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1978 Houston Oilers

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10-6-0, Finished 2nd in AFC Central Division  · 1978 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.4, Offense: -0.6, Defense: 0.2, SoS: 0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 283 points (17.7/g), 14th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 298 points (18.6/g), 16th.
 Differential of -15 points (-0.9/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-8.5.

Coach: Bum Phillips (10-6-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Ed Biles
 Other Notable Asst.: Wade Phillips (Defensive Line)

Stadium: Houston Astrodome
 Training Camp: Angelo State (San Angelo, Texas)

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Misc Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Player Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 1 HOU Earl Campbell HOF RB 8 1978 1985 3 5 7 68 115 1 3 57 1 1 2187 9407 74 121 806 0 Texas
3 73 HOU Gifford Nielsen QB 6 1978 1983 0 0 1 10 55 273 498 3255 20 22 29 89 0 BYU
4 98 HOU Mike Renfro WR 10 1978 1987 0 0 8 36 133 2 3 72 1 0 3 24 0 323 4708 28 TCU
6 154 HOU Conrad Rucker TE 3 1978 1980 0 0 0 0 33 6 78 0 Saginaw Valley St.
8 210 HOU J.C. Wilson DB 6 1978 1983 0 0 4 24 84 Pittsburgh
9 239 HOU Jim Mol DE 0 0 0 Morningside
10 266 HOU Steve Young TE 0 0 0 Wake Forest
11 295 HOU Willie Thicklen WR 0 0 0 Alabama St.
12 322 HOU John Schuhmacher G 6 1978 1985 0 0 4 25 69 USC

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Supplemental Draft

Misc Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Player Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
10 1 HOU Johnnie Dirden WR 3 1978 1981 0 0 0 0 26 Sam Houston St.