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Wide Receiver

1978 Drafted Wide Receivers

There were 27 Wide Receivers drafted in the 1978 NFL draft. The highest drafted WR was Wes Chandler drafted in round 1 out of Florida by the New Orleans Saints. Some of the 1978 drafted Wide Receivers were James Lofton drafted in round 1 out of Stanford by the Green Bay Packers, John Jefferson drafted in round 1 out of Arizona State by the San Diego Chargers, Ron Smith drafted in round 2 out of San Diego State by the Los Angeles Rams, Danny Fulton drafted in round 3 out of Nebraska-Omaha by the Buffalo Bills, Carlos Pennywell drafted in round 3 out of Grambling State by the New England Patriots, Jimmy Cefalo drafted in round 3 out of Penn State by the Miami Dolphins, Terry LeCount drafted in round 4 out of Florida by the San Francisco 49ers, Jimmy Childs drafted in round 4 out of Cal Poly-S.L.O. by the St. Louis Cardinals and Mike Renfro drafted in round 4 out of Texas Christian by the Houston Oilers. View all of the Wide Receivers selected in the 1978 Draft.
1978 Drafted Wide Receivers
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 3   Wes Chandler   Florida   New Orleans Saints
1 6   James Lofton   Stanford   Green Bay Packers
1 14   John Jefferson   Arizona State   San Diego Chargers
2 53   Ron Smith   San Diego State   Los Angeles Rams
3 65   Danny Fulton   Nebraska-Omaha   Buffalo Bills
3 77   Carlos Pennywell   Grambling State   New England Patriots
3 81   Jimmy Cefalo   Penn State   Miami Dolphins
4 91   Terry LeCount   Florida   San Francisco 49ers
4 97   Jimmy Childs   Cal Poly-S.L.O.   St. Louis Cardinals
4 98   Mike Renfro   Texas Christian   Houston Oilers
4 99   Dennis Law   East Tennessee State   Cincinnati Bengals
4 108   Joe Stewart   Missouri   Oakland Raiders
5 112   Jerrold McRae   Tennessee State   Kansas City Chiefs
5 122   Keith Wright   Memphis   Cleveland Browns
5 125   Dennis Pearson   San Diego State   Atlanta Falcons
5 134   Robert Woods   Grambling State   Kansas City Chiefs
5 137   Brian DeRoo   Redlands   New York Giants
6 152   Rod Parker   Tennessee State   Atlanta Falcons
6 160   Randy Reutershan   Pittsburgh   Pittsburgh Steelers
6 164   Mike Levenseller   Washington State   Oakland Raiders
6 165   Jesse Thompson   California   Detroit Lions
7 167   Alfred Jackson   Texas   Atlanta Falcons
7 184   Bill Kellar   Stanford   Kansas City Chiefs
8 197   Derrick Gaffney   Florida   New York Jets
9 223   Willie Taylor   Pittsburgh   Tampa Bay Buccaneers
10 277   Vince Kinney   Maryland   Denver Broncos
12 321   Kevin Bell   Lamar   San Diego Chargers
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