1983 Dallas Cowboys Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-4
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Tom Landry (12-4)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1983 Dallas Cowboys Statistics
1983 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Dallas moved the ball well, scoring 479 points, while the defensive squad allowed 360. Danny White led the charge, passing for 3,980 yards. Ron Springs hauled in 73 passes, while Tony Hill accumulated 801 receiving yards.

Tony Dorsett ran for a team-best 1,321 yards for the Cowboys.

The larcenous defense created 48 turnovers. Dennis Thurman intercepted 6 opponent throws. Randy White topped the defensive unit with 12.5 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 57 sacks.

Tom Landry coached the team. The 1983 Dallas Cowboys lost in the Wild Card.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
31Gary AllenRBApril 23, 19605'10"183HawaiiBaldwin Park, CA USA60
62Brian BaldingerG-T-CJanuary 7, 19606'4"278DukePittsburgh, PA USA160
40Bill BatesDBJune 6, 19616'1"204TennesseeKnoxville, TN USA161
76Larry BetheaDT-DEJuly 21, 19566'2"251Michigan St.Florence, SC USA140
53Bob BreunigMLBJuly 4, 19536'2"226Arizona St.Inglewood, CA USA1616
18Glenn CaranoQBNovember 18, 19556'3"201UNLVSan Pedro, CA USA160
47Dextor ClinkscaleSSApril 13, 19585'11"192South Carolina St.Greenville, SC USA1515
61Jim CooperRTSeptember 28, 19556'5"262TemplePhiladelphia, PA USA1615
84Doug CosbieTEMarch 27, 19566'6"236Holy CrossPalo Alto, CA USA1616
51Anthony DickersonRLBJune 9, 19576'2"220SMUTexas City, TX USA1615
83Doug DonleyWRFebruary 6, 19596'0"175Ohio St.Cambridge, OH USA111
67Pat DonovanLTJuly 1, 19536'5"253StanfordHelena, MT USA1515
33Tony DorsettRBApril 7, 19545'11"192PittsburghRochester, PA USA1616
26Michael DownsFSJune 9, 19596'3"205RiceDallas, TX USA1616
89Billy DuPreeTEMarch 7, 19506'4"225Michigan St.Monroe, LA USA165
78John DuttonLDTFebruary 6, 19516'6"266NebraskaRapid City, SD USA1616
27Ron FellowsKRNovember 7, 19586'0"178MissouriSouth Bend, IN USA160
58Mike HegmanLLBJanuary 17, 19536'1"227Alabama A&MMemphis, TN USA1615
80Tony HillWRJune 23, 19566'2"199StanfordSan Diego, CA USA1210
25Rod HillPRMarch 14, 19596'0"185Kentucky St.Detroit, MI USA140
14Gary HogeboomQBAugust 21, 19586'4"205Central MichiganGrand Rapids, MI USA60
55Bruce HutherLBJuly 23, 19546'1"221New HampshirePaterson, NJ USA111
77Jim JeffcoatDEApril 1, 19616'5"274Arizona St.Long Branch, NJ USA160
86Butch JohnsonWRMay 28, 19546'1"187California-RiversideLos Angeles, CA USA165
72Too JonesLDEFebruary 23, 19516'9"271Tennessee St.Jackson, TN USA1616
57Angelo KingLBFebruary 10, 19586'1"224South Carolina St.Columbia, SC USA161
79Harvey MartinRDENovember 16, 19506'5"260Texas A&M-CommerceDallas, TX USA1616
52Scott McLeanLBDecember 16, 19606'4"231Florida St.Clermont, FL USA40
35Chuck McSwainRBFebruary 21, 19616'0"193ClemsonRutherford, NC USA10
3Jim MillerPJuly 5, 19575'11"183MississippiRipley, MS USA20
44Robert NewhouseRBJanuary 9, 19505'10"209HoustonLongview, TX USA160
30Timmy NewsomeRBMay 17, 19586'1"232Winston-Salem St.Ahoskie, NC USA160
88Drew PearsonWRJanuary 12, 19516'0"184TulsaSouth River, NJ USA1413
65Kurt PetersenRGJune 17, 19576'4"264MissouriSt. Louis, MO USA1414
75Phil PozderacTDecember 19, 19596'9"277Notre DameCleveland, OH USA162
64Tom RaffertyCAugust 2, 19546'3"256Penn St.Syracuse, NY USA1615
70Howard RichardsGAugust 7, 19596'6"263MissouriSt. Louis, MO USA162
50Jeff RohrerLBDecember 25, 19586'3"228YaleInglewood, CA USA161
66Chris SchultzTFebruary 16, 19606'8"277ArizonaHamilton, ON Canada50
68Herbert ScottLGJanuary 18, 19536'2"254Virginia UnionVirginia Beach, VA USA1616
1Rafael SeptienKDecember 12, 19535'10"176La-LafayetteMexico City, Mexico160
82Cleo SimmonsTEOctober 21, 19606'2"225Jackson St.Mobile, AL USA110
60Don SmerekDT-DEDecember 20, 19576'7"255Nevada-RenoWaterford, MI USA150
20Ron SpringsFBNovember 4, 19566'0"213Ohio St.Williamsburg, VA USA1614
32Dennis ThurmanRCBApril 13, 19565'11"176USCLos Angeles, CA USA1615
63Glen TitensorGFebruary 21, 19586'4"263UCLABellflower, GA USA151
71Mark TuineiT-C-DTMarch 31, 19606'5"302UCLANanakuli, HI USA100
24Everson WallsLCBDecember 28, 19596'1"194Grambling St.Dallas, TX USA1616
59Mike WalterLBNovember 30, 19606'3"240OregonSalem, OR USA150
5John WarrenPNovember 8, 19606'0"207TennesseeJesup, GA USA90
54Randy WhiteRDTJanuary 15, 19536'4"257MarylandPittsburgh, PA USA1616
11Danny WhiteQBFebruary 9, 19526'2"193Arizona St.Mesa, AZ USA1616


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