Who is the first of all firsts for the Dallas Cowboys?

Who is the first of all firsts for the Dallas Cowboys?

Known as Mr. Cowboy for a reason, Bob Lilly was the first of all significant firsts a player can receive in a career. His lists of firsts for the Dallas Cowboys check off nearly every possible achievement a player could attain. His list of first includes:

  • First player drafted by Cowboys (1961)
  • First player inducted into Ring of Honor (1975)
  • First player inducted into Pro Football Hall of  Fame (1980)
  • First Rookie of the Year (1961)
  • 11-time Pro Bowl (franchise record)
  • NFL 75th Anniversary Team
  • AFL-NFL 25-year Anniversary Team
  • National Football Foundation Hall of Fame
  • 1 Super Bowl Title
  • 2 NFC Titles
  • 4 Eastern Conference Titles
  • November 23, 1975 declared “Bob Lilly Day” in Dallas, Texas
  • Only player to wear No. 74 in Cowboys history

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