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Sunday, January 16, 1972, Super Bowl

The Cowboys played the Dolphins in Super Bowl VI on Sunday, January 16, 1972. The Cowboys entered the game with a record of 11-3-0, while the Dolphins entered the game with a record of 10-3-1. The Cowboys won 24-3 to win Super Bowl VI, finishing their championship season with a record of 11-3-0 in the regular season, 3-0 in the playoffs. The Dolphins finished their season 10-3-1 in the regular season, 2-1 in the playoffs. Roger Staubach was voted as the Super Bowl MVP, the first Super Bowl MVP of his career.


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
185 105 80 3 10

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Wide Receivers Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Line Coach: Monte Clark Offensive Assistant Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Bill Arnsparger Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Defensive Assistant Coach: Bill Arnsparger


Dallas Cowboys offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
352 100 252 1 23

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