1979 NFL Draft - Round 8

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
8
199
St. Louis Cardinals
Larry Miller, LB
Brigham Young
8
200
New York Giants
D.K. Perry, DB
Southern Methodist
8
202
New Orleans Saints
Doug Panfil, OG
Tulsa
8
203
Chicago Bears
Rick Moss, DB
Purdue
8
204
Cleveland Browns
Kent Perkov, DE
San Diego State
8
205
New York Jets
Willie Beamon, LB
Boise State
8
209
Oakland Raiders
Robert Hawkins, RB
Kentucky
8
212
Atlanta Falcons
Keith Miller, LB
Northeastern Oklahoma
8
218
Kansas City Chiefs
Robert Brewer, OG
Temple

1979 NFL Draft Results by Team

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