Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 2008 Starters, Roster, & Players

2008 Dallas Cowboys

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

9-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFC East Division  · 2008 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.6, Offense: 1.7, Defense: -1.2, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 362 points (22.6/g), 18th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 365 points (22.8/g), 20th.
 Differential of -3 points (-0.2/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Wade Phillips (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jason Garrett
 Defensive Coordinator: Brian Stewart
 Other Notable Asst.: Dave Campo (Secondary)

Stadium: Texas Stadium
 Training Camp: River Ridge Playing Fields (Oxnard, California)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Tony Romo 28 4 13 276 for 450, 3,448 yards, 26 td, 14 int, & 28 rushes for 41 yards and 0 td
RB Marion Barber 25 3 13 238 rushes for 885 yards, 7 td, & 52 catches for 417 yards and 2 td Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 109th pick / 2005
WR Patrick Crayton 29 4 7 39 catches for 550 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for 11 yards and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 216th pick / 2004
WR Terrell Owens 35 12 16 69 catches for 1,052 yards, 10 td, & 7 rushes for 33 yards and 0 td San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1996
TE Martellus Bennett 21 Rook 7 20 catches for 283 yards, 4 td Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 61st pick / 2008
TE Jason Witten* 26 5 16 81 catches for 952 yards, 4 td Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 69th pick / 2003
LT Flozell Adams* 33 10 16 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 38th pick / 1998
LG Cory Procter 26 1 11
C Andre Gurode* 29 6 16 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 37th pick / 2002
RG Leonard Davis* 30 7 16 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 2001
RT Marc Colombo 30 6 16 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 29th pick / 2002
 Defensive Starters
LDE Marcus Spears 25 3 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 20th pick / 2005
NT Jay Ratliff* 27 3 16 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 224th pick / 2005
RDE Chris Canty 26 3 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 132nd pick / 2005
LLB Greg Ellis 33 10 16 8.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 8th pick / 1998
LILB Bradie James 27 5 16 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 103rd pick / 2003
RILB Zach Thomas 35 12 14 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 5th / 154th pick / 1996
RLB DeMarcus Ware*+ 26 3 16 20.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 11th pick / 2005
LCB Terence Newman 30 5 10 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 2003
RCB Anthony Henry 32 7 15 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 4th / 97th pick / 2001
SS Keith Davis 30 6 9
FS Ken Hamlin 27 5 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2003
 Special Teams Starters
K Nick Folk 24 1 0 20 of 22 field goals & 42 of 42 extra points Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 178th pick / 2007
P Sam Paulescu 24 1 0 53 punts for a 41.8 average, 0 blocked
PR Adam Jones 25 3 6 21 punt returns for a 4.5 average and 0 td Tennessee Titans / 1st / 6th pick / 2005
KR Miles Austin 24 2 0 29 kick returns for a 21.5 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
76 Flozell Adams* 33 LT 16 16 335 6-7 Michigan St. 5/18/1975 10 10 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 38th pick / 1998
34 Deon Anderson 25 fb 14 5 248 5-10 Connecticut 1/27/1983 1 0 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 195th pick / 2007
19 Miles Austin 24 KR 12 0 215 6-3 Monmouth 6/30/1984 2 2
20 Alan Ball 23 10 0 176 6-1 Illinois 3/29/1985 1 1 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 237th pick / 2007
24 Marion Barber 25 RB 15 13 221 5-11 Minnesota 6/10/1983 3 8 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 109th pick / 2005
35 Tra Battle 23 5 0 177 5-10 Georgia 1/5/1985 Rook 0
80 Martellus Bennett 21 TE 16 7 248 6-7 Texas A&M 3/10/1987 Rook 2 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 61st pick / 2008
67 Joe Berger 26 3 0 303 6-5 Michigan Tech 5/25/1982 3 0 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2005
5 Brooks Bollinger 29 2 0 205 6-1 Wisconsin 11/15/1979 4 0 New York Jets / 6th / 200th pick / 2003
72 Stephen Bowen 24 14 0 300 6-5 Hofstra 3/28/1984 2 1
27 Courtney Brown 24 db 9 1 205 6-1 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 2/10/1984 1 1 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 212th pick / 2007
57 Kevin Burnett 26 lb 16 2 237 6-3 Tennessee 12/24/1982 3 2 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2005
99 Chris Canty 26 RDE 16 16 286 6-7 Virginia 11/10/1982 3 7 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 132nd pick / 2005
54 Bobby Carpenter 25 13 0 255 6-3 Ohio St. 8/1/1983 2 1 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 18th pick / 2006
23 Tashard Choice 24 rb 16 3 210 5-9 Oklahoma,Georgia Tech 11/20/1984 Rook 4 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 122nd pick / 2008
30 Alonzo Coleman 24 1 0 204 5-10 Hampton 1/27/1984 Rook 0
75 Marc Colombo 30 RT 16 16 320 6-7 Boston Col. 10/8/1978 6 7 Chicago Bears / 1st / 29th pick / 2002
84 Patrick Crayton 29 WR 16 7 205 6-0 NW Oklahoma St. 4/7/1979 4 5 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 216th pick / 2004
89 Tony Curtis 25 te 16 6 265 6-5 Portland St. 11/11/1983 2 0
29 Keith Davis 30 SS 16 9 193 5-10 Sam Houston St. 12/30/1978 6 4
70 Leonard Davis* 30 RG 16 16 375 6-6 Texas 9/5/1978 7 10 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 2nd pick / 2001
98 Greg Ellis 33 LLB 16 16 271 6-6 North Carolina 8/14/1975 10 7 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 8th pick / 1998
6 Nick Folk 24 K 16 0 211 6-2 Arizona 11/5/1984 1 5 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 178th pick / 2007
65 Andre Gurode* 29 C 16 16 314 6-4 Colorado 3/6/1979 6 10 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 37th pick / 2002
26 Ken Hamlin 27 FS 16 16 209 6-2 Arkansas 1/20/1981 5 7 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2003
97 Jason Hatcher 26 16 0 285 6-7 Grambling St. 7/13/1982 2 1 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 92nd pick / 2006
42 Anthony Henry 32 RCB 16 15 205 6-1 South Florida 11/3/1976 7 7 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 97th pick / 2001
64 Montrae Holland 28 g 7 2 322 6-2 Florida St. 5/21/1980 5 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 102nd pick / 2003
17 Sam Hurd 23 3 0 187 6-2 Northern Illinois 4/24/1985 2 0
56 Bradie James 27 LILB 16 16 243 6-2 LSU 1/17/1981 5 8 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 103rd pick / 2003
31 Mike Jenkins 23 db 14 3 200 6-0 South Florida 3/22/1985 Rook 2 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 25th pick / 2008
14 Brad Johnson 40 qb 16 3 226 6-5 Florida St. 9/13/1968 14 1 Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 227th pick / 1992
95 Tank Johnson 27 dt 16 1 300 6-3 Washington 12/7/1981 4 2 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 47th pick / 2004
21 Adam Jones 25 lcb 9 6 187 5-11 West Virginia 9/30/1983 3 3 Tennessee Titans / 1st / 6th pick / 2005
28 Felix Jones 21 6 0 200 6-0 Arkansas 5/8/1987 Rook 3 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 22nd pick / 2008
63 Kyle Kosier 30 g 3 3 305 6-5 Arizona St. 1/27/1978 6 1 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 248th pick / 2002
91 L.P. Ladouceur 27 16 0 257 6-4 California 3/13/1981 3 1
1 Mat McBriar 29 6 0 210 6-1 Hawaii 7/8/1979 4 1
77 Pat McQuistan 25 16 0 315 6-6 Weber St. 4/30/1983 2 1 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 211th pick / 2006
41 Terence Newman 30 LCB 10 10 188 5-11 Kansas St. 9/4/1978 5 5 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 5th pick / 2003
53 Steve Octavien 24 2 0 238 6-0 Nebraska 11/25/1984 Rook 0
81 Terrell Owens 35 WR 16 16 226 6-3 Tenn-Chattanooga 12/7/1973 12 9 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1996
2 Sam Paulescu 24 P 10 0 194 6-0 Oregon St. 4/18/1984 1 1
52 Carlos Polk 31 10 0 250 6-2 Nebraska 2/22/1977 7 1 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 112th pick / 2001
71 Cory Procter 26 LG 16 11 305 6-4 Montana 10/18/1982 1 5
90 Jay Ratliff* 27 NT 16 16 293 6-4 Auburn 8/29/1981 3 10 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 224th pick / 2005
50 Justin Rogers 25 15 0 252 6-3 SMU 8/31/1983 1 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 180th pick / 2007
9 Tony Romo 28 QB 13 13 219 6-2 East. Illinois 4/21/1980 4 10
32 Orlando Scandrick 21 db 16 2 192 5-10 Boise St. 2/10/1987 Rook 2 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 143rd pick / 2008
96 Marcus Spears 25 LDE 16 15 298 6-4 LSU 3/8/1983 3 6 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 20th pick / 2005
93 Anthony Spencer 24 12 0 261 6-3 Purdue 1/23/1984 1 2 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 26th pick / 2007
86 Isaiah Stanback 24 8 0 216 6-3 Washington 8/16/1984 1 0 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 103rd pick / 2007
Marcus Thomas 24 2 0 215 6-2 Texas-El Paso 5/28/1984 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 166th pick / 2008
55 Zach Thomas 35 RILB 16 14 230 5-11 Texas Tech 9/1/1973 12 7 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 154th pick / 1996
94 DeMarcus Ware*+ 26 RLB 16 16 247 6-4 Troy 7/31/1982 3 15 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 11th pick / 2005
25 Pat Watkins 26 8 0 200 6-4 Florida St. 12/18/1982 2 1 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 138th pick / 2006
38 Roy Williams 28 db 3 2 235 6-0 Oklahoma 8/14/1980 6 1 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 8th pick / 2002
11 Roy Williams 27 wr 10 7 210 6-4 Texas 12/20/1981 4 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 2004
82 Jason Witten* 26 TE 16 16 257 6-5 Tennessee 5/6/1982 5 8 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 69th pick / 2003
Team Total 26.7 16 243.3 6-2.4 3.6