Dallas Cowboys Records
Listed below are Dallas Cowboys Records, Firsts, Odds &
First Draft Choice: Hall of Famer Bob Lilly,
DT, TCU, 1961.
First Regular-Season Game: A 35-28 loss to
the Pittsburgh Steelers, 9/24/60.
First Regular-Season Touchdown: A 76-yard pass
from Eddie LeBaron to Jim Doran vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers,
First Regular-Season Win: A 27-24 victory over
the Pittsburgh Steelers, 9/17/61.
First Winning Season: 1966 (10-3-1).
First Playoff Appearance: A 34-27 loss to the
Green Bay Packers in the 1966 NFL Championship game, 1/1/67.
First Super Bowl Appearance: A 16-13 loss to
the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl V, 1/17/71.
First Super Bowl Win: A 24-3 victory over the
Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI, 1/16/72.
First Pro Bowl Selection: WR Jim Doran, 1960.
First All-Pro Selections: RB Don Perkins and
LB Jerry Tubbs, 1962.
First Cowboy Elected to the Hall of Fame: DT
Bob Lilly, 1980.
First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Don Perkins,
108 yards vs. the Minnesota Vikings, 9/24/61.
First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Calvin Hill, 1,036
First To Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Don Meredith,
460 yards vs. San Francisco 49ers, 11/10/63.
Most Career Rushing Yards: Emmitt Smith, 17,162
Most Career Passing Yards: Troy Aikman, 32,942
Most Career Receptions: Michael Irvin, 750
All-Time Leading Scorer: Emmitt Smith, 986
Longest Fumble Return: 98 yards (TD) by Greg
Ellis vs. the Philadelphia Eagles, 10/10/99.
Last Original Cowboy to Retire: RB Don Perkins,