1979 NFL Draft - Round 7

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
7
171
Houston Oilers
Tim Ries, DB
Southwest Missouri State
7
173
St. Louis Cardinals
Kirk Gibson, WR
Michigan State
7
175
Oakland Raiders
Jack Matia, OT
Drake
7
178
Philadelphia Eagles
Don Swafford, OT
Florida
7
179
New York Jets
Emmett King, RB
Houston
7
185
Philadelphia Eagles
Curtis Bunche, DE
Albany State
7
186
Atlanta Falcons
Roger Westlund, OT
Washington
7
187
New York Jets
Keith Brown, DB
Minnesota
7
191
Dallas Cowboys
Greg Fitzpatrick, LB
Youngstown State

1979 NFL Draft Results by Team

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