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1975 Dallas Cowboys

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10-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFC East Division  · 1975 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.1, Offense: 4.0, Defense: 0.1, SoS: -1.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 350 points (25.0/g), 8th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 268 points (19.1/g), 9th.
 Differential of 82 points (5.9/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 9.1-4.9.

Coach: Tom Landry (10-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Myers
 Defensive Coordinator: Ernie Stautner

Stadium: Texas Stadium
 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 Roger Staubach* 33 6 13 198 for 348, 2,666 yards, 17 td, 16 int, & 55 rushes for 316 yards and 4 td Kansas City Chiefs / 16th / 122nd pick / 1964
Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 129th pick / 1964
RB Preston Pearson 30 8 10 133 rushes for 509 yards, 2 td, & 27 catches for 351 yards and 2 td Baltimore Colts / 12th / 298th pick / 1967
FB Robert Newhouse 25 3 13 209 rushes for 930 yards, 2 td, & 34 catches for 275 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 35th pick / 1972
WR Drew Pearson 24 2 14 46 catches for 822 yards, 8 td, & 1 rush for 11 yards and 0 td
WR Golden Richards 25 2 13 21 catches for 451 yards, 4 td, & 3 rushes for 18 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 46th pick / 1973
TE Jean Fugett 24 3 9 38 catches for 488 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 13th / 338th pick / 1972
LT Ralph Neely 32 10 14 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 28th pick / 1965
LG Burton Lawless 22 Rook 10 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 44th pick / 1975
C John Fitzgerald 27 4 14 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 101st pick / 1970
RG Blaine Nye 29 7 14 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 130th pick / 1968
RT Rayfield Wright* 30 8 13 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 182nd pick / 1967
 Defensive Starters
LDE Too Tall Jones 24 1 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 1st pick / 1974
LDT Jethro Pugh 31 10 13 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 145th pick / 1965
RDT Larry Cole 29 7 8 Dallas Cowboys / 16th / 428th pick / 1968
RDE Harvey Martin 25 2 13 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1973
LLB Dave Edwards 36 12 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 25th / 194th pick / 1962
MLB Lee Roy Jordan 34 12 14 6 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 6th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 2nd / 14th pick / 1963
RLB D.D. Lewis 30 7 14 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 159th pick / 1968
LCB Mark Washington 28 5 14 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 13th / 335th pick / 1970
RCB Mel Renfro 34 11 11 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964
SS Charlie Waters 27 5 14 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 66th pick / 1970
FS Cliff Harris* 27 5 14 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Toni Fritsch 30 4 0 22 of 35 field goals & 38 of 40 extra points
P Mitch Hoopes 22 Rook 0 68 punts for a 39.4 average, 1 blocked Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 200th pick / 1975
PR Golden Richards 25 2 13 28 punt returns for a 10.3 average and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 46th pick / 1973
KR Preston Pearson 30 8 10 16 kick returns for a 24.4 average and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 12th / 298th pick / 1967

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
31 Benny Barnes 24 14 3 190 6-1 Stanford 3/3/1951 3 3
53 Bob Breunig 22 10 0 226 6-7 Arizona St. 7/4/1953 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 70th pick / 1975
59 Warren Capone 24 5 0 218 6-1 LSU 8/14/1951 Rook 3
63 Larry Cole 29 RDT 13 8 252 6-5 Air Force,Houston,Hawaii 11/15/1946 7 4 Dallas Cowboys / 16th / 428th pick / 1968
57 Kyle Davis 23 14 0 240 6-3 Oklahoma 10/1/1952 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 113th pick / 1975
21 Doug Dennison 24 rb 13 3 202 6-1 Kutztown Pennsylvania 12/18/1951 1 3
67 Pat Donovan 22 t 13 1 253 6-5 Stanford 7/1/1953 Rook 2 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 90th pick / 1975
89 Billy Joe DuPree 25 te 14 6 225 6-4 Michigan St. 3/7/1950 2 2 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 20th pick / 1973
52 Dave Edwards 36 LLB 14 14 225 6-1 Auburn 12/14/1939 12 7 Denver Broncos / 25th / 194th pick / 1962
62 John Fitzgerald 27 C 14 14 255 6-5 Boston Col. 4/16/1948 4 7 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 101st pick / 1970
15 Toni Fritsch 30 K 14 0 190 5-7 none 7/10/1945 4 2
84 Jean Fugett 24 TE 14 9 225 6-3 Amherst 12/16/1951 3 6 Dallas Cowboys / 13th / 338th pick / 1972
77 Bill Gregory 26 rdt 14 7 255 6-5 Wisconsin 12/14/1949 4 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 77th pick / 1971
43 Cliff Harris* 27 FS 14 14 188 6-0 Ouachita Baptist 11/12/1948 5 9
56 Thomas Henderson 22 13 0 221 6-2 Langston 3/1/1953 Rook 5 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 18th pick / 1975
9 Mitch Hoopes 22 P 14 0 207 6-1 Arizona 7/8/1953 Rook 2 Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 200th pick / 1975
81 Percy Howard 23 8 0 210 6-4 Austin Peay St. 1/21/1952 Rook 0
87 Ron Howard 24 10 0 229 6-4 Seattle 3/3/1951 1 0
42 Randy Hughes 22 14 0 209 6-4 Oklahoma 4/3/1953 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 96th pick / 1975
72 Too Tall Jones 24 LDE 14 14 271 6-9 Tennessee St. 2/23/1951 1 7 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 1st pick / 1974
55 Lee Roy Jordan 34 MLB 14 14 221 6-1 Alabama 4/27/1941 12 9 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 6th pick / 1963
Boston Patriots / 2nd / 14th pick / 1963
35 Scott Laidlaw 22 8 0 206 6-0 Stanford 2/17/1953 Rook 1 Dallas Cowboys / 14th / 356th pick / 1975
66 Burton Lawless 22 LG 14 10 253 6-4 Florida 11/1/1953 Rook 6 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 44th pick / 1975
50 D.D. Lewis 30 RLB 14 14 225 6-1 Mississippi St. 10/16/1945 7 7 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 159th pick / 1968
19 Clint Longley 23 qb 4 1 193 6-1 Abilene Christian 7/28/1952 1 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 1st pick / 1974 Supp
79 Harvey Martin 25 RDE 13 13 260 6-5 Texas A&M-Commerce 11/16/1950 2 7 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 53rd pick / 1973
73 Ralph Neely 32 LT 14 14 265 6-6 Oklahoma 9/12/1943 10 7 Houston Oilers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1965
Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 28th pick / 1965
44 Robert Newhouse 25 FB 14 13 209 5-10 Houston 1/9/1950 3 11 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 35th pick / 1972
61 Blaine Nye 29 RG 14 14 251 6-4 Stanford 3/29/1946 7 7 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 130th pick / 1968
88 Drew Pearson 24 WR 14 14 184 6-0 Tulsa 1/12/1951 2 10
26 Preston Pearson 30 KR 14 10 205 6-1 Illinois 1/17/1945 8 8 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 298th pick / 1967
58 Cal Peterson 23 14 0 220 6-3 UCLA 10/6/1952 1 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1974
75 Jethro Pugh 31 LDT 13 13 260 6-6 Elizabeth City St. 7/3/1944 10 7 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 145th pick / 1965
20 Mel Renfro 34 RCB 11 11 190 6-0 Oregon 12/30/1941 11 6 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 17th pick / 1964
Oakland Raiders / 10th / 79th pick / 1964
83 Golden Richards 25 PR 14 13 181 6-1 Hawaii,BYU 12/31/1950 2 6 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 46th pick / 1973
68 Herbert Scott 22 g 14 4 254 6-2 Virginia Union 1/18/1953 Rook 3 Dallas Cowboys / 13th / 330th pick / 1975
12 Roger Staubach* 33 QB 13 13 197 6-3 New Mex. Mil. Inst.,Navy 2/5/1942 6 14 Kansas City Chiefs / 16th / 122nd pick / 1964
Dallas Cowboys / 10th / 129th pick / 1964
78 Bruce Walton 24 13 0 251 6-6 UCLA 6/14/1951 2 4 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 126th pick / 1973
46 Mark Washington 28 LCB 14 14 188 5-10 Morgan St. 12/28/1947 5 7 Dallas Cowboys / 13th / 335th pick / 1970
41 Charlie Waters 27 SS 14 14 193 6-1 Clemson 9/10/1948 5 7 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 66th pick / 1970
54 Randy White 22 dt 14 1 257 6-4 Maryland 1/15/1953 Rook 2 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 2nd pick / 1975
45 Rolly Woolsey 22 14 0 182 6-1 Boise St. 8/11/1953 Rook 3 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 148th pick / 1975
70 Rayfield Wright* 30 RT 13 13 255 6-6 Fort Valley St. 8/23/1945 8 9 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 182nd pick / 1967
30 Charley Young 23 12 2 213 6-1 North Carolina St. 10/13/1952 1 4 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 22nd pick / 1974
Team Total 25.9 14 222.8 6-2.6 3.4