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.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
5
113
New York Jets
Randy Sidler, LB
Penn State
5
114
Buffalo Bills
Ken Spaeth, TE
Nebraska
5
118
Kansas City Chiefs
Dwight Carey, DT
Texas-Arlington
5
128
Green Bay Packers
Willie Wilder, RB
Florida
5
130
Philadelphia Eagles
Norris Banks, RB
Kansas
5
138
Dallas Cowboys
Rich Rosen, OG
Syracuse

1978 NFL Draft Results by Team

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