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1965 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) 2nd place Eastern Conference 7-7-0 .500
Head Coach: Tom Landry
Offensive BacksErmal Allen
Offensive EndsRed Hickey
Offensive LineJim Myers
Defensive BacksDick Nolan
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Tue8/17/1965ALos Angeles Rams0-9LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum31579Postponed from 8/14
Sat8/21/1965NSan Francisco 49ers7-27LPortland, ORMultnomah Stadium24837
Sat8/28/1965HGreen Bay Packers21-12WDallas, TXCotton Bowl67954
Fri9/3/1965NMinnesota Vikings17-57LBirmingham, ALLegion Field41500
Sat9/11/1965NChicago Bears34-21WTulsa, OKSkelly Field33525
Sun9/19/1965HNew York Giants31-2WDallas, TXCotton Bowl59366
Sun9/26/1965HWashington Redskins27-7WDallas, TXCotton Bowl61577
Mon10/4/1965ASt. Louis Cardinals13-20LSt. Louis, MOBusch Stadium32034
Sun10/10/1965HPhiladelphia Eagles24-35LDallas, TXCotton Bowl56249
Sun10/17/1965ACleveland Browns17-23LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium80432
Sun10/24/1965AGreen Bay Packers3-13LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium48311
Sun10/31/1965APittsburgh Steelers13-22LPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium37804
Sun11/7/1965HSan Francisco 49ers39-31WDallas, TXCotton Bowl39677
Sun11/14/1965HPittsburgh Steelers24-17WDallas, TXCotton Bowl57293
Sun11/21/1965HCleveland Browns17-24LDallas, TXCotton Bowl76251
Sun11/28/1965AWashington Redskins31-34LWashington, DCD.C. Stadium50205
Sun12/5/1965APhiladelphia Eagles21-19WPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field54714
Sat12/11/1965HSt. Louis Cardinals27-13WDallas, TXCotton Bowl38499
Sun12/19/1965ANew York Giants38-20WNew York, NYYankee Stadium62871
Sun1/9/1966NBaltimore Colts3-35LMiami, FLOrange Bowl65569Playoff Bowl
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
66George AndrieRDE6-725225Marquette1414
44Don BishopRCB6-220931Los Angeles CC140
68Jim BoekeLOT6-525027Heidelberg1414
82Frank ClarkeTE-SE6-021131Wisconsin; Trinidad State JC; Colorado1414
77Jim ColvinLDT6-225028Houston1414
53Mike ConnellyLOG-C6-324230Washington State; Pasadena CC; Utah State100
26Buddy DialFL6-119428Rice127
62Leon DonohueROG6-424526San Jose State1414
37Perry Lee DunnHB-FB6-220824Mississippi137
52Dave EdwardsRLB6-322426Auburn1414
27Mike GaechterRS6-019225Oregon145
35Pete GentFL-OE6-420923Michigan State107
34Cornell GreenLCB6-421125Utah State1414
22Bob HayesSE6-018723Florida A&M1313
56Harold HaysLLB6-322726Southern Mississippi140
54Chuck HowleyLLB6-322829West Virginia1414
64Mitch JohnsonROG-LOG6-424923Los Angeles State; UCLA120
55Lee Roy JordanMLB6-121924Alabama130
67Jake KuppLOG6-323624Washington1414
74Bob LillyRDT6-425626Texas Christian1414
41Warren LivingstonRCB5-1018527Arizona1414
25Obert LoganRS5-1018024Trinity (Texas)149
51Dave MandersC6-224724Michigan State1414
17Don MeredithQB6-220227Southern Methodist1414
14Craig MortonQB6-421322California41
73Ralph NeelyROT6-526522Oklahoma1414
84Pettis NormanTE6-322025Johnson C. Smith140
43Don PerkinsFB5-1020027New Mexico1314
86Garry PorterfieldLOG6-323122Tulsa20
75Jethro PughLDE6-625821Elizabeth City State120
30Dan ReevesHB6-120121South Carolina134
20Mel RenfroLS6-019124Oregon1414
12Jerry RhomeQB6-018623Southern Methodist; Tulsa110
88Colin RidgwayP6-521128Lamar30
24J.D. SmithHB6-120533North Carolina A&T State143
79Larry StephensLDT6-424527Texas130
40Jim StigerFB5-1021423Bakersfield CC; Washington50
71Don TalbertLOT6-524826Texas140
50Jerry TubbsMLB6-222130Oklahoma1414
11Danny VillanuevaK-P5-1120228Reedley JC; New Mexico State140
33Russ WaytRLB6-423523Rice90
42A.D. WhitfieldHB5-1020022North Texas20
78Maury YoumansLDE6-625329Syracuse1414
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Craig Morton15QBCalifornia
Malcolm Walker219LBRice
Jimmy Sidle447HBAuburn
Bob Svihus453TSouthern Californiafrom DET
Roger Pettee561LBFlorida
Sonny Utz675FBVirginia Tech
Brig Owens789QBCincinnati
Russ Wayt8103LBRice
Jim Zanios9117FBTexas Tech
Gaylon McCollough10131CAlabama
Jethro Pugh11145TElizabeth City State
Ernie Kellermann12159QBMiami (Ohio)
Jack Schraub13173ECalifornia
Garry Porterfield14187ETulsa
Gene Foster15201BArizona State
Doug McDougal16215EOregon State
Mitch Johnson17229TUCLA
Marty Amsler18243TEvansville
Marv Rettenmund19257HBBall State
Ron Barlow20271TKansas State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals789744106
Opponents Totals65757961
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals21187108166118033.9111478.668710
Opponents Totals24080138227620437.331127.350483
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Danny Villanueva0373897.4162759.3085
Bob Hayes130000078
Frank Clarke40000024
Perry Lee Dunn30000018
Pettis Norman30000018
Dan Reeves30000018
J.D. Smith30000018
Pete Gent20000012
Mel Renfro20000012
George Andrie1000006
Buddy Dial1000006
Mike Gaechter1000006
Cornell Green1000006
Bob Lilly1000006
Obert Logan1000006
Don Meredith1000006
(Team)0020.00000
Team Totals40374092.5162759.30325
Opponents Totals33293387.9173056.71280
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Danny Villanueva162759.36/75/64/61/80/0
Team Totals162759.36/75/64/61/80/0
Opponents Totals173056.76/74/63/104/60/10
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Don Perkins1776903.9430
J.D. Smith862953.4242
Don Meredith352477.1221
Perry Lee Dunn541713.2122
Dan Reeves331023.1132
Frank Clarke8587.3210
Jim Stiger11504.5160
Jerry Rhome4112.8160
A.D. Whitfield100.000
Craig Morton3-8-2.750
Bob Hayes4-8-2.011t1
Team Totals41616083.9438
Opponents Totals42214443.42913
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Don Meredith30514146.215124157.917.165t227.2134.338257215879.9
Craig Morton341750.0131735.110.249t25.9411.8106810545.0
Jerry Rhome21942.9111577.517.482t14.814.874411365.0
Dan Reeves2150.01115.511.01100.000.0001166.7
Team Totals36216846.417627567.616.482t256.9185.055369238774.8
Opponents Totals42620548.120330637.214.972t174.0184.239315274867.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Hayes46100321.882t12
Frank Clarke4168216.653t4
Buddy Dial1728316.6461
Pete Gent1623314.620t2
Don Perkins1414210.1270
Pettis Norman1111010.0213
Dan Reeves921023.3471
Perry Lee Dunn8749.3221
J.D. Smith5102.051
Jim Stiger199.090
Team Totals168275616.482t25
Opponents Totals205306314.972t17
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Cornell Green34916.3430
Warren Livingston351.750
Obert Logan351.730
Mel Renfro29246.090t1
Mike Gaechter22110.5190
Jerry Tubbs294.580
Dave Edwards200.000
Bob Lilly11717.017t1
Team Totals1819811.090t2
Opponents Totals1826814.9480
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Danny Villanueva60250541.8580811
Colin Ridgway1351039.2440
Team Totals73301541.3580139
Opponents Totals71304342.9641820312257136.7
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Mel Renfro2441456.0350
Bob Hayes12215312.8470
Jim Stiger31144.7130
Team Totals3973128.0470
Opponents Totals26241395.467t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Mel Renfro2163030.0100t1
Bob Hayes1745026.5660
Dan Reeves24522.5240
Jim Stiger22814.0170
Ralph Neely2136.5130
Team Totals44116626.5100t1
Opponents Totals63122919.5500
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
George Andrie0002201
Don Bishop0001100
Frank Clarke200000
Jim Colvin0002200
Perry Lee Dunn210100
Dave Edwards0012300
Mike Gaechter0001100
Pete Gent100000
Cornell Green0002291
Bob Hayes320200
Chuck Howley00022580
Bob Lilly00022410
Warren Livingston0001100
Obert Logan0002200
Don Meredith1160600
Craig Morton200000
Pettis Norman100000
Don Perkins2101-50
Garry Porterfield0001100
Mel Renfro302210
Jerry Rhome110100
J.D. Smith210100
Jim Stiger110100
Team Totals31171420341042
Opponents Totals37201717342
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