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1978 Drafted Defensive Linemen

There were 30 Defensive Linemen drafted in the 1978 NFL draft. The highest drafted DL was Art Still drafted in round 1 out of Kentucky by the Kansas City Chiefs. Some of the 1978 drafted Defensive Linemen were Ross Browner drafted in round 1 out of Notre Dame by the Cincinnati Bengals, Clay Matthews drafted in round 1 out of USC by the Cleveland Browns, Randy Holloway drafted in round 1 out of Pittsburgh by the Minnesota Vikings, Don Latimer drafted in round 1 out of Miami (Fla.) by the Denver Broncos, Larry Bethea drafted in round 1 out of Michigan State by the Dallas Cowboys, Sylvester Hicks drafted in round 2 out of Tennessee State by the Kansas City Chiefs, Dee Hardison drafted in round 2 out of North Carolina by the Buffalo Bills, Scott Hutchinson drafted in round 2 out of Florida by the Buffalo Bills and Al Baker drafted in round 2 out of Colorado State by the Detroit Lions. View all of the Defensive Linemen selected in the 1978 Draft.
1978 Drafted Defensive Linemen
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 2   Art Still   Kentucky   Kansas City Chiefs
1 8   Ross Browner   Notre Dame   Cincinnati Bengals
1 12   Clay Matthews   USC   Cleveland Browns
1 21   Randy Holloway   Pittsburgh   Minnesota Vikings
1 27   Don Latimer   Miami (Fla.)   Denver Broncos
1 28   Larry Bethea   Michigan State   Dallas Cowboys
2 29   Sylvester Hicks   Tennessee State   Kansas City Chiefs
2 32   Dee Hardison   North Carolina   Buffalo Bills
2 38   Scott Hutchinson   Florida   Buffalo Bills
2 40   Al Baker   Colorado State   Detroit Lions
2 46   Stan Johnson   Tennessee State   Los Angeles Rams
2 54   Dave Browning   Washington   Oakland Raiders
2 55   Bill Gay   USC   Denver Broncos
3 60   Barry Bennett   Concordia (Minn.)   New Orleans Saints
3 64   Lyman Smith   Duke   Miami Dolphins
3 72   Ted Vincent   Wichita State   Cincinnati Bengals
4 92   Dennis Harrison   Vanderbilt   Philadelphia Eagles
5 123   Dan Gray   Rutgers   Detroit Lions
5 127   Archie Reese   Clemson   San Francisco 49ers
5 132   Jim Krahl   Texas Tech   New York Giants
6 143   Gregg Robinson   Dartmouth   New York Jets
6 158   Mekeli Ieremia   Brigham Young   Chicago Bears
6 163   Doug Betters   Nevada-Reno   Miami Dolphins
7 186   Greg Marshall   Oregon State   Philadelphia Eagles
7 189   Reggie Doss   Hampton   Los Angeles Rams
8 205   Jesse Turnbow   Tennessee   Cleveland Browns
9 237   Henry Bradley   Alcorn State   San Diego Chargers
11 284   Terry Jones   Alabama   Green Bay Packers
11 287   Willie McCray   Troy State   San Francisco 49ers
11 290   Larry Gillard   Mississippi State   Cleveland Browns
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