1979 NFL Draft - Round 6

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
6
140
Kansas City Chiefs
Robert Gaines, WR
Washington
6
141
Buffalo Bills
Mike Burrow, OG
Auburn
6
149
New York Jets
Bill Dufek, OG
Michigan
6
155
Dallas Cowboys
Tim Lavender, DB
Southern California
6
160
Dallas Cowboys
Mike Salzano, OL
North Carolina
6
162
Miami Dolphins
Steve Lindquist, OG
Nebraska
6
163
Cleveland Browns
Jim Ronan, DT
Minnesota

1979 NFL Draft Results by Team