1978 NFL Draft - Round 6

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
6
141
New Orleans Saints
Mike Rieker, QB
Lehigh
6
143
Oakland Raiders
Tom Davis, OL
Nebraska
6
145
Buffalo Bills
Eric Smith, OT
Southern Mississippi
6
146
Seattle Seahawks
Glenn Starks, WR
Texas A&M-Kingsville
6
147
New York Giants
Randy Pass, OG
Georgia Tech
6
149
Cleveland Browns
Al Pitts, C
Michigan State
6
151
St. Louis Cardinals
Jack Williams, DE
Bowling Green
6
155
Cincinnati Bengals
Steve Geise, RB
Penn State
6
156
New England Patriots
Ken Coleman, LB
Mississippi
6
162
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Elijah Marshall, DB
North Carolina State
6
166
Dallas Cowboys
Harold Randolph, LB
East Carolina

1978 NFL Draft Results by Team