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Detroit Lions 1978 Drafted Players

The Detroit Lions drafted 15 players in the 1978 NFL draft. Of the 15 players selected 6 played offense, 4 played defense and 1 played special teams. The players drafted were Luther Bradley a DB drafted in round 1 out of Notre Dame, Al Baker a DL drafted in round 2 out of Colorado State, Bill Fifer a OL drafted in round 4 out of West Texas A&M, Homer Elias a OL drafted in round 4 out of Tennessee State, Larry Tearry a OL drafted in round 5 out of Wake Forest, Amos Fowler a OL drafted in round 5 out of Southern Mississippi, Dan Gray a DL drafted in round 5 out of Rutgers, Dwight Hicks a DB drafted in round 6 out of Michigan, Tony Ardizzone a OL drafted in round 6 out of Northwestern, Jesse Thompson a WR drafted in round 6 out of California, Bruce Gibson drafted in round 7 out of U. of Pacific, Jim Breech a K drafted in round 8 out of California, Fred Arrington drafted in round 10 out of Purdue, Richard Murray drafted in round 11 out of Oklahoma and Mark Patterson drafted in round 12 out of Washington State. View all of the players selected in the 1978 Lions NFL Draft.
1978 Detroit Lions Draft Picks
Round Selection Player Position College
1 11   Luther Bradley DB   Notre Dame
2 40   Al Baker DL   Colorado State
4 94   Bill Fifer OL   West Texas A&M
4 107   Homer Elias OL   Tennessee State
5 109   Larry Tearry OL   Wake Forest
5 121   Amos Fowler OL   Southern Mississippi
5 123   Dan Gray DL   Rutgers
6 150   Dwight Hicks DB   Michigan
6 153   Tony Ardizzone OL   Northwestern
6 165   Jesse Thompson WR   California
7 177   Bruce Gibson   U. of Pacific
8 206   Jim Breech K   California
10 262   Fred Arrington   Purdue
11 289   Richard Murray   Oklahoma
12 318   Mark Patterson   Washington State
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