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New York Jets 1979 Drafted Players

The New York Jets drafted 17 players in the 1979 NFL draft. The players drafted were Marty Lyons a DL drafted in round 1 out of Alabama, Mark Gastineau a DL drafted in round 2 out of East Central (OK), Donald Dykes a DB drafted in round 3 out of Southeastern Louisiana, Eric Cunningham a OL drafted in round 4 out of Penn State, Johnny Lynn a DB drafted in round 4 out of UCLA, Kelly Kirchbaum a LB drafted in round 5 out of Kentucky, Stan Blinka a LB drafted in round 5 out of Sam Houston State, Bill Dufek drafted in round 6 out of Michigan, Emmett King drafted in round 7 out of Houston, Keith Brown drafted in round 7 out of Minnesota, Marshall Harris a DL drafted in round 8 out of Texas Christian, Willie Beamon drafted in round 8 out of Boise State, Gordy Sprattler drafted in round 9 out of North Dakota State, Steve Sybeldon drafted in round 10 out of North Dakota, Ed McGlasson a OL drafted in round 10 out of Youngstown State, Danny Sanders drafted in round 11 out of Carson-Newman and Paul Darby a WR drafted in round 12 out of Texas State. View all of the players selected in the 1979 Jets NFL Draft.
1979 New York Jets Draft Picks
Round Selection Player Position College
1 14   Marty Lyons DL   Alabama
2 41   Mark Gastineau DL   East Central (OK)
3 68   Donald Dykes DB   Southeastern Louisiana
4 96   Eric Cunningham OL   Penn State
4 98   Johnny Lynn DB   UCLA
5 123   Kelly Kirchbaum LB   Kentucky
5 125   Stan Blinka LB   Sam Houston State
6 149   Bill Dufek   Michigan
7 179   Emmett King   Houston
7 187   Keith Brown   Minnesota
8 198   Marshall Harris DL   Texas Christian
8 205   Willie Beamon   Boise State
9 232   Gordy Sprattler   North Dakota State
10 262   Steve Sybeldon   North Dakota
10 263   Ed McGlasson OL   Youngstown State
11 288   Danny Sanders   Carson-Newman
12 314   Paul Darby WR   Texas State
 
 
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