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Dallas Cowboys 101... 1972

Discussion in 'History Zone' started by Hostile, Jun 20, 2007.

  1. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Row 1
    • 12 Roger Staubach, QB
    • 14 Craig Morton, QB
    • 15 Toni Fritsch, K
    • 18 Jack Concannon, QB
    • 19 Lance Alworth, WR
    • 20 Mel Renfro, DB, Pro Bowl
    • 21 Billy Parks, WR
    • 22 Bob Hayes, E
    • 23 Mike Montgomery, RB/WR
    Row 2
    • 26 Herb Adderley, CB
    • 27 Bill Thomas, RB
    • 30 Dan Reeves, HB
    • 31 Benny Barnes, DB
    • 32 Walt Garrison, RB, Pro Bowl
    • 34 Cornell Green, DB, Pro Bowl *
    • 35 Calvin Hill, RB, Pro Bowl
    • 41 Charlie Waters, S
    • 43 Cliff Harris, S
    • 44 Robert Newhouse, FB
    Row 3
    • 46 Mark Washington, CB
    • 50 D. D. Lewis, LB
    • 51 Dave Manders, C
    • 52 Dave Edwards, LB
    • 53 John Babinecz, LB
    • 54 Chuck Howley, LB
    • 55 Lee Roy Jordan, LB
    • 57 Mike Keller, LB
    • 61 Blaine Nye, G, All Pro
    • 62 John Fitzgerald, C
    Row 4
    • 63 Larry Cole, DL
    • 66 George Andrie, DE
    • 67 Pat Toomay, DE
    • 70 Rayfield Wright, E, Pro Bowl *, All Pro
    • 71 Rodney Wallace, G/T
    • 72 Don Talbert, DE/OT
    • 73 Ralph Neely, G/T
    • 74 Bob Lilly, DT, Pro Bowl
    • 75 Jethro Pugh, DE
    • 76 John Niland, G, Pro Bowl *, All Pro
    Row 5
    • Jack Eskridge, Equipment Manager
    • 77 Bill Gregory, DL
    • 81 Marv Bateman, P
    • 84 Jean Fugett, TE
    • 85 Tody Smith, DL
    • 86 Ralph Coleman, LB
    • 87 Billy Truax, TE
    • 88 Ron Sellers, WR
    • 89 Mike Ditka, TE
    Row 6
    • Jerry Tubbs, Coach
    • Gene Stallings, Coach
    • Ermal Allen, Coach
    • Sid Gillman, Coach
    • Ray Renfro, Coach
    • Jim Myers, Coach
    • Bobby Franklin, Coach
    • Ernie Stautner, Coach
    • Tom Landry, Head Coach
    • Don Cochren, Trainer
    • Larry Gardner, Trainer
    * = Starter

    :star: 1972 Cowboys Draft :star:
    1…Bill Thomas, RB, Boston College
    2…Robert Newhouse, RB, Houston
    2…John Babinecz, LB, Villanova
    2…Charles McKee, WR, Arizona
    3…Mike Keller, LB, Michigan
    3…Marv Bateman, P, Utah
    4…Tim Kearney, LB, Northern Michigan
    4…Robert West, WR, San Diego State
    4…Charles Zapiel, LB, Penn State
    6…Charles Bolden, DB, Iowa
    8…Ralph Coleman, LB, North Carolina A&T
    9…Roy Bell, RB, Oklahoma
    10…Richard Amman, DT, Florida State
    11…Lonnie Leonard, DE, North Carolina A&T
    12…Jimmy Harris, WR, Ohio State
    13…Jean Fugett, TE, Amherst
    14…Alan Thompson, RB, Wisconsin
    15…Carlos Alvarez, WR, Florida
    16…Gordon Longmire, QB, Utah
    17…Alphonso Cain, DT, Bethune-Cookman

    :star: 1972 Cowboys Schedule :star:
    Year 7 of 20 year winning streak

    9/17/72...Won vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 28-6
    9/24/72...Won @ New York Giants, 23-14
    10/1/72...Lost @ Green Bay Packers, 13-16
    10/8/72...Won vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 17-13
    10/15/72...Won @ Baltimore Colts, 21-0
    10/22/72...Lost @ Washington Redskins, 20-24
    10/30/72...Won vs. Detroit Lions, 28-24
    11/5/72...Won @ San Diego Chargers, 34-28
    11/12/72...Won vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 33-24
    11/19/72...Won @ Philadelphia Eagles, 28-7
    11/23/72...Lost vs. San Francisco 49ers, 10-31
    12/3/72...Won @ St. Louis Cardinals, 27-6
    12/9/72...Won vs. Washington Redskins, 34-24
    12/17/72...Lost vs. New York Giants, 2-23

    5-2 @ Dallas
    5-2 on the road

    Points scored...319, 22.8 ppg
    Points allowed...240, 17.1 ppg

    12/23/72...Won @ San Francisco 49ers, 30-28

    12/31/72...Lost @ Washington Redskins, 3-26

    Cowboys all time record...98-76-6
    Cowboys Post Season record...7-6
  2. Manster68

    Manster68 Well-Known Member

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    Okay, now look at that picture and tell me the nine Hall of Famers?
  3. parchy

    parchy Active Member

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    Since when did Sid Gillman coach for the Cowboys? That's not the Gillman, is it?
  4. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    Well, the Frisco comeback was memorable.

  5. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    1. Roger Staubach
    2. Lance Allworth
    3. Mel Renfro
    4. Herb Adderley
    5. Rayfield Wright
    6. Bob Lilly
    7. Mike Ditka
    8. Ernie Stautner
    9. Tom Landry

    Guys who should be are...

    1. Bob Hayes
    2. Cornell Green
    3. Dan Reeves (as a coach)
    4. Cliff Harris
    5. Chuck Howley
    6. Lee Roy Jordan

    THUMPER Papa

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    It looks like him. He retired from the Chargers in 1971 due to poor health and took over as the Oilers GM in 1973 when his health improved.

    I did find a list of Cowboys assistants under Landry here: http://www.cowboysplus.com/classic/webspecials/landry/landryasststory.htm

    That shows Sid Gillman as an assistant in 1972. That was something I didn't know. Considering what a fan I was of Gillman that is surprising.

    THUMPER Papa

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    Well done Hos!

    Actually there are 10 HoFers in that picture with Gillman.
  8. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    I never knew he was on the staff, and you are right that would make 10. I wonder what Roger thought of working with him? I'd love to find out.

    THUMPER Papa

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    Great question.

    I loved Gillman since he was with the Rams and then the Chargers (I grew up in L.A.). He was such a passing genius, it kills me every time I hear Bill Walsh referred to as a genius since all he did was utilize what Gillman had been doing for decades and give it a catchy name. The only real difference was that Walsh rarely threw deep while Gillman mixed in deep passes with the short passing, but the general idea was the same, using the pass to set up the run rather than the other way around.

    The weirdest thing about Gillman was that he was named AFC Coach of the Year in 1974 and promptly fired by the Oilers. There's a reason they sucked forever, Bud Adams was an idiot!
  10. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    What do you mean was an idiot?

    THUMPER Papa

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    Well, he was an idiot then and I assume he still is.
  12. Jimz31

    Jimz31 The Sarcastic One

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    What the heck is Nye doing in this picture? Thinking about science?

    THUMPER Papa

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    Earth to Blaine...
  14. Capt.Gut

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    Even if he is an all pro guard, I have never seen an OL less intrested in his QB getting whacked like No. 61 in this picture.
  15. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    Promotional poster for the '72 season.

  16. DallasFanSince86

    DallasFanSince86 Pessimism Sucks

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    That looks great, bbgun.

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