1977 National Football League Draft


May 3-4, 1977

Round. Last Name, First Name, Position, College, Selected Overall

Atlanta Falcons
1. Bryant, Warren, T, Kentucky, 6
Faumina, Wilson, DT, San Jose State [from StL] 20
2. Thielemann, R.C., C, Arkansas, 36
3. Fields, Edgar, DT, Texas A&M, 63
4. Leavitt, Allan, K, Georgia, 89
5. Diggs, Shelton, RB, USC, 120
6. Choice to SD
Jenkins, Keith, DB, Cincinnati [from Was] 161
7. Choice to Cle
8. Packer, Walter, WR, Mississippi State, 203
9. Maxwell, John, T, Boston College, 230
Speer, Robert, DE, Arkansas State [from Was] 242
10. Ryckman, Billy, WR, Louisiana Tech, 257
11. Farmer, Dave, RB, USC, 287
12. Parrish, Don, DE, Pittsburgh, 314

Baltimore Colts
1. Burke, Randy, WR, Kentucky, 26
2. Ozdowski, Mike, DE, Virginia, 53
3. Choice to StL
4. Choice to Cle through Was, Mia, and ChiB
5. Choice to NO
6. O'Neal, Calvin, LB, Michigan, 163
7. Carter, Blanchard, T, Nevada-Las Vegas, 193
8. Helvis, Ken, T-C, Georgia, 220
9. Capriola, Glen, RB, Boston College, 247
10. Baker, Ron, G, Oklahoma State, 277
11. Ruff, Brian, LB, Citadel, 304
12. Deutsch, Bill, RB, North Dakota, 331

Buffalo Bills
1. Choice to Cin
2. Dokes, Phil, DT, Oklahoma State [from Det] 12
Choice to Seattle through Dallas
3. Brown, Curtis, RB, Missouri, 59
Kimbrough, John, WR, St. Cloud St [from Cle] 73
4. Dean, Jimmy, DT, Texas A&M, 86
5. Besana, Fred, QB, California, 115
O'Donoghue, Neil, K, Auburn [from SF] 127
6. Choice to SF
Pruitt, Ron, DE, Nebraska [from Cle] 157
7. Nelms, Mike, DB, Baylor, 170
8. Morton, Greg, DT, Michigan, 197
9. Choice to KC
10. Choice to Pit
11. Jackson, Nate, RB, Tennessee State, 282
12. Romes, Charles, DB, North Carolina Central, 309

Chicago Bears
1. Albrecht, Ted, T, California, 15
2. Spivey, Mike, DB, Colorado, 43
3. Earl, Robin, RB, Washington [from NYG] 61
Choice to Mia
4. Choice to Pit
5. Choice to Oak
6. Evans, Vince, QB, USC [from TB] 140
Choice to Phi
7. Butler, Gerald, WR, Nicholls State, 182
8. Choice to NYJ
9. Buonamici, Nick, DT, Ohio State, 238
10. Breckner, Dennis, DE, Miami, 266
11. Zelencik, Connie, C, Purdue, 294
12. Irvin, Terry, DB, Jackson State, 322

Cincinnati Bengals
1. Edwards, Eddie, DT, Miami [from Buf] 3
Whitley, Wilson, DT, Houston [from Phi] 8
Cobb, Mike, TE, Michigan State, 22
2. Johnson, Pete, RB, Ohio State, 49
3. Voight, Mike, RB, North Carolina, 76
4. Walker, Rick, TE, UCLA [from TB] 85
Wilson, Mike, T, Georgia, 103
Anderson, Jerry, DB, Oklahoma [from StL] 105
5. Phillips, Ray, LB, Nebraska, 133
6. Duniven, Tommy, QB, Texas Tech, 160
7. Breeden, Louis, DB, North Carolina Central, 187
Corbett, Jim, TE, Pittsburgh [from Min] 194
8. St. Victor, Jose, G, Syracuse, 214
9. Zachary, Willie, WR, Central State (OH), 245
10. Bialik, Bob, P, Hillsdale, 272
11. Parrish, Joel, G, Georgia [from SD] 292
Allen, Carl, DB, Southern Mississippi, 299
12. Percival, Alex, WR, Morehouse, 326

Cleveland Browns
1. Jackson, Robert, LB, Texas A&M, 17
2. Skladany, Tom, P-K, Ohio State, 46
3. Choice to Buf
4. Davis, Oliver, DB, Tennessee State, 102
Sims, Robert, DT, South Carolina State [from Bal thru Was, Mia, and ChiB] 110
5. Choice to SD
6. Choice to Buf
7. Randle, Kenny, WR, SMU [from Atl] 173
Smith, Blane, TE, Purdue, 184
Lingenfelter, Bob, T, Nebraska [from StL] 188
8. Armstrong, Bill, DB, Wake Forest, 213
9. Brown, Daryl, DB, Tufts, 240
10. Burkett, Tom, T, North Carolina, 269
11. Nash, Charles, WR, Arizona, 296
12. Tierney, Clarence, C, Georgia Tech, 325

Dallas Cowboys
1. Dorsett, Tony, RB, Pittsburgh [from Sea] 2
Choice to SD
2. Carano, Glenn, QB, Nevada-Las Vegas, 54
3. Hill, Tony, WR, Stanford [from Phi] 62
Belcher, Val, G, Houston, 81
4. Brown, Guy, LB, Houston, 108
5. Frederick, Andy, DT, New Mexico, 137
6. Cooper, Jim, T, Temple, 164
7. Stalls, Dave, DE, Northern Colorado, 191
8. Cleveland, Al, DE, Pacific [from SD] 208
Williams, Fred, RB, Arizona State, 221
9. Cantrell, Mark, C, North Carolina, 248
10. DeBerg, Steve, QB, San Jose State, 275
11. Wardlow, Don, TE, Washington, 305
12. Peters, Greg, G, California, 332

Denver Broncos
1. Schindler, Steve, G, Boston College, 18
2. Lytle, Rob, RB, Michigan, 45
3. Choice to GB
4. Bryan, Billy, C, Duke, 101
5. Choice to NYJ
6. Choice to LARm
7. Swider, Larry, P, Pittsburgh, 185
8. Culliver, Calvin, RB, Alabama, 212
9. Jackson, Charles, DT, Washington, 241
10. Middlebrook, Oren, WR, Arkansas State, 268
11. Heck, Phil, LB, California, 297
12. Levenhagen, Scott, TE, Western Illinois, 324

Detroit Lions
1. Choice to Buf
2. Williams, Walt, DB, New Mexico State, 42
3. Kane, Rick, RB, San Jose State, 69
4. Blue, Luther, WR, Iowa State, 96
5. Crosby, Ron, LB, Penn State [from Seattle] 114
Choice to Pit
6. Choice to SD
Pinkney, Reggie, DB, East Carolina [from Min thru NE] 166
7. Black, Tim, LB, Baylor, 179
8. Griffin, Mark, T, North Carolina, 209
9. Mathieson, Steve, QB, Florida State, 236
10. Anderson, Gary, G, Stanford, 263
11. Daykin, Tony, LB, Georgia Tech, 293
12. Greenwood, Dave, G-C, Iowa State, 320

Green Bay Packers
1. Butler, Mike, DE, Kansas, 9
Johnson, Ezra, DE, Morris Brown [from Oak] 28
2. Koch, Greg, DT, Arkansas, 39
3. Choice to Hou
Scribner, Rick, G, Idaho State [from Den] 74
4. Choice to Pit
5. Simpson, Nate, RB, Tennessee State, 122
6. Moresco, Tim, DB, Syracuse, 149
7. Gofourth, Derrel, C, Oklahoma St [from NYG] 172
Tipton, Rell, G, Baylor, 176
8. Whitehurst, David, QB, Furman, 206
9. Mullins, Joel, T, Arkansas State, 233
10. Culbreath, Jim, RB, Oklahoma, 260
11. Randolph, Terry, DB, American International, 290
12. Choice to Oak

Houston Oilers
1. Towns, Morris, T, Missouri, 11
2. Reihner, George, G, Penn State, 38
3. Choice to SF
Wilson, Tim, RB, Maryland [from GB] 66
Giles, Jimmie, TE, Alcorn State [from Mia] 70
Carpenter, Rob, RB, Miami (OH) [from Oak thru Buf] 84
4. Choice to KC
Anderson, Warren, WR, West Virginia St. [from SD thru Mia] 98
5. Choice forfeited
6. Woolford, Gary, DB, Florida State, 148
Carter, David, C, Western Kentucky [from NE] 165
7. Choice to NYG
8. Davis, Steve, WR, Georgia [from Sea] 198
Foster, Eddie, WR, Houston, 205
9. Currier, Bill, DB, South Carolina, 232
10. Hull, Harvey, LB, Mississippi State, 262
11. Romano, Al, LB, Pittsburgh, 289
12. Johansson, Ove, K, Abilene Christian, 316

Kansas City Chiefs
1. Green, Gary, DB, Baylor, 10
2. Reed, Tony, RB, Colorado, 37
3. Howard, Thomas, LB, Texas Tech, 67
4. Bailey, Mark, RB, Long Beach State [from Phi] 92
Samuels, Tony, TE, Bethune-Cookman, 94
Helton, Darius, G, N.Carolina Central [from Hou] 95
Harris, Eric, DB, Memphis State [from Was] 104
5. Choice to Pit
6. Burleson, Rick, DE, Texas, 150
Herrera, Andre, RB, Southern Illinois [from Oak thru TB and ChiB] 167
7. Golub, Chris, DB, Kansas, 177
8. Olsonoski, Ron, LB, St. Thomas (MN), 204
Smith, Waddell, WR, Kansas [from Was] 215
9. Glanton, Derrick, DE, Bishop [from Buf] 226
Green, Dave, T, New Mexico, 235
10. Vitali, Mark, QB, Purdue, 261
11. Mitchell, Maurice, WR, Northern Michigan, 288
12. Burks, Raymond, LB, UCLA, 318

Los Angeles Rams
1. Brudzinski, Bob, LB, Ohio State, 23
2. Cromwell, Nolan, DB, Kansas [from Sea] 31
Waddy, Billy, RB-WR, Colorado [from Was thru SD] 50
Choice to Seattle
3. Fulton, Ed, G, Maryland [from SD] 68
Tyler, Wendell, RB, UCLA, 79
4. Ferragamo, Vince, QB, Nebraska [from NO] 91
Jones, Eary, DE, Memphis State, 107
5. Hickman, Donnie, G, USC [from Was] 130
Williams, Jeff, G, Rhode Island, 134
6. Best, Art, RB, Kent State [from Den] 156
Choice to NO
7. Choice to Was
8. Bockwoldt, Rod, DB, Weber State, 218
9. Choice to Was
10. Petersen, Don, TE, Boston College, 274
11. Long, Carson, K, Pittsburgh, 302
12. Caudill, Barry, C, Southern Mississippi, 330

Miami Dolphins
1. Duhe, A.J., DT, LSU, 13
2. Baumhower, Bob, DT, Alabama, 40
3. Choice to Hou
Watson, Mike, T, Miami (OH) [from ChiB] 71
4. Choice to Was
5. Michel, Mike, K, Stanford [from TB] 113
Harris, Leroy, RB, Arkansas State, 123
6. Choice to NYG
7. Herron, Bruce, LB, New Mexico, 180
8. Perkins, Horace, DB, Colorado, 207
9. Turner, Robert, RB, Oklahoma State, 237
10. Carter, Mark, T, Eastern Michigan, 264
11. Alexander, John, DE, Rutgers, 291
12. Anderson, Terry, WR, Bethune-Cookman, 321

Minnesota Vikings
1. Kramer, Tommy, QB, Rice, 27
2. Swilley, Dennis, G, Texas A&M, 55
3. Hannon, Tom, DB, Michigan State, 83
4. Choice to Seattle
5. Moore, Ken, TE, Northern Illinois, 138
6. Choice to Det thru NE
7. Choice to Cin
8. Strozier, Clint, DB, USC, 222
9. Studwell, Scott, LB, Illinois, 250
10. Beaver, Dan, K, Illinois, 278
11. Hartwig, Keith, WR, Arizona, 306
12. Kelleher, Jim, RB, Colorado, 335

New England Patriots
1. Clayborn, Raymond, DB, Texas [from SF] 16
Morgan, Stanley, WR, Tennessee, 25
2. Ivory, Horace, RB, Oklahoma [from SF] 44
Hasselbeck, Don, TE, Colorado, 52
3. Brown, Sidney, DB, Oklahoma, 82
4. Skinner, Gerald, T, Arkansas, 109
5. Choice to StL
6. Choice to Hou
7. Smith, Ken, WR, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 192
8. Benson, Brad, G, Penn State, 219
9. Vogele, Jerry, LB, Michigan, 249
10. Rasmussen, John, T, Wisconsin, 276
Alexander, Giles, DE, Tulsa [from Oak] 279
11. Costict, Ray, LB, Mississippi State, 303
12. Preston, Dave, RB, Bowling Green, 333

New Orleans Saints
1. Campbell, Joe, DE, Maryland, 7
2. Fultz, Mike, DT, Nebraska, 34
3. Watts, Bob, LB, Boston College, 64
4. Choice to LARm
5. Lafary, Dave, T, Purdue, 118
Hubbard, Dave, T, BYU [from Bal] 136
6. Parsley, Cliff, P, Oklahoma State, 147
Shick, Tom, G, Maryland [from LARm] 162
7. Boykin, Greg, RB, Northwestern, 174
8. Stewart, Jim, DB, Tulsa, 201
9. Knowles, Dave, T, lndiana, 231
10. Septien, Rafael, K, Southwestern Louisiana, 258
11. Blain, John, T, San Jose State, 285
12. Dalton, Oakley, DE, Jackson State, 315

New York Ginats
1. Jeter, Gary, DT, USC, 5
2. Perkins, Johnny, WR, Abilene Christian, 32
3. Choice to ChiB
4. Vaughan, Mike, T, Oklahoma, 88
5. Dean, Randy, QB, Northwestern, 117
6. Jordan, Bob, T, Memphis State, 143
Moorehead, Emery, WR-RB, Colorado [from Mia] 153
7. Choice to GB
Dixon, Al, TE, Iowa State [from Hou] 178
8. Rice, Bill, DT, BYU, 199
Rodgers, Otis, LB, Iowa State [from SF] 211
9. Mullins, Ken, DE, Florida A&M, 228
10. Jones, Mike, WR, Minnesota, 255
11. Helms, Bill, TE, San Diego State, 284
12. Simmons, Elmo, RB, Texas-Arlington, 311

New York Jets
1. Powell, Marvin, T, USC, 4
2. Walker, Wesley, WR, California, 33
3. Choice to Pit
Marshall, Charles (Tank), DE, Tex A&M [from SF] 72
4. Dierking, Scott, RB, Purdue, 90
5. Griggs, Perry, WR, Troy State, 116
Gregory, Gary, T, Baylor [from Den] 129
6. Klecko, Joe, DT, Temple, 144
7. White, Charles, RB, Beth.-Cookman [from TB] 168
Grupp, Bob, DB, Duke, 171
Long, Kevin, RB, South Carolina [from Oak] 195
8. Alexander, Dan, DT, LSU, 200
Thompson, Ed, LB, Ohio State [from ChiB] 210
9. Robinson, Matt, QB, Georgia, 227
10. Hennessy, John, DE, Michigan, 256
11. Choice to Phi
Butterfield, Dave, DB, Nebraska [from Oak] 307
12. Gargis, Phil, RB-DB, Auburn, 312
Conrad, Dave, T, Maryland [from Phi] 313

Oakland Raiders
1. Choice to GB
2. Davis, Mike, DB, Colorado [from Phi] 35
McKnight, Ted, RB, Minnesota-Duluth, 57
3. Choice to Hou through Buffalo
4. Marvin, Mickey, G, Tennessee, 112
5. Hayes, Lester, DB, Texas A&M [from ChiB] 126
Barnes, Jeff, LB, California, 139
6. Choice to KC through TB and ChiB
7. Martini, Rich, WR, Cal-Davis [from Was thru Hou and NYG] 190
Choice to NYJ
8. Robiskie, Terry, RB, LSU, 223
9. Choice to TB
10. Choice to NE
11. Choice to NYJ
12. Martin, Rod, LB, USC [from GB] 317
Benirschke, Rolf, K, Cal-Davis, 334

Philadelphia Eagles
1. Choice to Cin
2. Choice to Oak
3. Choice to Dal
4. Choice to KC
5. Sharp, Skip, DB, Kansas, 119
6. Russell, Kevin, DB, Tennessee State, 145
Montgomery, Wilbert, RB, Abilene Christian [from ChiB] 154
Mitchell, Martin, DB, Tulane [from StL thru Was] 158
7. Johnson, Charlie, DT, Colorado, 175
8. Franklin, Cleveland, RB, Baylor, 202
9. Humphreys, T.J., G, Arkansas State, 229
10. Mastronardo, John, WR, Villanova, 259
11. Moore, Rocco, T, Western Michigan [from NYJ] 283
Cordova, Mike, QB, Stanford, 286
12. Choice to NYJ

Pittsburgh Steelers
1. Cole, Robin, LB, New Mexico, 21
2. Thornton, Sidney, RB, Northwestern State (LA), 48
3. Beasley, Tom, DT, Virginia Tech [from NYJ] 60
Smith, Jim, WR, Michigan, 75
4. Petersen, Ted, C, Eastern Illinois [from GB] 93
Smith, Laverne, RB, Kansas [from ChiB] 99
Audick, Dan, G, Hawaii, 106
5. Stoudt, Cliff, QB, Youngstown State [from KC] 121
Courson, Steve, G, South Carolina [from Det] 125
Winston, Dennis, LB, Arkansas, 132
6. Harris, Paul, LB, Alabama, 159
7. Frisch, Randy, DT, Missouri, 186
8. August, Phil, WR, Miami, 217
9. Kelly, Roosevelt, TE, Eastern Kentucky, 244
10. Cowans, Alvin, DB, Florida [from Buf] 253
LaCrosse, Dave, LB, Wake Forest, 271
11. West, Lou, DB, Cincinnati, 298
12. Stephens, Jimmy, TE, Florida [from Sea] 310
Choice to Seattle

St. Louis Cardinals
1. Pisarkiewicz, Steve, QB, Missouri [from Was] 19
Choice to Atl
2. Franklin, George, RB, Texas A&I, 47
3. Allerman, Kurt, LB, Penn State, 78
Middleton, Terdell, RB, Memphis State [from Bal] 80
4. Choice to Cin
5. Lee, Ernest, DT, Texas, 131
Spiva, Howard, LB, Tennessee [from NE] 135
6. Choice to Phi through Was
7. Choice to Cle
8. Williams, Eric, LB, USC, 216
9. Jackson, Johnny, DT, Southern, 243
10. LeJay, Jim, WR, San Jose State, 270
11. Lee, Greg, DB, Western Illinois, 301
12. Fenlaw, Rick, LB, Texas, 328

San Diego Chargers
1. Choice to Sea thru Dal
2. Rush, Bob, C, Memphis State [from Dal] 24
Choice to Sea thru Dal
3. Choice to LARm
King, Keith, DB, Colorado State [from Was] 77
4. Choice to Hou thru Mia
5. Williams, Clarence, RB, South Carolina, 124
Olander, Cliff, QB, New Mexico State [from Cle] 128
6. Lindstrom, Dave, DE, Boston U. [from Atl] 146
Barnes, Larry, RB, Tennessee State, 151
Shaw, Pete, DB, Northwestern [from Det] 152
7. Bush, Ron, DB, USC, 181
8. Choice to Dal
9. Washington, Gene, WR, Georgia, 234
10. Townsend, Curtis, LB, Arkansas, 265
11. Choice to Cin
12. Stansik, Jim, TE, Eastern Michigan, 319

San Francisco 49ers
1. Choice to NE
2. Choice to NE
3. Boyd, Elmo, WR, Eastern Kentucky [from Hou] 65
Choice to NYJ
4. Black, Stan, DB, Mississippi State, 100
5. Choice to Buf
6. Burns, Mike, DB, USC [from Buf] 141
Harlan, Jim, C, Howard Payne, 155
7. Van Wagner, Jim, RB, Michigan Tech, 183
8. Choice to NYG
9. Posey, David, K, Florida, 239
10. Choice to TB
11. Billick, Brian, TE, BYU, 295
12. Martin, Scott, G, North Dakota, 323

Seattle Seahawks
1. Choice to Dal
August, Steve, G, Tulsa [from SD thru Dal] 14
2. Lynch, Tom, T, Boston Co. [from Buf thru Dal] 30
Choice to LARm
Beeson, Terry, LB, Kansas [from SD thru Dal] 41
Cronan, Pete, LB, Boston College [from LARm] 51
3. Boyd, Dennis, DE, Oregon State, 58
4. Yarno, John, C, Idaho, 87
Seivers, Larry, WR, Tennessee [from Min] 111
5. Choice to Det
6. Benjamin, Tony, RB, Duke, 142
7. Sims, David, RB, Georgia Tech, 169
8. Choice to Hou
9. Adzick, George, DB, Minnesota, 225
10. Adkins, Sam, QB, Wichita State, 254
11. Westbeld, Bill, T, Dayton, 281
12. Choice to Pit
Wilson, I.V., DT, Tulsa [from Pit] 329

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1. Bell, Ricky, RB, USC, 1
2. Lewis, David, LB, USC, 29
3. Hannah, Charley, DE, Alabama, 56
4. Choice to Cin
5. Choice to Mia
6. Choice to ChiB
7. Choice to NYJ
8. Hedberg, Randy, QB, Minot State, 196
9. Hemingway, Byron, LB, Boston College, 224
Mucker, Larry, WR, Arizona State [from Oak] 251
10. Morgan, Robert, RB, Florida, 252
Ball, Aaron, LB, Cal State-Fullerton [from SF] 267
11. Rodgers, Chuck, DB, North Dakota State, 280
12. Sheffield, Chip, WR, Lenoir-Rhyne, 308

Washington Redskins
1. Choice to StL
2. Choice to LARm thru SD
3. Choice to SD
4. McColl, Duncan, DE, Stanford [from Mia] 97
Choice to KC
5. Choice to LARm
6. Choice to Atl
7. Choice to Oak thru Hou and NYG
Haynes, Reggie, TE, Nev.-LV [from LARm] 189
8. Choice to KC
9. Choice to Atl
Northington, Mike, RB, Purdue [from LARm] 246
10. Sykes, James, RB, Rice, 273
11. Harris, Don, DB, Rutgers, 300
12. Kirkland, Curtis, DE, Missouri, 327



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