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1978 Drafted Defensive Backs

There were 30 Defensive Backs drafted in the 1978 NFL draft. The highest drafted DB was Keith Simpson drafted in round 1 out of Memphis by the Seattle Seahawks. Some of the 1978 drafted Defensive Backs were Luther Bradley drafted in round 1 out of Notre Dame by the Detroit Lions, Ken Greene drafted in round 1 out of Washington State by the St. Louis Cardinals, Ron Johnson drafted in round 1 out of Eastern Michigan by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ray Griffin drafted in round 2 out of Ohio State by the Cincinnati Bengals, Odis McKinney drafted in round 2 out of Colorado by the New York Giants, John Turner drafted in round 2 out of Miami (Fla.) by the Minnesota Vikings, Estus Hood drafted in round 3 out of Illinois State by the Green Bay Packers, Bob Jury drafted in round 3 out of Pittsburgh by the Seattle Seahawks and Doug Greene drafted in round 3 out of Texas A&M - Kingsville by the St. Louis Cardinals. View all of the Defensive Backs selected in the 1978 Draft.
1978 Drafted Defensive Backs
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 9   Keith Simpson   Memphis   Seattle Seahawks
1 11   Luther Bradley   Notre Dame   Detroit Lions
1 19   Ken Greene   Washington State   St. Louis Cardinals
1 22   Ron Johnson   Eastern Michigan   Pittsburgh Steelers
2 35   Ray Griffin   Ohio State   Cincinnati Bengals
2 37   Odis McKinney   Colorado   New York Giants
2 48   John Turner   Miami (Fla.)   Minnesota Vikings
3 62   Estus Hood   Illinois State   Green Bay Packers
3 63   Bob Jury   Pittsburgh   Seattle Seahawks
3 69   Doug Greene   Texas A&M - Kingsville   St. Louis Cardinals
4 86   Maurice Harvey   Ball State   Oakland Raiders
4 87   Donald Schwartz   Washington State   New Orleans Saints
4 93   Gerald Small   San Jose State   Miami Dolphins
4 101   Larry Anderson   Louisiana Tech   Pittsburgh Steelers
5 111   Ted Burgmeier   Notre Dame   Miami Dolphins
5 115   Eric Felton   Texas Tech   New Orleans Saints
5 120   Terry Jackson   San Diego State   New York Giants
6 141   Bobby Jackson   Florida State   New York Jets
6 150   Dwight Hicks   Michigan   Detroit Lions
7 168   Ricky Odom   USC   Kansas City Chiefs
7 173   John Harris   Arizona State   Seattle Seahawks
7 181   Dave Stief   Portland State   St. Louis Cardinals
8 210   J.C. Wilson   Pittsburgh   Houston Oilers
9 225   Reggie Grant   Oregon   New York Jets
9 230   Charles Williams   Jackson State   Philadelphia Eagles
9 236   Tom Pridemore   West Virginia   Atlanta Falcons
11 279   Nat Terry   Florida State   Pittsburgh Steelers
11 280   Ray Milo   New Mexico State   Kansas City Chiefs
11 304   Bob Glazebrook   Fresno State   Oakland Raiders
11 306   Dennis Thurman   USC   Dallas Cowboys
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