Drew Pearson Picks For Cowboys In Front Of Eagles FansThe talk after the NFL Draft is usually about who the Dallas Cowboys picked. But, last year, the buzz was about how the pick was announced. Cowboys legend Drew Pearson made the pick official in front of angry Eagles fans.
Cowboys Have Done Well With First NFL Draft PicksIn 1974, the Cowboys selected Ed 'Too Tall' Jones with the first pick in the NFL Draft. In 1991, the Cowboys traded for the first pick to select Russell Maryland. And in 1989, the team started the NFL Draft by selecting Troy Aikman.
Cowboys Trade Herschel Walker For 5 Players & 6 Draft PicksHerschel Walker won a Heisman Trophy at Georgia before joining the upstart USFL as a running back for Donald Trump's New Jersey Generals in 1983. That didn't stop the Cowboys from selecting Walker in the 1985 NFL Draft. But his biggest contribution to the team came when he was traded in 1989.
Cowboys Pick Both DeMarcus Ware & Marcus SpearsThe Cowboys had a pair of first-round draft picks in 2005, and there was disagreement over who should be picked first -- DeMarcus Ware or Marcus Spears. In the end, Dallas got both of them.
You Can Never Have Enough Good QuarterbacksRoger Staubach was the Cowboys starting quarterback in 1974, backed up by Craig Morton. But the team still drafted Danny White, who took over after Staubach and led the Cowboys to five playoff appearances.
Cowboys Bring Computers Into The NFL Draft ProcessFormer Cowboys draft guru Gil Brandt was there for the team's first NFL Draft in 1960, using cutting-edge computer technology to help Dallas make their picks.
Cowboys Have Had Many Undrafted HeroesThe NFL Draft is an opportunity for football teams to improve by bringing in some new talent. But many times, the most impactful players actually go undrafted, and the Cowboys have had several examples.
Emmitt Smith Arrives Looking Like "Confused Bumblebee"Most drafted football players make their first impressions on the field, but all eyes were on Emmitt Smith when he arrived wearing bright yellow polka dots.
Cowboys Select Steve Walsh In Supplemental DraftThe Cowboys picked quarterback Troy Aikman in the 1989 NFL Draft, but also selected quarterback Steve Walsh in the supplemental draft. Of course, it all worked out in the end.
Cowboys Select Jason Witten In NFL Draft's Third RoundBill Parcells took control of the Cowboys draft in 2003, and jumped on tight end Jason Witten in the third round.
Jerry Jones & Dez Bryant Meeting At The StarJerry Jones & Dez Bryant Meeting At The Star
Cowboys Draft Dynamic Duo Of Elliott & PrescottWith the fourth overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Cowboys selected star running back Ezekiel Elliott, who led the league in rushing in his rookie season. Then, 131 picks later, the franchise found their next quarterback in Dak Prescott.
Dez Meeting With Jerry To Discuss Future With CowboysDez Bryant's future with the Cowboys will be up for discussion on Friday when the star wide receiver sits down for a meeting with team owner Jerry Jones.
Cowboys Bring Cameras Into NFL Draft War RoomThe Cowboys introduced the war room camera in 1992, giving football fans a chance to see the NFL Draft from a new perspective.
Cowboys Trade Up To Draft Tony DorsettThe Cowboys traded up to the second spot in the 1977 NFL Draft in order to make a difference maker. And what a difference Tony Dorsett proved to be for the team.
Roger Staubach Was Worth The Wait For CowboysIn the 1964 NFL Draft, 128 players were selected before the Cowboys picked quarterback Roger Staubach. Even then, a five-year naval committment kept him from joining the team until 1969. But he proved to be worth the wait.
Cowboys Use NFL Draft To Improve Offensive LineJason Garrett took over as the Cowboys head coach and started working on improving the offensive line. The team started by drafting Tyron Smith with the ninth overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, and continued on from there.
Cowboys Have Picked Great Players Late In The DraftLarry Cole was drafted 428th overall in the 1968 NFL Draft. Dennis Thurman was selected in the 11th round of the 1978 NFL Draft. Larry Brown was picked in the 12th round of the 1991 NFL Draft.
Randy White Leads The Cowboys 'Dirty Dozen'The 1975 draft class for the Cowboys was famously named 'The Dirty Dozen' because 12 rookies made the squad. Randy White was the star of the class.
Tony Romo Joins Cowboys After Going UndraftedTony Romo first went undrafted in 2003. While the Broncos offered him more money to sign as a free agent, Romo opted to join the Cowboys, because he thought that there was a better chance of actually playing.
David Starr Says It's "Awesome" To Race At TMSStart your engines! NASCAR is speeding back into the Texas Motor Speedway in north Fort Worth this weekend for the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Warm Weather Led Lee Roy Jordan To CowboysAlabama linebacker Lee Roy Jordan was the second first-round NFL Draft pick in Dallas Cowboys history. He had the choice of going to Dallas or Boston. It was a no-brainer, he said.
Cowboys Draft A True Cowboy In Walt GarrisonWalt Garrison was born to be a Cowboys player, because he was an actual cowboy. "I would have rodeoed if I hadn't played football," he said.
Bob Lilly Becomes First Draft Pick In Cowboys HistoryBob Lilly was the pick that started it all in Dallas. In 1961, the defensive tackle out of TCU became the first NFL Draft pick in team history.