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What Happened On Wednesday Aug 19, 1978 In NFL


1978 All Fantasy Team
Player Pos Team Fantasy Avg.
Roger Staubach QB Cowboys 17.25
Earl Campbell RB Oilers 15.03
John Jefferson WR Chargers 9.20
Dave Casper TE Raiders 6.07
Frank Corral K Rams 7.38
There were no professional football games played on Aug 19, 1978. The top fantasy performance ever on this date was Vernand Morency who had 22.45 points on 2006-08-19 00:00:00.000000, against the St. Louis Rams.

There were 2 players born on this date: Thomas Jones and David Boston, and 75 total players who share this birthday including: Stan Kosel, Ed Frutig and Bob Jeffries.

The pro football champion in 1978 was the Pittsburgh Steelers who defeated the Dallas Cowboys in the Super Bowl. The stat leaders for the year were: Fran Tarkenton (pass yds), Earl Campbell (rush yds) and Wesley Walker (rec yds). The top fantasy players of '78 were Roger Staubach, Jim Zorn, Steve Grogan, Dan Fouts and Fran Tarkenton and the top fantasy games were: Earl Campbell with 43.90 pts against the Miami Dolphins, Jim Hart with 38.75 pts against the Atlanta Falcons and Terdell Middleton with 37.00 pts against the Seattle Seahawks.

The top pick in the 1978 draft was Earl Campbell by the Houston Oilers, and the 1978 Hall of Fame Class Members were Lance Alworth, Tuffy Leemans, Larry Wilson, Ray Nitschke and Weeb Ewbank.
Pro Football Players Born on Aug 19, 1978
Player Pos Fantasy Avg. Played
Thomas Jones RB 8.81 2000 - 2011
David Boston WR 5.25 1999 - 2007
Players Who Share This Birthday (Aug 19)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Stan KoselRB 1938 - 1939
Ed FrutigDB 1941 - 1946
Bob JeffriesOL 1942
John GrigasRB 1943 - 1947
Mike GarzoniOL 1947 - 1948
George HughesOL 1950 - 1954
Joe WatsonOL 1950
Jim LansfordOL 1952
Leon CunninghamOL 1955
Don BurroughsDB 1955 - 1964
Bob KonovskyOL 1956 - 1961
Ron MillerQB 1962
Floyd DeanLB 1964 - 1965
Steve SloanQB 1966 - 1967
Ben HartDB 1967
Fred CarrLB 1968 - 1977
Bob JohnsonOL 1968 - 1979
Doug DresslerRB 1970 - 1975
David BeverlyP 1974 - 1980
Allan EllisDB 1973 - 1981
Clyde PowersDB 1974 - 1978
Jerry BroadnaxTE 1974
Mike Rieker
Cecil JohnsonLB 1977 - 1985
Mike RobinsonDL 1981 - 1982
Bruce KimballOL 1982 - 1984
Buddy AydeletteOL 1980 - 1987
Bob Rippentrop
John Adams
Gary HayesDB 1984 - 1986
Ervin ParkerLB 1980 - 1983
Anthony MunozOL 1980 - 1993
Jeff HayesP 1982 - 1987
Bobby HebertQB 1985 - 1996
Morten AndersenK 1982 - 2007
Jeff PaineLB 1984 - 1987
Steve DeLineK 1988 - 1989
Clint Harris
Jerry KeebleLB 1987
Mike JonesLB 1987
Greg ClevelandDL 1987
Butch RolleTE 1986 - 1993
Randy BaldwinRB 1991 - 1996
Nick BellRB 1991 - 1993
Scott BrumfieldOL 1993 - 1998
David PattenWR 1997 - 2008
Devon CoburnOL 1998
Brad St. LouisOL 2000 - 2009
Thomas JonesRB 2000 - 2011
David BostonWR 1999 - 2007
Josh RueRB 2003
B.J. AskewRB 2003 - 2009
Will WitherspoonLB 2002 - 2013
Shaun SmithDL 2003 - 2012
Nate BurlesonWR 2003 - 2013
Jamall BroussardWR 2004 - 2006
Nick McNeilLB 2005
John TorpP
Marcus DempsDB 2006
Brannon CondrenDB 2007 - 2008
John McCargoDL 2006 - 2011
Jermon BushrodOL 2007 - 2016
Jerard RabbWR
J.D. FolsomLB 2008 - 2010
Phillip MerlingDL 2008 - 2013
Patrick ChungDB 2008 - 2016
Brandon DeaderickDL 2010 - 2015
Tim BuckleyWR 2010
Kirk CousinsQB 2012 - 2016
Vaughn MeatogaDL
Brandon BrooksOL 2012 - 2016
Jonathan MartinOL 2012 - 2014
D.J. MorrellOL
Steven JenkinsLB
Ramik WilsonLB 2015 - 2016
Aug 19, 1978 Football Games
No Games Played
Top Fantasy Games on Aug 19, 1978
Player Pos Stats Fantasy Pnts.
No Fantasy Game Data
Top Fantasy Games on this Day (Aug 19)
1978 Pro Football Champion
1978 Stat Leaders
Player Team Cat Stat
Fran Tarkenton Minnesota Vikings Passing Yds 3,468
Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh Steelers Passing Tds 28
Earl Campbell Houston Oilers Rushing Yds 1,450
David Sims Seattle Seahawks Rushing Tds 14
Wesley Walker New York Jets Receiving Yds 1,169
John Jefferson San Diego Chargers Receiving Tds 13
Rickey Young Minnesota Vikings Receptions 88
Frank Corral Los Angeles Rams FGs Made 29
Rafael Septien Dallas Cowboys XPs Made 46
1978 Fantasy Leaders
Player Pos Team Fantasy Pnts.
Roger Staubach QB Cowboys 17.25
Jim Zorn QB Seahawks 17.13
Steve Grogan QB Patriots 16.88
Dan Fouts QB Chargers 15.88
Fran Tarkenton QB Vikings 15.86
1978 Top Fantasy Games
1978 Top Draft Pick
Player Pos Team College
Earl Campbell RB Houston Oilers Texas
1978 Hall of Fame Class
Member Contribution
Lance Alworth Player
Tuffy Leemans Player
Larry Wilson Player
Ray Nitschke Player
Weeb Ewbank Coach
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