1979 NFL Draft Pick Transactions

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
49ers
Bills

 

Traded O.J. Simpson to 49ers for 1978 second round pick (#38-Scott Hutchinson), 1978 third round pick (#65-Danny Fulton), 1979 first round pick (#1-Tom Cousineau), 1979 fourth round pick (#83-Ken Johnson), 1980 second round pick (#29-Joe Cribbs) on 1978-03-24

  Tom Cousineau
2 1-2
Chiefs
  Mike Bell
3 1-3
Bengals
  Jack Thompson
4 1-4
Buccaneers
Bears

 

Traded Wally Chambers to Buccaneers for 1979 first round pick (#4-Dan Hampton), player to be named later (Bobby Moore) on 1978-04-12

  Dan Hampton
5 1-5
Bills
  Jerry Butler
6 1-6
Colts
  Barry Krauss
7 1-7
Giants
  Phil Simms
8 1-8
Cardinals
  O.J. Anderson
9 1-9
Bears
  Al Harris
10 1-10
Lions
  Keith Dorney
11 1-11
Saints
  Russell Erxleben
12 1-12
Redskins
Bengals

 

Traded Lamar Parrish, Coy Bacon to Redskins for 1979 first round pick (#12-Charles Alexander) on 1978-06-26

  Charles Alexander
13 1-13
Browns
Chargers

 

Traded 1979 pick (#20-Willis Adams), 1979 pick (#47-Sam Claphan) to Browns for 1979 first round pick (#13-Kellen Winslow) on 1979-05-03

  Kellen Winslow
14 1-14
Jets
  Marty Lyons
15 1-15
Packers
  Eddie Lee Ivery
16 1-16
Vikings
  Ted Brown
17 1-17
Falcons
  Don Smith
18 1-18
Seahawks
  Manu Tuiasosopo
19 1-19
Raiders
Rams

 

Traded Monte Jackson to Raiders for 1979 first round pick (#19-George Andrews), 1980 third round pick (#70-LeRoy Irvin), 1981 second round pick (#56-Andra Franklin) on 1978-08-21

  George Andrews
20 1-20
Chargers
Browns

 

Traded 1979 first round pick (#13-Kellen Winslow) to Chargers for 1979 first round pick (#20-Willis Adams), 1979 second round pick (#47-Sam Claphan) on 1979-05-03

  Willis Adams
21 1-21
Eagles
  Jerry Robinson
22 1-22
Broncos
  Kelvin Clark
23 1-23
Seahawks
Chiefs

 

Traded 1979 second round pick (#31-Mike Stensrud), 1980 second round pick (#38-Angelo Fields) to Oilers for 1979 first round pick (#23-Steve Fuller) on 1979-05-03

  Steve Fuller
24 1-24
Dolphins
  Jon Giesler
25 1-25
Patriots
  Rick Sanford
26 1-26
Rams
  Kent Hill
27 1-27
Cowboys
  Robert Shaw
28 1-28
Steelers
  Greg Hawthorne
Round 2
29 2-1
49ers
  James Owens
30 2-2
Bengals
  Dan Ross
31 2-3
Chiefs
Seahawks

 

Traded 1979 first round pick (#23-Steve Fuller) to Chiefs for 1979 second round pick (#31-Mike Stensrud), 1980 second round pick (#38-Angelo Fields) on 1979-05-03

  Mike Stensrud
32 2-4
Bills
  Fred Smerlas
33 2-5
Colts
Raiders

 

Traded Mike Siani, 1979 third round pick (#72-Kenny King) to Colts for Raymond Chester, 1979 second round pick (#33-Greg Roberts) on 1978-07-22

Buccaneers

 

Traded Dave Pear to Raiders for 1979 second round pick (#33-Greg Roberts), 1979 third round pick (probably #80-Rick Berns) on 1979-04-30

 

second round #5 Greg Roberts "Tampa Bay from Baltimore through Oakland" per AP

  Greg Roberts
34 2-6
Buccaneers
  Gordon Jones
35 2-7
Cardinals
  Theotis Brown
36 2-8
Giants
  Ernest Gray
37 2-9
Lions
  Ken Fantetti
38 2-10
Saints
  Reggie Mathis
39 2-11
Bears
  Rickey Watts
40 2-12
Browns
  Lawrence Johnson
41 2-13
Jets
  Mark Gastineau
42 2-14
Redskins
Cardinals

 

Sent 1976 fifth round pick (#148-Mike Hughes), 1976 15th round pick (#426-John Monroe), 1977 sixth round pick (#158-Martin Mitchell) to Redskins and received 1977 first round pick (#19-Steve Pisarkiewicz), 1978 first round pick (#19-Ken Greene), 1979 second round pick (#42-Willie Jones) on 1975-09-04 as compensation for free agent Dave Butz

Raiders

 

Unknown.

 

second round #14 Willie Jones "Oakland from Washington through St. Louis" per AP

  Willie Jones
43 2-15
Vikings
  Dave Huffman
44 2-16
Packers
  Steve Atkins
45 2-17
Seahawks
  Joe Norman
46 2-18
Raiders
Cardinals

 

Unknown.

 

second round #18 Calvin Favron "St. Louis from Oakland" per AP

  Calvin Favron
47 2-19
Chargers
Browns

 

Traded 1979 first round pick (#13-Kellen Winslow) to Chargers for 1979 first round pick (#20-Willis Adams), 1979 second round pick (#47-Sam Claphan) on 1979-05-03

  Sam Claphan
48 2-20
Eagles
  Petey Perot
49 2-21
Falcons
  Pat Howell
50 2-22
Seahawks
  Jesse Baker
51 2-23
Broncos
Bills

 

Traded Mike Montler to Broncos for 1979 second round pick (#51-Jim Haslett) on 1977-07-22

  Jim Haslett
52 2-24
Patriots
  Bob Golic
53 2-25
Dolphins
  Jeff Toews
54 2-26
Rams
  Eddie Hill
55 2-27
Cowboys
  Aaron Mitchell
56 2-28
Steelers
  Zack Valentine
Round 3
57 3-1
49ers
Seahawks

 

Traded Bob Jury, 1979 third round pick (#82-Joe Montana) to 49ers for 1979 third round pick (#57-Michael Jackson) on 1978-08-28

  Michael Jackson
58 3-2
Chiefs
Rams

 

Traded George Johnson to Chiefs for 1979 third round pick (#58-Jeff Moore) on 1978-08-27

  Jeff Moore
59 3-3
Bengals
  Barney Cotton
60 3-4
Colts
Buccaneers

 

Traded Don Hardeman to Colts for 1979 third round pick (#60-Jerry Eckwood) on 1978-08-13

  Jerry Eckwood
61 3-5
Buccaneers
Dolphins

 

Received 1979 third round pick (#61-Tony Nathan) from Buccaneers on 8/21/1978 (date approximate) as compensation for free agent Randy Crowder

  Tony Nathan
62 3-6
Bills
  Jon Borchardt
63 3-7
Giants
Dolphins

 

Received 1978 third round pick (#64-Lyman Smith), 1979 third round pick (#63-Mel Land) from Giants on ????-??-?? as compensation for Larry Csonka

  Mel Land
64 3-8
Cardinals
  Joe Bostic
65 3-9
Saints
Dolphins

 

Received 1979 third round pick (#65-Ronnie Lee (V.)) from Saints on 8/22/1978 (date approximate) as compensation for free agent Don Reese

  Ronnie Lee
66 3-10
Bears
  Willie McClendon
67 3-11
Lions
  Bo Robinson
68 3-12
Jets
  Donald Dykes
69 3-13
Redskins
Seahawks

 

Traded Ron Saul to Redskins for 1977 seventh round pick (#188-Rich Martini), 1978 sixth round pick (probably #157-Francis Chesley), 1979 third round pick (probably #69-Kim Anderson) on 1976-08-17

 

third round #13 Kim Anderson "Baltimore from Washington through Houston" per AP

Colts

 

Traded 1979 third round pick (#72-Kenny King), 1979 seventh round pick (#171-Tim Ries) to Oilers for 1979 third round pick (#69-Kim Anderson) on 1979-05-03

  Kim Anderson
70 3-14
Browns
  Jim Ramey
71 3-15
Packers
  Charles Jordan
 
Vikings

pick forfeited due to illegal tryout

 
72 3-16
Raiders
Colts

 

Traded Raymond Chester, 1979 second round pick (#33-Greg Roberts) to Raiders for Mike Siani, 1979 third round pick (#72-Kenny King) on 1978-07-22

Seahawks

 

Traded 1979 third round pick (#69-Kim Anderson) to Colts for 1979 third round pick (#72-Kenny King), 1979 seventh round pick (#171-Tim Ries) on 1979-05-03

  Kenny King
73 3-17
Chargers
  Cliff Thrift
74 3-18
Eagles
  Tony Franklin
75 3-19
Falcons
  James Mayberry
76 3-20
Seahawks
Cowboys

 

Traded Bill Gregory, 1979 third round pick (#82-Joe Montana) to Seahawks for 1979 third round pick (#76-Doug Cosbie), 1979 sixth round pick (#155-Tim Lavender) on 1978-08-28

  Doug Cosbie
77 3-21
Broncos
  Bruce Radford
78 3-22
Seahawks
Buccaneers

 

Traded 1978 first round pick (#1-Earl Campbell) to Oilers for Jimmie Giles, 1978 first round pick (#17-Doug Williams), 1978 second round pick (#44-Brett Moritz), 1979 third round pick (#78-Reggie Lewis), 1979 fifth round pick (#133-Chuck Fusina) on 1978-04-24

  Reggie Lewis
79 3-23
Dolphins
Falcons

 

Traded Ralph Ortega to Dolphins for 1979 third round pick (#79-William Andrews) on 1979-04-18

  William Andrews
80 3-24
Rams
Redskins

 

Traded Eddie Brown, 1981 seventh round pick (#175-Ron Battle) to Rams for Donnie Hickman, Jeff Williams, 1979 third round pick (#80-Rick Berns), 1980 second round pick (#55-Mat Mendenhall), 1980 fifth round pick (#137-Kenny Johnson) on 1978-07-24

Dolphins

 

Traded Benny Malone, 1980 fifth round pick (#132-Daniel Jacobs) to Redskins for Jim Braxton, 1979 third round pick (#80-Rick Berns) on 1978-10-10

Raiders

 

Traded Neal Colzie to Dolphins for 1979 third round pick (obtained from Redskins in Benny Malone trade, 1978) (#80-Rick Berns) on 1979-03-22

Buccaneers

 

Traded Dave Pear to Raiders for 1979 second round pick (#33-Greg Roberts), 1979 third round pick (#80-Rick Berns) on 1979-04-30

Rick Berns
81 3-25
Patriots
Rams

 

Traded Harold Jackson to Patriots for 1979 third round pick (#81-Mike Wellman), 1980 fourth round pick (#98-David Hodge) on 1978-08-16

  Mike Wellman
82 3-26
Cowboys
Seahawks

 

Traded 1979 third round pick (#76-Doug Cosbie), 1979 sixth round pick (#155-Tim Lavender) to Cowboys for Bill Gregory, 1979 third round pick (#82-Joe Montana) on 1978-08-28

49ers

 

Traded 1979 third round pick (#57-Michael Jackson) to Seahawks for Bob Jury, 1979 third round pick (#82-Joe Montana) on 1978-08-28

  Joe Montana
 
Steelers

pick forfeited for violating NFL practice rules (team wore shoulder pads during mini-camp)

 
Round 4
83 4-1
49ers
Bills

 

Traded O.J. Simpson to 49ers for 1978 second round pick (#38-Scott Hutchinson), 1978 third round pick (#65-Danny Fulton), 1979 first round pick (#1-Tom Cousineau), 1979 fourth round pick (#83-Ken Johnson), 1980 second round pick (#29-Joe Cribbs) on 1978-03-24

  Ken Johnson
84 4-2
Bengals
  James White
85 4-3
Chiefs
  Frank Manumaleuga
86 4-4
Buccaneers
Lions

 

Traded Rocky Freitas to Buccaneers for 1979 fourth round pick (#86-Russell Davis) on 1978-05-10

Steelers

 

Traded Jim Allen to Lions for 1979 fourth round pick (#86-Russell Davis) on 1978-07-20

  Russell Davis
87 4-5
Bills
  Jeff Nixon
88 4-6
Colts
Lions

 

Traded Greg Landry to Colts for 1979 fourth round pick (#88-Ulysses Norris), 1979 fifth round pick (#131-Walt Brown), 1980 third round pick (#62-Mike Friede) on 1979-04-30

  Ulysses Norris
89 4-7
Cardinals
  Roy Green
90 4-8
Giants
  Phil Tabor
91 4-9
Bears
Bengals

 

Traded Mike Cobb to Bears for 1979 fourth round pick (#91-Vaughn Lusby) on 1978-08-23

  Vaughn Lusby
92 4-10
Lions
  Jonathan Brooks
93 4-11
Saints
  Jim Kovach
94 4-12
Redskins
Eagles

 

Traded Joe Lavender to Redskins for Manny Sistrunk, 1977 sixth round pick (#158-Martin Mitchell), 1978 fifth round pick (#130-Norris Banks), 1979 fourth round pick (#94-Ben Cowins) on 1976-08-04

  Ben Cowins
95 4-13
Browns
  Matt Miller
96 4-14
Jets
  Eric Cunningham
97 4-15
Vikings
  Steve Dils
98 4-16
Packers
Jets

 

Traded Carl Barzilauskas to Packers for 1979 fourth round pick (#98-Johnny Lynn), 1979 fifth round pick (#125-Stan Blinka) on 1978-06-07

  Johnny Lynn
99 4-17
Chargers
Rams

 

Traded James Harris to Chargers for 1979 fourth round pick (#99-Derwin Tucker) on 1977-06-07

  Derwin Tucker
100 4-18
Eagles
Falcons

 

Traded Claude Humphrey to Eagles for 1979 fourth round pick (#100-Lynn Cain), 1980 fourth round pick (#104-I.M. Hipp) on 1979-03-05

  Lynn Cain
101 4-19
Falcons
  Charles Johnson
102 4-20
Seahawks
  Mark Bell
103 4-21
Raiders
Packers

 

Traded Mike P. McCoy to Raiders for Herb McMath, 1978 first round pick (#26-John Anderson), 1979 fourth round pick (later traded to Redskins) (possibly #103-Don Warren) on 1977-09-11

 

fourth round #21 Don Warren "Washington from Oakland through Green Bay" per AP

Redskins

 

Traded Tim Stokes to Packers for 1979 fourth round pick (#103-Don Warren) on 1978-08-04

  Don Warren
104 4-22
Seahawks
Chargers

 

Traded Neal Jeffrey to Oilers for 1979 fourth round pick (#104-John Floyd) on 1977-08-05

  John Floyd
105 4-23
Broncos
  Charels Jefferson
106 4-24
Patriots
  Eddie Hare
107 4-25
Dolphins
  Steve Howell
108 4-26
Rams
  Jerry Wilkinson
109 4-27
Cowboys
  Ralph DeLoach
110 4-28
Steelers
  Calvin Sweeney
Round 5
111 5-1
49ers
  Tom Seabron
112 5-2
Chiefs
  Earl Gant
113 5-3
Bengals
  Casey Merrill
114 5-4
Bills
  Rod Kush
115 5-5
Colts
  Larry Braziel
116 5-6
Buccaneers
Bills

 

Unknown.

  Dan Manucci
117 5-7
Giants
  Cleveland Jackson
118 5-8
Cardinals
  Steve Henry
119 5-9
Lions
49ers

 

Traded Dave Washington to Lions for 1979 fifth round pick (#119-Jerry Aldridge) on 1978-04-27

  Jerry Aldridge
120 5-10
Saints
  Harlan Huckleby
121 5-11
Bears
Cowboys

 

Traded Golden Richards to Bears for 1979 fifth round pick (#121-Bob Hukill), 1980 third round pick (#78-Bill Roe) on 1978-09-06

  Bob Hukill
122 5-12
Browns
Rams

 

Traded 1979 fifth round pick (#124-Rich Dimler), 1979 sixth round pick (#163-Jim Ronan) to Browns for Oscar Roan, 1979 fifth round pick (#122-Victor Hicks) on 1979-05-30

  Victor Hicks
123 5-13
Jets
  Kelly Kirchbaum
124 5-14
Redskins
Rams

 

Traded Tim Stokes, 1976 sixth round pick (#179-Tommy Marvaso), 1976 eighth round pick (#234-Bryan Fryer (PICK VOIDED)) to Redskins for 1978 second round pick (#46-Stan Johnson), 1978 third round pick (#78-Frank Corral), 1978 fourth round pick (#103-Pete Pallara / Pete Pullara), 1979 fifth round pick (#124-Rich Dimler) on 1975-09-04

Browns

 

Traded Oscar Roan, 1979 fifth round pick (#122-Victor Hicks) to Rams for 1979 fifth round pick (#124-Rich Dimler), 1979 sixth round pick (#163-Jim Ronan) on 1979-05-30

  Rich Dimler
125 5-15
Packers
Jets

 

Traded Carl Barzilauskas to Packers for 1979 fourth round pick (#98-Johnny Lynn), 1979 fifth round pick (#125-Stan Blinka) on 1978-06-07

  Stan Blinka
126 5-16
Eagles
  Scott Fitzkee
127 5-17
Falcons
  Mike Zele
128 5-18
Seahawks
Cowboys

 

Traded Efren Herrera to Seahawks for 1979 fifth round pick (#128-Curtis Anderson) on 1978-08-15

  Curtis Anderson
129 5-19
Vikings
  Jerry Meter
130 5-20
Raiders
Cardinals

 

Unknown.

 

Pick may not have gone directly from Raiders > Cardinals.

  Mark Bell
131 5-21
Chargers
Colts

 

Traded Lydell Mitchell to Chargers for Joe Washington, 1979 fifth round pick (#131-Walt Brown) on 1978-08-23

Lions

 

Traded Greg Landry to Colts for 1979 fourth round pick (#88-Ulysses Norris), 1979 fifth round pick (#131-Walt Brown), 1980 third round pick (#62-Mike Friede) on 1979-04-30

  Walt Brown
132 5-22
Broncos
  Rick Leach
133 5-23
Seahawks
Buccaneers

 

Traded 1978 first round pick (#1-Earl Campbell) to Oilers for Jimmie Giles, 1978 first round pick (#17-Doug Williams), 1978 second round pick (#44-Brett Moritz), 1979 third round pick (#78-Reggie Lewis), 1979 fifth round pick (#133-Chuck Fusina) on 1978-04-24

  Chuck Fusina
134 5-24
Dolphins
  Don Bessillieu
 
Rams

Pick forfeited for unknown reasons.

 
135 5-25
Patriots
  John Zamberlin
136 5-26
Cowboys
  Ron Springs
137 5-27
Steelers
  Dwaine Board
Round 6
Redskins > Dolphins — Traded Bill Kenney to Redskins for 1979 sixth round pick (?-?) on 1978-08-01
138 6-1
49ers
  Ruben Vaughan
139 6-2
Bengals
  Steve Kreider
140 6-3
Chiefs
  Robert Gaines
141 6-4
Colts
Bills

 

Traded Dwight Harrison to Colts for 1979 sixth round pick (#141-Mike Burrow), cash on 1978-08-28

  Mike Burrow
142 6-5
Buccaneers
Raiders

 

Traded Rik Bonness to Buccaneers for 1979 sixth round pick (#142-Ira Matthews) on ????-??-??

  Ira Matthews
143 6-6
Bills
Seahawks

 

Traded Elbert Drungo to Bills for 1979 fifth round pick (#143-Daryl Hunt) on 1978-08-11

  Daryl Hunt
144 6-7
Cardinals
  Thomas Lott
145 6-8
Giants
  Bob Torrey
146 6-9
Saints
  Ricky Ray
147 6-10
Bears
  John Sullivan
148 6-11
Lions
Broncos

 

Traded Bill Gay, rights to any 2 of the first 5 players cut by Broncos by 08-29 (?) (?) to Lions for Charlie West, 1979 sixth round pick (#148-Jeff McIntyre) on 1978-08-14

  Jeff McIntyre
149 6-12
Jets
  Bill Dufek
150 6-13
Redskins
Colts

 

Traded Ricky Thompson to Redskins for 1979 sixth round pick (#150-Jimmy Moore) on 1978-08-22

  Jimmy Moore
151 6-14
Browns
  Clinton Burrell
152 6-15
Vikings
  Joe Senser
153 6-16
Packers
  Dave Simmons
154 6-17
Falcons
  Mike Moroski
155 6-18
Seahawks
Cowboys

 

Traded Bill Gregory, 1979 third round pick (#82-Joe Montana) to Seahawks for 1979 third round pick (#76-Doug Cosbie), 1979 sixth round pick (#155-Tim Lavender) on 1978-08-28

  Tim Lavender
156 6-19
Raiders
  Henry Williams
157 6-20
Chargers
Steelers

 

Traded Glen Edwards to Chargers for 1979 sixth round pick (#157-Bill Murrell) on 1978-08-22

  Bill Murrell
158 6-21
Eagles
Giants

 

Traded assistant coach Jerry Wampfler to Eagles for 1979 sixth round pick (#158- Eddie Hicks) on ????-??-??

 

above per Eagles media guide

 

Giants sixth round pick Eddie Hicks "from Philadelphia" per Giants media guide

  Eddie Hicks
159 6-22
Seahawks
  Mike Murphy
160 6-23
Broncos
Cowboys

 

Traded Jim Jensen to Broncos for 1979 sixth round pick (#160-Mike Salzano) on 1977-09-11

  Mike Salzano
161 6-24
Patriots
Steelers

 

Traded Dave Pureifory to Patriots for 1979 sixth round pick (#161-Dwayne Woodruff) on 1978-08-22

  Dwayne Woodruff
162 6-25
Dolphins
  Steve Lindquist
163 6-26
Rams
Browns

 

Traded Oscar Roan, 1979 fifth round pick (#122-Victor Hicks) to Rams for 1979 fifth round pick (#124-Rich Dimler), 1979 sixth round pick (#163-Jim Ronan) on 1979-05-30

  Jim Ronan
164 6-27
Cowboys
  Chris DeFrance
165 6-28
Steelers
  Matt Bahr
Round 7

Cardinals > Saints — Traded Jim Thaxton to Cardinals for 1979 seventh round pick (?-?)

166 7-1
49ers
  Phil Francis
167 7-2
Chiefs
  Ken Kremer
168 7-3
Bengals
  Max Montoya
169 7-4
Buccaneers
Redskins

 

Traded Frank Grant to Buccaneers for 1979 seventh round pick (#169-Larry Polowski) on 1978-10-10

Seahawks

 

Traded Don Testerman, 1979 seventh round pick (probably #182-Rich Milot) to Redskins for 1979 seventh round pick (#169-Larry Polowski), 1980 fifth round pick (#132-Daniel Jacobs) on 1979-03-30

  Larry Polowski
170 7-5
Bills
  Tom Mullady
171 7-6
Colts
Seahawks

 

Traded 1979 third round pick (#69-Kim Anderson) to Colts for 1979 third round pick (#72-Kenny King), 1979 seventh round pick (#171-Tim Ries) on 1979-05-03

  Tim Ries
172 7-7
Giants
  Steve Alvers
173 7-8
Cardinals
  Kirk Gibson
174 7-9
Bears
  Lee Kunz
175 7-10
Lions
Browns

 

Traded rights to Tom Skladany to Lions for 1978 third round pick (#67-Larry Collins), 1979 seventh round pick (#175-Jack Matia) on 1978-04-27

Raiders

 

Traded 1979 seventh round pick (#183-Cody Risien), 1979 ninth round pick (#241-Curtis Weathers) to Browns for 1979 seventh round pick (#175-Jack Matia), 1979 twelfth round pick (#316-Dirk Abernathy) on ????-??-??

  Jack Matia
176 7-11
Saints
  Stan Sytsma
177 7-12
Redskins
Patriots

 

Traded ? to Redskins for 1979 seventh round pick (#177-Judson Flint) on ????-??-??

 

seventh round #12 Judson Flint "New England from Washington" per AP

  Judson Flint
178 7-13
Browns
Eagles

 

Traded Tom Sullivan to Browns for 1979 seventh round pick (#178-Don Swafford) on 1978-08-09

  Don Swafford
179 7-14
Jets
  Emmett King
180 7-15
Packers
  Henry Monroe
181 7-16
Vikings
  Bob Winkel
182 7-17
Seahawks
Redskins

 

Traded 1979 seventh round pick (#169-Larry Polowski), 1980 fifth round pick (#132-Daniel Jacobs) to Seahawks for Don Testerman, 1979 seventh round pick (probably #182-Rich Milot) on 1979-03-30

  Rich Milot
183 7-18
Raiders
Browns

 

Traded 1979 seventh round pick (#175-Jack Matia), 1979 twelfth round pick (#316-Dirk Abernathy) to Raiders for 1979 seventh round pick (#183-Cody Risien), 1979 ninth round pick (#241-Curtis Weathers) on ????-??-??

  Cody Risien
184 7-19
Chargers
Packers

 

Traded Willie Buchanon to Chargers for 1979 seventh round pick (#184-Rich Wingo), 1980 first round pick (#26-George Cumby) on 1979-04-26

  Rich Wingo
185 7-20
Eagles
  Curtis Bunche
186 7-21
Falcons
  Roger Westlund
187 7-22
Seahawks
Jets

 

Traded Rich Caster to Oilers for draft pick (possibly 1979 #187-Keith Brown), 1980 seventh round pick (#190-Bennie Leverett) on 1978-08-17

 

"from Hou" per Jets web site

 

seventh round Keith Brown "New York Jets from Houston" per AP

  Keith Brown
188 7-23
Broncos
  Luke Prestridge
189 7-24
Dolphins
  Uwe von Schamann
 
Patriots

pick forfeited by NFL for illegal tryout

 
190 7-25
Rams
  Jeff Delaney
191 7-26
Cowboys
  Greg Fitzpatrick
192 7-27
Steelers
  Bruce Kimball
Round 8
193 8-1
49ers
Packers

 

Traded Steve Knutson to 49ers for 1979 eighth round pick (#193-Ron Cassidy) on 1978-05-04

  Ron Cassidy
194 8-2
Bengals
  Howie Kurnick
195 8-3
Chiefs
  Mike Williams
196 8-4
Bills
Eagles

 

Traded Tom Ehlers, Tom Graham to Bills for 1979 eighth round pick (#196-Chuck Correal) on 1978-08-21

  Chuck Correal
197 8-5
Colts
  Steve Heimkreiter
198 8-6
Buccaneers
Jets

 

Traded Darrell Austin to Buccaneers for 1979 eighth round pick (#198-Marshall Harris) on 1979-04-24

  Marshall Harris
199 8-7
Cardinals
  Larry Miller
200 8-8
Giants
  D.K. Perry
201 8-9
Lions
Giants

 

Traded Dave Gallagher to Lions for 1979 eighth round pick (#201-Roy Simmons) on 1978-08-02

  Roy Simmons
202 8-10
Saints
  Doug Panfil
203 8-11
Bears
  Rick Moss
204 8-12
Browns
  Kent Perkov
205 8-13
Jets
  Willie Beamon
206 8-14
Redskins
Dolphins

 

Traded Jim Mandich to Redskins for 1979 eighth round pick (#206-Jeff Groth), 1980 eighth round pick (#214-David Woodley) on 1978-05-11

  Jeff Groth
207 8-15
Vikings
Colts

 

Traded Frank Myers to Vikings for 1979 eighth round pick (#207-Nesby Glasgow) on 1978-08-16

  Nesby Glasgow
208 8-16
Packers
  Rick Partridge
209 8-17
Raiders
  Robert Hawkins
210 8-18
Chargers
  Wilbert Haslip
211 8-19
Eagles
  Max Runager
212 8-20
Falcons
  Keith Miller
213 8-21
Seahawks
Lions

 

Traded Ernie Price to Seahawks for Bill Cooke, 1979 eighth round pick (#213-John Mohring) on 1978-09-27

  John Mohring
214 8-22
Seahawks
  Carter Hartwig
215 8-23
Broncos
Dolphins

 

Received 1978 twelfth round pick (#333-Bill Kenney), 1979 ninth round pick (#215-Glenn Blackwood) from Broncos on ????-??-?? as compensation for Jim Kiick

  Glenn Blackwood
216 8-24
Patriots
  Randy Love
217 8-25
Dolphins
Buccaneers

 

Traded Council Rudolph to Dolphins for 1979 eighth round pick (#217-Eugene Sanders) on 1978-07-05

  Eugene Sanders
218 8-26
Rams
Cardinals

 

Traded Jerry Latin to Rams for 1979 eighth round pick (#218-Robert Brewer) on 1978-09-12

Chiefs

 

Traded Jimbo Elrod to Cardinals for 1979 eighth round pick (#218-Robert Brewer) on 1979-04-27

  Robert Brewer
219 8-27
Cowboys
  Bruce Thornton
220 8-28
Steelers
  Tom Graves
Round 9
221 9-1
49ers
  Steve Hamilton
222 9-2
Chiefs
  James Folston
223 9-3
Bengals
  Scott Burk
224 9-4
Colts
  Russ Henderson
225 9-5
Buccaneers
  Henry Vereen
226 9-6
Bills
  Keven Baker
227 9-7
Giants
  Tom Rusk
228 9-8
Cardinals
  Bob Rozier
229 9-9
Saints
Chiefs

 

Traded Keith Simons to Saints for 1979 ninth round pick (#229-Joe Robinson) on 1978-07-06

  Joe Robinson
230 9-10
Bears
  Jerome Heavens
231 9-11
Lions
  Jeff Komlo
232 9-12
Jets
  Gordy Sprattler
233 9-13
Redskins
  Kris Haines
234 9-14
Browns
  Carl McGee
235 9-15
Packers
  John Thompson
236 9-16
Vikings
  Billy Diggs
237 9-17
Chargers
  Alvin Garrett
238 9-18
Eagles
Raiders

 

Traded Art Thoms to Eagles for 1978 seventh round pick (?-?), 1979 eighth round pick (possibly ninth round #238-Jim Rourke) on 1977-09-01

 

ninth round pick "traded to Oakland for Art Thoms" per Eagles media guide

  Jim Rourke
239 9-19
Falcons
  Dave Parkin
240 9-20
Seahawks
  Ezra Tate
241 9-21
Raiders
Browns

 

Traded 1979 seventh round pick (#175-Jack Matia), 1979 twelfth round pick (#316-Dirk Abernathy) to Raiders for 1979 seventh round pick (#183-Cody Risien), 1979 ninth round pick (#241-Curtis Weathers) on ????-??-??

  Curtis Weathers
242 9-22
Broncos
  Charlie Taylor
243 9-23
Seahawks
  Richard Ellender
244 9-24
Dolphins
  Jeff Weston
245 9-25
Patriots
  John Spagnola
246 9-26
Rams
  Jeff Rutledge
247 9-27
Cowboys
  Garry Cobb
248 9-28
Steelers
  Rick Kirk
Round 10
249 10-1
49ers
  Dwight Clark
250 10-2
Bengals
  Nathan Poole
251 10-3
Chiefs
  Mike DuPree
252 10-4
Buccaneers
49ers

 

Traded Jim Obradovich to Buccaneers for 1979 tenth round pick (#252-Howard Ballage) on 1978-07-06

  Howard Ballage
253 10-5
Bills
  Dave Marler
254 10-6
Colts
  Steve Stephens
255 10-7
Cardinals
  Jerry Holloway
256 10-8
Giants
  Dan Fowler
257 10-9
Bears
  Joe Restic
258 10-10
Lions
Dolphins

 

Traded Karl Baldischwiler to Lions for 1979 tenth round pick (#258-Jerome Stanton) on 1978-08-28

  Jerome Stanton
259 10-11
Saints
Raiders

 

Traded Floyd Rice to Saints for 1979 tenth round pick (#259-Ricky Smith) on 1978-08-28

  Ricky Smith
260 10-12
Redskins
Chiefs

 

Traded John McDaniel to Redskins for 1979 tenth round pick (#260-Gerald Jackson) on 1978-08-30

  Gerald Jackson
261 10-13
Browns
  John Smith
262 10-14
Jets
  Steve Sybeldon
263 10-15
Vikings
Jets

 

Traded Phil Wise to Vikings for 1978 eighth round pick (#213-Roy Eppes), 1979 tenth round pick (#263-Ed McGlasson) on1977-08-02

  Ed McGlasson
264 10-16
Packers
  Frank Lockett
265 10-17
Eagles
Chargers

 

Traded Tom Graham to Eagles for 1979 tenth round pick (#265-Tony Petruccio) on 1978-04-26

  Tony Petruccio
266 10-18
Falcons
  Bruce Beekley
267 10-19
Seahawks
  Robert Hardy
268 10-20
Raiders
Chiefs

 

Traded Larry Brunson to Raiders for 1979 tenth round pick (#268-Larry Willis) on 1978-09-13

 

Chiefs exercised this pick per most accounts.

  Larry Willis
Rams

 

Unknown.

 

tenth round #268 Larry Willis "from Kansas City" per Rams web site / media guide

 

Chiefs exercised this pick per most accounts.

 
269 10-21
Chargers
  Al Green
 
Seahawks

Exercised pick in 1978 supplemental draft to select Johnnie Dirden.

 
270 10-22
Broncos
Patriots

 

Traded Tom Neville to Broncos for 1979 tenth round pick (#270-Martin Cox) on 1978-08-23

  Martin Cox
271 10-23
Patriots
  Allan Clark
272 10-24
Dolphins
  Mike Mozlowski (Kozlowski)
273 10-25
Rams
  Grady Ebensberger
274 10-26
Cowboys
  Mike Calhoun
275 10-27
Steelers
  Tod Thompson
Round 11
276 11-1
49ers
  Billy McBride
277 11-2
Chiefs
  Stan Rome
278 11-3
Bengals
  Ken Bungarda
279 11-4
Bills
  Paul Lawler
280 11-5
Colts
  John Priestner
281 11-6
Buccaneers
  Bob Rippentrop
282 11-7
Giants
  Mike Mince
283 11-8
Cardinals
  Nate Henderson
284 11-9
Lions
Giants

 

Traded Marsh White to Lions for 1979 eleventh round pick (#284-Ken Johnson) on 1978-08-02

  Ken Johnson
285 11-10
Saints
  David Hall
286 11-11
Bears
  Bob Wright
287 11-12
Browns
  Randy Poeschl
288 11-13
Jets
  Danny Sanders
289 11-14
Redskins
  Monte Coleman
290 11-15
Packers
  Mark Thorson
291 11-16
Vikings
  Brian Nelson
292 11-17
Falcons
  Bill Leer
293 11-18
Seahawks
  Jim Hinesly
294 11-19
Raiders
  Bruce Davis
295 11-20
Chargers
  Dave Rader
296 11-21
Eagles
  Al Chesley
297 11-22
Broncos
  Zach Dixon
298 11-23
Seahawks
  Mike Taylor
299 11-24
Dolphins
  Mike Blanton
300 11-25
Patriots
Redskins

 

Unknown.

  Tony Hall
301 11-26
Rams
  Jesse Deremus
302 11-27
Cowboys
Lions

 

Traded Skip Butler to Cowboys for 1979 eleventh round pick (#302-Eddie Cole) on 1978-08-16

  Eddie Cole
303 11-28
Steelers
  Charlie Moore
Round 12
 

49ers should have had first pick in this round?

 
304 12-1
Bengals
  Jim Browner
305 12-2
Chiefs
  Michael Forrest
306 12-3
Colts
  Charlie Green
307 12-4
Buccaneers
  Dave Logan
308 12-5
Bills
  Mike Harris
309 12-6
Cardinals
  Rick McBride
310 12-7
Giants
  Tim Gillespie
311 12-8
Saints
  Kelsey Finch
312 12-9
Bears
  Dave Becker
313 12-10
Lions
  Bob Forster
314 12-11
Jets
  Paul Darby
315 12-12
Redskins
Browns

 

Traded Joe Jones to Redskins for 1979 twelfth round pick (#315-Dewitt Methvin) on ????-??-??

  Dewitt Methvin
316 12-13
Browns
Raiders

 

Traded 1979 seventh round pick (#183-Cody Risien), 1979 ninth round pick (#241-Curtis Weathers) to Browns for 1979 seventh round pick (#175-Jack Matia), 1979 twelfth round pick (#316-Dirk Abernathy) on ????-??-??

  Dirk Abernathy
317 12-14
Vikings
  David Stephens
318 12-15
Packers
  Bill Moats
319 12-16
Seahawks
  Jeff Moore
320 12-17
Raiders
  Reggie Kinlaw
321 12-18
Chargers
  Frank Duncan
322 12-19
Eagles
Steelers

 

Traded Rick Engles to Eagles for 1979 twelfth round pick (#322-Ed Smith) on 1978-07-22

  Ed Smith
323 12-20
Falcons
  Stuard Walker
324 12-21
Seahawks
  Wayne Wilson
325 12-22
Broncos
  Dave Jacobs
326 12-23
Patriots
Lions

 

Traded Bob McKay to Patriots for 1979 twelfth round pick (probably #326-Brian Sweeney) on 1978-09-13

 

"Lions acquired a 12th round pick in the 1979 draft from New England in exchange for past considerations" [per Lions media guide]

  Brian Sweeney
327 12-24
Dolphins
  Larry Fortner
328 12-25
Rams
  Drew Hill
329 12-26
Cowboys
  Quentin Lowry
330 12-27
Steelers
  Mike Almond