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The Best Dallas Cowboys Kickers Of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 1.7k votes 278 voters 6.8k 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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  • Dan Bailey1

    Cowboys career: 2011–2017

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

  • Rafael Septien2

    Cowboys career: 1978–1986

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

  • Efren Herrera3

    Cowboys career: 1974–1977

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

  • Richie Cunningham4
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    22

    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)

  • Eddie Murray5

    Cowboys career: 1993, 1999

  • Nick Folk6

    Cowboys career: 2007–2009

    Career accomplishments:
    Pro Bowl (2007)

  • Toni Fritsch7

    Cowboys career: 1971–1975

    Career accomplishments:
    Super Bowl champion (VI)

  • Chris Boniol8

    Cowboys career: 1994–1996

    Career accomplishments:
    Super Bowl champion (XXX)

  • Lin Elliott9
    38
    17

    Lin Elliott

    Cowboys career: 1992–1993

    Career accomplishments:
    Super Bowl champion (XXVII)

  • Mike Clark10

    Cowboys career: 1968–1971, 1973

    Career accomplishments:
    Super Bowl champion (VI)

  • Billy Cundiff11

    Cowboys career: 2002–2005

  • Luis Zendejas12
    25
    17

    Luis Zendejas

    Cowboys career: 1987–1988, 1989

  • Danny Villanueva13

    Cowboys career: 1965–1967

  • Roger Ruzek14
    25
    20

    Roger Ruzek

    Cowboys career: 1987–1989

  • Tim Seder15
    24
    20

    Tim Seder

    Cowboys career: 2000–2001

  • Sam Baker16

    Cowboys career: 1962–1963

    Career accomplishments:
    Pro Bowl selection (1963)

  • David Buehler17

    Cowboys career: 2009-2011

  • Shaun Suisham18

    Cowboys career: 2005–2006, 2009

     

  • Brett Maher19

    Cowboys career: 2013, 2018–present

  • Allen Green20
    12
    12

    Allen Green

    Cowboys career: 1961

  • Martín Gramática21

    Cowboys career: 2006–2007

  • Fred Cone22

    Cowboys career: 1960

  • Mike Nugent23

    Cowboys career: 2017

  • José Cortéz24
    12
    17

    José Cortéz

    Cowboys career: 2005

  • Mac Percival25
    8
    12

    Mac Percival

    Cowboys career: 1967, 1974