San Francisco 49ers at Dallas Cowboys 3 to 14

Sunday, January 2, 1972, Conference Championship

The 49ers faced the Cowboys in Dallas during the NFL conference championship in the playoffs. The 49ers defeated Washington Redskins the previous week, while the Cowboys defeated the Minnesota Vikings. The Cowboys won 14-3 to advance to Super Bowl VI to face the Miami Dolphins. The 49ers finished their season 9-5-0 in the regular season, 1-1 in the playoffs.


San Francisco 49ers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
239 178 61 3 9

Coaches

Head Coach: Dick Nolan Quarterbacks Coach: Jim Shofner Wide Receivers Coach: Jim Shofner Offensive Line Coach: Dick Stanfel Offensive Backs Coach: Doug Scovil Defensive Line Coach: Paul Wiggin Linebackers Coach: Mike Giddings Defensive Secondary Coach: Don Heinrich Special Teams Coach: Chet Franklin Personnel Scout: Dick Gallagher


Dallas Cowboys offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
244 72 172 1 16

Coaches

Head Coach: Tom Landry Passing Game Coordinator: Austin "Ray" Renfro Offensive Line Coach: James A. "Jim" Myers Offensive Backfield Coach: Dan Reeves Passing Offense: Austin "Ray" Renfro Defensive Line Coach: Ernie Stautner Linebackers Coach: Jerry Tubbs Defensive Backfield Coach: Bobby Franklin Special Assistant Coach: Ermal Allen