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Encyclopedia > 1978 NFL Draft

1978 NFL Draft The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ...

Round one

Pick # NFL team Player Position College
1 Houston Oilers Earl Campbell Running Back Texas
2 Kansas City Chiefs Art Still Defensive End Kentucky
3 New Orleans Saints Wes Chandler Wide Receiver Florida
4 New York Jets Chris Ward Offensive Tackle Ohio State
5 Buffalo Bills Terry Miller Running Back Oklahoma State
6 Green Bay Packers James Lofton Wide Receiver Stanford
7 San Francisco 49ers Ken MacAfee Tight End Notre Dame
8 Cincinnati Bengals Ross Browner Defensive End Notre Dame
9 Seattle Seahawks Keith Simpson Defensive Back Memphis State
10 New York Giants Gordan King Offensive Tackle Stanford
11 Detroit Lions Luther Bradley Defensive Back Notre Dame
12 Cleveland Browns Clay Matthews Linebacker USC
13 Atlanta Falcons Mike Kenn Offensive Tackle Michigan
14 San Diego Chargers John Jefferson Wide Receiver Arizona State
15 St. Louis Cardinals Steve Little Kicker Arkansas
16 Cincinnati Bengals Blair Bush Center Washington
17 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Doug Williams Quarterback Grambling
18 New England Patriots Joe Cryder Guard Alabama
19 St. Louis Cardinals Ken Greene Defensive back Washington State
20 Los Angeles Rams Elvis Peacock Running Back Oklahoma
21 Minnesota Vikings Randy Holloway Defensive End Pittsburgh
22 Pittsburgh Steelers Ron Johnson Defensive Back Eastern Michigan
23 Cleveland Browns Ozzie Newsome Tight End Alabama
24 San Francisco 49ers Dan Bunz Linebacker Long Beach State
25 Baltimore Colts Reese McCall Tight End Auburn
26 Green Bay Packers John Anderson Linebacker Michigan
27 Denver Broncos Don Latimer Defensive Tackle Miami
28 Dallas Cowboys Larry Bethea Defensive End Michigan State
Preceded by:
1977 NFL Draft
NFL Draft
Succeeded by:
1979 NFL Draft

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