Dallas Cowboys facts

Dallas Cowboys
Established 1960
Play in Cowboys Stadium
Arlington, Texas

Headquartered in Irving, Texas
Dallas Cowboys logo
Logo
League/Conference affiliations

National Football League (1960–present)

  • Western Conference (1960)
  • Eastern Conference (1961-1969)
    • Capitol Division (1967-1969)
  • National Football Conference (1970-present)
    • NFC East (1970-present)
Team Details
Team colors Navy, Silver, White (alt. colors Royal Blue, Silver-Green, Silver-Blue)

                                   

Personnel
Owner Jerry Jones
General Manager Jerry Jones
Head Coach Jason Garrett
Team history
  • Dallas Cowboys (1960–present)
Team Nicknames
America's Team, The Boys, Big D
Championships
League Championships (5)
  • Super Bowl Championships (5)
    1971 (VI), 1977 (XII), 1992 (XXVII), 1993 (XXVIII), 1995 (XXX)
Conference Championships (10)
  • NFL Eastern: 1966, 1967
  • NFC: 1970, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1992, 1993, 1995
Division Championships (19)
  • NFL Capitol: 1967, 1968, 1969
  • NFC East: 1970, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2007
Playoff Appearances (29)
*NFL: 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2006, 2007
Home fields
  • Cotton Bowl (1960-1971)
  • Texas Stadium (1971-2008)
  • Cowboys Stadium (2009-present)

The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American Football team from the Dallas, Texas, USA area. Their stadium, AT&T Stadium, is in Arlington, Texas, which is just outside of Dallas County, Texas. Before 1970 they played at the Cotton Bowl Stadium before 1971. From 1970 to 2008 they played at Texas Stadium in Irving, Texas, which is just outside of Dallas. They were started when they joined the NFL in 1960. They have won 5 Super Bowls, and they are currently owned by Jerry Jones. Their uniform is white silver and blue with a blue star on their helmet. Troy Aikman was a great quarterback for the Cowboys. Emmitt Smith and Tony Dorsett were notable runningbacks. The Cowboys are often known as "America's Team."

The team's current starting quarterback is Tony Romo and their head coach is Jason Garrett.

Tony Romo and Miles Austin
Cowboys quarterback #9 Tony Romo and wide receiver #19 Miles Austin, who are both members current members of the Dallas Cowboys

Pro Football Hall of Famers

  • Bob Lilly Class of 1980 (DT 1961–74)
  • Roger Staubach Class of 1985 (QB 1969–79)
  • Tom Landry Class of 1990 (Head Coach 1960–88)
  • Tex Schramm Class of 1991 (Pres/GM 1960–89)
  • Tony Dorsett Class of 1994 (RB 1977–87)
  • Randy White Class of 1994 (DT 1975–88)
  • Mel Renfro Class of 1996 (S/CB 1964–77)
  • Troy Aikman Class of 2006 (QB 1989–2000)
  • Rayfield Wright Class of 2006 (OT 1967–1979)
  • Michael Irvin Class of 2007 (WR 1988–1999)
  • Bob Hayes Class of 2009 (WR 1965–1975)
  • Emmitt Smith Class of 2010 (RB 1990–2002)
  • Larry Allen Class of 2013 (OG 1994-2005)

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