Don Perkins

Donald Anthony Perkins
Born: March 4, 1938
Waterloo, IA USA
Position: FB-HB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 204
College: New Mexico
High School: West (Waterloo, IA)
Career: 1961-1968
Drafted: 1960 in Round 9, #106 overall by the Baltimore Colts

Don Perkins played from 1961 to 1968 during his career with the Dallas Cowboys. Perkins ran for 6,217 yards in his career on 1,500 attempts, scoring 42 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 146 passes for 1,310 yards and 3 receiving touchdowns..

Dallas Cowboys
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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1961NFL Dallas Cowboys2008154.147 4
1962NFL Dallas Cowboys2229454.335 7
1963NFL Dallas Cowboys1496144.119 7
1964NFL Dallas Cowboys1747684.459 6
1965NFL Dallas Cowboys1776903.943 0
1966NFL Dallas Cowboys1867263.924 8
1967NFL Dallas Cowboys2018234.130 6
1968NFL Dallas Cowboys1918364.428 4
Totals150062174.159 42


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1961NFL Dallas Cowboys322989.338 1
1962NFL Dallas Cowboys131048.021 0
1963NFL Dallas Cowboys14846.019 0
1964NFL Dallas Cowboys1515510.337 0
1965NFL Dallas Cowboys1414210.127 0
1966NFL Dallas Cowboys2323110.039 0
1967NFL Dallas Cowboys181166.415 0
1968NFL Dallas Cowboys1718010.624 2
Totals14613109.039 3

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1961NFL Dallas Cowboys188.00

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1961NFL Dallas Cowboys2244320.130 0
Totals2244320.130 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1961NFL Dallas Cowboys410000030
1962NFL Dallas Cowboys7000042
1963NFL Dallas Cowboys7000042
1964NFL Dallas Cowboys6000036
1966NFL Dallas Cowboys8000048
1967NFL Dallas Cowboys6000036
1968NFL Dallas Cowboys4200036

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1961NFLDallas Cowboys140
1962NFLDallas Cowboys140
1963NFLDallas Cowboys1110
1964NFLDallas Cowboys130
1965NFLDallas Cowboys130
1966NFLDallas Cowboys1414
1967NFLDallas Cowboys140
1968NFLDallas Cowboys140


1961 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1962 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1962 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1962 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1967 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1967 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1968 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)