1978 - Round 1
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
1 Houston Oilers Earl Campbell RB Texas
2 Kansas City Chiefs Art Still DE Kentucky
3 New Orleans Saints Wes Chandler WR Florida
4 New York Jets Chris Ward T Ohio State
5 Buffalo Bills Terry Miller RB Oklahoma State
6 Green Bay Packers James Lofton WR Stanford
7 San Francisco 49ers Ken MacAfee TE Notre Dame
8 Cincinnati Bengals Ross Browner DE Notre Dame
9 Seattle Seahawks Keith Simpson DB Memphis
10 New York Giants Gordon King T Stanford
11 Detroit Lions Luther Bradley DB Notre Dame
12 Cleveland Browns Clay Matthews LB USC
13 Atlanta Falcons Mike Kenn T Michigan
14 San Diego Chargers John Jefferson WR Arizona State
15 St. Louis Cardinals Steve Little P Arkansas
16 Cincinnati Bengals Blair Bush C Washington
17 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Doug Williams QB Grambling State
18 New England Patriots Bob Cryder G Alabama
19 St. Louis Cardinals Ken Greene DB Washington State
20 Los Angeles Rams Elvis Peacock RB Oklahoma
21 Minnesota Vikings Randy Holloway DE Pittsburgh
22 Pittsburgh Steelers Ron Johnson DB Eastern Michigan
23 Cleveland Browns Ozzie Newsome TE Alabama
24 San Francisco 49ers Dan Bunz LB Long Beach State
25 Baltimore Colts Reese McCall TE Auburn
26 Green Bay Packers John Anderson LB Michigan
27 Denver Broncos Don Latimer NT Miami (Fla.)
28 Dallas Cowboys Larry Bethea DT Michigan State
1978 - Round 2
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
29 Kansas City Chiefs Sylvester Hicks DE Tennessee State
30 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Johnny Davis RB Alabama
31 New York Jets Mark Merrill LB Minnesota
32 Buffalo Bills Dee Hardison DE North Carolina
33 New Orleans Saints J.T. Taylor T Missouri
34 Green Bay Packers Mike Hunt LB Minnesota
35 Cincinnati Bengals Ray Griffin DB Ohio State
36 Seattle Seahawks Keith Butler LB Memphis
37 New York Giants Odis McKinney DB Colorado
38 Buffalo Bills Scott Hutchinson DE Florida
39 Cleveland Browns Johnny Evans P North Carolina State
40 Detroit Lions Al Baker DE Colorado State
41 San Diego Chargers Buddy Hardaway T Oklahoma State
42 St. Louis Cardinals John Barefield LB Texas A&M - Kingsville
43 Atlanta Falcons Steve Stewart LB Minnesota
44 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Brett Moritz G Nebraska
45 Cincinnati Bengals Deacon Turner RB San Diego State
46 Los Angeles Rams Stan Johnson NT Tennessee State
47 San Francisco 49ers Walt Downing G Michigan
48 Minnesota Vikings John Turner DB Miami (Fla.)
49 Pittsburgh Steelers Willie Fry -- Notre Dame
50 New England Patriots Matt Cavanaugh QB Pittsburgh
51 Miami Dolphins Guy Benjamin QB Stanford
52 Baltimore Colts Mike Woods LB Cincinnati
53 Los Angeles Rams Ron Smith WR San Diego State
54 Oakland Raiders Dave Browning DE Washington
55 Denver Broncos Bill Gay DE USC
56 Dallas Cowboys Todd Christensen TE Brigham Young
1978 - Round 3
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
57 Oakland Raiders Derrick Jensen RB Texas-Arlington
58 Kansas City Chiefs Gary Spani LB Kansas State
59 Buffalo Bills Dennis Johnson RB Mississippi State
60 New Orleans Saints Barry Bennett DT Concordia (Minn.)
61 New York Jets Mickey Shuler TE Penn State
62 Green Bay Packers Estus Hood DB Illinois State
63 Seattle Seahawks Bob Jury DB Pittsburgh
64 Miami Dolphins Lyman Smith DT Duke
65 Buffalo Bills Danny Fulton WR Nebraska-Omaha
66 Philadelphia Eagles Reggie Wilkes LB Georgia Tech
67 Cleveland Browns Larry Collins RB Texas A&M - Kingsville
68 Cleveland Browns Mark Miller QB Bowling Green State
69 St. Louis Cardinals Doug Greene DB Texas A&M - Kingsville
70 Atlanta Falcons Stan Waldemore G Nebraska
71 San Diego Chargers Rickey Anderson RB South Carolina State
72 Cincinnati Bengals Ted Vincent DT Wichita State
73 Houston Oilers Gifford Nielsen QB Brigham Young
74 Chicago Bears Brad Shearer DT Texas
75 Minnesota Vikings Whip Walton LB San Diego State
76 Pittsburgh Steelers Craig Colquitt P Tennessee
77 New England Patriots Carlos Pennywell WR Grambling State
78 Los Angeles Rams Frank Corral K UCLA
79 San Francisco 49ers Ernie Hughes C Notre Dame
80 Los Angeles Rams Leon White -- Colorado
81 Miami Dolphins Jimmy Cefalo WR Penn State
82 Oakland Raiders Lindsey Mason T Kansas
83 Cincinnati Bengals Don Bass TE Houston
84 Dallas Cowboys Dave Hudgens -- Oklahoma
1978 - Round 4
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
85 Kansas City Chiefs Danny Johnson LB Tennessee State
86 Oakland Raiders Maurice Harvey DB Ball State
87 New Orleans Saints Donald Schwartz DB Washington State
88 New York Jets Dodie Donnell -- Nebraska
89 Buffalo Bills Lucius Sanford LB Georgia Tech
90 New York Giants Billy Taylor RB Texas Tech
91 San Francisco 49ers Terry LeCount WR Florida
92 Philadelphia Eagles Dennis Harrison DE Vanderbilt
93 Miami Dolphins Gerald Small DB San Jose State
94 Detroit Lions Bill Fifer T West Texas A&M
95 Atlanta Falcons Brian Cabral LB Colorado
96 St. Louis Cardinals George Collins G Georgia
97 St. Louis Cardinals Jimmy Childs WR Cal Poly-S.L.O.
98 Houston Oilers Mike Renfro WR Texas Christian
99 Cincinnati Bengals Dennis Law WR East Tennessee State
100 Minnesota Vikings Jim Hough G Utah State
101 Pittsburgh Steelers Larry Anderson DB Louisiana Tech
102 New England Patriots Dwight Wheeler C Tennessee State
103 Cleveland Browns Pete Pullara -- Tennessee-Chattanooga
104 Kansas City Chiefs Pete Woods QB Missouri
105 Los Angeles Rams Mark Manges QB Maryland
106 Miami Dolphins Eric Laakso T Tulane
107 Detroit Lions Homer Elias G Tennessee State
108 Oakland Raiders Joe Stewart WR Missouri
110 Dallas Cowboys Alois Blackwell RB Houston
1978 - Round 5
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
109 Detroit Lions Larry Tearry C Wake Forest
111 Miami Dolphins Ted Burgmeier DB Notre Dame
112 Kansas City Chiefs Jerrold McRae WR Tennessee State
113 New York Jets Randy Sidler -- Penn State
114 Buffalo Bills Ken Spaeth -- Nebraska
115 New Orleans Saints Eric Felton DB Texas Tech
116 Green Bay Packers Mike Douglass LB San Diego State
117 Baltimore Colts Frank Myers T Texas A&M
118 Kansas City Chiefs Dwight Carey -- Texas-Arlington
119 Seattle Seahawks Louis Bullard T Jackson State
120 New York Giants Terry Jackson DB San Diego State
121 Detroit Lions Amos Fowler C Southern Mississippi
122 Cleveland Browns Keith Wright WR Memphis
123 Detroit Lions Dan Gray DT Rutgers
124 St. Louis Cardinals Earl Carr RB Florida
125 Atlanta Falcons Dennis Pearson WR San Diego State
126 Cincinnati Bengals Tom Dinkel LB Kansas
127 San Francisco 49ers Archie Reese DT Clemson
128 Green Bay Packers Willie Wilder -- Florida
129 New England Patriots Bill Matthews LB South Dakota State
130 Philadelphia Eagles Norris Banks -- Kansas
131 Cincinnati Bengals Rob Hertel QB USC
132 New York Giants Jim Krahl DT Texas Tech
133 San Francisco 49ers Bruce Threadgill DB Mississippi State
134 Kansas City Chiefs Robert Woods WR Grambling State
135 San Diego Chargers John Choma G Virginia
136 Oakland Raiders Derrick Ramsey TE Kentucky
137 New York Giants Brian DeRoo WR Redlands
138 Dallas Cowboys Rich Rosen -- Syracuse
1978 - Round 6
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
139 Chicago Bears John Skibinski RB Purdue
140 Oakland Raiders Tom Davis -- Nebraska
141 New York Jets Bobby Jackson DB Florida State
142 New Orleans Saints Mike Rieker -- Lehigh
143 New York Jets Gregg Robinson DE Dartmouth
144 Green Bay Packers Leotis Harris G Arkansas
145 Buffalo Bills Eric Smith -- Southern Mississippi
146 Seattle Seahawks Glenn Starks -- Texas A&M - Kingsville
147 New York Giants Randy Pass C Georgia Tech
148 San Francisco 49ers Elliott Walker RB Pittsburgh
149 Cleveland Browns Al Pitts -- Michigan State
150 Detroit Lions Dwight Hicks DB Michigan
151 St. Louis Cardinals Jack Williams -- Bowling Green State
152 Atlanta Falcons Rod Parker WR Tennessee State
153 Detroit Lions Tony Ardizzone C Northwestern
154 Houston Oilers Conrad Rucker TE Southern University
155 Cincinnati Bengals Steve Geise -- Penn State
156 New England Patriots Ken Coleman -- Mississippi
157 New Orleans Saints Frank Chesley LB Wyoming
158 Chicago Bears Mekeli Ieremia DT Brigham Young
159 Washington Redskins Tony Green RB Florida
160 Pittsburgh Steelers Randy Reutershan WR Pittsburgh
161 Baltimore Colts Ben Garry RB Southern Mississippi
162 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Elijah Marshall -- North Carolina State
163 Miami Dolphins Doug Betters DE Nevada-Reno
164 Oakland Raiders Mike Levenseller WR Washington State
165 Detroit Lions Jesse Thompson WR California
166 Dallas Cowboys Harold Randolph -- East Carolina
1978 - Round 7
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
167 Atlanta Falcons Alfred Jackson WR Texas
168 Kansas City Chiefs Ricky Odom DB USC
169 New York Jets Levi Armstrong -- UCLA
170 New York Jets Jim Earley RB Michigan State
171 Buffalo Bills Mario Celotto LB USC
172 Green Bay Packers George Plasketes -- Mississippi
173 Seattle Seahawks John Harris DB Arizona State
174 New York Giants Dan Doornink RB Washington State
175 San Francisco 49ers Fred Quillan C Oregon
176 Oakland Raiders Art Whittington RB Southern Methodist
177 Detroit Lions Bruce Gibson -- U. of Pacific
178 Miami Dolphins Karl Baldischwiler T Oklahoma
179 Atlanta Falcons James Wright TE Texas Christian
180 San Diego Chargers Cliff Featherstone -- Colorado State
181 St. Louis Cardinals Dave Stief WR Portland State
182 Cincinnati Bengals Joe Branson -- Livingstone
183 Buffalo Bills Steve Powell RB Truman State
184 Kansas City Chiefs Bill Kellar WR Stanford
185 Chicago Bears Herman Jones -- Ohio State
186 Philadelphia Eagles Greg Marshall DT Oregon State
187 Pittsburgh Steelers Mark Dufresne -- Nebraska
188 New England Patriots Mike Hawkins LB Texas A&M - Kingsville
189 Los Angeles Rams Reggie Doss DE Hampton
190 Miami Dolphins Lloyd Henry -- Truman State
191 Baltimore Colts Jeff Logan -- Ohio State
192 Oakland Raiders Earl Inmon LB Bethune-Cookman
193 Cincinnati Bengals Danny Bass -- Elon
194 Dallas Cowboys Tom Randall G Iowa State
1978 - Round 8
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
195 Kansas City Chiefs John Henry White -- Louisiana Tech
196 Tampa Bay Buccaneers John McGriff -- Miami (Fla.)
197 New York Jets Derrick Gaffney WR Florida
198 New England Patriots Terry Falcon G Montana
199 New Orleans Saints Brooks Williams TE North Carolina
200 Green Bay Packers Dennis Sproul QB Arizona State
201 New York Giants Jeff Grady -- Florida A&M
202 Washington Redskins Walker Lee -- North Carolina
203 New York Jets Mike Mock LB Texas Tech
204 Minnesota Vikings Mike Wood K Southeast Missouri State
205 Cleveland Browns Jesse Turnbow DT Tennessee
206 Detroit Lions Jim Breech K California
207 Oakland Raiders Mark Nichols LB Colorado State
208 Pittsburgh Steelers Rick Moser RB Rhode Island
209 Atlanta Falcons David Adkins -- Ohio State
210 Houston Oilers J.C. Wilson DB Pittsburgh
211 Cincinnati Bengals Bill Miller -- Western Illinois
212 Chicago Bears George Freitas -- California
213 New York Jets Roy Eppes -- Clemson
214 Pittsburgh Steelers Andre Keys -- Cal Poly-S.L.O.
215 New England Patriots Mosi Tatupu RB USC
216 Atlanta Falcons David Williams -- Tennessee-Martin
217 Miami Dolphins Sean Clancy LB Amherst
218 Baltimore Colts Monte Anthony -- Nebraska
219 Washington Redskins Don Hover LB Washington State
220 San Diego Chargers Gavin Hedrick -- Washington State
221 Denver Broncos Franky Smith T Alabama A&M
222 Dallas Cowboys Homer Butler -- UCLA
1978 - Round 9
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
223 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Willie Taylor WR Pittsburgh
224 Kansas City Chiefs Larry Brown T Miami (Fla.)
225 New York Jets Reggie Grant DB Oregon
226 New Orleans Saints Richard Carter -- North Carolina State
227 New York Jets Neil Hutton -- Penn State
228 Green Bay Packers Keith Myers -- Utah State
229 San Francisco 49ers Herman Redden -- Howard
230 Philadelphia Eagles Charles Williams DB Jackson State
231 Seattle Seahawks Rich Grimmett -- Illinois
232 New York Giants Bill Swiacki -- Amherst
233 San Francisco 49ers Dean Moore LB Iowa
234 Cleveland Browns Jon Kramer -- Baylor
235 St. Louis Cardinals Joe Mosley -- Central State (Ohio)
236 Atlanta Falcons Tom Pridemore DB West Virginia
237 San Diego Chargers Henry Bradley NT Alcorn State
238 Cincinnati Bengals Ron Shumon LB Wichita State
239 Houston Oilers Jim Mol -- Morningside
240 Minnesota Vikings Mike Deutsch -- Colorado State
241 Pittsburgh Steelers Lance Reynolds -- Brigham Young
242 New England Patriots Tim Petersen -- Arizona State
243 Washington Redskins John Hurley -- Santa Clara
244 Chicago Bears Mike Martin -- Kentucky
245 Baltimore Colts Dave Studdard T Texas
246 Los Angeles Rams Andre Anderson -- New Mexico State
247 Miami Dolphins Bruce Hardy TE Arizona State
248 San Diego Chargers Blake Whitlatch LB Louisiana State
249 San Francisco 49ers Steve McDaniels -- Notre Dame
250 Dallas Cowboys Russ Williams -- Tennessee
1978 - Round 10
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
251 Kansas City Chiefs Earl Bryant -- Jackson State
252 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Aaron Brown LB Ohio State
253 New York Giants Greg Jorgensen -- Nebraska
254 New York Jets Louie Richardson -- Florida State
255 Buffalo Bills Will Grant C Kentucky
256 Green Bay Packers Larry Key -- Florida State
257 Atlanta Falcons Ricky Patton RB Jackson State
258 Seattle Seahawks Rob Stewart -- Lafayette
259 Green Bay Packers Mark Totten -- Florida
260 San Francisco 49ers Mike Connell P Cincinnati
261 Cleveland Browns Brent Watson -- Tennessee
262 Detroit Lions Fred Arrington -- Purdue
263 Atlanta Falcons Ray Strong RB Nevada-Las Vegas
264 San Diego Chargers Charles Price -- Cincinnati
265 St. Louis Cardinals Randy Gill LB San Jose State
266 Houston Oilers Steve Young -- Wake Forest
267 Cincinnati Bengals Tom DePaso LB Penn State
268 Pittsburgh Steelers Doug Becker LB Notre Dame
269 New England Patriots Bryan Ferguson -- Miami (Fla.)
270 Washington Redskins Scott Hertenstein -- Azusa Pacific
271 Chicago Bears Ben Zambiasi -- Georgia
272 Minnesota Vikings Hughie Shaw -- Texas A&M - Kingsville
273 Los Angeles Rams Charles Peal -- Indiana
274 Miami Dolphins Mark Dennard C Texas A&M
275 Baltimore Colts Dallas Owens -- Kentucky
276 Pittsburgh Steelers Tom Jurich K Northern Arizona
277 Denver Broncos Vince Kinney WR Maryland
278 Dallas Cowboys Barry Tomasetti -- Iowa
1978 - Round 11
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
279 Pittsburgh Steelers Nat Terry DB Florida State
280 Kansas City Chiefs Ray Milo DB New Mexico State
281 New York Jets Pat Ryan QB Tennessee
282 Buffalo Bills Jerry Blanton LB Kentucky
283 New Orleans Saints Nathaniel BeSaint -- Southern University
284 Green Bay Packers Terry Jones NT Alabama
285 New Orleans Saints Dave Riley -- West Virginia
286 New York Giants Dennis Heim -- Missouri State
287 San Francisco 49ers Willie McCray DE Troy State
288 Philadelphia Eagles Billy Campfield RB Kansas
289 Detroit Lions Richard Murray -- Oklahoma
290 Cleveland Browns Larry Gillard DT Mississippi State
291 Oakland Raiders Dean Jones -- Fresno State
292 Cincinnati Bengals Cal Prince -- Louisville
293 Atlanta Falcons Scooter Reed -- Baylor
294 Cincinnati Bengals Mark Donahue G Michigan
295 Houston Oilers Willie Thicklen -- Alabama State
296 New England Patriots Charlie Williams -- Florida
297 Washington Redskins Mike Williams -- Texas A&M
298 Chicago Bears Walt Underwood -- USC
299 Minnesota Vikings Ron Harris -- Colorado State
300 Pittsburgh Steelers Tom Brzoza -- Pittsburgh
301 Seattle Seahawks George Halas -- Miami (Fla.)
302 Baltimore Colts Henry Mason -- Central Missouri State
303 Los Angeles Rams Ron Hostetler -- Penn State
304 Oakland Raiders Bob Glazebrook DB Fresno State
305 Denver Broncos Lacy Brumley -- Clemson
306 Dallas Cowboys Dennis Thurman DB USC
1978 - Round 12
SEL # TEAM PLAYER POSITION SCHOOL
307 Kansas City Chiefs Willie Brock C Colorado
308 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kevin McLee -- Georgia
309 Buffalo Bills Richard Crump -- Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (J.C.)
310 New Orleans Saints Larry Hardy TE Jackson State
311 New York Jets Alan Williams -- Florida
312 Green Bay Packers Eason Ramson TE Washington State
313 New York Giants Greg Lawson -- Western Illinois
314 San Francisco 49ers Dan Irons -- Texas Tech
315 Philadelphia Eagles Mark Slater C Minnesota
316 Seattle Seahawks Jeff Bergeron -- Lamar
317 Cleveland Browns Leo Biedermann T California
318 Detroit Lions Mark Patterson -- Washington State
319 St. Louis Cardinals Anthony Clay -- South Carolina State
320 Atlanta Falcons Daria Butler -- Oklahoma State
321 San Diego Chargers Kevin Bell WR Lamar
322 Houston Oilers John Schuhmacher G USC
323 Cincinnati Bengals Kim Featsent -- Kent State
324 Washington Redskins Steve McCabe -- Bowdoin
325 Chicago Bears Lew Sibley -- Louisiana State
326 Minnesota Vikings Jeff Morrow -- Minnesota
327 Pittsburgh Steelers Brad Carr -- Maryland
328 New England Patriots John Gibney C Colgate
329 Baltimore Colts Bruce Allen -- Richmond
330 Los Angeles Rams Gus Coppens T UCLA
331 Miami Dolphins Mike Moore -- Middle Tennessee State
332 Oakland Raiders Joe Conron -- U. of Pacific
333 Miami Dolphins Bill Kenney QB Northern Colorado
334 Dallas Cowboys Lee Washburn -- Montana State
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