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1991 Dallas Cowboys

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11-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFC East Division  · 1991 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.4, Offense: 3.7, Defense: 0.8, SoS: 2.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 342 points (21.4/g), 7th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 310 points (19.4/g), 17th.
 Differential of 32 points (2.0/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 8.9-7.1.

Coach: Jimmy Johnson (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Norv Turner
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Wannstedt
 Other Notable Asst.: Dave Campo (Defensive Backs) and Butch Davis (Defensive Line)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Troy Aikman* 25 2 12 237 for 363, 2,754 yards, 11 td, 10 int, & 16 rushes for 5 yards and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 1st pick / 1989
RB Emmitt Smith* 22 1 16 365 rushes for 1,563 yards, 12 td, & 49 catches for 258 yards and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 17th pick / 1990
FB Daryl Johnston 25 2 14 17 rushes for 54 yards, 0 td, & 28 catches for 244 yards and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 39th pick / 1989
WR Michael Irvin*+ 25 3 16 93 catches for 1,523 yards, 8 td Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 11th pick / 1988
WR Alfredo Roberts 26 3 10 16 catches for 136 yards, 1 td Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 197th pick / 1988
TE Jay Novacek* 29 6 12 59 catches for 664 yards, 4 td St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 158th pick / 1985
LT Mark Tuinei 31 8 12
LG Kevin Gogan 27 4 16 Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1987
C Mark Stepnoski 24 2 16 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 57th pick / 1989
RG John Gesek 28 4 15 Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 265th pick / 1987
RT Nate Newton 30 5 14 1 fumble recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE Tony Tolbert 24 2 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 85th pick / 1989
LDT Tony Casillas 28 5 16 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 2nd pick / 1986
RDT Russell Maryland 22 Rook 7 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 1st pick / 1991
RDE Jim Jeffcoat 30 8 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 23rd pick / 1983
LLB Ken Norton 25 3 16 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 41st pick / 1988
MLB Jack Del Rio 28 6 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
RLB Vinson Smith 26 3 12
LCB Issiac Holt 29 6 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 30th pick / 1985
RCB Larry Brown 22 Rook 13 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 12th / 320th pick / 1991
SS James Washington 26 3 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 137th pick / 1988
FS Ray Horton 31 8 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1983
 Special Teams Starters
K Ken Willis 25 1 0 27 of 39 field goals & 37 of 37 extra points
P Mike Saxon 29 6 0 57 punts for a 42.6 average, 0 blocked Detroit Lions / 11th / 300th pick / 1984
PR Kelvin Martin 26 4 0 21 punt returns for a 11.6 average and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 95th pick / 1987
KR Alexander Wright 24 1 5 21 kick returns for a 24.5 average and 1 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 26th pick / 1990

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
34 Tommie Agee 27 16 0 225 6-0 Auburn 2/22/1964 3 1 Seattle Seahawks / 5th / 119th pick / 1987
8 Troy Aikman* 25 QB 12 12 219 6-4 Oklahoma,UCLA 11/21/1966 2 11 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 1st pick / 1989
36 Vince Albritton 29 6 0 215 6-2 Washington 7/23/1962 7 0
89 Robert Awalt 27 te 12 2 258 6-5 Nevada,San Diego St. 4/9/1964 4 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1987
40 Bill Bates 30 16 0 204 6-1 Tennessee 6/6/1961 8 1
7 Steve Beuerlein 26 qb 8 4 220 6-3 Notre Dame 3/7/1965 3 3 Los Angeles Raiders / 4th / 110th pick / 1987
46 Ricky Blake 24 2 0 244 6-2 Alabama A&M 7/15/1967 Rook 1
24 Larry Brown 22 RCB 16 13 186 5-11 TCU 11/30/1969 Rook 6 Dallas Cowboys / 12th / 320th pick / 1991
59 Darrick Brownlow 23 16 0 237 5-10 Illinois 12/28/1968 Rook 1 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 132nd pick / 1991
75 Tony Casillas 28 LDT 16 16 278 6-3 Oklahoma 10/26/1963 5 7 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 2nd pick / 1986
93 Reggie Cooper 23 2 0 214 6-2 Nebraska 7/11/1968 Rook 0
55 Jack Del Rio 28 MLB 16 16 246 6-4 USC 4/4/1963 6 7 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
21 James Dixon 24 7 0 181 5-9 Houston 2/2/1967 2 0
58 Dixon Edwards 23 lb 11 1 230 6-1 Michigan St. 3/25/1968 Rook 2 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 37th pick / 1991
29 Kenneth Gant 24 db 16 1 195 5-11 Albany State (GA) 4/18/1967 1 2 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 221st pick / 1990
63 John Gesek 28 RG 16 15 282 6-5 Sacramento St. 2/18/1963 4 7 Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 265th pick / 1987
66 Kevin Gogan 27 LG 16 16 317 6-7 Washington 11/2/1964 4 8 Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 206th pick / 1987
80 Alvin Harper 23 wr 15 5 210 6-3 Tennessee 7/6/1968 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 12th pick / 1991
70 Dale Hellestrae 29 16 0 282 6-5 SMU 7/11/1962 6 1 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 112th pick / 1985
45 Manny Hendrix 27 db 16 3 180 5-10 Utah 10/20/1964 5 2
32 Alonzo Highsmith 26 2 0 234 6-1 Miami (FL) 2/26/1965 4 0 Houston Oilers / 1st / 3rd pick / 1987
90 Tony Hill 23 8 0 250 6-6 Tenn-Chattanooga 10/23/1968 Rook 1 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 108th pick / 1991
30 Issiac Holt 29 LCB 15 15 200 6-2 Alcorn St. 10/4/1962 6 6 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 30th pick / 1985
20 Ray Horton 31 FS 16 16 189 5-10 Washington 4/12/1960 8 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1983
88 Michael Irvin*+ 25 WR 16 16 207 6-2 Miami (FL) 3/5/1966 3 17 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 11th pick / 1988
77 Jim Jeffcoat 30 RDE 16 16 274 6-5 Arizona St. 4/1/1961 8 7 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 23rd pick / 1983
48 Daryl Johnston 25 FB 16 14 238 6-2 Syracuse 2/10/1966 2 3 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 39th pick / 1989
97 Jimmie Jones 25 rdt 16 6 285 6-4 Miami (FL) 1/9/1966 1 4 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 64th pick / 1990
78 Leon Lett 23 5 0 290 6-6 Emporia St. 10/12/1968 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 173rd pick / 1991
83 Kelvin Martin 26 PR 16 0 163 5-9 Boston Col. 5/14/1965 4 4 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 95th pick / 1987
67 Russell Maryland 22 RDT 16 7 300 6-1 Miami (FL) 3/22/1969 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 1st pick / 1991
98 Godfrey Myles 23 3 0 240 6-1 Florida 9/22/1968 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1991
61 Nate Newton 30 RT 14 14 318 6-3 Florida A&M 12/20/1961 5 7
73 Danny Noonan 26 dt 15 3 270 6-4 Nebraska 7/14/1965 4 2 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 12th pick / 1987
51 Ken Norton 25 LLB 16 16 254 6-2 UCLA 9/29/1966 3 7 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 41st pick / 1988
84 Jay Novacek* 29 TE 16 12 234 6-4 Wyoming 10/24/1962 6 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 6th / 158th pick / 1985
52 Mickey Pruitt 26 lb 12 1 206 6-1 Colorado 1/10/1965 3 1
27 Curvin Richards 23 2 0 195 5-9 Pittsburgh 12/26/1968 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 97th pick / 1991
87 Alfredo Roberts 26 WR 16 10 250 6-3 Miami (FL) 3/1/1965 3 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 197th pick / 1988
4 Mike Saxon 29 P 16 0 205 6-3 San Diego St. 7/10/1962 6 3 Detroit Lions / 11th / 300th pick / 1984
82 Derrick Shepard 27 6 0 186 5-10 Oklahoma 1/22/1964 4 0
42 Stan Smagala 23 8 0 184 5-10 Notre Dame 4/6/1968 1 0 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 123rd pick / 1990
39 Donald Smith 23 3 0 189 5-11 Liberty 2/21/1968 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 10th / 271st pick / 1990
22 Emmitt Smith* 22 RB 16 16 221 5-9 Florida 5/15/1969 1 17 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 17th pick / 1990
57 Vinson Smith 26 RLB 13 12 243 6-2 East Carolina 7/3/1965 3 5
53 Mark Stepnoski 24 C 16 16 269 6-2 Pittsburgh 1/20/1967 2 8 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 57th pick / 1989
96 Danny Stubbs 26 9 0 265 6-4 Miami (FL) 1/3/1965 3 1 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1988
92 Tony Tolbert 24 LDE 16 16 268 6-6 Texas-El Paso 12/29/1967 2 8 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 85th pick / 1989
71 Mark Tuinei 31 LT 12 12 302 6-5 UCLA,Hawaii 3/31/1960 8 6
76 Alan Veingrad 28 t 16 4 277 6-5 Texas A&M-Commerce 7/24/1963 5 3
37 James Washington 26 SS 16 16 209 6-1 UCLA 1/10/1965 3 6 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 137th pick / 1988
79 Erik Williams 23 t 11 3 324 6-6 Central State (OH) 9/7/1968 Rook 2 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 70th pick / 1991
23 Robert Williams 29 db 16 2 190 5-10 Baylor 10/2/1962 4 2
1 Ken Willis 25 K 16 0 190 5-11 Kentucky 10/6/1966 1 3
81 Alexander Wright 24 KR 16 5 195 6-0 Auburn 7/19/1967 1 3 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 26th pick / 1990
Team Total 25.8 16 235.2 6-1.8 3.0