December 24, 1979

Dr. Z’s 1979 All-Pro team



Selected by Paul Zimmerman in Sports Illustrated:

OFFENSE

Wide receiver | Steve Largent, Seattle

Tackle | Jon Kolb, Pittsburgh

Guard | Bob Young, St. Louis

Center | Mike Webster, Pittsburgh

Guard | Herbert Scott, Dallas

Tackle | Marvin Powell, N.Y. Jets

Tight end | Keith Krepfle, Philadelphia

Wide receiver | Ahmad Rashad, Minnesota

Quarterback | Brian Sipe, Cleveland

Running back | Earl Campbell, Houston

Running back | Ottis Anderson, St. Louis


DEFENSE

End | Lee Roy Selmon, Tampa Bay

Tackle | Randy White, Dallas

Tackle | Wilbur Young, San Diego

End | Art Still, Kansas City

Outside linebacker | Jack Ham, Pittsburgh

Middle linebacker | Harry Carson , N.Y. Giants

Outside linebacker | Greg Buttle, N.Y. Jets

Cornerback | Louie Wright, Denver

Cornerback | Lester Hayes, Oakland

Strong safety | Vernon Perry, Houston

Free safety | Thom Darden, Cleveland


SPECIALISTS

Kicker | Toni Fritsch, Houston

Punter | Bob Grupp, Kansas City


AWARDS

Rookie of the Year | Ottis Anderson, St. Louis

Coach of the Year | Jack Pardee, Washington

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