|| Don Perkins |
Running Back, 1961-68. Don Perkins was the first Cowboys player to rush for more than 6,000 yards. A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Perkins finished among the top ten NFL rushers in each of his eight seasons. He was named NFL Rookie of the Year in 1961 and All-Pro in 1962. Perkins was signed before Dallas was granted its NFL franchise. A three-time All-Skyline pick at New Mexico, he was inducted into the Ring of Honor in 1976.