CFL DRAFT -  1979
ROUND 1
Overall Name Pos Team College
 1  Powell, Kevin  OT  Toronto Argonauts  Utah State
 2  Chorney, Al  DB  Saskatchewan Roughriders  British Columbia
 3  Houghton, Mark  RB  British Columbia Lions  California State
 4  Hornett, Gerry  OT  Saskatchewan Roughriders  Simon Fraser
 5  House, Rick  RB  Winnipeg Blue Bombers  Simon Fraser
 6  Cartieri, Carman  LB  Ottawa Rough Riders  Montana
 7  Moir, Darrell  WR  Calgary Stampeders  Calgary
 8  Burko, Daryl  LB  Calgary Stampeders  Saskatchewan
 9  Brown, Dan  TE  Edmonton Eskimos  Calgary
ROUND 2
Overall Name Pos Team College
 10  Huculak, Dan  RB  Toronto Argonauts  Simon Fraser
 11  Crump, Bernie  DB  Saskatchewan Roughriders  British Columbia
 12  Curran, Chris  DB  British Columbia Lions  Western Ontario
 13  O'Keefe, Jim  DB  Hamilton Tiger Cats  Wilfrid Laurier
 14  Dziedzina, Jim  TE  Winnipeg Blue Bombers  Simon Fraser
 15  Dosant, Al  DB  Ottawa Rough Riders  Windsor
 16  Thomas, Ed  DB  Calgary Stampeders  Boise State
 17  Payerl, Walt  WR  Hamilton Tiger Cats  Western Ontario
 18  Shugart, Paul  TE  Edmonton Eskimos  Queen's
ROUND 3
Overall Name Pos Team College
 19  Szpytma, Ed  DE  Montreal Alouettes  McMaster
 20  Aver, Kevin  DB  British Columbia Lions  St. Francis Xavier
 21  Watson, Murray  DE  British Columbia Lions  Western Ontario
 22  Passaglia, Walt  WR  Winnipeg Blue Bombers  Simon Fraser
 23  Biggerstaff, Doug  DE  Winnipeg Blue Bombers  British Columbia
 24  Polesel, Adrian  T  Montreal Alouettes  McMaster
 25  Inglis, Jeff  OT  Calgary Stampeders  Guelph
 26  Rutka, Jim  WR  Montreal Alouettes  Queen's
 27  Roberts, Dave  LB  Edmonton Eskimos  Queen's
ROUND 4
Overall Name Pos Team College
 28  Racette, Brent  DE  Toronto Argonauts  British Columbia
 29  Sturby, Joe  LB  Saskatchewan Roughriders  Saskatchewan
 30  Panetta, Torinado  LB  British Columbia Lions  Carleton
 31  Brewer, Chris  DE  Winnipeg Blue Bombers  Acadia
 32  McHugh, Jim  LB  Winnipeg Blue Bombers  McMaster
 33  Green, Dave  RB  Ottawa Rough Riders  Carleton
 34  Richards, Clay  DB  Calgary Stampeders  Gavilan College
 35  Mangold, Roland  OG  Montreal Alouettes  North East Missouri State
 36  Shier, Blair  T  Edmonton Eskimos  Bishop's
ROUND 5
Overall Name Pos Team College
 37  Forsyth, Mark  DB  Toronto Argonauts  Wilfrid Laurier
 38  Bauer, Lyle  OG  Saskatchewan Roughriders  Weber State
 39  MacKay, John  RB  British Columbia Lions  British Columbia
 40  Heidebrecht, Mark  DT  Hamilton Tiger Cats  Springfield College
 41  McEachern, Bob  LB  Winnipeg Blue Bombers  Weber State
 42  Shore, Blaine  K  Ottawa Rough Riders  Queen's
 43  Hagen, Dan  TE  Calgary Stampeders  Waterloo-Seneca
 44  Webster, Harry  OT  Montreal Alouettes  Bishop's
 45  Simpson, Gary  DB  Edmonton Eskimos  Carleton
ROUND 6
Overall Name Pos Team College
 46  Racey, Peter  OT  Toronto Argonauts  Simon Fraser
 47  Krepinski, Paul  DT  Saskatchewan Roughriders  Utah State
 48  Muis, Berry  WR  British Columbia Lions  British Columbia
 49  Davis, Jack  DT  Hamilton Tiger Cats  Wilfrid Laurier
 50  Hatherly, Gerry  LB  Winnipeg Blue Bombers  Manitoba
 51  Spurgeon, Scott  DB  Ottawa Rough Riders  St. Francis Xavier
 52  Wilson, Ossie  DB  Calgary Stampeders  McMaster
 53  Payne, Richard  LB  Montreal Alouettes  Wilfrid Laurier
 54  Colak, Bob  LB  Edmonton Eskimos  Windsor
ROUND 7
Overall Name Pos Team College
 55  Goodrow, John  RB  Toronto Argonauts  Toronto
 56  DeGroot, Lorne  DT  Saskatchewan Roughriders  Alberta
 57  Jaffe, Paul  G  British Columbia Lions  Carleton
 58  Hepburn, Peter  DT  Hamilton Tiger Cats  Wilfrid Laurier
 59  Safiniuk, Barry  RB  Winnipeg Blue Bombers  Manitoba
 60  Behm, Dave  RB  Ottawa Rough Riders  Ottawa
 61  Fieber, George  C  Calgary Stampeders  Manitoba
 62  Cutler, Keir  WR  Montreal Alouettes  McGill
 63  Shugart, Paul  TE  Edmonton Eskimos  Queen's