Cowboys Top 50: Players 1-5

1. Roger Staubach
Position: Quarterback
Cowboys Career: 1969-79
Honors: Led Cowboys to 23 fourth-quarter comebacks; only QB to lead Cowboys to four Super Bowls.
Highest Ranking From Panel: 1 (five votes)

2. Emmitt Smith
Position: Running Back
Cowboys Career: 1990-2002
Honors: NFL's all-time leading rusher with 18,355 yards; 11 straight 1,000-yard seasons
Highest Ranking From Panel: 1 (three votes)

3. Bob Lilly
Position: Defensive End/Tackle
Cowboys Career: 1961-74
Honors: Cowboys record 11 Pro Bowl selections; First player inducted into Ring of Honor
Highest Ranking From Panel: 1 (one vote)

4. Troy Aikman
Position: Quarterback
Cowboys Career: 1989-2000
Honors: Only Cowboys quarterback and just one of four NFL passers to win three Super Bowls.
Highest Ranking From Panel: 2

5. Tony Dorsett
Position: Running Back
Cowboys Career: 1977-87
Honors:Four-time Pro Bowler; had six scoring plays longer than 75 yards, including NFL-record 99-yard run.
Highest Ranking From Panel: 5

6. Randy White (1975-88) 7. Michael Irvin (1988-99) 8. Mel Renfro (1964-77) 9. Larry Allen (1994-2005) 10. Bob Hayes (1965-74)----------------------------------- 11. Rayfield Wright (1967-79) 12. Lee Roy Jordan (1963-76) 13. Chuck Howley (1961-73) 14. Cliff Harris (1970-79) 15. Drew Pearson(1973-83) ----------------------------------- 16. Darren Woodson (1992-2003) 17. Don Meredith (1960-68) 18. Don Perkins (1961-68) 19. Harvey Martin (1973-83) 20. Deion Sanders (1995-99)----------------------------------- 21. Cornell Green(1962-74) *22. Charles Haley(1992-96) 23. DeMarcus Ware(2005-present)
24. John Niland *
(1966-74) *25. Jason Witten *(2003-present)
----------------------------------- 26. Ed "Too Tall" Jones(1974-78; 80-89) *27. Everson Walls(1981-89)
28. Jay Novacek(1990-96)
29. Charlie Waters *
(1970-78; 80-81) *30. Nate Newton *(1986-98)
----------------------------------- 31. George Andrie (1962-72) *32. Danny White(1976-88)
33. Erik Williams(1991-2000)
34. Calvin Hill(1965-78) 35. Herschel Walker *
(1986-89; 1996-97)
----------------------------------- 36. Tony Hill(1977-86) *37. Daryl Johnston(1989-99)
38. Billy Joe DuPree(1973-83)
39. Jethro Pugh(1965-78) 40. La'Roi Glover(2002-05)
----------------------------------- 41. Mark Tuinei *(1983-97) *42. Leon Lett(1991-2000) 43. Flozell Adams(1998-present) 44. Pat Donovan *(1975-83) *45. Ralph Neely(1965-77)
----------------------------------- 46. Terrell Owens(2006-08)
47. Walt Garrison(1966-74) 48. Bill Bates(1983-2007) 49. Tony Romo(2003-present) 50. Mark Stepnoski(1989-94; 1999-2001)
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