Nicknamed the American Team, the Dallas Cowboys are one of the most popular franchises in the NFL. They have won eight NFC titles, made 30 playoffs and are five times Super Bowl champions. Some of the players who have made this team what it currently includes Jason Witten, Tony Dorsett, Michael Irvin, Troy Aikman, Larry Allen, Mel Renfro, Randy White, Bob Lilly, Emmitt Smith, Rogers Staubach just to name but a few. The team is full of superstars both current and former.
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10. Jason Witten, TE
He joined the Dallas Cowboys in 2003 and as of now, he still plays with the team. He is one of the best TE who is a consistent member since he joined the team, posting 57 touchdowns, 10 Pro Bowl, 10,502 yards, and 943 receptions. He is one of the best tight ends in the NFL today who has a very strong blocking ability. He is a Hall of Fame inductee
9. Larry Allen, T-G
For 12 years, Larry was the best tail end for the Dallas Cowboys and in the 90s, he proved his worth through his dominance and was one of the starters for the regular sessions except in 2002 when he had an injury. He joined the franchise in 1994 and left in 2005. Due to his prowess, he gained an entry to the Hall of Fame. While giving his all to Dallas Cowboys, he helped them win the Super Bowl XXX and was selected to seven All-Pro teams and 11 Pro Bowls.
8. Mel Renfro, CB
Between 1964 – 1977, Mel Renfro was one of the offensive players during his college days but became a defense when he was drafted in Dallas. For 14 years, he garnered 3 touchdowns, intercepted 52 passes, recovered 13 fumbles, covered 626 yards. In his entire career, for 842 yards, he made 109 touchdowns. He helped the cowboy win two Super Bowl titles, was selected to five All-Pro teams and 10 Pro Bowls. With all this achievements, he made it to the Hall of Fame in 1996.
7. Michael Irvin, WR
For the time he was with the Dallas, he was nicknamed the Playmaker due to him being the best wide receiver for the 12 years he was with the franchise. He joined Dallas in 1988 and left in 1999. During his stay, he garnered three All-Pro selections, three Super Bowls, 750 passes for 11,904 yards. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007.
6. Randy White, DT
When he joined the Dallas in 1975, he played as a linebacker, but by the time he was leaving in 1988, he was a very strong defensive tackle. In the 14 years, he was with the franchise, he lived up to his nickname Manster, collecting 111 sacks, 1,104 tackles, nine first-teamAll-Pro selections, and nine Pro Bowl selections. He earned a place in the Hall of Fame in 1994 and was among those who helped the team to win the Super Bowl XII.
5. Tony Dorsett, RB
He joined the Dallas in 1977 and left in 1987 after playing with the franchise for 11 years. During those years, he was one of the first running back in the NFL . He ended up rushing for a total of 12, 739 yards, 72 touchdowns, 382 passes for 3, 432 yards and 13 touchdowns. He was selected to three All-Pro teams and four Pro Bowls. He is one of the players who has been inducted into the Hall of Fame.
4. Troy Aikman, QB
For 12 years, he played for Dallas as a quarterback making history in the NFL to be among those who were thrown into the startup lineup as a rookie. He is one of the quarterbacks who won so many titles while playing for the Dallas Cowboys that earned him a place in the Hall of Fame in 2006.
3. Bob Lilly, DT
In 1961, Dallas drafted Bob, who was dominant as he played for the team in the 1960s and 1970s. He left in 1974 after playing for 14 years with the franchise. He helped lead the team in the Super Bowl VI, had 94.5 sacks, and nine All-Pro teams.
2. Emmitt Smith, RB
He played with Dallas for 13 years between 1990 – 2002. He helped the franchise win three Super Bowl Championships, was awarded the most Valuable Player award, the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player, the NFL rushing crown and many others. He was selected to 5 All-Pro teams, 8 Pro Bowls. In 2010, Emmitt Smith was listed in the Hall of Fame.
1. Roger Staubach, QB
Roger joined Dallas in 1969 and left in 1979 after playing for 11 years with the franchise. He was in the team when they were on their winning spree for their Super Bowls and NFC Championships. As one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL history he earned a place in the Hall of Fame.
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