1978 NFL Draft - Round 5
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.
1978 NFL Draft Results by Team