Dallas Cowboys: Overview
What do you know about the
Alan's FUN NFL Sports Quiz.
Answers" at the bottom of the page.
1) The Cowboys joined the National
Football League (NFL) as a 1960 expansion team.
Who was NOT a
founding owner of the Cowboys?
- Jerry Jones
- Clint Murchison, Jr.
- Bedford Wynne.
2) Since 1960, the Cowboys have had
seven head coaches.
Who was the first head coach?
- Jimmy Johnson
- Dave Campo
- Tom Landry
3) An article on Forbes Magazine's
website, published September 5, 2012, lists the Cowboys as the most
valuable sports team in the world.
What is their estimated value?
- $2.1 billion
- $1.467 billion
- $1.5 billion
4) Who was their first NFL draft
- Bob Lilly
- Don Perkins
- Chuck Howley
5) During the 1960 expansion and the
beginning years, the Dallas Cowboys had competition from a AFL the
Dallas Texans. However, the popularity of the Cowboys forced the team to
What team did the Dallas Texans become?
- San Diego Chargers
- Houston Oilers
- Kansas City Chiefs
6) The Cowboy's lost Super Bowl V.
However, one of their players won the Most Valuable Player award.
was the player?
- Roger Staubach
- Randy White
- Chuck Howley
7) All-pro quarterback Roger Staubach
played for Dallas from 1964 to 1979.
Where did he play his college ball?
- University of Southern California
- U.S. Naval Academy
- Penn State
8) Who replaced Roger Staubach as the
Cowboy's starting quaterback?
- Kelvin Smith
- Danny White
- Bum Bright
9) The Cowboys won their first Super
Bowl (Super Bowl VI).
Who did they beat?
- Atlanta Falcons
- Miami Dolphins
- Pittsburgh Steelers
10) Before settling on the name
"Cowboys" for the 1960 season, they had several names they
were testing. What is NOT a name?
- Dallas Steers
- Dallas Rangers
- Dallas Colt .45s