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1978 NFL Draft
Held May 2-3, 1978
1977 NFL Draft1979 NFL Draft
RoundOverallTeamPlayerPosCollegeNotes
11Houston OilersEarl CampbellRBTexasFrom TB
12Kansas City ChiefsArt StillDEKentucky
13New Orleans SaintsWes ChandlerWRFlorida
14New York JetsChris WardTOhio State
15Buffalo BillsTerry MillerRBOklahoma State
16Green Bay PackersJames LoftonWRStanford
17San Francisco 49ersKen MacAfeeTENotre Dame
18Cincinnati BengalsRoss BrownerDTNotre DameFrom PHI
19Seattle SeahawksKeith SimpsonDBMemphis
110New York GiantsGordon KingTStanford
111Detroit LionsLuther BradleyDBNotre Dame
112Cleveland BrownsClay MatthewsLBSouthern California
113Atlanta FalconsMike KennTMichigan
114San Diego ChargersJohn JeffersonWRArizona State
115St. Louis CardinalsSteve LittleKArkansas
116Cincinnati BengalsBlair BushCWashington
117Tampa Bay BuccaneersDoug WilliamsQBGrambling StateFrom HOU
118New England PatriotsBob CryderGAlabama
119St. Louis CardinalsKen GreeneDBWashington StateFrom WAS
120Los Angeles RamsElvis PeacockRBOklahomaFrom CHIB/CLE
121Minnesota VikingsRandy HollowayDEPittsburgh
122Pittsburgh SteelersRon JohnsonDBEastern Michigan
123Cleveland BrownsOzzie NewsomeWRAlabamaFrom LARM
124San Francisco 49ersDan BunzLBLong Beach StateFrom MIA
125Baltimore ColtsReese McCallTEAuburn
126Green Bay PackersJohn AndersonLBMichiganFrom OAK
127Denver BroncosDon LatimerDTMiami (Florida)
128Dallas CowboysLarry BetheaDEMichigan State
229Kansas City ChiefsSylvester HicksDETennessee State
230Tampa Bay BuccaneersJohnny DavisRBAlabama
231New York JetsMark MerrillLBMinnesota
232Buffalo BillsDee HardisonDENorth Carolina
233New Orleans SaintsJ.T. TaylorTMissouri
234Green Bay PackersMike HuntLBMinnesota
235Cincinnati BengalsRay GriffinDBOhio StateFrom PHI
236Seattle SeahawksKeith ButlerLBMemphis
237New York GiantsOdis McKinneyDBColorado
238Buffalo BillsScott HutchinsonDEFloridaFrom SF
239Cleveland BrownsJohnny EvansP-QBNorth Carolina State
240Detroit LionsBubba BakerDEColorado State
241San Diego ChargersMilton HardawayTOklahoma State
242St. Louis CardinalsJohn BarefieldLBTexas A&M-Kingsville
243Atlanta FalconsSteve StewartLBMinnesota
244Tampa Bay BuccaneersBrett MoritzGNebraskaFrom HOU
245Cincinnati BengalsDeacon TurnerRBSan Diego State
246Los Angeles RamsStan JohnsonDTTennessee StateFrom WAS
247San Francisco 49ersWalt DowningGMichiganFrom CHIB
248Minnesota VikingsJohn TurnerDBMiami (Florida)
249Pittsburgh SteelersWillie FryDENotre Dame
250New England PatriotsMatt CavanaughQBPittsburgh
251Miami DolphinsGuy BenjaminQBStanford
252Baltimore ColtsMike WoodsLBCincinnati
253Los Angeles RamsRonnie SmithWRSan Diego State
254Oakland RaidersDave BrowningDEWashington
255Denver BroncosWilliam GayTESouthern California
256Dallas CowboysTodd ChristensenRBBrigham Young
357Oakland RaidersDerrick JensenRBTexas-ArlingtonFrom TB
358Kansas City ChiefsGary SpaniLBKansas State
359Buffalo BillsDennis JohnsonDBMississippi State
360New Orleans SaintsBarry BennettDTConcordia (Moorhead)
361New York JetsMickey ShulerTEPenn State
362Green Bay PackersEstus HoodDBIllinois State
363Seattle SeahawksBob JuryDBPittsburgh
364Miami DolphinsLyman SmithDTDukeFrom NYG
365Buffalo BillsDan FultonWRNebraska-OmahaFrom SF
366Philadelphia EaglesReggie WilkesLBGeorgia Tech
367Cleveland BrownsLarry CollinsRBTexas A&M-KingsvilleFrom DET
368Cleveland BrownsMark MillerQBBowling Green State
369St. Louis CardinalsDoug GreeneDBTexas A&M-KIngsville
370Atlanta FalconsStan WaldemoreGNebraska
371San Diego ChargersRickey AndersonRBSouth Carolina State
372Cincinnati BengalsTed VincentDTWichita State
373Houston OilersGifford NielsenQBBrigham Young
374Chicago BearsBrad ShearerDTTexas
375Minnesota VikingsWhip WaltonLBSan Diego State
376Pittsburgh SteelersCraig ColquittPTennessee
377New England PatriotsCarlos PennywellWRGrambling State
378Los Angeles RamsFrank CorralPUCLAFrom WAS
379San Francisco 49ersErnie HughesGNotre DameFrom BAL
380Los Angeles RamsLeon WhiteCColorado
381Miami DolphinsJimmy CefaloWRPenn State
382Oakland RaidersLindsey MasonTKansas
383Cincinnati BengalsDon BassWRHoustonFrom DEN
384Dallas CowboysDave HudgensDTOklahoma
485Kansas City ChiefsDanny JohnsonLBTennessee State
486Oakland RaidersMaurice HarveyDBBall StateFrom TB
487New Orleans SaintsDon SchwartzDBWashington State
488New York JetsDodie DonnellRBNebraska
489Buffalo BillsLucius SanfordLBGeorgia Tech
490New York GiantsBilly TaylorRBTexas Tech
491San Francisco 49ersTerry LeCountWRFlorida
492Philadelphia EaglesDennis HarrisonDTVanderbilt
493Miami DolphinsGerald SmallDBSan Jose StateFrom CLE
494Detroit LionsBill FiferTWest Texas A&M
495Atlanta FalconsBrian CabralLBColorado
496St. Louis CardinalsGeorge CollinsGGeorgiaFrom SD
497St. Louis CardinalsJimmy ChildsWRCal Poly (San Luis Obispo)
498Houston OilersMike RenfroWRTexas Christian
499Cincinnati BengalsDennis LawWREast Tennessee State
4100Minnesota VikingsJim HoughCUtah State
4101Pittsburgh SteelersLarry AndersonDBLouisiana Tech
4102New England PatriotsDwight WheelerTTennessee State
4103Cleveland BrownsPete PullaraGTennessee-ChattanoogaFrom WAS/LARM
4104Kansas City ChiefsPete WoodsQBMissouriFrom CHIB
4105Los Angeles RamsMark MangesQBMaryland
4106Miami DolphinsEric LaaksoTTulane
4107Detroit LionsHomer EliasGTennessee StateFrom BAL
4108Oakland RaidersJoe StewartWRMissouri
5109Detroit LionsLarry TearryCWake ForestFrom DEN
4110Dallas CowboysAlois BlackwellRBHouston
5111Miami DolphinsTed BurgmeierDBNotre DameFrom TB
5112Kansas City ChiefsJerrold McRaeWRTennessee State
5113New York JetsRandy SidlerLBPenn State
5114Buffalo BillsKen SpaethTENebraska
5115New Orleans SaintsEric FeltonDBTexas Tech
5116Green Bay PackersMike DouglassLBSan Diego State
5117Baltimore ColtsFrank MyersTTexas A&MFrom SF
5118Kansas City ChiefsDwight CareyDTTexas-ArlingtonFrom PHI
5119Seattle SeahawksLouis BullardTJackson State
5120New York GiantsTerry JacksonDBSan Diego State
5121Detroit LionsAmos FowlerGSouthern Mississippi
5122Cleveland BrownsKeith WrightWRMemphis
5123Detroit LionsDan GrayDERutgersFrom SD
5124St. Louis CardinalsEarl CarrRBFlorida
5125Atlanta FalconsDennis PearsonWRSan Diego State
5126Cincinnati BengalsTom DinkelLBKansas
5127San Francisco 49ersArchie ReeseDTClemsonFrom HOU/KC/CHIB
5128Green Bay PackersWillie WilderRBFloridaFrom PIT
5129New England PatriotsBill MatthewsLBSouth Dakota State
5130Philadelphia EaglesNorris BanksRBKansasFrom WAS
5131Cincinnati BengalsRob HertelQBSouthern CaliforniaFrom CHIB
5132New York GiantsJimmy KrahlDTTexas TechFrom MIN
5133San Francisco 49ersBruce ThreadgillDBMississippi StateFrom MIA
5134Kansas City ChiefsRobert WoodsWRGrambling StateFrom BAL
5135San Diego ChargersJohn ChomaGVirginiaFrom LARM
5136Oakland RaidersDerrick RamseyTEKentucky
5137New York GiantsBrian DeRooWRRedlandsFrom DEN
5138Dallas CowboysRich RosenGSyracuse
6139Chicago BearsJohn SkibinskiRBPurdueFrom KC
6140New York JetsBobby JacksonDBFlorida StateFrom BUF
6141New Orleans SaintsMike RiekerQBLehigh
6142New York JetsGregg RobinsonDTDartmouth
6143Oakland RaidersTom DavisCNebraskaFrom TB
6144Green Bay PackersLeotis HarrisGArkansas
6145Buffalo BillsEric SmithTSouthern MississippiFrom PHI
6146Seattle SeahawksGlenn StarksWRTexas A&M-Kingsville
6147New York GiantsRandy PassOG-CGeorgia Tech
6148San Francisco 49ersElliott WalkerRBPittsburgh
6149Cleveland BrownsAl PittsCMichigan State
6150Detroit LionsDwight HicksDBMichigan
6151St. Louis CardinalsJack WilliamsDEBowling Green State
6152Atlanta FalconsRodney ParkerWRTennessee State
6153Detroit LionsTony ArdizzoneGNorthwesternFrom SD
6154Houston OilersConrad RuckerTESouthern University
6155Cincinnati BengalsSteve GeiseRBPenn State
6156New England PatriotsKem ColemanLBMississippi
6157New Orleans SaintsFrank ChesleyLBWyomingFrom WAS/HOU
6158Chicago BearsMekeli IeremiaDEBrigham Young
6159Washington RedskinsTony GreenRBFloridaFrom SF
6160Pittsburgh SteelersRandy ReutershanWRPittsburgh
6161Baltimore ColtsBen GarryRBSouthern Mississippi
6162Tampa Bay BuccaneersEli MarshallWRNorth Carolina StateFrom LARM
6163Miami DolphinsDoug BettersDENevada-Reno
6164Oakland RaidersMike LevensellerWRWashington State
6165Detroit LionsJesse ThompsonWRCaliforniaFrom DEN
6166Dallas CowboysHarold RandolphLBEast Carolina
7167Atlanta FalconsAlfred JacksonWRTexasFrom TB
7168Kansas City ChiefsRicky OdomDBSouthern California
7169New York JetsLevi ArmstrongDBUCLAFrom NO
7170New York JetsJim EarleyRBMichigan State
7171Buffalo BillsMario CelottoLBSouthern California
7172Green Bay PackersGeorge PlasketesLBMississippi
7173Seattle SeahawksJohn HarrisDBArizona State
7174New York GiantsDan DoorninkRBWashington State
7175San Francisco 49ersFred QuillanCOregon
7176Oakland RaidersArthur WhittingtonRBSouthern MethodistFrom PHI
7177Detroit LionsBruce GibsonRBPacific
7178Miami DolphinsKarl BaldischwilerTOklahomaFrom CLE
7179Atlanta FalconsJim WrightTETexas Christian
7180San Diego ChargersCliff FeatherstoneDBColorado State
7181St. Louis CardinalsDave StiefWRPortland State
7182Cincinnati BengalsJoe BransonDBLivingstone
7183Buffalo BillsSteve PowellRBTruman StateFrom HOU
7184Kansas City ChiefsBill KellarWRStanfordFrom WAS
7185Chicago BearsHerman JonesWROhio State
7186Philadelphia EaglesGreg MarshallDTOregon StateFrom MIN
7187Pittsburgh SteelersMark DufresneTENebraska
7188New England PatriotsMike HawkinsLBTexas A&M-Kingsville
7189Los Angeles RamsReggie DossDEHampton
7190Miami DolphinsLloyd HenryWRTruman State
7191Baltimore ColtsJeff LoganRBOhio State
7192Oakland RaidersEarl InmonLBBethune-Cookman
7193Cincinnati BengalsDanny BassGElonFrom DEN
7194Dallas CowboysTom RandallDT-DEIowa State
8195Kansas City ChiefsJohn Henry WhiteRBLouisiana Tech
8196Tampa Bay BuccaneersJohn McGriffLBMiami (Florida)
8197New York JetsDerrick GaffneyWRFlorida
8198New England PatriotsTerry FalconGMontanaFrom BUF/PHI
8199New Orleans SaintsBrooks WilliamsTENorth Carolina
8200Green Bay PackersDennis SproulQBArizona State
8201New York GiantsJeff GradyLBFlorida A&M
8202Washington RedskinsWalker LeeWRNorth CarolinaFrom SF
8203New York JetsMike MockP-LBTexas TechFrom PHI
8204Minnesota VikingsMike WoodKSoutheast Missouri State
8205Cleveland BrownsJesse TurnbowDTTennessee
8206Detroit LionsJim BreechKCalifornia
8207Oakland RaidersMark NicholsDEColorado StateFrom SD
8208Pittsburgh SteelersRick MoserRBRhode IslandFrom STL
8209Atlanta FalconsDave AdkinsLBOhio State
8210Houston OilersJ.C. WilsonDBPittsburgh
8211Cincinnati BengalsBill MillerTWestern Illinois
8212Chicago BearsGeorge FreitasTECalifornia
8213New York JetsRoy EppesDBClemsonFrom MIN
8214Pittsburgh SteelersAndre KeysWRCal Poly (San Luis Obispo)
8215New England PatriotsMosi TatupuRBSouthern California
8216Atlanta FalconsDavid WilliamsDBTennessee-MartinFrom WAS
8217Miami DolphinsSean ClancyLBAmherst
8218Baltimore ColtsMonte AnthonyRBNebraska
8219Washington RedskinsDon HoverLBWashington StateFrom LARM
8220San Diego ChargersGavin HedrickPWashington StateFrom OAK
8221Denver BroncosFranky SmithTAlabama A&M
8222Dallas CowboysHomer ButlerWRUCLA
9223Tampa Bay BuccaneersWillie TaylorWRPittsburgh
9224Kansas City ChiefsLarry BrownTMiami (Florida)
9225New York JetsReggie GrantDBOregonFrom BUF
9226New Orleans SaintsRichard CarterDBNorth Carolina State
9227New York JetsNeil HuttonDBPenn State
9228Green Bay PackersKeith MyersQBUtah State
9229San Francisco 49ersHerman ReddenDBHoward
9230Philadelphia EaglesCharley WilliamsDBJackson State
9231Seattle SeahawksRich GrimmettOTIllinois
9232New York GiantsBill SwiackiTEAmherst
9233San Francisco 49ersDean MooreLBIowaFrom DET
9234Cleveland BrownsJon KramerGBaylor
9235St. Louis CardinalsJoe MosleyTECentral State (Ohio)
9236Atlanta FalconsTom PridemoreDBWest Virginia
9237San Diego ChargersHenry BradleyDTAlcorn State
9238Cincinnati BengalsRon ShumonLBWichita State
9239Houston OilersJim MolDEMorningside
9240Minnesota VikingsMike DeutschPColorado State
9241Pittsburgh SteelersLance ReynoldsOTBrigham Young
9242New England PatriotsTim PetersenLBArizona State
9243Washington RedskinsJohn HurleyQBSanta Clara
9244Chicago BearsMike MartinLBKentucky
9245Baltimore ColtsDave StuddardTTexas
9246Los Angeles RamsAndre AndersonDENew Mexico State
9247Miami DolphinsBruce HardyTEArizona State
9248San Diego ChargersBlake WhitlatchLBLouisiana StateFrom OAK
9249San Francisco 49ersSteve McDanielsTNotre DameFrom DEN
9250Dallas CowboysRuss WilliamsDBTennessee
10251Kansas City ChiefsEarl BryantDEJackson State
10252Tampa Bay BuccaneersAaron BrownLBOhio State
10253New York GiantsGreg JorgensenGNebraskaFrom NO
10254New York JetsLouie RichardsonDEFlorida State
10255Buffalo BillsWill GrantCKentucky
10256Green Bay PackersLarry KeyRBFlorida State
10257Atlanta FalconsRicky PattonRBJackson StateFrom PHI
10258Seattle SeahawksRob StewartWRLafayette
10259Green Bay PackersMark TottenCFloridaFrom NYG
10260San Francisco 49ersMike ConnellPCincinnati
10261Cleveland BrownsBrent WatsonTTennessee
10262Detroit LionsFreddie ArringtonLBPurdue
10263Atlanta FalconsRay StrongRBNevada-Las Vegas
10264San Diego ChargersCharles PriceTECincinnati
10265St. Louis CardinalsRandy GillLBSan Jose State
10266Houston OilersSteve YoungTEWake Forest
10267Cincinnati BengalsTom DePasoLBPenn State
10268Pittsburgh SteelersDoug BeckerLBNotre Dame
10269New England PatriotsBryan FergusonDBMiami (Florida)
10270Washington RedskinsScott HertensteinDEAzusa Pacific
10271Chicago BearsBen ZambiasiLBGeorgia
10272Minnesota VikingsHughie ShawRBTexas A&M-Kingsville
10273Los Angeles RamsCharles PealTIndiana
10274Miami DolphinsMark DennardCTexas A&M
10275Baltimore ColtsDallas OwensDBKentucky
10276Pittsburgh SteelersTom JurichKNorthern ArizonaFrom OAK/TB
10277Denver BroncosVince KinneyWRMaryland
10278Dallas CowboysBarry TomasettiGIowa
11279Pittsburgh SteelersNat TerryDBFlorida StateFrom TB
11280Kansas City ChiefsRay MiloDBNew Mexico State
11281New York JetsPat RyanQBTennessee
11282Buffalo BillsJerry BlantonLBKentucky
11283New Orleans SaintsNate BesaintDTSouthern University
11284Green Bay PackersTerry JonesDTAlabama
11285New Orleans SaintsDave RileyRBWest VirginiaFrom SEA
11286New York GiantsDennis HeimDTMissouri State
11287San Francisco 49ersWillie McCrayDETroy
11288Philadelphia EaglesBilly CampfieldRBKansas
11289Detroit LionsRichard MurrayDTOklahoma
11290Cleveland BrownsLarry GillardDTMississippi State
11291Oakland RaidersDean JonesDBFresno StateFrom SD
11292Cincinnati BengalsCal PrinceRBLouisvilleFrom STL
11293Atlanta FalconsMilton ReedDBBaylor
11294Cincinnati BengalsMark DonahueGMichigan
11295Houston OilersWillie ThicklenWRAlabama State
11296New England PatriotsCharlie WilliamsLBFlorida
11297Washington RedskinsMike WilliamsDBTexas A&M
11298Chicago BearsWalt UnderwoodLBSouthern California
11299Minnesota VikingsRon HarrisRBColorado State
11300Pittsburgh SteelersTom BrzozaCPittsburgh
11301Seattle SeahawksGeorge HalasLBMiami (Florida)From MIA
11302Baltimore ColtsHenry MasonWRCentral Missouri
11303Los Angeles RamsRon HostetlerLBPenn State
11304Oakland RaidersBob GlazebrookDBFresno State
11305Denver BroncosLacy BrumleyTClemson
11306Dallas CowboysDennis ThurmanDBSouthern California
12307Tampa Bay BuccaneersKevin McLeeRBGeorgia
12308Buffalo BillsRichard CrumpRBJacksonville State
12309New Orleans SaintsLarry HardyTEJackson State
12310Kansas City ChiefsWillie BrockCColorado
12311New York JetsAlan WilliamsPFlorida
12312Green Bay PackersEason RamsonTEWashington State
12313New York GiantsGreg LawsonRBWestern Illinois
12314San Francisco 49ersDan IronsTTexas Tech
12315Philadelphia EaglesMark SlaterCMinnesota
12316Seattle SeahawksJeff BergeronRBLamar
12317Cleveland BrownsLeo BiedermannTCalifornia
12318Detroit LionsMark PattersonDBWashington State
12319St. Louis CardinalsAnthony ClayLBSouth Carolina State
12320Atlanta FalconsDaria ButlerLBOklahoma State
12321San Diego ChargersKevin BellWRLamar
12322Houston OilersJohn SchuhmacherGSouthern California
12323Cincinnati BengalsKim FeatsentWRKent State
12324Washington RedskinsSteve McCabeGBowdoin
12325Chicago BearsLew SibleyLBLouisiana State
12326Minnesota VikingsJeff MorrowTMinnesota
12327Pittsburgh SteelersBrad CarrLBMaryland
12328New England PatriotsJohn GibneyCColgate
12329Baltimore ColtsBruce AllenPRichmond
12330Los Angeles RamsGus CoppensTUCLA
12331Miami DolphinsMike MooreRBMiddle Tennessee State
12332Oakland RaidersJoe ConronWRPacific
12333Miami DolphinsBill KenneyQBNorthern ColoradoFrom DEN
12334Dallas CowboysLee WashburnGMontana State
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