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1990 Dallas Cowboys

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC East Division  · 1990 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.7, Offense: -4.8, Defense: 1.1, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 244 points (15.2/g), 26th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 308 points (19.2/g), 15th.
 Differential of -64 points (-4.0/g), 21st.  Expected W-L: 5.8-10.2.

Coach: Jimmy Johnson (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: David Shula
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Wannstedt
 Other Notable Asst.: Dave Campo (Defensive Assistant) and Butch Davis (Defensive Line)

Stadium: Texas Stadium
 Training Camp: St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Troy Aikman 24 1 15 226 for 399, 2,579 yards, 11 td, 18 int, & 40 rushes for 172 yards and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 1st pick / 1989
RB Emmitt Smith* 21 Rook 15 241 rushes for 937 yards, 11 td, & 24 catches for 228 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 17th pick / 1990
FB Tommie Agee 26 2 11 53 rushes for 213 yards, 0 td, & 30 catches for 272 yards and 1 td Seattle Seahawks / 5th / 119th pick / 1987
WR Michael Irvin 24 2 7 20 catches for 413 yards, 5 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 11th pick / 1988
WR Kelvin Martin 25 3 16 64 catches for 732 yards, 0 td, & 4 rushes for -2 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 95th pick / 1987
TE Jay Novacek 28 5 15 59 catches for 657 yards, 4 td St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 158th pick / 1985
LT Mark Tuinei 30 7 13
LG Crawford Ker 28 5 15 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 76th pick / 1985
C Mark Stepnoski 23 1 16 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 57th pick / 1989
RG John Gesek 27 3 12 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 265th pick / 1987
RT Nate Newton 29 4 16 2 fumbles recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE Danny Stubbs 25 2 15 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1988
LDT Dean Hamel 29 5 11 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 12th / 309th pick / 1985
RDT Danny Noonan 25 3 15 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 12th pick / 1987
RDE Jim Jeffcoat 29 7 13 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 23rd pick / 1983
LLB Jack Del Rio 27 5 16 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
MLB Eugene Lockhart 29 6 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 152nd pick / 1984
RLB Ken Norton 24 2 15 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 41st pick / 1988
LCB Issiac Holt 28 5 15 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 30th pick / 1985
RCB Manny Hendrix 26 4 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
SS James Washington 25 2 10 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 137th pick / 1988
FS Ray Horton 30 7 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1983
 Special Teams Starters
K Ken Willis 24 Rook 0 18 of 25 field goals & 26 of 26 extra points
P Mike Saxon 28 5 0 79 punts for a 43.2 average, 0 blocked Detroit Lions / 11th / 300th pick / 1984
PR Derrick Shepard 26 3 0 20 punt returns for a 6.0 average and 0 td
KR James Dixon 23 1 1 36 kick returns for a 20.4 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
34 Tommie Agee 26 FB 16 11 225 6-0 Auburn 2/22/1964 2 4 Seattle Seahawks / 5th / 119th pick / 1987
8 Troy Aikman 24 QB 15 15 219 6-4 Oklahoma,UCLA 11/21/1966 1 7 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 1st pick / 1989
36 Vince Albritton 28 SS 8 8 215 6-2 Washington 7/23/1962 6 4
89 Robert Awalt 26 te 13 1 258 6-5 Nevada-Reno,San Diego St. 4/9/1964 3 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1987
40 Bill Bates 29 16 0 204 6-1 Tennessee 6/6/1961 7 1
63 Lester Brinkley 25 6 0 270 6-6 Mississippi 5/13/1965 Rook 0
44 Michael Brooks 23 3 0 195 6-0 North Carolina St. 3/12/1967 1 0
79 Willie Broughton 26 4 0 285 6-5 Miami (FL) 9/9/1964 5 0 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 88th pick / 1985
72 Louis Cheek 26 4 0 295 6-6 Texas A&M 10/6/1964 2 0 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 220th pick / 1988
90 Willis Crockett 24 13 0 234 6-3 Georgia Tech 8/25/1966 Rook 1 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 119th pick / 1989
55 Jack Del Rio 27 LLB 16 16 246 6-4 USC 4/4/1963 5 8 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
86 James Dixon 23 KR 15 1 181 5-9 Houston 2/2/1967 1 1
85 Steve Folsom 32 1 0 235 6-5 Long Beach St.,Utah 3/21/1958 9 0 Miami Dolphins / 10th / 261st pick / 1981
38 Ron Francis 26 15 0 201 5-9 Baylor 4/7/1964 3 2 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 39th pick / 1987
29 Kenneth Gant 23 12 0 195 5-11 Albany State (GA) 4/18/1967 Rook 1 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 221st pick / 1990
67 John Gesek 27 RG 15 12 282 6-5 Sacramento St. 2/18/1963 3 5 Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 265th pick / 1987
66 Kevin Gogan 26 g 16 4 317 6-7 Washington 11/2/1964 3 2 Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1987
78 Dean Hamel 29 LDT 12 11 279 6-3 Tulsa 7/7/1961 5 6 Washington Redskins / 12th / 309th pick / 1985
50 Dave Harper 24 6 0 220 6-1 Humboldt St. 5/5/1966 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 277th pick / 1990
80 Rod Harris 24 7 0 183 5-10 Texas A&M 11/14/1966 1 0 Houston Oilers / 4th / 104th pick / 1989
62 Dale Hellestrae 28 16 0 282 6-5 SMU 7/11/1962 5 1 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 112th pick / 1985
45 Manny Hendrix 26 RCB 16 11 180 5-10 Utah 10/20/1964 4 6
32 Alonzo Highsmith 25 fb 7 5 234 6-1 Miami (FL) 2/26/1965 3 0 Houston Oilers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1987
30 Issiac Holt 28 LCB 15 15 200 6-2 Alcorn St. 10/4/1962 5 8 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 30th pick / 1985
20 Ray Horton 30 FS 14 14 189 5-10 Washington 4/12/1960 7 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1983
99 David Howard 29 16 0 232 6-2 Oregon St.,Long Beach St. 12/8/1961 5 1 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 67th pick / 1984 Supp
88 Michael Irvin 24 WR 12 7 207 6-2 Miami (FL) 3/5/1966 2 4 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 11th pick / 1988
77 Jim Jeffcoat 29 RDE 16 13 274 6-5 Arizona St. 4/1/1961 7 7 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 23rd pick / 1983
48 Daryl Johnston 24 16 0 238 6-2 Syracuse 2/10/1966 1 2 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 39th pick / 1989
97 Jimmie Jones 24 ldt 16 6 285 6-4 Miami (FL) 1/9/1966 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 64th pick / 1990
68 Crawford Ker 28 LG 15 15 288 6-3 Florida 5/5/1962 5 6 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 76th pick / 1985
15 Babe Laufenberg 31 qb 4 1 198 6-2 Stanford,Missouri,Indiana 12/5/1959 4 1 Washington Redskins / 6th / 168th pick / 1983
56 Eugene Lockhart 29 MLB 16 16 234 6-2 Houston 3/8/1961 6 8 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 152nd pick / 1984
83 Kelvin Martin 25 WR 16 16 163 5-9 Boston Col. 5/14/1965 3 6 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 95th pick / 1987
85 Dennis McKinnon 29 wr 9 7 185 6-1 Florida St. 8/22/1961 7 1
61 Nate Newton 29 RT 16 16 318 6-3 Florida A&M 12/20/1961 4 6
73 Danny Noonan 25 RDT 16 15 270 6-4 Nebraska 7/14/1965 3 8 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 12th pick / 1987
51 Ken Norton 24 RLB 15 15 254 6-2 UCLA 9/29/1966 2 8 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 41st pick / 1988
84 Jay Novacek 28 TE 16 15 234 6-4 Wyoming 10/24/1962 5 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 158th pick / 1985
4 Mike Saxon 28 P 16 0 205 6-3 San Diego St. 7/10/1962 5 3 Detroit Lions / 11th / 300th pick / 1984
53 Randy Shannon 24 1 0 221 6-0 Miami (FL) 2/24/1966 1 0 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 280th pick / 1989
87 Derrick Shepard 26 PR 8 0 186 5-10 Oklahoma 1/22/1964 3 0
65 Tony Slaton 29 c 6 4 265 6-3 USC 4/12/1961 5 2 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 155th pick / 1984
42 Stan Smagala 22 3 0 184 5-10 Notre Dame 4/6/1968 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 123rd pick / 1990
22 Emmitt Smith* 21 RB 16 15 221 5-9 Florida 5/15/1969 Rook 8 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 17th pick / 1990
33 Timmy Smith 26 rb 1 1 216 5-11 Texas Tech 1/24/1964 3 0 Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1987
57 Vinson Smith 25 lb 16 1 243 6-2 East Carolina 7/3/1965 2 2
54 Jesse Solomon 27 9 0 240 6-0 Florida St. 11/4/1963 4 1 Minnesota Vikings / 12th / 318th pick / 1986
53 Mark Stepnoski 23 C 16 16 269 6-2 Pittsburgh 1/20/1967 1 6 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 57th pick / 1989
96 Danny Stubbs 25 LDE 16 15 265 6-4 Miami (FL) 1/3/1965 2 9 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1988
92 Tony Tolbert 23 de 16 4 268 6-6 Texas-El Paso 12/29/1967 1 3 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 85th pick / 1989
71 Mark Tuinei 30 LT 13 13 302 6-5 UCLA,Hawaii 3/31/1960 7 5
3 Steve Walsh 24 1 0 207 6-3 Miami (FL) 12/1/1966 1 0 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 1st pick / 1989 Supp
37 James Washington 25 SS 15 10 209 6-1 UCLA 1/10/1965 2 6 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 137th pick / 1988
23 Robert Williams 28 rcb 16 6 190 5-10 Baylor 10/2/1962 3 4
1 Ken Willis 24 K 16 0 190 5-11 Kentucky 10/6/1966 Rook 4
98 Mitch Willis 28 4 0 278 6-8 SMU 3/16/1962 5 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 183rd pick / 1984
81 Alexander Wright 23 wr 15 1 195 6-0 Auburn 7/19/1967 Rook 2 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 26th pick / 1990
76 Jeff Zimmerman 27 6 0 320 6-3 Florida 1/10/1963 3 0 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 68th pick / 1987
Team Total 26.1 16 235.2 6-1.9 3.1