1972 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Tom Landry (10-4)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1972 Dallas Cowboys Roster
1972 Dallas Cowboys Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1972 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Dallas ran up 319 points, while the defense allowed 240. Calvin Hill carried the ball for a team-best 1,036 yards for the Cowboys, and Walt Garrison also contributed to the rushing attack.

Craig Morton threw for 2,396 yards. Calvin Hill hauled in 43 passes, while Ron Sellers accumulated 653 receiving yards. Walt Garrison was targeted regularly, too.

Charlie Waters intercepted 6 opponent throws.

Tom Landry coached the team. The 1972 Dallas Cowboys lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Craig Morton33918554.623967.1154.4216.2462317965.9
Roger Staubach20945.0984.900.0210.02185920.4
Calvin Hill3133.35518.3133.300.05500121.5
Mike Montgomery3133.33110.300.000.0310072.9
Dan Reeves200.
Totals36719653.425807.0164.4236.355 31238


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Calvin Hill24510364.226 6
Walt Garrison1677844.741 7
Robert Newhouse281164.119 1
Mike Montgomery35812.310 1
Roger Staubach6457.520 0
Craig Morton8263.212 2
Dan Reeves3144.714 0
Ralph Neely11010.010 0
Bob Hayes284.00
Lance Alworth122.00
Jean Fugett320.70
Totals49921244.341 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Calvin Hill433648.533 3
Walt Garrison3739010.526 3
Ron Sellers3165321.155 5
Billy Parks1829816.638 1
Mike Ditka1719811.626 1
Bob Hayes1520013.329 0
Lance Alworth1519513.030 2
Mike Montgomery813116.446 1
Jean Fugett79413.429 0
Billy Truax44912.218 0
Robert Newhouse188.00
Totals196258013.255 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Toni Fritsch3636100.0362158.399


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Marv Bateman51194938.261

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cliff Harris19784.121 0
Charlie Waters9566.217 0
Totals281344.821 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cliff Harris2661523.744 0
Robert Newhouse1838221.230 0
Bill Thomas25025.030 0
Charlie Waters2189.018 0
Mike Montgomery11515.015 0
Jean Fugett100.00
Totals50108021.644 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Waters613222.056 1
Cliff Harris34013.323 0
Lee Jordan2189.012 0
Cornell Green210.50
D.D. Lewis11515.015 0
Chuck Howley177.00
Mel Renfro100.00
Totals1621313.356 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Toni Fritsch2136099
Walt Garrison7300060
Calvin Hill6300054
Ron Sellers500030
Mike Montgomery110100018
Craig Morton200012
Lance Alworth0200012
John Niland10006
Robert Newhouse1000006
Billy Parks10006
Charlie Waters0010006
Mike Ditka10006
Mark Washington00012


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