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Dallas Cowboys Drafted Running Backs

The Dallas Cowboys have selected 58 Running Backs in their team history (56 drafts). The Cowboys have drafted 7 Running Backs in the first round. The highest drafted RB was Tony Dorsett drafted in round 1 (#2 Overall) in 1977 out of Pittsburgh. Some of the top drafted Cowboys Running Backs were Emmitt Smith drafted in round 1 in 1990 out of Florida, Calvin Hill drafted in round 1 in 1969 out of Yale, Duane Thomas drafted in round 1 in 1970 out of West Texas A&M, DeMarco Murray drafted in round 3 in 2011 out of Oklahoma and Marion Barber drafted in round 4 in 2005 out of Minnesota. View all of the Dallas Cowboys drafted Running Backs throughout their history.
Dallas Cowboys Drafted Running Backs
Year Round Selection Player College
2013 5 151   Joseph Randle   Oklahoma State
2011 3 71   DeMarco Murray   Oklahoma
2011 7 220   Shaun Chapas   Georgia
2008 1 22   Felix Jones   Arkansas
2008 4 122   Tashard Choice   Georgia Tech
2007 6 195   Deon Anderson   Connecticut
2005 4 109   Marion Barber   Minnesota
2004 2 43   Julius Jones   Notre Dame
2002 4 129   Jamar Martin   Ohio State
2000 5 144   Michael Wiley   Ohio State
1998 7 223   Tarik Smith   California
1997 4 129   Nicky Sualua   Ohio State
1995 2 46   Sherman Williams   Alabama
1993 4 94   Derrick Lassic   Alabama
1991 4 97   Curvin Richards   Pittsburgh
1991 11 291   Tony Boles   Michigan
1990 1 17   Emmitt Smith   Florida
1989 2 39   Daryl Johnston   Syracuse
1988 8 205   Mark Higgs   Kentucky
1987 9 235   Alvin Blount   Maryland
1986 2 33   Darryl Clack   Arizona State
1986 8 212   Topper Clemons   Wake Forest
1985 4 103   Robert Lavette   Georgia Tech
1985 5 114   Herschel Walker   Georgia
1984 5 137   Norm Granger   Iowa
1983 5 135   Chuck McSwain   Clemson
1983 8 220   Lawrence Ricks   Michigan
1982 8 216   George Peoples   Auburn
1980 3 80   James Jones   Mississippi State
1980 6 162   Timmy Newsome   Winston-Salem State
1979 5 136   Ron Springs   Ohio State
1978 2 56   Todd Christensen   Brigham Young
1978 4 110   Alois Blackwell   Houston
1977 1 2   Tony Dorsett   Pittsburgh
1976 2 40   Jim Jensen   Iowa
1976 7 208   Dave Williams   Colorado
1975 14 356   Scott Laidlaw   Stanford
1974 1 22   Charley Young   North Carolina State
1974 10 255   Dennis Morgan   Western Illinois
1973 17 438   Les Strayhorn   East Carolina
1972 1 26   Bill Thomas   Boston College
1972 2 35   Robert Newhouse   Houston
1971 3 69   Sam Scarber   New Mexico
1971 13 337   James Ford   Texas Southern
1970 1 23   Duane Thomas   West Texas A&M
1970 12 309   Joe Williams   Wyoming
1969 1 24   Calvin Hill   Yale
1969 9 230   Claxton Welch   Oregon
1966 5   Walt Garrison   Oklahoma State
1966 12   Craig Baynham   Georgia Tech
1966 12   Les Shy   Long Beach State
1966 13   Ron Lamb   South Carolina
1965 4   Jimmy Sidle   Auburn
1964 2   Mel Renfro   Oregon
1964 4   Perry Lee Dunn   Mississippi
1963 12   Bill Perkins   Iowa
1963 19   Jim Stiger   Washington
1962 20   Amos Bullocks   Southern Illinois
 
 
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