The 1979 NFL Draft

Held May 3-4, 1979

Tom Cousineau, LB, Ohio State

1982-85 Cleveland Browns
1986-87 San Francisco 49ers (six playing seasons)
Interceptions:10
Sacks: 6.5
All-Conference: 2 years

The 1979 NFL Draft PIcks

View 1979 Draft by Team
Draft# Team Player, Position, College
1 Buffalo Bills Tom Cousineau lb, Ohio State
2 Kansas City Chiefs Mike Bell de, Colorado State
3 Cincinnati Bengals Jack Thompson qb, Washington State
4 Chicago Bears2 Dan Hampton dt, Arkansas
5 Buffalo Bills Jerry Butler wr, Clemson
6 Baltimore Colts Barry Krauss lb, Alabama
7 New York Giants Phil Simms QB, Morehead State
8 St. Louis Cardinals Ottis Anderson rb, Miami
9 Chicago Bears Al Harris de, Arizona State
10 Detroit Lions Keith Dorney t, Penn State
11 New Orleans Saints Russell Erxleben K-P, Texas
12 Cincinnati Bengals3 Charles Alexander rb, LSU
13 San Diego Chargers4 Kellen Winslow te, Missouri
14 New York Jets Marty Lyons de, Alabama
15 Green Bay Packers Eddie Lee Ivery rb, Georgia Tech
16 Minnesota Vikings Ted Brown rb, North Carolina St.
17 Atlanta Falcons Don Smith de, Miami
18 Seattle Seahawks Manu Tuiasosopo dt, UCLA
19 Los Angeles Rams5 George Andrews lb, Nebraska
20 Cleveland Browns6 Willis Adams wr, Houston
21 Philadelphia Eagles Jerry Robinson lb, UCLA
22 Denver Broncos Kelvin Clark t, Nebraska
23 Kansas City Chiefs7 Steve Fuller qb, Clemson
24 Miami Dolphins Jon Geisler t, Michigan
25 New England Patriots Rick Sanford db, South Carolina
26 Los Angeles Raiders Kent Hill t, Georgia Tech
27 Dallas Cowboys Robert Shaw c, Tennessee
28 Pittsburgh Steelers Greg Hawthorne rb, Baylor
  • 1 - Acquired from San Francisco 49ers
    2 - Acquired from Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    3 - Acquired from Washington Redskins
    4 - Acquired from Cleveland Browns
    5 - Acquired from Oakland Raiders
    6 - Acquired from San Diego Chargers
    7 - Acquired from Houston Oilers