Bob Lilly

Defensive Tackle

Bob Lilly

14 seasons
8 All-NFL selections
1 missed game
11 Pro Bowls

14

seasons

8

All-NFL selections

1

missed game

11

Pro Bowls
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"A man has to figure out what has to be done and how to do it. You have to be able to spin out of a block, recognize a play immediately and then react accordingly. I figure I’m as strong as anyone else; so getting the job done becomes a matter of pride and determination.”

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(Texas Christian)...6'5'', 260...Robert Lewis Lilly ... Consensus All-American at Texas Christian ... Cowboys' first-ever draft choice (1961), first Hall of Famer (1980) ... Foundation of great Dallas defensive units ... Had unusual speed, strength, intelligence, recovery ability ... All-NFL/NFC eight years ... Named to 11 Pro Bowls ... Played in five NFL/NFC title games, two Super Bowls ... Missed just one game in 14 years ... Born July 26, 1939, in Olney, Texas.