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1979 NFL Awards

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NFL Coach of the YearJack PardeeWashington RedskinsAP
NFL Player of the YearEarl CampbellHouston OilersAP NEA PFWA MAX PFW
AFC Player of the YearDan FoutsSan Diego ChargersUPI TSN
NFC Player of the YearOttis AndersonSt. Louis CardinalsUPI TSN
NFL Offensive Player of the YearEarl CampbellHouston OilersAP NEA PFW
NFL Defensive Player of the YearLee Roy SelmonTampa Bay BuccaneersAP NEA PFW
NFL Rookie of the YearOttis AndersonSt. Louis CardinalsNEA PFWA
AFC Rookie of the YearJerry ButlerBuffalo BillsUPI TSN
NFC Rookie of the YearOttis AndersonSt. Louis CardinalsUPI TSN
NFL Offensive Rookie of the YearOttis AndersonSt. Louis CardinalsAP PFW
NFL Defensive Rookie of the YearJesse BakerHouston OilersPFW
NFL Defensive Rookie of the YearJim HaslettBuffalo BillsAP
All-NFL
OffensePositionTeamSelectors
John JeffersonWRSan Diego ChargersAP NEA PFWA PFW
John StallworthWRPittsburgh SteelersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Leon GrayOTHouston OilersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Jon KolbOTPittsburgh SteelersNEA
Marvin PowellOTNew York JetsAP PFWA PFW
Joe DeLamielleureOGBuffalo BillsNEA PFWA PFW
John HannahOGNew England PatriotsAP NEA PFWA PFW
Bob YoungOGSt. Louis CardinalsAP PFWA
Mike WebsterCPittsburgh SteelersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Dave CasperTEOakland RaidersAP PFW
Raymond ChesterTEOakland RaidersNEA
Ozzie NewsomeTECleveland BrownsPFWA
Dan FoutsQBSan Diego ChargersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Ottis AndersonRBSt. Louis CardinalsAP PFWA
Earl CampbellRBHouston OilersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Walter PaytonRBChicago BearsNEA PFW
DefensePositionTeamSelectors
Lee Roy SelmonDETampa Bay BuccaneersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Jack YoungbloodDELos Angeles RamsAP NEA PFWA PFW
Larry BrooksDTLos Angeles RamsAP
Joe GreeneDTPittsburgh SteelersPFWA PFW
Randy WhiteDTDallas CowboysAP NEA PFWA PFW
Charlie JohnsonMGPhiladelphia EaglesNEA
Robert BrazileLBHouston OilersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Randy GradisharLBDenver BroncosPFWA PFW
Jack HamLBPittsburgh SteelersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Jack LambertLBPittsburgh SteelersAP NEA PFW
Lemar ParrishCBWashington RedskinsAP NEA PFWA PFW
Louis WrightCBDenver BroncosAP NEA PFWA PFW
Gary FencikSChicago BearsPFWA
Tommy MyersSNew Orleans SaintsPFW
Mike ReinfeldtSHouston OilersAP NEA PFWA PFW
Donnie ShellSPittsburgh SteelersAP NEA
Special TeamsPositionTeamSelectors
Bob GruppPKansas City ChiefsNEA PFWA PFW
Dave JenningsPNew York GiantsAP
Toni FritschKHouston OilersAP NEA PFWA
Mark MoseleyKWashington RedskinsPFW
Ira MatthewsKROakland RaidersPFWA
Tony NathanKRMiami DolphinsAP
J.T. SmithKRKansas City ChiefsPFWA
Rick UpchurchKRDenver BroncosPFWA PFW
All-AFC
OffensePositionTeamSelectors
John JeffersonWRSan Diego ChargersUPI TSN PFW PB
John StallworthWRPittsburgh SteelersUPI TSN PFW PB
Leon GrayOTHouston OilersUPI TSN PFW PB
Marvin PowellOTNew York JetsUPI TSN PFW
Russ WashingtonOTSan Diego ChargersPB
Joe DeLamielleureOGBuffalo BillsUPI TSN PFW PB
John HannahOGNew England PatriotsUPI TSN PFW PB
Mike WebsterCPittsburgh SteelersUPI TSN PFW PB
Dave CasperTEOakland RaidersPFW PB
Ozzie NewsomeTECleveland BrownsUPI TSN
Dan FoutsQBSan Diego ChargersUPI TSN PFW PB
Earl CampbellRBHouston OilersUPI TSN PFW PB
Franco HarrisRBPittsburgh SteelersPB
Mike PruittRBCleveland BrownsUPI TSN PFW
DefensePositionTeamSelectors
Lyle AlzadoDECleveland BrownsPFW
Bob BaumhowerNTMiami DolphinsTSN PFW PB
Robert BrazileLBHouston OilersUPI TSN PFW PB
Thom DardenSCleveland BrownsPFW
Fred DeanDESan Diego ChargersUPI TSN PFW PB
Randy GradisharLBDenver BroncosTSN PFW
Joe GreeneDTPittsburgh SteelersUPI TSN PFW PB
L.C. GreenwoodDEPittsburgh SteelersUPI TSN PB
Jack HamLBPittsburgh SteelersUPI TSN PFW PB
Mike HaynesCBNew England PatriotsUPI TSN PFW PB
Jack LambertLBPittsburgh SteelersUPI TSN PFW PB
Mike ReinfeldtSHouston OilersUPI TSN PFW PB
Donnie ShellSPittsburgh SteelersTSN PB
Billy ThompsonSDenver BroncosUPI
Louis WrightCBDenver BroncosUPI TSN PFW PB
Wilbur YoungDTSan Diego ChargersUPI
Special TeamsPositionTeamSelectors
Bob GruppPKansas City ChiefsUPI TSN PFW PB
Toni FritschKHouston OilersUPI TSN PFW PB
Ira MatthewsKROakland RaidersTSN
Tony NathanKRMiami DolphinsTSN
Rick UpchurchKRDenver BroncosPFW PB
All-NFC
OffensePositionTeamSelectors
Harold CarmichaelWRPhiladelphia EaglesUPI TSN PFW PB
Ahmad RashadWRMinnesota VikingsUPI TSN PFW PB
Pat DonovanOTDallas CowboysUPI TSN PFW PB
Stan WaltersOTPhiladelphia EaglesUPI TSN PFW PB
Dennis HarrahOGLos Angeles RamsPFW PB
Herbert ScottOGDallas CowboysUPI TSN
Bob YoungOGSt. Louis CardinalsUPI TSN PB
Tom BanksCSt. Louis CardinalsUPI TSN
Rich SaulCLos Angeles RamsPFW PB
Henry ChildsTENew Orleans SaintsPFW PB
Keith KrepfleTEPhiladelphia EaglesUPI TSN
Roger StaubachQBDallas CowboysUPI TSN PFW PB
Ottis AndersonRBSt. Louis CardinalsUPI TSN PFW PB
Walter PaytonRBChicago BearsUPI TSN PFW PB
DefensePositionTeamSelectors
Lee Roy SelmonDETampa Bay BuccaneersUPI TSN PFW PB
Jack YoungbloodDELos Angeles RamsUPI TSN PFW PB
Randy WhiteDTDallas CowboysUPI TSN PFW PB
Charlie JohnsonMGPhiladelphia EaglesUPI TSN PFW PB
Matt BlairLBMinnesota VikingsPFW
Bob BreunigLBDallas CowboysPFW
Harry CarsonLBNew York GiantsUPI TSN PFW PB
Dave LewisLBTampa Bay BuccaneersUPI
Jack ReynoldsLBLos Angeles RamsTSN
Brad Van PeltLBNew York GiantsUPI TSN PFW PB
Jim YoungbloodLBLos Angeles RamsTSN PB
Lemar ParrishCBWashington RedskinsUPI TSN PFW PB
Roger WehrliCBSt. Louis CardinalsUPI TSN PFW PB
Gary FencikSChicago BearsTSN PFW
Cliff HarrisSDallas CowboysTSN
Ken HoustonSWashington RedskinsUPI PB
Tommy MyersSNew Orleans SaintsUPI PFW PB
Special TeamsPositionTeamSelectors
Dave JenningsPNew York GiantsUPI TSN PFW PB
Mark MoseleyKWashington RedskinsUPI TSN PFW PB
Roy GreenKRSt. Louis CardinalsTSN PFW
Wally HenryKRPhiladelphia EaglesTSN PFW PB
AP=Associated Press MAX=Maxwell Club NEA=Newspaper Enterprise Association PB=Pro Bowl PFW=Pro Football Weekly PFWA=Pro Football Writers of America TSN=The Sporting News UPI=United Press International
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