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Detroit Lions 1979 Drafted Players

The Detroit Lions drafted 11 players in the 1979 NFL draft. Of the 11 players selected 4 played offense and 4 played defense. The players drafted were Keith Dorney a OL drafted in round 1 out of Penn State, Ken Fantetti a LB drafted in round 2 out of Wyoming, Bo Robinson a RB drafted in round 3 out of West Texas A&M, Ulysses Norris a TE drafted in round 4 out of Georgia, Jon Brooks a LB drafted in round 4 out of Clemson, Walt Brown drafted in round 5 out of Pittsburgh, John Mohring a LB drafted in round 8 out of C.W. Post, Jeff Komlo a QB drafted in round 9 out of Delaware, Eddie Cole a LB drafted in round 11 out of Mississippi, Bob Forster drafted in round 12 out of Brown and Bryan Sweeney drafted in round 12 out of Texas A&M - Kingsville. View all of the players selected in the 1979 Lions NFL Draft.
1979 Detroit Lions Draft Picks
Round Selection Player Position College
1 10   Keith Dorney OL   Penn State
2 37   Ken Fantetti LB   Wyoming
3 67   Bo Robinson RB   West Texas A&M
4 88   Ulysses Norris TE   Georgia
4 92   Jon Brooks LB   Clemson
5 131   Walt Brown   Pittsburgh
8 213   John Mohring LB   C.W. Post
9 231   Jeff Komlo QB   Delaware
11 302   Eddie Cole LB   Mississippi
12 313   Bob Forster   Brown
12 326   Bryan Sweeney   Texas A&M - Kingsville
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