1979 NFL Draft - Round 10

The 1979 NFL Draft was held on May 3-4, 1979. A total of 330 players were chosen over 12 rounds. The Buffalo Bills chose Linebacker Tom Cousineau from Ohio State as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers Dan Hampton, Kellen Winslow and Joe Montana were selected in this draft.

The NFL also held the 1979 NFL Supplemental Draft prior to the start of the 1979 NFL season.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
10
251
Kansas City Chiefs
Michael DuPree, LB
Florida
10
252
San Francisco 49ers
Howard Ballage, DB
Colorado
10
253
Buffalo Bills
Dave Marler, QB
Mississippi State
10
255
St. Louis Cardinals
Jerry Holloway, TE
Western Illinois
10
257
Chicago Bears
Joe Restic, DB
Notre Dame
10
258
Miami Dolphins
Jerome Stanton, DB
Michigan State
10
259
Oakland Raiders
Ricky Smith, DB
Tulane
10
262
New York Jets
Steve Sybeldon, OT
North Dakota
10
265
San Diego Chargers
Tony Petruccio, DT
Penn State
10
268
Kansas City Chiefs
Larry Willis, WR
Alcorn State
10
269
San Diego Chargers
Al Green, DB
Louisiana State
10
270
New England Patriots
Martin Cox, WR
Vanderbilt
10
273
Los Angeles Rams
Grady Ebensberger, DT
Houston
10
275
Pittsburgh Steelers
Tod Thompson, TE
Brigham Young

1979 NFL Draft Results by Team

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