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11-2-1, Finished 1st in NFL Capitol Division  · 1969 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.9, Offense: 2.5, Defense: 4.4, SoS: -3.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 369 points (26.4/g), 2nd of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 223 points (15.9/g), 4th.
 Differential of 146 points (10.4/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 10.7-3.3.

Coach: Tom Landry (11-2-1)

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 Craig Morton 26 4 13 162 for 302, 2,619 yards, 21 td, 15 int, & 16 rushes for 62 yards and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1965
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 75th pick / 1965
HB Calvin Hill*+ 22 Rook 13 204 rushes for 942 yards, 8 td, & 20 catches for 232 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 24th pick / 1969
FB Walt Garrison 25 3 13 176 rushes for 818 yards, 2 td, & 13 catches for 131 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 79th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 151st pick / 1966
FL Lance Rentzel 26 4 14 43 catches for 960 yards, 12 td, & 2 rushes for 11 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 6th / 48th pick / 1965
SE Bob Hayes 27 4 10 40 catches for 746 yards, 4 td, & 4 rushes for 17 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 88th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 14th / 105th pick / 1964
TE Pettis Norman 30 7 10 13 catches for 238 yards, 3 td, & 5 rushes for 20 yards and 0 td Dallas Texans / 16th / 123rd pick / 1962
LT Tony Liscio 29 6 14 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1963
LG John Niland* 25 3 14 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1966
Oakland Raiders / 13th / 116th pick / 1966
C Malcolm Walker 26 3 14 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 2nd / 10th pick / 1965
Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 19th pick / 1965
RG John Wilbur 26 3 14 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 45th pick / 1965
RT Ralph Neely*+ 26 4 11 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 28th pick / 1965
 Defensive Starters
LDE Larry Cole 23 1 10 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 16th / 428th pick / 1968
LDT Jethro Pugh 25 4 11 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 145th pick / 1965
RDT Bob Lilly*+ 30 8 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 13th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 2nd / 14th pick / 1961
RDE George Andrie*+ 29 7 14 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 82nd pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 12th / 96th pick / 1962
LLB Dave Edwards 30 6 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 25th / 194th pick / 1962
MLB Lee Roy Jordan*+ 28 6 14 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 6th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 2nd / 14th pick / 1963
RLB Chuck Howley*+ 33 11 14 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1958
LCB Cornell Green+ 29 7 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Phil Clark 24 2 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 76th pick / 1967
LS Mike Gaechter 29 7 13 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RS Mel Renfro*+ 28 5 14 10 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Clark 29 6 0 20 of 36 field goals & 43 of 44 extra points
P Ron Widby+ 24 1 0 63 punts for a 43.3 average, 0 blocked New Orleans Saints / 4th / 81st pick / 1967
PR Bob Hayes 27 4 10 18 punt returns for a 9.9 average and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 88th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 14th / 105th pick / 1964
KR Richmond Flowers 22 Rook 0 11 kick returns for a 21.6 average and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 49th pick / 1969

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
66 George Andrie*+ 29 RDE 14 14 250 6-6 Marquette 4/20/1940 7 12 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 82nd pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 12th / 96th pick / 1962
46 Craig Baynham 25 10 0 204 6-1 Georgia Tech 7/24/1944 2 0 Dallas Cowboys / 12th / 176th pick / 1966
31 Otto Brown 22 14 1 188 6-1 Prairie View 1/12/1947 Rook 3
60 Jackie Burkett 33 11 0 230 6-4 Auburn 12/16/1936 8 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 12th pick / 1959
83 Mike Clark 29 K 14 0 205 6-1 Texas A&M 11/7/1940 6 4
37 Phil Clark 24 RCB 14 14 208 6-3 Northwestern 4/28/1945 2 6 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 76th pick / 1967
63 Larry Cole 23 LDE 14 10 252 6-5 Air Force,Houston,Hawaii 11/15/1946 1 8 Dallas Cowboys / 16th / 428th pick / 1968
40 Bobby Joe Conrad 34 8 0 194 6-2 Texas A&M 11/17/1935 11 1 New York Giants / 5th / 58th pick / 1958
89 Mike Ditka 30 te 12 4 228 6-3 Pittsburgh 10/18/1939 8 3 Chicago Bears / 1st / 5th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1961
77 Ron East 26 dt 14 3 250 6-4 Montana St.,Oregon St. 8/26/1943 2 3
52 Dave Edwards 30 LLB 14 14 225 6-1 Auburn 12/14/1939 6 7 Denver Broncos / 25th / 194th pick / 1962
45 Richmond Flowers 22 KR 6 0 180 6-0 Tennessee 6/13/1947 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 49th pick / 1969
27 Mike Gaechter 29 LS 13 13 190 6-0 Oregon 1/9/1940 7 6
32 Walt Garrison 25 FB 13 13 205 6-0 Oklahoma St. 7/23/1944 3 8 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 79th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 151st pick / 1966
34 Cornell Green+ 29 LCB 14 14 208 6-3 Utah St. 2/10/1940 7 13
64 Halvor Hagen 22 12 0 245 6-5 Weber St. 2/4/1947 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 74th pick / 1969
22 Bob Hayes 27 PR 10 10 187 6-0 Florida A&M 12/20/1942 4 8 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 88th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 14th / 105th pick / 1964
35 Calvin Hill*+ 22 HB 13 13 227 6-4 Yale 1/2/1947 Rook 11 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 24th pick / 1969
24 Dennis Homan 23 wr 11 4 181 6-1 Alabama 1/9/1946 1 3 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 20th pick / 1968
54 Chuck Howley*+ 33 RLB 14 14 228 6-3 West Virginia 6/28/1936 11 13 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1958
23 Mike Johnson 26 12 0 184 5-11 Kansas 10/7/1943 3 3 Oakland Raiders / 14th / 125th pick / 1966
55 Lee Roy Jordan*+ 28 MLB 14 14 221 6-1 Alabama 4/27/1941 6 13 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 6th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 2nd / 14th pick / 1963
74 Bob Lilly*+ 30 RDT 14 14 260 6-5 TCU 7/26/1939 8 13 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 13th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 2nd / 14th pick / 1961
72 Tony Liscio 29 LT 14 14 264 6-5 Tulsa 7/2/1940 6 7 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1963
51 Dave Manders 28 14 0 250 6-2 Michigan St. 2/20/1941 5 4
14 Craig Morton 26 QB 13 13 214 6-4 California 2/5/1943 4 12 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1965
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 75th pick / 1965
73 Ralph Neely*+ 26 RT 12 11 265 6-6 Oklahoma 9/12/1943 4 11 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 28th pick / 1965
76 John Niland* 25 LG 14 14 245 6-3 Iowa 2/29/1944 3 10 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1966
Oakland Raiders / 13th / 116th pick / 1966
84 Pettis Norman 30 TE 10 10 222 6-3 Johnson C. Smith 1/4/1939 7 3 Dallas Texans / 16th / 123rd pick / 1962
61 Blaine Nye 23 14 0 251 6-4 Stanford 3/29/1946 1 4 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 130th pick / 1968
75 Jethro Pugh 25 LDT 12 11 260 6-6 Elizabeth City St. 7/3/1944 4 6 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 145th pick / 1965
30 Dan Reeves 25 13 2 200 6-1 South Carolina 1/19/1944 4 4
20 Mel Renfro*+ 28 RS 14 14 190 6-0 Oregon 12/30/1941 5 12 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964
19 Lance Rentzel 26 FL 14 14 202 6-2 Oklahoma 10/14/1943 4 11 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 6th / 48th pick / 1965
25 Les Shy 25 14 0 206 6-1 Long Beach St. 4/5/1944 3 3 Dallas Cowboys / 12th / 173rd pick / 1966
12 Roger Staubach 27 qb 6 1 197 6-3 New Mex. Mil. Inst.,Navy 2/5/1942 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 16th / 122nd pick / 1964
Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 129th pick / 1964
56 Thomas Stincic 23 14 0 230 6-4 Michigan 11/24/1946 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 68th pick / 1969
57 Malcolm Walker 26 C 14 14 250 6-4 Rice 5/24/1943 3 7 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 10th pick / 1965
Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 19th pick / 1965
42 Claxton Welch 22 6 0 203 5-11 Oregon 7/3/1947 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 230th pick / 1969
53 Fred Whittingham 30 7 0 240 6-1 BYU,Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 2/4/1939 5 3
10 Ron Widby+ 24 P 14 0 210 6-4 Tennessee 3/9/1945 1 3 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 81st pick / 1967
65 John Wilbur 26 RG 14 14 251 6-3 Stanford 5/21/1943 3 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 45th pick / 1965
70 Rayfield Wright 24 t 14 3 255 6-6 Fort Valley St. 8/23/1945 2 3 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 182nd pick / 1967
Team Total 26.5 14 222.2 6-2.6 3.9