1987 Dallas Cowboys Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Tom Landry (7-8)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1987 Dallas Cowboys Statistics
1987 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 7 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

The Cowboys scored 340 points, but the defense conceded 348. Danny White threw for 2,617 yards. Herschel Walker paced the receiving corps, hauling in 60 passes for 715 yards. Mike Renfro contributed to the receiving game, too.

Herschel Walker ran for a team-best 891 yards for Dallas.

The opportunistic defense led the way with 43 turnovers. Everson Walls intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition. Too Jones topped the defensive unit with 10 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 50 sacks.

Tom Landry coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
21David AdamsRBJune 24, 19645'6"168ArizonaTucson, AZ USA30
36Vince AlbrittonDBJuly 23, 19626'2"215WashingtonOakland, CA USA111
10Jimmy ArmstrongDBJune 18, 19625'8"166Appalachian St.Guilford County, NC USA22
62Brian BaldingerG-T-CJanuary 7, 19606'4"278DukePittsburgh, PA USA30
87Gordon BanksWRMarch 12, 19585'10"175StanfordLos Angeles, CA USA54
80Rod BarksdaleWRSeptember 8, 19626'1"189ArizonaLos Angeles, CA USA121
40Bill BatesSSJune 6, 19616'1"204TennesseeKnoxville, TN USA1211
28Alvin BlountRBFebruary 12, 19655'9"197MarylandWashington, DC USA22
84Rich BorresenTEMarch 16, 19646'5"252NorthwesternQueens, NY USA33
1Kerry BradyKAugust 27, 19636'1"205HawaiiVancouver, WA USA10
99Kevin BrooksLDTFebruary 9, 19636'6"277MichiganDetroit, MI USA1312
15Cornell BurbageWRFebruary 22, 19655'10"186KentuckyLexington, KY USA32
73Dave BurnetteTMarch 24, 19616'6"278Central ArkansasParkin, AR USA10
57Ron BurtonLBMay 2, 19646'1"250North CarolinaRichmond, VA USA122
79Sal CesarioTJuly 4, 19636'4"255Cal Poly-San Luis ObispoStockton, CA USA33
89Thornton ChandlerTENovember 27, 19636'5"243Florida A&MJacksonville, FL USA121
77Steve CisowskiTJanuary 16, 19636'5"275Santa ClaraCampbell, CA USA33
42Darryl ClackKROctober 29, 19635'10"219Arizona St.San Antonio, TX USA120
41Anthony ColemanDBAugust 20, 19646'0"185BaylorHenderson, TX USA30
84Doug CosbieTEMarch 27, 19566'6"236Holy CrossPalo Alto, CA USA1212
44Vince CourvilleWRDecember 5, 19595'9"170Texas SouthernGalveston, TX USA20
55Steve DeOssieLBNovember 22, 19626'2"248Boston Col.Tacoma, WA USA112
33Tony DorsettRBApril 7, 19545'11"192PittsburghRochester, PA USA126
26Michael DownsFSJune 9, 19596'3"205RiceDallas, TX USA1212
52Chris DulibanLBJanuary 9, 19636'2"216TexasChampaign, IL USA33
78John DuttonDTFebruary 6, 19516'6"266NebraskaRapid City, SD USA41
71Mike DwyerDTJune 13, 19636'3"280Rhode IslandBoston, MA USA33
81Kelvin EdwardsWRJuly 19, 19646'2"202LibertyBirmingham, AL USA139
55Harry FlahertyLBDecember 25, 19616'1"232Holy CrossRed Bank, NJ 20
85Steve FolsomTEMarch 21, 19586'5"235Long Beach St.Los Angeles, CA USA90
46Todd FowlerTEJune 9, 19626'3"221S.F. AustinVan, TX USA121
38Ron FrancisRCBApril 7, 19645'9"201BaylorLa Marque, TX USA1111
66Kevin GoganRTNovember 2, 19646'7"317WashingtonPacifica, CA USA1110
29Alex GreenDBNovember 3, 19656'1"194Indiana33
27Tommy HaynesDBFebruary 6, 19636'0"190USCChicago, IL USA33
58Mike HegmanLLBJanuary 17, 19536'1"227Alabama A&MMemphis, TN USA1010
45Manny HendrixDBOctober 20, 19645'10"180UtahPhoenix, AZ USA121
85Tim HendrixTEFebruary 24, 19656'5"241TennesseeDe Soto, TX USA30
31Bill HillDBApril 21, 19595'9"172RutgersNeptune, NJ USA31
52Jeff HurdLBMay 25, 19646'2"245Kansas St.Monroe, LA USA50
53Garth JaxLBSeptember 16, 19636'2"250Florida St.Houston, TX USA30
77Jim JeffcoatRDEApril 1, 19616'5"274Arizona St.Long Branch, NJ USA1212
91Walt JohnsonDTSeptember 13, 19656'1"250PittsburghPahokee, FL 10
39E.J. JonesRBFebruary 1, 19625'11"216KansasChicago, IL USA30
72Too JonesLDEFebruary 23, 19516'9"271Tennessee St.Jackson, TN USA1514
51Dale JonesLBMarch 8, 19636'1"234TennesseeCleveland, TN USA33
68Crawford KerRGMay 5, 19626'3"288FloridaPhiladelphia, PA USA1212
29Robert LavetteRBSeptember 8, 19635'11"190Georgia TechCartersville, GA USA40
64George LiljaG-C-TMarch 3, 19586'4"264MichiganEvergreen Park, IL USA50
20Bruce LivingstonDBAugust 7, 19635'10"169Arkansas Tech30
56Eugene LockhartMLBMarch 8, 19616'2"234HoustonCrockett, TX USA99
83Kelvin MartinPRMay 14, 19655'9"163Boston Col.San Diego, CA USA70
30Timmy NewsomeFBMay 17, 19586'1"232Winston-Salem St.Ahoskie, NC USA118
61Nate NewtonLGDecember 20, 19616'3"318Florida A&MOrlando, FL USA1111
73Danny NoonanDT-DEJuly 14, 19656'4"270NebraskaLincoln, NE USA110
16Steve PelluerQBJuly 29, 19626'4"209WashingtonYakima, WA USA124
59Jesse PennLBSeptember 6, 19626'3"220Virginia TechMartinsville, VA USA111
92Ray PerkinsDESeptember 25, 19646'5"242VirginiaRichmond, VA USA21
75Phil PozderacTDecember 19, 19596'9"277Notre DameCleveland, OH USA22
64Tom RaffertyCAugust 2, 19546'3"256Penn St.Syracuse, NY USA1212
82Mike RenfroWRJune 19, 19556'0"184TCUFort Worth, TX USA1411
50Jeff RohrerRLBDecember 25, 19586'3"228YaleInglewood, CA USA1212
9Roger RuzekKDecember 17, 19606'1"195Weber St.San Francisco, CA USA120
8Buzz SawyerPNovember 18, 19626'1"201Texas A&MWaxahachie, TX USA30
4Mike SaxonPJuly 10, 19626'3"205San Diego St.Whittier, CA USA120
47Chuck ScottWRMay 24, 19636'2"198VanderbiltJacksonville, FL USA20
22Victor ScottDBJune 1, 19626'0"200ColoradoEast St. Louis, IL USA60
67Joe ShearinG-CApril 16, 19606'4"254TexasDallas, TX USA10
63Jon ShieldsGApril 30, 19646'5"293Portland St.10
53Victor SimmonsLBMay 9, 19646'2"230Central State (OH)Chicago, IL USA30
60Don SmerekDTDecember 20, 19576'7"255Nevada-RenoWaterford, MI USA83
79Daryle SmithLTJanuary 18, 19646'5"277TennesseeKnoxville, TN USA97
18Loren SnyderQBNovember 28, 19636'4"207Northern Colorado20
80Sebron SpiveyWRAugust 2, 19645'11"180Southern Illinois21
51Russ SwanLBMarch 30, 19636'4"223VirginiaFairview Park, OH USA53
19Kevin SweeneyQBNovember 16, 19636'0"191Fresno St.Bozeman, MT USA32
59Kirk TimmerLBDecember 18, 19636'3"242Montana St.Butte, MT USA10
71Mark TuineiLTMarch 31, 19606'5"302UCLANanakuli, HI USA88
95Mark WalenDT-DEMarch 10, 19636'5"265UCLASan Francisco, CA USA90
67Gary WalkerCDecember 15, 19636'3"283Boston Univ.Hassfurt, Germany10
34Herschel WalkerRBMarch 3, 19626'1"225GeorgiaWrightsville, GA USA1211
24Everson WallsLCBDecember 28, 19596'1"194Grambling St.Dallas, TX USA1212
94Randy WattsDE-DTJune 22, 19636'6"275East CarolinaSandersville, GA USA50
37Gerald WhiteRBDecember 9, 19645'11"223MichiganTitusville, FL USA33
54Randy WhiteRDTJanuary 15, 19536'4"257MarylandPittsburgh, PA USA1514
70Bob WhiteCApril 9, 19636'5"272Rhode IslandFitchburg, MA USA43
11Danny WhiteQBFebruary 9, 19526'2"193Arizona St.Mesa, AZ USA119
23Robert WilliamsDBOctober 2, 19625'10"190BaylorGalveston, TX USA113
6Luis ZendejasKOctober 22, 19615'9"175Arizona St.Mexico City, Mexico20
62Mike ZenticCNovember 22, 19636'3"255NW Missouri St.33
76Jeff ZimmermanGJanuary 10, 19636'3"320FloridaEnid, OK USA111


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