1980 NFL Draft - Round 8

The 1980 NFL Draft was held on April 29-30, 1980. A total of 333 players were chosen over 12 rounds. The Detroit Lions chose Running Back Billy Sims from Oklahoma as the first pick in the draft. Future Hall of Famers Anthony Munoz, Art Monk and Dwight Stephenson were selected in this draft.

The NFL also held the 1980 NFL Supplemental Draft prior to the start of the 1980 NFL season.

Rnd
Pick
Team / Player
8
195
Baltimore Colts
Ken Walter, OT
Texas Tech
8
196
Cincinnati Bengals
Mark Lyles, RB
Florida State
8
197
Denver Broncos
Don Coleman, WR
Oregon
8
198
St. Louis Cardinals
Dupree Branch, DB
Colorado State
8
199
Green Bay Packers
Tim Smith, DB
Oregon State
8
200
New York Giants
Ken Harris, RB
Alabama
8
202
Buffalo Bills
Todd Krueger, QB
Northern Michigan
8
203
Kansas City Chiefs
Sam Stepney, LB
Boston University
8
205
New York Jets
Jeff Dziama, LB
Boston College
8
207
Seattle Seahawks
Jack Cosgrove, C
Pacific
8
208
New England Patriots
Mike House, TE
Pacific
8
209
Cleveland Browns
Jeff Copeland, LB
Texas Tech
8
211
St. Louis Cardinals
Grant Hudson, DT
Virginia
8
213
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Derrick Goddard, DB
Drake
8
216
Dallas Cowboys
Larry Savage, LB
Michigan State
8
219
San Diego Chargers
Curtis Sirmones, RB
North Alabama
8
220
Los Angeles Rams
Tom Pettigrew, OT
Eastern Illinois
8
221
Pittsburgh Steelers
Ted Walton, DB
Connecticut

1980 NFL Draft Results by Team