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The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time  

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List Rules Vote 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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Dan Bailey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 2011–2017

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

2
Rafael Septien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 1978–1986

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

3
Efren Herrera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

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 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time
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
Toni Fritsch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 1971–1975

Career accomplishments:
Super Bowl champion (VI)

6
Nick Folk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 2007–2009

Career accomplishments:
Pro Bowl (2007)

7
Billy Cundiff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 2002–2005

8
Lin Elliott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time
Lin Elliott

Cowboys career: 1992–1993

Career accomplishments:
Super Bowl champion (XXVII)

9
Chris Boniol is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 1994–1996

Career accomplishments:
Super Bowl champion (XXX)

10
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 1993, 1999

11
Mike Clark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 1968–1971, 1973

Career accomplishments:
Super Bowl champion (VI)

12
Tim Seder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time
Tim Seder

Cowboys career: 2000–2001

13
Luis Zendejas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time
Luis Zendejas

Cowboys career: 1987–1988, 1989

14
Roger Ruzek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time
Roger Ruzek

Cowboys career: 1987–1989

15
Martín Gramática is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 2006–2007

16
Brett Maher is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 2013, 2018–present

17
Ken Willis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time
Ken Willis

Cowboys career: 1990–1991

18
Fred Cone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 1960

19
Mike Nugent is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 2017

20
Shaun Suisham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 2005–2006, 2009

 

21
Kerry Brady is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time
Kerry Brady

Cowboys career: 1987

22
Danny Villanueva is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 1965–1967

23
David Buehler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 2009-2011

24
Dick Van Raaphorst is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time
Dick Van Raaphorst

Cowboys career: 1964

25
Sam Baker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Cowboys career: 1962–1963

Career accomplishments:
Pro Bowl selection (1963)