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Dallas Cowboys News, Cheerleaders, and History

Dallas Cowboys History

1960
• Dallas is granted an NFL franchise on January 28th.
• Clint Murchison Jr. (majority owner) hired Tex Schramm to be general manager, Gil Brandt as director of player personnel, and Tom Landry as head coach.
• Wide Receiver Jim Doran was the first Dallas Cowboys player to be selected to play in the Pro Bowl.
• Recorded first preseason win with a 14-3 victory over the New York Giants on August 27th.
• Recorded first non-losing game with a 31-31 tie with the New York Giants on December 4th.
• Ended the 1960 season with an 0-11-1 record.

1961
• Dallas is moved into the NFL's Eastern Conference.
• Defensive tackle Bob Lilly is selected as the Cowboys first ever NFL Draft choice.

...more Dallas Cowboys history
Dallas Cowboys Legends

• Troy Aikman
• Tony Dorsett
• Bob Hayes
• Chuck Howley
• Lee Roy Jordan
• Tom Landry
• Bob Lilly
• Don Meredith
• Don Perkins
• Mel Renfro
• Tex Schramm
• Emmitt Smith
• Roger Staubach
• Randy White
Did You Know...
The original Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, the CowBelles & Beaux, were high school students from the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, and they cheered on the Dallas Cowboys all the way to the 1971 Super Bowl Championship.

...more Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
   Current Dallas Cowboys

• Schedule
• Roster
• Depth Chart
• Statistics
• Transactions
• Links
Texas Stadium

• Construction Began: 1967
• Opened: October 24, 1971
• Cost: $35 Million
• Location: Irving, Texas
• Ownership: City of Irving
• Stadium Phone: (972)-438-7676
• Cowboys Ticket Office: (972)-579-5000
• Playing Field: Artificial Turf
• Capacity: 65,595
• Luxury Suites: 381
• Do Not Bring: Food or beverage of any kind; coolers, cups, bottles containers of any kind; Video Cameras; Pets (except seeing eye dogs); any type of illegal substances or weapons (including knives).
• Parking lots: Open four hours before every game and allows tailgating parties.
Dallas Cowboys Discussions

• Go to the top of the NFC East folder in the About Football Forum to discuss the Dallas Cowboys and their biggest rivals! -- NFC East Discussions

• "Emmitt Smith doesn't deserve Walter Payton's record....period. Even though Emmitt (broke) the all time rushing record, he is still only a good running back, and he isn't a great back." -- IMNEVERWRONG
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