Last Chance to Vote: Greatest Cowboys by Their Jersey Numbers

Way back on March 11, I started a series of polls to identify the greatest players in the history of the Dallas Cowboys according to their jersey numbers.  In the past eight months, these posts have featured summaries of 843 players, and the polls have garnered 13,533 total votes.

I am going to leave the polls open until Wednesday, November 19. That evening, I will post the final results.

Here are a few of the more interesting “races” in this series:

#3: Billy Cundiff has barely edged out Eddie Murray, Steve Walsh, and Richie Cunningham.

  • Billy Cundiff (30%, 37 Votes)
  • Eddie Murray (26%, 32 Votes)
  • Steve Walsh (22%, 28 Votes)
  • Richie Cunningham (22%, 27 Votes)

#19: Lance Rentzel has a slight lead over Keyshawn Johnson and Lance Alworth:

  • Lance Rentzel (35%, 74 Votes)
  • Keyshawn Johnson (26%, 55 Votes)
  • Lance Alworth (26%, 54 Votes)

#23: Defensive back Robert Williams holds an edge over James Jones and Kevin Mathis.

  • Robert Williams (41%, 37 Votes)
  • James Jones (22%, 20 Votes)
  • Kevin Mathis (12%, 11 Votes)

#25: In one of the closest races, Pat Watkins leads Aaron Kyle by two votes.

  • Pat Watkins (36%, 32 Votes)
  • Aaron Kyle (33%, 30 Votes)

#26: Kevin Smith holds a three-vote lead over Michael Downs.

  • Kevin Smith (30%, 57 Votes)
  • Michael Downs (29%, 54 Votes)
  • Preston Pearson (25%, 47 Votes)

#27: Former member of Thurman’s Thieves, Ron Fellows, has a small lead over Thomas Everett.

  • Ron Fellows (38%, 68 Votes)
  • Thomas Everett (36%, 64 Votes)

#35: Reserve defensive back Vinc Albritton has a five-vote lead over Dick Bielski.

  • Vince Albritton (44%, 35 Votes)
  • Dick Bielski (38%, 30 Votes)

#49: In a tight race featuring two unknowns. . .

  • Brett Pierce (55%, 27 Votes)
  • Johnny Huggins (45%, 22 Votes)

#56: We have a tie vote between Hollywood henderson and Eugene Lockhart.

  • Eugene Lockhart (40%, 61 Votes)
  • Thomas Henderson (40%, 61 Votes)

#67: Pat Donovan has the edge over Russell Maryland

  • Pat Donovan (53%, 43 Votes)
  • Russell Maryland (43%, 35 Votes)

#76: John Niland has a three-vote lead over Flozell Adams

  • John Niland (46%, 51 Votes)
  • Flozell Adams (43%, 48 Votes)

#83: Terry Glenn has a bit of a lead over Golden Richards and Kelvin Martin.

  • Terry Glenn (40%, 53 Votes)
  • Golden Richards (33%, 44 Votes)
  • Kelvin Martin (23%, 31 Votes)

#94: DeMarcus Ware has a one-vote lead over Charles Haley.

  • DeMarcus Ware (51%, 47 Votes)
  • Charles Haley (49%, 46 Votes)

Here is a list of the jersey numbers, with links to the relevant polls.

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Total

Votes

Players Poll
1 229 5
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2 95 3
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3 125 5
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4 116 6
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5 91 2
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6 133 3
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7 208 6
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8 162 2
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9 190 4
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10 117 8
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11 266 9
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12 219 2
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13 140 2
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14 201 5
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15 151 4
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16 148 4
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17 226 5
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18 144 7
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19 209 8
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20 198 11
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21 257 10
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22 272 7
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23 91 12
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24 119 10
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25 90 15
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26 188 10
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27 180 12
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28 232 5
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29 212 10
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30 126 10
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31 201 12
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32 173 10
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33 211 11
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34 207 10
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35 160 12
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36 79 9
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37 114 9
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38 80 7
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39 64 6
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40 201 6
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41 238 8
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42 129 13
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43 150 5
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44 141 7
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45 66 8
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46 119 9
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47 120 6
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48 126 3
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49 49 2
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50 124 11
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51 132 11
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52 181 11
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53 129 12
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54 177 9
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55 152 12
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56 152 13
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57 109 13
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58 120 9
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59 108 9
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60 75 14
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61 129 6
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62 97 11
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63 135 11
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64 149 8
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65 121 7
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66 101 11
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67 81 12
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68 107 11
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69 42 2
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70 121 9
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71 91 11
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72 130 9
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73 120 8
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74 n/a 1
Bob Lilly
75 107 9
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76 111 11
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77 114 13
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78 92 11
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79 176 13
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80 214 15
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81 195 15
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82 119 16
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83 132 14
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84 222 9
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85 136 12
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86 182 15
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87 93 13
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88 194 9
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89 109 15
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90 95 7
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91 53 6
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92 66 4
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93 49 6
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94 93 5
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95 81 6
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96 67 5
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97 70 7
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98 67 4
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99 50 7
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