) MIA Guy Benjamin QB Stanford
24 (52) BLC Mike Woods LB Cincinnati
25 (53) LAM Ronnie Smith WR San Diego State
26 (54) OAK Dave Browning DE Washington
27 (55) DEN Bill Gay TE USC
28 (56) DAL Todd Christensen TE Brigham Young
Round 3
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (57) OAK Derrick Jensen RB Texas-Arlington
2 (58) KAN Gary Spani LB Kansas State
3 (59) BUF Dennis Johnson RB Mississippi State
4 (60) NOR Barry Bennett DT Concordia
5 (61) NYJ Mickey Shuler TE Penn State
6 (62) GNB Estus Hood DB Illinois State
7 (63) SEA Bob Jury DB Pittsburgh
8 (64) MIA Lyman Smith DT Duke
9 (65) BUF Danny Fulton WR Nebraska-Omaha
10 (66) PHI Reggie Wilken LB Georgia Tech
11 (67) CLE Larry Collins RB Texas A&I
12 (68) CLE Mark Miller QB Bowling Green
13 (69) SLC Doug Greene DB Texas A&I
14 (70) ATL Stan Waldemore G Nebraska
15 (71) SDG Rickey Anderson RB South Carolina State
16 (72) CIN Ted Vincent DT Wichita State
17 (73) HOO Gifford Nielsen QB Brigham Young
18 (74) CHI Brad Shearer DT Texas
19 (75) MIN Whip Walton LB San Diego State
20 (76) PIT Craig Colquitt P Tennessee
21 (77) NWE Carlos Pennywell WR Grambling
22 (78) LAM Frank Corral K UCLA
23 (79) SFO Ernie Hughes G Notre Dame
24 (80) LAM Leon White C Colorado
25 (81) MIA Jimmy Cefalo WR Penn State
26 (82) OAK Lindsey Mason T Kansas State
27 (83) CIN Don Bass WR Houston
28 (84) DAL Dave Hudgens T Oklahoma
Round 4
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (85) KAN Danny Johnson LB Tennessee State
2 (86) OAK Maurice Harvey DB Ball State
3 (87) NOR Don Schwartz DB Washington State
4 (88) NYJ Dodie Donnell RB Nebraska
5 (89) BUF Lucius Sanford LB Georgia Tech
6 (90) NYG Billy Taylor RB Texas Tech
7 (91) SFO Terry LeCount WR Florida
8 (92) PHI Dennis Harrison DT Vanderbilt
9 (93) MIA Gerald Small DB San Jose State
10 (94) DET William Fifer T West Texas State
11 (95) ATL Brian Cabral LB Colorado
12 (96) SLC George Collins G Georgia
13 (97) SLC Jim Childs WR Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo
14 (98) HOO Mike Renfro WR Texas Christian
15 (99) CIN Dennis Law WR East Tennessee State
16 (100) MIN Jim Hough C Utah State
17 (101) PIT Larry Anderson DB Louisiana Tech
18 (102) NWE Dwight Wheeler T Tennessee State
19 (103) CLE Pete Pallara G Tennessee-Chattanooga
20 (104) KAN Pete Woods QB Missouri
21 (105) LAM Mark Manges QB Maryland
22 (106) MIA Eric Laakso T Tulane
23 (107) DET Homer Elias G Tennessee State
24 (108) OAK Joe Stewart WR Missouri
25 (109) DET Larry Tearry C Wake Forest
26 (110) DAL Alois Blackwell RB Houston
Round 5
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (111) MIA Ted Burgmeier DB Notre Dame
2 (112) KAN Jerrold McRae WR Tennessee State
3 (113) NYJ Randy Sidler LB Penn State
4 (114) BUF Ken Spaeth TE Nebraska
5 (115) NOR Eric Felton DB Texas Tech
6 (116) GNB Mike Douglass LB San Diego State
7 (117) BLC Frank Myers T Texas A&M
8 (118) KAN Dwight Carey DT Texas-Arlington
9 (119) SEA Louis Bullard T Jackson State
10 (120) NYG Terry Jackson DB San Diego State
11 (121) DET Amos Fowler G Southern Mississippi
12 (122) CLE Keith Wright WR Memphis State
13 (123) DET Dan Gray DE Rutgers
14 (124) SLC Earl Carr RB Florida
15 (125) ATL Dennis Pearson WR San Diego State
16 (126) CIN Tom Dinkel LB Kansas
17 (127) SFO Archie Reese DT Clemson
18 (128) GNB Willie Wilder RB Florida
19 (129) NWE Bill Matthews LB South Dakota State
20 (130) PHI Norris Banks RB Kansas
21 (131) CIN Rob Hertel QB USC
22 (132) NYG Jim Krahl DT Texas Tech
23 (133) SFO Bruce Threadgill DB Mississippi State
24 (134) KAN Robert Woods WR Grambling
25 (135) SDG John Choma G Virginia
26 (136) OAK Derrick Ramsey TE Kentucky
27 (137) NYG Brian DeRoo WR Redlands
28 (138) DAL Rich Rosen G Syracuse
Round 6
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (139) CHI John Skibinski RB Purdue
2 (140) OAK Tom Davis C Nebraska
3 (141) NYJ Bobby Jackson DB Florida State
4 (142) NOR Mike Rieker QB Lehigh
5 (143) NYJ Gregg Robinson DT Dartmouth
6 (144) GNB Leotis Harris G Arkansas
7 (145) BUF Eric Smith T Southern Mississippi
8 (146) SEA Glenn Starks WR Texas A&I
9 (147) NYG Randy Pass G Georgia Tech
10 (148) SFO Elliott Walker RB Pittsburgh
11 (149) CLE Al Pitts C Michigan State
12 (150) DET Dwight Hicks DB Michigan
13 (151) SLC Jack Williams DE Bowling Green
14 (152) ATL Rodney Parker WR Tennessee State
15 (153) DET Tony Ardizzone G Northwestern
16 (154) HOO Conrad Rucker TE Southern
17 (155) CIN Steve Geise RB Penn State
18 (156) NWE Ken Coleman LB Mississippi
19 (157) NOR Francis Chesley LB Wyoming
20 (158) CHI Mekeli Ieremia DE Brigham Young
21 (159) WAS Tony Green RB Florida
22 (160) PIT Randy Reutershan WR Pittsburgh
23 (161) BLC Ben Garry RB Southern Mississippi
24 (162) TAM Elijah Marshall WR North Carolina State
25 (163) MIA Doug Betters DE Nevada
26 (164) OAK Mike Levenseller WR Washington State
27 (165) DET Jesse Thompson WR California
28 (166) DAL Harold Randolph LB East Carolina
Round 7
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (167) ATL Alfred Jackson WR Texas
2 (168) KAN Ricky Odom DB USC
3 (169) NYJ Levi Armstrong DB UCLA
4 (170) NYJ James Earley RB Michigan State
5 (171) BUF Mario Celotto LB USC
6 (172) GNB George Plasketes LB Mississippi
7 (173) SEA John Harris DB Arizona State
8 (174) NYG Dan Doornink RB Washington State
9 (175) SFO Fred Quillan C Oregon
10 (176) OAK Arthur Whittington RB Southern Methodist
11 (177) DET Bruce Gibson RB Pacific
12 (178) MIA Karl Baldischwiler T Oklahoma
13 (179) ATL James Wright TE Texas Christian
14 (180) SDG Cliff Featherstone DB Colorado State
15 (181) SLC Dave Stief WR Portland State
16 (182) CIN Joe Branson DB Livingstone College
17 (183) BUF Steve Powell RB N.E. Missouri State
18 (184) KAN Bill Kellar WR Stanford
19 (185) CHI Herman Jones WR Ohio State
20 (186) PHI Greg Marshall DT Oregon State
21 (187) PIT Mark Dufresne TE Nebraska
22 (188) NWE Mike Hawkins LB Texas A&I
23 (189) LAM Reggie Doss DE Hampton
24 (190) MIA Lloyd Henry WR N.E. Missouri State
25 (191) BLC Jeff Logan RB Ohio State
26 (192) OAK Earl Inman LB Bethune-Cookman
27 (193) CIN Danny Bass T Elon
28 (194) DAL Tom Randall DT Iowa State
Round 8
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (195) KAN John Henry White RB Louisiana Tech
2 (196) TAM John McGriff LB Miami (FL)
3 (197) NYJ Derrick Gaffney WR Florida
4 (198) NWE Terry Falcon G Montana
5 (199) NOR Brooks Williams TE North Carolina
6 (200) GNB Dennis Sproul QB Arizona State
7 (201) NYG Jeff Grady LB Florida A&M
8 (202) WAS Walker Lee WR North Carolina
9 (203) NYJ Mike Mock P Texas Tech
10 (204) MIN Mike Wood K Southeast Missouri State
11 (205) CLE Jesse Turnbow DT Tennessee
12 (206) DET Jim Breech K California
13 (207) OAK Mark Nichols DE Colorado State
14 (208) PIT Rick Moser RB Rhode Island
15 (209) ATL David Adkins LB Ohio State
16 (210) HOO J.C. Wilson DB Pittsburgh
17 (211) CIN Bill Miller T Western Illinois
18 (212) CHI George Freitas TE California
19 (213) NYJ Roy Eppes DB Clemson
20 (214) PIT Andre Keys WR Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo
21 (215) NWE Mosi Tatupu RB USC
22 (216) ATL David Williams DB Tennessee-Martin
23 (217) MIA Sean Clancy LB Amherst
24 (218) BLC Monte Anthony RB Nebraska
25 (219) WAS Don Hover LB Washington State
26 (220) SDG Gavin Hendrick P Washington State
27 (221) DEN Frank Smith T Alabama A&M
28 (222) DAL Homer Butler WR UCLA
Round 9
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (223) TAM Willie Taylor WR Pittsburgh
2 (224) KAN Larry Browk T Miami (FL)
3 (225) NYJ Reggie Grant DB Oregon
4 (226) NOR Richard Carter DB North Carolina State
5 (227) NYJ Neil Hutton DB Penn State
6 (228) GNB Keith Myers QB Utah State
7 (229) SFO Herman Redden DB Howard
8 (230) PHI Charles Williams DB Jackson State
9 (231) SEA Rich Grimmett T Illinois
10 (232) NYG Bill Swiacki TE Amherst
11 (233) SFO Dean Moore LB Iowa
12 (234) CLE Jon Kramer G Baylor
13 (235) SLC Joe Mosley TE Central State (OH)
14 (236) ATL Tom Pridemore DB West Virginia
15 (237) SDG Henry Bradley DT Alcorn State
16 (238) CIN Ron Shumon LB Wichita State
17 (239) HOO Jim Mol DE Morningside
18 (240) MIN Mike Deutsch P Colorado State
19 (241) PIT Lance Reynolds T Brigham Young
20 (242) NWE Tim Petersen LB Arizona State
21 (243) WAS John Hurley QB Santa Clara
22 (244) CHI Mike Martin LB Kentucky
23 (245) BLC Dave Studdard T Texas
24 (246) LAM Andre Anderson DE New Mexico State
25 (247) MIA Bruce Hardy TE Arizona State
26 (248) SDG Blake Whitlatch LB Louisiana State
27 (249) SFO Steve McDaniels T Notre Dame
28 (250) DAL Russ Williams DB Tennessee
Round 10
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
0 (0) HOU Johnnie Dirden WR Sam Houston State
1 (251) KAN Earl Bryant DE Jackson State
2 (252) TAM Aaron Brown LB Ohio State
3 (253) NYG Greg Jorgensen G Nebraska
4 (254) NYJ Louis Richardson DE Florida State
5 (255) BUF Will Grant C Kentucky
6 (256) GNB Larry Key RB Florida State
7 (257) ATL Ricky Patton RB Jackson State
8 (258) SEA Rob Stewart WR Lafayette
9 (259) GNB Mark Totten C Florida
10 (260) SFO Mike Connell P Cincinnati
11 (261) CLE Brent Watson T Tennessee
12 (262) DET Fred Arrington LB Purdue
13 (263) ATL Ray Strong RB UNLV
14 (264) SDG Charles Price TE Cincinnati
15 (265) SLC Randy Gill LB San Jose State
16 (266) HOO Steve Young TE Wake Forest
17 (267) CIN Tom DePaso LB Penn State
18 (268) PIT Doug Becker LB Notre Dame
19 (269) NWE Bryan Ferguson DB Miami (FL)
20 (270) WAS Scott Hartenstein DE Azusa Pacific
21 (271) CHI Ben Zambiasi LB Georgia
22 (272) MIN Hughie Shaw RB Texas A&I
23 (273) LAM Charles Peal T Indiana
24 (274) MIA Mark Dennard C Texas A&M
25 (275) BLC Dallas Owens DB Kentucky
26 (276) PIT Tom Jurich K Northern Arizona
27 (277) DEN Vince Kinney WR Maryland
28 (278) DAL Barry Tomasetti T Iowa
Round 11
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
1 (279) PIT Nat Terry DB Florida State
2 (280) KAN Ray Milo DB New Mexico State
3 (281) NYJ Pat Ryan QB Tennessee
4 (282) BUF Jerry Blanton LB Kentucky
5 (283) NOR Nathan Besaint DT Southern
6 (284) GNB Terry Jones DT Alabama
7 (285) NOR Dave Riley RB West Virginia
8 (286) NYG Dennis Heim DT SW Missouri State
9 (287) SFO Willie McCray DE Troy State
10 (288) PHI Bill Campfield RB Kansas
11 (289) DET Richard Murray DT Oklahoma
12 (290) CLE Larry Gillard DT Mississippi State
13 (291) OAK Dean Jones DB Fresno State
14 (292) CIN Cal Prince RB Louisville
15 (293) ATL Scooter Reed DB Baylor
16 (294) CIN Mark Donahue G Michigan
17 (295) HOO Willie Thicklen WR Alabama State
18 (296) NWE Charlie Williams LB Florida
19 (297) WAS Mike Williams DB Texas A&M
20 (298) CHI Walt Underwood DE USC
21 (299) MIN Ron Harris RB Colorado State
22 (300) PIT Tom Brzoza C Pittsburgh
23 (301) SEA George Halas LB Miami (FL)
24 (302) BLC Henry Mason WR Central Missouri State
25 (303) LAM Ron Hostetler LB Penn State
26 (304) OAK Bob Glazebrook DB Fresno State
27 (305) DEN Lacy Brumley T Clemson
28 (306) DAL Dennis Thurman DB USC
Round 12
Rd (OV) Team Name Pos College
0 (0) SFO Rod Connors RB Southern California
1 (307) KAN Willie Brock C Colorado
2 (308) TAM Kevin McLee RB Georgia
3 (309) BUF Richard Crump RB N.E. Oklahoma A&M
4 (310) NOR Larry Hardy TE Jackson State
5 (311) NYJ Alan Williams P Florida
6 (312) GNB Eason Ramson TE Washington State
7 (313) NYG Greg Lawson RB Western Illinois
8 (314) SFO Dan Irons T Texas Tech
9 (315) PHI Mark Slater C Minnesota
10 (316) SEA Jeff Bergeron RB Lamar
11 (317) CLE Leo Bidermann T California
12 (318) DET Mark Patterson DB Washington State
13 (319) SLC Anthony Clay LB South Carolina State
14 (320) ATL Daria Butler LB Oklahoma State
15 (321) SDG Kevin Bell WR Lamar
16 (322) HOO John Schumacher G USC
17 (323) CIN Kim Featsent WR Kent State
18 (324) WAS Steve McCabe G Bowdoin
19 (325) CHI Lew Sibley LB Louisiana State
20 (326) MIN Jeff Morrow T Minnesota
21 (327) PIT Brad Carr LB Maryland
22 (328) NWE John Gibney C Colgate
23 (329) BLC Bruce Allen P Richmond
24 (330) LAM Gus Coppens T UCLA
25 (331) MIA Mike Moore RB Middle Tennessee State
26 (332) OAK Joe Conron WR Pacific
27 (333) MIA Bill Kenney QB Northern Colorado
28 (334) DAL Lee Washburn G Montana State

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