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1966 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) 1st place Eastern Conference 10-3-1 .769
Head Coach: Tom Landry
Offensive BacksErmal Allen
Offensive LineJim Myers
DefenseDick Nolan
Defensive LineErnie Stautner
LinebackersJerry Tubbs
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/7/1966ASan Francisco 49ers24-13WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium28889
Sat8/13/1966ALos Angeles Rams20-10WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum44217
Sat8/20/1966HGreen Bay Packers21-3WDallas, TXCotton Bowl75504
Sat8/27/1966NDetroit Lions20-10WTulsa, OKSkelly Field31250
Fri9/2/1966HMinnesota Vikings28-24WDallas, TXCotton Bowl58316
Sun9/18/1966HNew York Giants52-7WDallas, TXCotton Bowl60010
Sun9/25/1966HMinnesota Vikings28-17WDallas, TXCotton Bowl64116
Sun10/2/1966AAtlanta Falcons47-14WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium56990
Sun10/9/1966HPhiladelphia Eagles56-7WDallas, TXCotton Bowl69372
Sun10/16/1966ASt. Louis Cardinals10-10TSt. Louis, MOBusch Memorial Stadium50673
Sun10/23/1966ACleveland Browns21-30LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium84721
Sun10/30/1966HPittsburgh Steelers52-21WDallas, TXCotton Bowl58453
Sun11/6/1966APhiladelphia Eagles23-24LPhiladelphia, PAFranklin Field60658
Sun11/13/1966AWashington Redskins31-30WWashington, DCD.C. Stadium50927
Sun11/20/1966APittsburgh Steelers20-7WPittsburgh, PAPitt Stadium42185
Thu11/24/1966HCleveland Browns26-14WDallas, TXCotton Bowl80259
Sun12/4/1966HSt. Louis Cardinals31-17WDallas, TXCotton Bowl76965
Sun12/11/1966HWashington Redskins31-34LDallas, TXCotton Bowl64198
Sun12/18/1966ANew York Giants17-7WNew York, NYYankee Stadium62735
Sun1/1/1967HGreen Bay Packers27-34LDallas, TXCotton Bowl74152League Championship
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
66George AndrieRDE6-725226Marquette1413
68Jim BoekeLOT6-525028Heidelberg1010
82Frank ClarkeOE6-021132Wisconsin; Trinidad State JC; Colorado140
77Jim ColvinLDT6-225029Houston1414
53Mike ConnellyROG6-324231Washington State; Pasadena CC; Utah State141
45Dick DanielsS5-918022Columbia Basin JC; Pacific (Oregon)40
26Buddy DialFL6-119429Rice103
62Leon DonohueROG6-424527San Jose State1413
52Dave EdwardsRLB6-322427Auburn1414
27Mike GaechterLS6-019226Oregon1414
32Walt GarrisonHB-FB6-020622Oklahoma State140
35Pete GentFL6-420924Michigan State1410
34Cornell GreenLCB6-421126Utah State1414
22Bob HayesSE6-018724Florida A&M1414
56Harold HaysRLB6-322727Southern Mississippi141
54Chuck HowleyLLB6-322830West Virginia1414
23Mike JohnsonDB5-1018523Kansas140
55Lee Roy JordanMLB6-121925Alabama1414
74Bob LillyRDT6-425627Texas Christian1414
72Tony LiscioLOG-LOT6-525126Tulsa1414
41Warren LivingstonRCB5-1018528Arizona1414
25Obert LoganRS5-1018025Trinity (Texas)146
51Dave MandersC6-224725Michigan State1414
17Don MeredithQB6-220228Southern Methodist1313
14Craig MortonQB6-421323California60
73Ralph NeelyROT6-526523Oklahoma1414
76John NilandLOG6-424722Iowa134
84Pettis NormanTE6-322026Johnson C. Smith1414
43Don PerkinsFB5-1020028New Mexico1414
75Jethro PughDE6-625822Elizabeth City State140
30Dan ReevesHB6-120122South Carolina1413
20Mel RenfroRS-HB6-019125Oregon119
11Jerry RhomeQB6-018624Southern Methodist; Tulsa71
70Bill SandemanDT6-625624Stockton JC; Pacific80
46Les ShyHB-DB6-120222Long Beach State110
24J.D. SmithFL6-120534North Carolina A&T State141
79Larry StephensLDE-RDE6-424528Texas147
71Willie TownesLDE6-526323Indiana; Tulsa138
50Jerry TubbsLB6-222131Oklahoma40
11Danny VillanuevaK-P5-1120229Reedley JC; New Mexico State140
57Malcolm WalkerC-OT-OG6-425223Rice50
65John WilburDE-DT6-324523Stanford80
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
John Niland15GIowa
Willie Townes222TTulsa
Walt Garrison579HBOklahoma Statefrom BAL
Bob Dunlevy686EWest Virginia
Art Robinson7100EFlorida A&M
Don Kunit8116HBPenn State
Darrell Elam9130EWest Virginia Tech
Mason Mitchell10146HBWashington
Austin Denney11160ETennesseeFuture
Les Shy12173DBLong Beach Statefrom PIT
Craig Baynham12176HBGeorgia TechFuture
Ronnie Lamb13190HBSouth Carolina
Lewis Turner14206HBNorfolk State
Mark Gartung15220TOregon StateFuture
Tom Piggee16236HBSan Francisco State
George Allen17250TWest Texas A&M
Steve Orr18266TWashington
Byron Johnson19280TCentral Washington
Lou Hudson20296FLMinnesota
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals78128101138
Opponents Totals50796248
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals2871241392468/188 36.2%7/12 58.3%83824
Opponents Totals221641401772/313 23.0%4/14 28.6%63778
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Danny Villanueva05656100.0173154.80107
Dan Reeves160000096
Bob Hayes130000078
Don Perkins80000048
Don Meredith50000030
Frank Clarke40000024
George Andrie1000006
Buddy Dial1000006
Walt Garrison1000006
Pete Gent1000006
Cornell Green1000006
Chuck Howley1000006
Lee Roy Jordan1000006
Mel Renfro1000006
Les Shy1000006
J.D. Smith1000006
Willie Townes0000012
Team Totals565656100.0173154.81445
Opponents Totals292929100.0123138.70239
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Danny Villanueva173154.89/95/62/81/80/0
Team Totals173154.89/95/62/81/80/0
Opponents Totals123138.71/25/64/129/90/2
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Dan Reeves1757574.367t8
Don Perkins1867263.9248
Don Meredith382426.4225
Les Shy171186.9681
Walt Garrison16623.9131
Mel Renfro8526.5270
Craig Morton7507.1120
Frank Clarke8496.1260
Jerry Rhome7375.3110
Danny Villanueva12323.0230
J.D. Smith771.021
Bob Hayes1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals47121224.56824
Opponents Totals35611763.3416
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Don Meredith34417751.515528058.215.895t247.0123.537261254487.7
Jerry Rhome362158.3142537.012.04700.012.843921468.4
Craig Morton271348.1132258.317.341t311.113.71821798.5
Dan Reeves6350.03488.016.02900.000.0004877.1
Team Totals41321451.818533318.115.695t276.5143.442308302386.5
Opponents Totals45721246.422828026.113.278t173.7173.760420238263.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Hayes64123219.395t13
Dan Reeves4155713.651t8
Pete Gent2747417.684t1
Frank Clarke2635513.7334
Don Perkins2323110.0390
Buddy Dial1425218.0391
Pettis Norman1214412.0310
Mel Renfro46516.3420
Walt Garrison2189.0170
J.D. Smith133.030
Team Totals214333115.695t27
Opponents Totals212280213.278t17
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Cornell Green48822.041t1
Mike Gaechter3289.3230
Mel Renfro25728.5330
Obert Logan24422.0220
Warren Livingston2136.5130
Lee Roy Jordan14949.049t1
Dave Edwards11212.0120
George Andrie166.06t1
Jerry Tubbs166.060
Team Totals1730317.849t3
Opponents Totals1427419.6581
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Danny Villanueva65255139.2581314108238336.7
Team Totals65255139.2581314108238337.2
Opponents Totals79334942.4670321258303138.4
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Hayes1741066.2180
Mel Renfro2161235.9380
Dan Reeves22-1-.5.0140
Chuck Howley103030.0300
Team Totals41122586.3380
Opponents Totals26261084.2671
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Mel Renfro1948725.687t1
Walt Garrison2044522.3350
Dan Reeves35618.7210
Ralph Neely2189.0180
Team Totals44100622.987t1
Opponents Totals78169921.893t3
Team Totals60.0420.0Opponents Totals42.0308.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
George Andrie0001100
Jim Colvin0002200
Mike Connelly0010100
Leon Donohue0010100
Dave Edwards00022230
Mike Gaechter0001100
Cornell Green0001100
Bob Hayes310100
Chuck Howley00011971
Mike Johnson0001100
Lee Roy Jordan00011280
Bob Lilly0001100
Don Meredith8404-30
Ralph Neely110100
Pettis Norman0010100
Don Perkins110100
Jethro Pugh0010100
Dan Reeves610100
Mel Renfro200000
Jerry Rhome110100
Les Shy100000
J.D. Smith0001100
Willie Townes0002200
Team Totals23101314271451
Opponents Totals2314910190
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