1978 NFL Draft - Round 11

The 1978 NFL Draft was held on May 2-3, 1978. A total of 334 players were chosen over 12 rounds. The Houston Oilers chose Running Back Earl Campbell from Texas as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers Earl Campbell, James Lofton and Ozzie Newsome were selected in this draft.

The NFL also held the 1978 NFL Supplemental Draft prior to the start of the 1978 NFL season.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
11
283
New Orleans Saints
Nathan Besaint, DT
Southern
11
285
New Orleans Saints
David Riley, RB
West Virginia
11
286
New York Giants
Dennis Heim, DT
Southwest Missouri State
11
289
Detroit Lions
Richard Murray, DE
Oklahoma
11
290
Cleveland Browns
Larry Gillard, DT
Mississippi State
11
291
Oakland Raiders
Dean Jones, WR
Fresno State
11
292
Cincinnati Bengals
Calvin Prince, RB
Louisville
11
293
Atlanta Falcons
Milton Reed, DB
Baylor
11
295
Houston Oilers
Willie Thicklen, WR
Alabama State
11
296
New England Patriots
Charlie Williams, LB
Florida
11
297
Washington Redskins
Mike Williams, DB
Texas A&M
11
298
Chicago Bears
Walt Underwood, DE
Southern California
11
299
Minnesota Vikings
Ron Harris, RB
Colorado State
11
300
Pittsburgh Steelers
Tom Brzoza, C
Pittsburgh
11
301
Seattle Seahawks
George Halas, LB
Miami
11
302
Baltimore Colts
Henry Mason, WR
Central Missouri State
11
303
Los Angeles Rams
Ron Hostetler, LB
Penn State
11
305
Denver Broncos
Lacy Brumley, OT
Clemson

1978 NFL Draft Results by Team