football The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time  

Ranker NFL
Originally by
41.5k votes 3.4k voters 56.8k views 106 items Embed

List Rules Please rank the players on their time with the Cowboys. No coaches or owners.

This is a list of the best Dallas Cowboys of all time. The Dallas Cowboys are not only the one of to the top teams in the NFL, but also the league's most valuable franchise. Why is that? For most of the Cowboys storied history, they've been one of the most successful teams in all of football. Combine that with the Cowboys penchant to having many of the greatest players in football history and renowned superstar players, it makes sense to why so many people will call themselves Cowboys fans. Many of the Cowboys players on this iist are some of the greatest players ever.

From 1966-1985, 20 consecutive seasons, the Cowboys possessed a winning record at the end of the season. This is a NFL record and the gold standard of success. Throughout the franchise's existence, the team has had a fair share of Hall of Fame players. Roger Staubach, "Bullet" Bob Hayes, Randy White, Tony Dorsett are some of the first Cowboys players to be inducted to the Football Hall of Fame. The team's run of success in the early '90s saw them win three Super Bowls in four years. Some of the best players in team history were on those teams. Hall of Famers Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, MIchael Irvin and Deion Sanders rounded out an NFL powerhouse.

This is the list of the best Dallas Cowboys players of all time. There are superstars, Hall of Famers, along with some of top position players in football history are all on this list. Feel free to add any player who is missing and should be considered one of the best Dallas Cowboys ever. Vote or rerank this list so it reflects who you think should be considered the greatest Dallas Cowboys of all time.
list ordered by

1
1,871 399
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Emmitt Smith Running back

2
1,774 336
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Roger Staubach Quarterback

3
1,492 324
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Troy Aikman Quarterback

4
1,318 292
Michael Irvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Michael Irvin Wide receiver

5
1,214 309
Tony Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tony Dorsett Running back

6
1,415 251
Jason Witten is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jason Witten Tight end

7
1,107 277
Randy White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Randy White Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Linebacker

8
1,146 281
Bob Lilly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Bob Lilly Defensive tackle

9
944 211
Larry Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Larry Allen Tackle, Guard

10
823 228
Ed Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

11
893 254
DeMarcus Ware is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
DeMarcus Ware Defensive end, Linebacker

12
996 237
Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Deion Sanders Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

13
745 220
Drew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Drew Pearson Wide receiver

14
651 201
Charles Haley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Charles Haley Defensive end, Linebacker, Defensive lineman

The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers of All Time

15
603 171
Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Bob Hayes Wide receiver

16
534 204
Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mel Renfro Cornerback, Safety

17
613 162
Darren Woodson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Darren Woodson Safety, Defensive back

18
522 210
Harvey Martin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Harvey Martin Defensive end, Defensive lineman

19
619 170
Jay Novacek is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jay Novacek Tight end

20
552 218
Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Daryl Johnston Running back, Fullback

21
475 198
Lee Roy Jordan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Lee Roy Jordan Linebacker, Center

The Best Dr. Seuss Books

22
463 179
Chuck Howley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Chuck Howley Linebacker

23
891 386
Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Tony Romo Quarterback

24
481 199
Don Meredith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Don Meredith Quarterback

25
775 252
Dez Bryant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Dez Bryant Return specialist, Wide receiver

26
542 212
Herschel Walker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Herschel Walker Running back, Return specialist

27
384 173
Rayfield Wright is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time

28
458 146
Nate Newton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Nate Newton Tackle, Guard

The Best Dallas Cowboys Wide Receivers of All Time

29
420 165
Cliff Harris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Cliff Harris Safety, Defensive back

30
392 152
Charlie Waters is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Charlie Waters Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

31
444 189
Bill Bates is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Bill Bates Safety, Linebacker, Defensive back

32
363 169
Leon Lett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Leon Lett Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

33
315 156
Erik Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Erik Williams Tackle

34
394 188
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Danny White Punter, Quarterback

35
347 160
Everson Walls is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Everson Walls Cornerback, Safety

37 Celebrities Who Played High School Basketball

36
354 79
Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Michael Zeiger added Ezekiel Elliott Running Back - Running Back

37
435 166
Mike Ditka is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mike Ditka Tight end

38
315 141
Mark Stepnoski is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mark Stepnoski Offensive Lineman, Center

39
314 138
Calvin Hill is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Calvin Hill Running back

40
267 141
Mark Tuinei is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Mark Tuinei Tackle, Offensive Lineman, Guard

41
289 142
Walt Garrison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Walt Garrison Running back, Fullback

42
184 53
Zack Martin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
CMCSS03 added Zack Martin Tightend

The Best Dallas Cowboys Quarterbacks of All Time

43
288 145
Jim Jeffcoat is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jim Jeffcoat Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

44
271 96
Dak Prescott is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
ILikeSports added Dak Prescott

45
202 79
Jimmy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Jimmy Johnson Defensive lineman

46
287 218
Terrell Owens is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Terrell Owens Wide receiver

47
180 95
Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
DustinJGreen added Roy Williams Safety

48
149 62
Tony Hill is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
slaft added Tony Hill Wide receiver

49
244 163
Alvin Harper is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Alvin Harper Wide receiver

50
206 111
Don Perkins is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys of All Time
Don Perkins Running back, Halfback