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1960 Dallas Cowboys

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0-11-1, Finished 7th in NFL West Division  · 1960 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -14.8, Offense: -6.1, Defense: -8.7, SoS: 1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 177 points (14.8/g), 13th of 13 in the NFL. Allowed 369 points (30.8/g), 13th.
 Differential of -192 points (-16.0/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 1.8-10.2.

Coach: Tom Landry (0-11-1)

Stadium: Cotton Bowl
 Training Camp: St. John's Military Academy (Delafield, Wisconsin)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Eddie LeBaron 30 8 10 111 for 225, 1,736 yards, 12 td, 25 int, & 17 rushes for 94 yards and 1 td Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
HB Don McIlhenny 26 4 7 96 rushes for 321 yards, 1 td, & 15 catches for 120 yards and 1 td Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1956
FB Walt Kowalczyk 25 2 7 50 rushes for 156 yards, 1 td, & 14 catches for 143 yards and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 6th pick / 1958
FL Billy Howton 30 8 7 23 catches for 363 yards, 4 td Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1952
SE Fred Dugan 27 2 12 29 catches for 461 yards, 1 td San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 80th pick / 1957
TE Jim Doran* 33 9 9 31 catches for 554 yards, 3 td Detroit Lions / 5th / 55th pick / 1951
LT Bob Fry 30 7 12 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 36th pick / 1953
LG Duane Putnam 32 8 12 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 66th pick / 1952
C John Houser 25 3 11
RG Buzz Guy 24 2 7 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 34th pick / 1958
RT Paul Dickson 23 1 8 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1959
 Defensive Starters
LDE Nate Borden 28 5 13 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 25th / 293rd pick / 1955
LDT Don Healy 24 2 12 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 37th pick / 1958
RDT Ed Husmann 29 7 12 Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 99th pick / 1953
RDE John Gonzaga 27 4 11
LLB Wayne Hansen 32 10 12 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 6th / 76th pick / 1950
MLB Jerry Tubbs 25 3 12 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 1957
RLB Gene Cronin 27 4 11 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 7th / 74th pick / 1956
LCB Tom Franckhauser 23 1 12 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1959
RCB Don Bishop 26 2 12 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LS Bob Bercich 24 Rook 6 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 15th / 179th pick / 1959
RS Bill Butler 23 1 12 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 19th / 217th pick / 1959
 Special Teams Starters
K Fred Cone 34 9 0 6 of 13 field goals & 21 of 23 extra points Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1951
P Dave Sherer 23 1 0 57 punts for a 42.5 average, 1 blocked Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 24th pick / 1959
PR Bill Butler 23 1 12 13 punt returns for a 10.1 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 19th / 217th pick / 1959
KR Tom Franckhauser 23 1 12 26 kick returns for a 20.2 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1959

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
33 Gene Babb 26 fb 10 5 216 6-3 Austin 12/27/1934 3 2 San Francisco 49ers / 19th / 224th pick / 1957
20 Bob Bercich 24 LS 12 6 198 6-1 Michigan St. 11/9/1936 Rook 3 New York Giants / 15th / 179th pick / 1959
36 Dick Bielski 28 12 3 224 6-1 Maryland 9/7/1932 5 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1955
44 Don Bishop 26 RCB 12 12 209 6-2 Los Angeles CC 7/1/1934 2 5
87 Nate Borden 28 LDE 12 13 234 6-0 Indiana 9/22/1932 5 5 Green Bay Packers / 25th / 293rd pick / 1955
51 Tom Braatz 27 12 1 216 6-1 Marquette 5/12/1933 3 3 Washington Redskins / 14th / 159th pick / 1955
77 Byron Bradfute 23 12 0 243 6-3 Southern Miss 12/12/1937 Rook 3
22 Bill Butler 23 PR 12 12 189 5-10 Tenn-Chattanooga 7/10/1937 1 5 Green Bay Packers / 19th / 217th pick / 1959
82 Frank Clarke 26 8 3 215 6-1 Colorado 2/7/1934 3 3 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1956
31 Fred Cone 34 K 12 0 199 5-11 Clemson 6/21/1926 9 3 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 27th pick / 1951
54 Mike Connelly 25 12 2 247 6-4 Washington St.,Utah St. 10/16/1935 Rook 3 Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 141st pick / 1959
85 Gene Cronin 27 RLB 11 11 229 6-2 Pacific 11/20/1933 4 5 Detroit Lions / 7th / 74th pick / 1956
71 Paul Dickson 23 RT 8 8 252 6-5 Baylor 2/26/1937 1 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 9th pick / 1959
34 Fred Doelling 22 db 2 2 190 5-10 Pennsylvania 9/27/1938 Rook 1
83 Jim Doran* 33 TE 12 9 201 6-2 Buena Vista,Iowa St. 8/11/1927 9 6 Detroit Lions / 5th / 55th pick / 1951
30 Mike Dowdle 23 2 0 235 6-3 Texas 12/6/1937 Rook 2 San Francisco 49ers / 15th / 179th pick / 1960
89 Fred Dugan 27 SE 12 12 205 6-3 Dayton 5/12/1933 2 5 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 80th pick / 1957
45 L.G. Dupre 28 hb 11 5 190 5-11 Baylor 9/10/1932 5 5 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 27th pick / 1955
63 Mike Falls 26 rg 11 5 240 6-2 Minnesota 3/3/1934 Rook 2 New York Giants / 20th / 237th pick / 1956
32 Tom Franckhauser 23 KR 12 12 195 6-0 Purdue 5/26/1937 1 5 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 33rd pick / 1959
75 Bob Fry 30 LT 12 12 235 6-4 Kentucky 11/11/1930 7 5 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 36th pick / 1953
76 John Gonzaga 27 RDE 11 11 247 6-3 none 3/6/1933 4 4
60 Buzz Guy 24 RG 12 7 248 6-3 Duke 3/20/1936 2 3 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 34th pick / 1958
52 Wayne Hansen 32 LLB 12 12 231 6-2 Texas-El Paso 10/6/1928 10 5 Chicago Bears / 6th / 76th pick / 1950
62 Don Healy 24 LDT 12 12 259 6-3 Maryland 8/28/1936 2 5 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 37th pick / 1958
11 Don Heinrich 30 qb 12 1 182 6-0 Washington 9/19/1930 6 1 New York Giants / 3rd / 35th pick / 1952
72 Bill Herchman 27 11 0 246 6-2 Texas Tech 3/10/1933 4 3 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 26th pick / 1956
67 John Houser 25 C 11 11 238 6-3 Redlands 6/21/1935 3 5
81 Billy Howton 30 FL 11 7 191 6-2 Rice 7/5/1930 8 4 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1952
66 Ed Husmann 29 RDT 12 12 245 6-2 Nebraska 8/6/1931 7 4 Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 99th pick / 1953
79 Dick Klein 26 t 7 4 254 6-4 Georgia,Iowa 2/11/1934 2 2 Chicago Bears / 29th / 347th pick / 1955
35 Walt Kowalczyk 25 FB 12 7 208 6-0 Michigan St. 4/17/1935 2 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 6th pick / 1958
14 Eddie LeBaron 30 QB 11 10 168 5-9 Pacific 1/7/1930 8 5 Washington Redskins / 10th / 123rd pick / 1950
23 Woodley Lewis 35 6 0 185 6-0 Oregon 6/14/1925 10 2 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 103rd pick / 1950
25 Ray Mathews 31 6 0 185 6-0 Clemson 2/26/1929 9 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 81st pick / 1951
42 Don McIlhenny 26 HB 11 7 197 6-0 SMU 11/22/1934 4 4 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1956
17 Don Meredith 22 qb 6 1 210 6-3 SMU 4/10/1938 Rook 1 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1960
24 Jim Mooty 23 7 0 177 5-11 Arkansas 6/15/1937 Rook 2
56 Jack Patera 27 3 3 234 6-1 Oregon 8/1/1933 5 2 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 44th pick / 1955
61 Duane Putnam 32 LG 12 12 228 6-0 Pacific 9/5/1928 8 5 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 66th pick / 1952
86 Dave Sherer 23 P 11 0 210 6-3 New Mex. Mil. Inst.,SMU 2/14/1937 1 3 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 24th pick / 1959
50 Jerry Tubbs 25 MLB 12 12 221 6-2 Oklahoma 1/23/1935 3 4 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 1957
84 Gary Wisener 22 db 10 3 206 6-1 Baylor 8/24/1938 Rook 1
Team Total 26.7 12 217.0 6-1.4 3.7