1964 Dallas Cowboys

The 1964 Dallas Cowboys finsished the season with a 5-8-1 record. The defense improved remarkably but their offense struggled most of the year ranking only 14th in the league. The Cowboys went on a 3 game road win streak during the middle of the season but lost 4 of their final 5 games. Don Meredith started 10 games but struggled throwing only 9 Tds compared to 16 INTs. Frank Clarke was thier lone offensive All Pro. The defense was anchored by All Pro Bob Lilly and Rookie Pro Bowler Mel Renfro at Cornerback.  The Cowboys drafted 3 future Hall of Famers in 1964; Mel Renfro, Bob Hayes and Roger Staubach. Staubach still had 4 years of military duty to serve before he could join the team.

1964 Dallas Cowboys draft

Rnd Pos College/Univ
1 Scott Appleton DT Texas
2 Mel Renfro HOF DB Oregon
4 Perry Lee Dunn RB Mississippi
6 Billy Lothridge DB Georgia Tech
6 Jim Curry E Cincinnati
6 Jim Evans WR Texas-El Paso
7 Bob Hayes HOF SE Florida A&M
8 Al Geverink HB UCLA
9 Jake Kupp G Washington
10 Roger Staubach HOF QB Navy
11 Bob Crenshaw G Baylor
12 Johnny Norman E
13 Jerry Rhome QB Tulsa
14 Jim Worden LB Wittenberg
15 Bill Van Burkleo B Tulsa
16 Paul Cercel C Pittsburgh
17 Bud Abell LB Missouri
18 Theophile Viltz DB USC
19 H.D. Murphy B Oregon
20 John Hughes LB SMU
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1964 Dallas Cowboys schedule and results

Score
Week Date Opp Tm Opp
1 September 12 L St. Louis Cardinals 6 16
2 September 20 W Washington Redskins 24 18
3 September 27 L Pittsburgh Steelers 17 23
4 October 4 L Cleveland Browns 6 27
5 October 11 T New York Giants 13 13
6 October 18 L Cleveland Browns 16 20
7 October 25 W St. Louis Cardinals 31 13
8 November 1 W Chicago Bears 24 10
9 November 8 W New York Giants 31 21
10 November 15 L Philadelphia Eagles 14 17
11 November 22 L Washington Redskins 16 28
12 November 29 L Green Bay Packers 21 45
13 December 6 L Philadelphia Eagles 14 24
14 December 13 W Pittsburgh Steelers 17 14
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1964 Dallas Cowboys Roster

1964 Dallas Cowboys

No. Pos G GS College/Univ
66 George Andrie DE 14 0 Marquette
44 Don Bishop B 14 7 Los Angeles CC
68 Jim Boeke T 14 0 Heidelberg
22 Amos Bullocks HB 1 0 Southern Illinois
82 Frank Clarke+ E 14 0 Colorado
77 Jim Colvin DT-DE-G 14 14 Houston
53 Mike Connelly C-G-T 14 0 Washington St.,Utah St.
26 Buddy Dial SE-FL 10 0 Rice
37 Perry Lee Dunn RB 14 0 Mississippi
52 Dave Edwards LB 14 4 Auburn
80 Lee Folkins TE-DE 14 0 Washington
76 Bill Frank T 4 0 Colorado
75 Bob Fry T-G 12 5 Kentucky
27 Mike Gaechter DB 11 4 Oregon
35 Pete Gent FL-WR 7 0 Michigan St.
34 Cornell Green DB 14 0 Utah St.
56 Harold Hays LB 14 0 Southern Miss
54 Chuck Howley LB 12 9 West Virginia
60 Joe Bob Isbell G 14 10 Houston
55 Lee Roy Jordan LB 12 0 Alabama
67 Jake Kupp G-TE 14 10 Washington
74 Bob Lilly*+ DT-DE 14 0 TCU
72 Tony Liscio T-G 10 0 Tulsa
41 Warren Livingston DB 14 7 Arizona
18 Billy Lothridge DB-P 14 0 Georgia Tech
51 Dave Manders C 14 0 Michigan St.
31 Amos Marsh HB-FB 12 5 Oregon St.
25 Tommy McDonald FL-HB-SE-WR 14 0 Oklahoma
17 Don Meredith QB 12 10 SMU
84 Pettis Norman TE-SE 14 0 Johnson C. Smith
43 Don Perkins FB-HB 13 0 New Mexico
20 Mel Renfro* DB-RB 14 0 Oregon
42 Jimmy Ridlon DB 14 10 Syracuse
12 John Roach QB-DB 9 4 SMU
65 Ray Schoenke G-T 14 10 SMU
64 Jim Ray Smith G-T-DE 4 0 Baylor
79 Larry Stephens DE-DT 13 0 Texas
40 Jim Stiger HB 14 0 Washington
50 Jerry Tubbs LB-C 13 0 Oklahoma
30 Dick Van Raaphorst K 14 0 Ohio St.
78 Maury Youmans DE 14 3 Syracuse
Team Total 14
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