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The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 1.5k votes 225 voters 5.6k views31 items

List RulesVote up kickers based only on their performance with the Cowboys.

The best Dallas Cowboys kickers ever have all had a part in some of the biggest moments in franchise history. NFL games can be won and lost by one or two points, making every made or missed kick of the greatest importance and every starting kicker a potential hero.

While recent stars like Dan Bailey and Chris Boniol have made their mark in the Cowboys’ past, early standouts like Rafael Septien and Mike Clark helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

So which of these kickers from Dallas Cowboys history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Cowboys kickers of all-time? Vote below, and check back to see what other football fans thought.

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  • 1
    Dan Bailey

    Cowboys career: 2011–2017

    Career accomplishments:
    Pro Bowl (2015)
    Second-team All-Pro (2015)

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    Rafael Septien

    Cowboys career: 1978–1986

    Career accomplishments:
    All-Pro (1981)
    Pro Bowl (1981)

  • 3
    Efren Herrera

    Cowboys career: 1974–1977

    Career accomplishments:
    Pro Bowl (1977)
    First-team All-Pro (1977)
    Second-team All-Pro (1976)
    Super Bowl champion (XII)

  • 4
    Richie Cunningham
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    Richie Cunningham

    Cowboys career: 1994, 1997–1999

    Career accomplishments:
    All-Pro selection (1997)
    Most field goals by a Cowboys kicker in a season (34)
    Second-most field goals by a rookie kicker in a season in NFL history (34)

  • 5
    Nick Folk

    Cowboys career: 2007–2009

    Career accomplishments:
    Pro Bowl (2007)

  • 6
    Eddie Murray

    Cowboys career: 1993, 1999

  • 7
    Toni Fritsch

    Cowboys career: 1971–1975

    Career accomplishments:
    Super Bowl champion (VI)

  • 8
    Chris Boniol

    Cowboys career: 1994–1996

    Career accomplishments:
    Super Bowl champion (XXX)

  • 9
    Mike Clark

    Cowboys career: 1968–1971, 1973

    Career accomplishments:
    Super Bowl champion (VI)

  • 10
    Lin Elliott
    34
    17

    Lin Elliott

    Cowboys career: 1992–1993

    Career accomplishments:
    Super Bowl champion (XXVII)

  • 11
    Billy Cundiff

    Cowboys career: 2002–2005

  • 12
    Roger Ruzek
    24
    18

    Roger Ruzek

    Cowboys career: 1987–1989

  • 13
    Luis Zendejas
    21
    15

    Luis Zendejas

    Cowboys career: 1987–1988, 1989

  • 14
    Danny Villanueva

    Cowboys career: 1965–1967

  • 15
    Tim Seder
    22
    20

    Tim Seder

    Cowboys career: 2000–2001

  • 16
    David Buehler

    Cowboys career: 2009-2011

  • 17
    Sam Baker

    Cowboys career: 1962–1963

    Career accomplishments:
    Pro Bowl selection (1963)

  • 18
    Shaun Suisham

    Cowboys career: 2005–2006, 2009

     

  • 19
    Brett Maher

    Cowboys career: 2013, 2018–present

  • 20
    Allen Green
    11
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    Allen Green

    Cowboys career: 1961

  • 21
    Mike Nugent

    Cowboys career: 2017

  • 22
    Martín Gramática

    Cowboys career: 2006–2007

  • 23
    Fred Cone

    Cowboys career: 1960

  • 24
    José Cortéz
    11
    17

    José Cortéz

    Cowboys career: 2005

  • 25
    Mac Percival
    8
    12

    Mac Percival

    Cowboys career: 1967, 1974