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DALLAS COWBOYS TRIVIA X

91) Which Dallas Cowboy set a high school state record in the pole vault?


In 1980, Jay Novacek set the South Dakota high school state record in the pole vault at 15 ft 1 in (4.60 m) and also won the state title in hurdles.

92) Which Dallas Cowboy also played for the New Jersey Generals?


Herschel Walker began his professional football career with the New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League (USFL), before joining the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL).

93) Who was the first Dallas Cowboys rookie to start every game at Center?


Replacing Phil Costa, who had been the starter in the previous two seasons, Travis Frederick became the first rookie in franchise history to start every game at center and was selected to the NFL All-Rookie team.

94) Which player was the first Cowboys rookie named to the AP All-Pro Team since running back Calvin Hill was named to the team in 1969?


On January 2, 2014 Zack Martin was voted to the AP 2014 All-Pro Team. He was the only rookie to make the team, and was also the first rookie offensive lineman to be named first-team AP All-Pro since Dick Huffman in 1947.

95) Which player went undrafted despite being considered a likely top ten prospect?


La'el Collins' draft stock started to drop when it was announced that he was scheduled to talk to the Louisiana State police about the shooting death of a pregnant woman with whom he previously had a relationship. He eventually went undrafted after his agents threatened to have him sit out the season and enter the 2016 NFL Draft, if any NFL team selected him after the third round.

96) In 2006, what player became the first non-placekicker since 2000 to lead the Cowboys in scoring?


Marion Barber III led the NFC with 14 rushing touchdowns in 2006 and was the Cowboys' leading scorer with 96 points.

97) What WR did the Cowboys trade two first round picks for in 2000?


The Cowboys wanted an elite wide receiver to pair with Raghib Ismail and turned to the Seattle Seahawks for the rights to Joey Galloway, signing him to a deal that made him the second highest paid wide receiver in the league at the time. Four years later, they would trade Galloway to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Keyshawn Johnson.

98) Which Dallas Cowboy is largely responsible for the NFL's ban on horse-collar tackles?


The horse-collar tackle was banned by the NFL during the 2005 off-season. The rule forbidding it is often referred to as "The Roy Williams Rule".

99) Who was the first rookie in NFL history to pass for at least 300 yards, with two touchdowns and no interceptions in consecutive games?


When the schedule came out in April 2016, two games that everyone expected to be a tough stretch for the Cowboys were consecutive contests against Pittsburgh and Baltimore. But in those two games, Dak Prescott not only led his team to a pair of wins, but became the first rookie in NFL history to pass for at least 300 yards, with two touchdowns and no interceptions in consecutive games.

100) Which Cowboy owns the team record for most tackles in a single game?


Linebacker and defensive captain Sean Lee produced 22 team-credited tackles during a loss to the New York Giants on December 11, 2016 -- the most ever by a Cowboys player in a single game. Lee and former linebacker great Lee Roy Jordan held the previous franchise record with 21.

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