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10-4-0, NFC East Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.0, Offense: 2.5, Defense: 4.5, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 299 points (21.4/g), 10th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 221 points (15.8/g), 4th.
 Differential of 78 points (5.6/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 9.4-4.6.

Coach: Tom Landry (10-4-0)

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Craig Morton 27 5 11 102 for 207, 1,819 yards, 15 td, 7 int, & 16 rushes for 37 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1965
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 75th pick / 1965
RB Calvin Hill 23 1 9 153 rushes for 577 yards, 4 td, & 13 catches for 95 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 24th pick / 1969
FB Walt Garrison 26 4 10 126 rushes for 507 yards, 3 td, & 21 catches for 205 yards and 2 td Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 79th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 151st pick / 1966
WR Bob Hayes 28 5 9 34 catches for 889 yards, 10 td, & 4 rushes for 34 yards and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 88th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 14th / 105th pick / 1964
WR Lance Rentzel 27 5 11 28 catches for 556 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 11 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 6th / 48th pick / 1965
TE Pettis Norman 31 8 14 6 catches for 70 yards, 0 td, & 2 rushes for 16 yards and 0 td Dallas Texans / 16th / 123rd pick / 1962
LT Tony Liscio 30 7 7 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1963
LG John Niland* 26 4 12 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1966
Oakland Raiders / 13th / 116th pick / 1966
C Dave Manders 29 6 14 1 fumble recovered
RG Blaine Nye 24 2 12 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 130th pick / 1968
RT Rayfield Wright 25 3 14 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 182nd pick / 1967
 Defensive Starters
LDE Larry Cole 24 2 10 Dallas Cowboys / 16th / 428th pick / 1968
LDT Jethro Pugh 26 5 14 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 145th pick / 1965
RDT Bob Lilly* 31 9 14 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 13th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 2nd / 14th pick / 1961
RDE George Andrie 30 8 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 82nd pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 12th / 96th pick / 1962
LLB Dave Edwards 31 7 13 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 25th / 194th pick / 1962
MLB Lee Roy Jordan 29 7 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 6th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 2nd / 14th pick / 1963
RLB Chuck Howley+ 34 12 14 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1958
LCB Herb Adderley 31 9 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 2nd / 13th pick / 1961
RCB Mel Renfro* 29 6 14 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964
SS Cornell Green 30 8 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
FS Charlie Waters 22 Rook 6 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 66th pick / 1970
 Special Teams Starters
K Mike Clark 30 7 0 18 of 27 field goals & 35 of 35 extra points
P Ron Widby 25 2 0 69 punts for a 41.3 average, 1 blocked New Orleans Saints / 4th / 81st pick / 1967
PR Bob Hayes 28 5 9 15 punt returns for a 7.7 average and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 88th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 14th / 105th pick / 1964
KR Duane Thomas 23 Rook 8 19 kick returns for a 21.9 average and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 23rd pick / 1970

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
26 Herb Adderley 31 LCB 14 14 205 6-0 Michigan St. 6/8/1939 9 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1961
New York Titans / 2nd / 13th pick / 1961
23 Margene Adkins 23 5 0 183 5-10 Henderson JC 4/30/1947 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 49th pick / 1970
66 George Andrie 30 RDE 14 14 250 6-6 Marquette 4/20/1940 8 8 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 82nd pick / 1962
San Diego Chargers / 12th / 96th pick / 1962
78 Bob Asher 22 6 0 250 6-5 Vanderbilt 6/13/1948 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 27th pick / 1970
83 Mike Clark 30 K 14 0 205 6-1 Texas A&M 11/7/1940 7 3
63 Larry Cole 24 LDE 10 10 252 6-5 Air Force,Houston,Hawaii 11/15/1946 2 5 Dallas Cowboys / 16th / 428th pick / 1968
89 Mike Ditka 31 14 0 228 6-3 Pittsburgh 10/18/1939 9 1 Chicago Bears / 1st / 5th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1961
77 Ron East 27 14 1 250 6-4 Montana St.,Oregon St. 8/26/1943 3 4
52 Dave Edwards 31 LLB 13 13 225 6-1 Auburn 12/14/1939 7 8 Denver Broncos / 25th / 194th pick / 1962
45 Richmond Flowers 23 db 14 3 180 6-0 Tennessee 6/13/1947 1 3 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 49th pick / 1969
32 Walt Garrison 26 FB 11 10 205 6-0 Oklahoma St. 7/23/1944 4 8 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 79th pick / 1966
Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 151st pick / 1966
34 Cornell Green 30 SS 14 14 208 6-3 Utah St. 2/10/1940 8 7
64 Halvor Hagen 23 6 0 245 6-5 Weber St. 2/4/1947 1 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 74th pick / 1969
43 Cliff Harris 22 fs 11 5 188 6-0 Ouachita Baptist 11/12/1948 Rook 4
22 Bob Hayes 28 PR 13 9 187 6-0 Florida A&M 12/20/1942 5 13 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 88th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 14th / 105th pick / 1964
35 Calvin Hill 23 RB 12 9 227 6-4 Yale 1/2/1947 1 7 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 24th pick / 1969
24 Dennis Homan 24 wr 10 6 181 6-1 Alabama 1/9/1946 2 1 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 20th pick / 1968
54 Chuck Howley+ 34 RLB 14 14 228 6-3 West Virginia 6/28/1936 12 15 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1958
55 Lee Roy Jordan 29 MLB 14 14 221 6-1 Alabama 4/27/1941 7 8 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 6th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 2nd / 14th pick / 1963
60 Steve Kiner 23 14 0 220 6-1 Tennessee 6/12/1947 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1970
50 D.D. Lewis 25 12 1 225 6-1 Mississippi St. 10/16/1945 2 4 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 159th pick / 1968
74 Bob Lilly* 31 RDT 14 14 260 6-5 TCU 7/26/1939 9 9 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 13th pick / 1961
Dallas Texans / 2nd / 14th pick / 1961
72 Tony Liscio 30 LT 11 7 264 6-5 Tulsa 7/2/1940 7 5 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1963
New York Jets / 10th / 75th pick / 1963
51 Dave Manders 29 C 14 14 250 6-2 Michigan St. 2/20/1941 6 9
14 Craig Morton 27 QB 12 11 214 6-4 California 2/5/1943 5 11 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1965
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 75th pick / 1965
73 Ralph Neely 27 LT 14 11 265 6-6 Oklahoma 9/12/1943 5 7 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 28th pick / 1965
76 John Niland* 26 LG 14 12 245 6-3 Iowa 2/29/1944 4 11 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 1966
Oakland Raiders / 13th / 116th pick / 1966
84 Pettis Norman 31 TE 14 14 222 6-3 Johnson C. Smith 1/4/1939 8 1 Dallas Texans / 16th / 123rd pick / 1962
61 Blaine Nye 24 RG 14 12 251 6-4 Stanford 3/29/1946 2 7 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 130th pick / 1968
75 Jethro Pugh 26 LDT 14 14 260 6-6 Elizabeth City St. 7/3/1944 5 8 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 145th pick / 1965
30 Dan Reeves 26 14 1 200 6-1 South Carolina 1/19/1944 5 3
20 Mel Renfro* 29 RCB 14 14 190 6-0 Oregon 12/30/1941 6 11 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964
19 Lance Rentzel 27 WR 11 11 202 6-2 Oklahoma 10/14/1943 5 8 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1965
Buffalo Bills / 6th / 48th pick / 1965
88 Reggie Rucker 23 7 2 195 6-2 Boston Univ. 9/21/1947 Rook 3
12 Roger Staubach 28 qb 8 3 197 6-3 New Mex. Mil. Inst.,Navy 2/5/1942 1 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 16th / 122nd pick / 1964
Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 129th pick / 1964
56 Thomas Stincic 24 14 0 230 6-4 Michigan 11/24/1946 1 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 68th pick / 1969
33 Duane Thomas 23 FB 14 8 220 6-1 West Texas A&M 6/21/1947 Rook 9 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 23rd pick / 1970
67 Pat Toomay 22 de 14 3 247 6-5 Vanderbilt 5/17/1948 Rook 3 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 153rd pick / 1970
46 Mark Washington 23 14 0 188 5-10 Morgan St. 12/28/1947 Rook 5 Dallas Cowboys / 13th / 335th pick / 1970
41 Charlie Waters 22 FS 14 6 193 6-1 Clemson 9/10/1948 Rook 5 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 66th pick / 1970
42 Claxton Welch 23 8 0 203 5-11 Oregon 7/3/1947 1 0 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 230th pick / 1969
10 Ron Widby 25 P 14 0 210 6-4 Tennessee 3/9/1945 2 2 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 81st pick / 1967
70 Rayfield Wright 25 RT 14 14 255 6-6 Fort Valley St. 8/23/1945 3 9 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 182nd pick / 1967
Team Total 26.3 14 221.5 6-2.5 3.8