1978 NFL Draft - Round 9

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
9
226
New Orleans Saints
Richard Carter, DB
North Carolina State
9
227
New York Jets
Neil Hutton, DB
Penn State
9
228
Green Bay Packers
Keith Myers, QB
Utah State
9
229
San Francisco 49ers
Herman Redden, DB
Howard
9
231
Seattle Seahawks
Rich Grimmett, OT
Illinois
9
232
New York Giants
Bill Swiacki, TE
Amherst
9
234
Cleveland Browns
Jon Kramer, OG
Baylor
9
235
St. Louis Cardinals
Joe Mosley, TE
Central State
9
239
Houston Oilers
Jim Mol, DE
Morningside College
9
240
Minnesota Vikings
Mike Deutsch, P
Colorado State
9
241
Pittsburgh Steelers
Lance Reynolds, OT
Brigham Young
9
242
New England Patriots
Tim Petersen, LB
Arizona State
9
243
Washington Redskins
John Hurley, QB
Santa Clara
9
244
Chicago Bears
Mike Martin, LB
Kentucky
9
246
Los Angeles Rams
Andre Anderson, DE
New Mexico State
9
249
San Francisco 49ers
Steve McDaniels, OT
Notre Dame
9
250
Dallas Cowboys
Russ Williams, DB
Tennessee

1978 NFL Draft Results by Team