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Cotton Bowl History

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Years Active: 1952-1971 (107 games)

Surfaces: grass (1952-1969), astroturf (1970-1971)

Teams:

Dallas Texans (1952)
Regular Season: 0-4-0
Dallas Cowboys (1960-1970)
Regular Season: 43-31-4 Playoffs: 2-2
Dallas Texans (1960-1962)
Regular Season: 15-6-0


First Game

Sun, Sep 28, 1952
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Giants 7 3 7 7 24
Texans 6 0 0 0 6
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Last Game

Mon, Oct 11, 1971
Tm 1 2 3 4 Final
Giants 3 3 0 7 13
Cowboys 3 10 7 0 20
Giants
Fran Tarkenton26/46, 294 yds, 1 TD
Bobby Duhon9 rec, 111 yds, 0 TD
Bobby Duhon11 rush, 28 yds, 0 TD
Cowboys
Roger Staubach8/17, 106 yds, 1 TD
Bob Hayes4 rec, 99 yds, 1 TD
Duane Thomas9 rush, 60 yds, 0 TD
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Career Leaders

Since 1960
Player G Stats
Don Meredith 55 636/1230, 9,388 yards, 78 TD, 58 int Career passing leaders at Cotton Bowl
Don Perkins 51 783 rush, 3,377 yards, 29 TD Career rushing leaders at Cotton Bowl
Bob Hayes 41 166 rec, 3,449 yards, 38 TD Career receiving leaders at Cotton Bowl

Best Games

Since 1960
Player Tm Stats Boxscore
Billy Wade CHI 28/46, 466 yards, 2 TD, 2 int Nov 18, 1962 Top passing games at Cotton Bowl
Jim Brown CLE 20 rush, 232 yards, 2 TD Sep 22, 1963 Top rushing games at Cotton Bowl
Frank Clarke DAL 10 rec, 241 yards, 3 TD Sep 16, 1962 Top receiving games at Cotton Bowl

Best Playoff Games

Since 1960