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Bob Lilly

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Born:

July 26 1939 - Olney, Texas.

Drafted: Bob Lilly was the first player ever drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 1961.

Years Played:

1961-1974

Position Played: Defensive Tackle

Played For: Dallas Cowboys

Alma Mater: Texas Christian

Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: 1980

Uniform Number:

74

Best Known For:


Bob Lilly was the first player ever drafted by the Dallas Cowboys as well as their first All-Pro, first Pro Bowl selection, first Ring of Honor member and first Hall of Famer.

College Highlights:


• Two-time All-South West Conference
• Consensus All-American
• Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame

NFL Highlights:


• Named Rookie of the Year (1961)
• 11-Time Pro Bowl Selection (10 consecutive)
• 7-Time All-Pro Selection
• Member of the NFL's 75th Anniversary Team
• Member of the AFL-NFL 25-year Anniversary Team
• Inducted into the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame
• Played in two Super Bowls (V, VII
• Won Super Bowl VI Title
• Won two NFC Titles
• Won Four Eastern Conference Titles
• First player inducted into the Cowboys Ring of Honor (1975)
• Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1980)

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