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5-8-1, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1964 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -5.6, Offense: -6.3, Defense: 0.7, SoS: -2.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 250 points (17.9/g), 12th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 289 points (20.6/g), 4th.
 Differential of -39 points (-2.8/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 5.8-8.2.

Coach: Tom Landry (5-8-1)

Stadium: Cotton Bowl
 Training Camp: California Lutheran College (Thousand Oaks, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Don Meredith 26 4 10 158 for 323, 2,143 yards, 9 td, 16 int, & 32 rushes for 81 yards and 4 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1960
HB Jim Stiger 23 1 8 68 rushes for 280 yards, 1 td, & 9 catches for 85 yards and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 19th / 258th pick / 1963
FB Don Perkins 26 3 13 174 rushes for 768 yards, 6 td, & 15 catches for 155 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 9th / 106th pick / 1960
FL Frank Clarke+ 30 7 14 65 catches for 973 yards, 5 td, & 10 rushes for 46 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1956
SE Tommy McDonald 30 7 14 46 catches for 612 yards, 2 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 31st pick / 1957
TE Pettis Norman 25 2 13 24 catches for 311 yards, 2 td Dallas Texans / 16th / 123rd pick / 1962
LT Tony Liscio 24 1 10 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1963
LG Jake Kupp 23 Rook 10 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 116th pick / 1964
C Mike Connelly 29 4 14 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 141st pick / 1959
RG Joe Bob Isbell 24 2 10 1 fumble recovered Houston Oilers / 20th / 159th pick / 1962
RT Ray Schoenke 23 1 10 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
 Defensive Starters
LDE George Andrie 24 2 14 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 82nd pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 12th / 96th pick / 1962
LDT Jim Colvin 27 4 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 8th / 95th pick / 1960
RDT Bob Lilly*+ 25 3 14 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 13th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 2nd / 14th pick / 1961
RDE Larry Stephens 26 4 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 18th pick / 1960
LLB Chuck Howley 28 6 9 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1958
MLB Jerry Tubbs 29 7 13 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 1957
RLB Lee Roy Jordan 23 1 12 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 6th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 2nd / 14th pick / 1963
LCB Cornell Green 24 2 14
RCB Don Bishop 30 6 7 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
LS Jimmy Ridlon 30 7 10 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 39th pick / 1957
RS Mel Renfro* 23 Rook 14 7 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964
 Special Teams Starters
K Dick Van Raaphorst 22 Rook 0 14 of 29 field goals & 28 of 29 extra points Cleveland Browns / 10th / 138th pick / 1964
P Billy Lothridge 22 Rook 0 62 punts for a 40.3 average, 1 blocked Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 73rd pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 12th / 95th pick / 1964
PR Mel Renfro* 23 Rook 14 32 punt returns for a 13.1 average and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964
KR Mel Renfro* 23 Rook 14 40 kick returns for a 25.4 average and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
66 George Andrie 24 LDE 14 14 250 6-6 Marquette 4/20/1940 2 8 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 82nd pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 12th / 96th pick / 1962
44 Don Bishop 30 RCB 14 7 209 6-2 Los Angeles CC 7/1/1934 6 5
68 Jim Boeke 26 14 7 255 6-5 Heidelberg 9/11/1938 4 2 Los Angeles Rams / 19th / 217th pick / 1960
22 Amos Bullocks 25 1 0 202 6-1 Southern Illinois 2/7/1939 2 0 Buffalo Bills / 10th / 76th pick / 1962
Dallas Cowboys / 20th / 270th pick / 1962
82 Frank Clarke+ 30 FL 14 14 215 6-1 Colorado 2/7/1934 7 9 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 61st pick / 1956
77 Jim Colvin 27 LDT 14 14 252 6-3 Houston 11/30/1937 4 8 Baltimore Colts / 8th / 95th pick / 1960
53 Mike Connelly 29 C 14 14 247 6-4 Washington St.,Utah St. 10/16/1935 4 5 Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 141st pick / 1959
26 Buddy Dial 27 10 1 194 6-1 Rice 1/17/1937 5 2 New York Giants / 2nd / 22nd pick / 1959
37 Perry Lee Dunn 23 14 2 210 6-2 Mississippi 1/20/1941 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1964
Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 45th pick / 1964
52 Dave Edwards 25 lb 14 4 225 6-1 Auburn 12/14/1939 1 4 Denver Broncos / 25th / 194th pick / 1962
80 Lee Folkins 25 14 0 215 6-5 Washington 7/4/1939 3 0 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 82nd pick / 1961
76 Bill Frank 26 4 0 255 6-5 Colorado 4/13/1938 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 24th / 186th pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 18th / 244th pick / 1963
75 Bob Fry 34 rt 12 5 235 6-4 Kentucky 11/11/1930 11 2 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 36th pick / 1953
27 Mike Gaechter 24 db 11 4 190 6-0 Oregon 1/9/1940 2 3
35 Pete Gent 22 7 0 205 6-4 Michigan St. 8/23/1942 Rook 0
34 Cornell Green 24 LCB 14 14 208 6-3 Utah St. 2/10/1940 2 7
56 Harold Hays 25 14 2 225 6-2 Southern Miss 9/24/1939 1 4 Dallas Cowboys / 14th / 186th pick / 1962
Houston Oilers / 26th / 207th pick / 1962
54 Chuck Howley 28 LLB 12 9 228 6-3 West Virginia 6/28/1936 6 6 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1958
60 Joe Bob Isbell 24 LG 14 10 243 6-1 Houston 7/7/1940 2 3 Houston Oilers / 20th / 159th pick / 1962
55 Lee Roy Jordan 23 RLB 12 12 221 6-1 Alabama 4/27/1941 1 9 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 6th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 2nd / 14th pick / 1963
67 Jake Kupp 23 LG 14 10 248 6-3 Washington 3/12/1941 Rook 3 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 116th pick / 1964
74 Bob Lilly*+ 25 RDT 14 14 260 6-5 TCU 7/26/1939 3 15 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 13th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 2nd / 14th pick / 1961
72 Tony Liscio 24 LT 10 10 264 6-5 Tulsa 7/2/1940 1 4 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1963
41 Warren Livingston 26 rcb 14 7 192 5-10 Arizona 7/5/1938 3 5
18 Billy Lothridge 22 P 14 0 194 6-1 Georgia Tech 1/1/1942 Rook 1 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 73rd pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 12th / 95th pick / 1964
51 Dave Manders 23 14 3 250 6-2 Michigan St. 2/20/1941 Rook 2
31 Amos Marsh 25 hb 12 5 218 6-0 Oregon St. 5/7/1939 3 4
25 Tommy McDonald 30 SE 14 14 178 5-9 Oklahoma 7/26/1934 7 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 31st pick / 1957
17 Don Meredith 26 QB 12 10 210 6-3 SMU 4/10/1938 4 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1960
84 Pettis Norman 25 TE 14 13 222 6-3 Johnson C. Smith 1/4/1939 2 3 Dallas Texans / 16th / 123rd pick / 1962
43 Don Perkins 26 FB 13 13 204 5-10 New Mexico 3/4/1938 3 7 Baltimore Colts / 9th / 106th pick / 1960
20 Mel Renfro* 23 KR 14 14 190 6-0 Oregon 12/30/1941 Rook 15 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964
42 Jimmy Ridlon 30 LS 14 10 181 6-1 Syracuse 7/11/1934 7 8 San Francisco 49ers / 4th / 39th pick / 1957
12 John Roach 31 qb 9 4 197 6-4 SMU 3/26/1933 8 1 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 31st pick / 1956
65 Ray Schoenke 23 RG 14 10 250 6-4 SMU 9/10/1941 1 3 Oakland Raiders / 10th / 73rd pick / 1963
Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 146th pick / 1963
64 Jim Ray Smith 32 4 1 241 6-3 Baylor 2/27/1932 8 2 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 64th pick / 1954
79 Larry Stephens 26 RDE 13 13 250 6-3 Texas 9/24/1938 4 8 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 18th pick / 1960
40 Jim Stiger 23 HB 14 8 204 5-11 Washington 1/7/1941 1 3 Dallas Cowboys / 19th / 258th pick / 1963
50 Jerry Tubbs 29 MLB 13 13 221 6-2 Oklahoma 1/23/1935 7 10 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 1957
30 Dick Van Raaphorst 22 K 14 0 218 6-0 Ohio St. 12/10/1942 Rook 3 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 138th pick / 1964
78 Maury Youmans 28 de 14 3 251 6-4 Syracuse 10/18/1936 4 3 Chicago Bears / 9th / 105th pick / 1959
Team Total 25.9 14 222.6 6-2.2 3.1