NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
Ron Springs 20 RB 1985-86 24 10
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
Ohio State 6-2 225 4-Nov-56
How acquiredHow left
Free agent signed during 1985 season Released after the 1986 season
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Profile
Former Cowboy who backed up James Wilder for most of two seasons and was a solid contributor during 1986 when Wilder was hurt. Was released along with Kevin House and Jimmie Giles in a controversial move midway through that season. Was then re-signed to the roster and started the final six games of the year. Was originally a 5th round pick of the Cowboys in 1979 and spent six seasons with the Cowboys including an 80-yard TD reception against the Bucs in a narrow 1983 victory. Passed away in May 2011 having been in a coma for four years after complications from a 2007 operation.

1985 1986
GamesStartsGamesStarts
12 0 12 10

Rushing
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1985 16 54 3.4 11 0
1986 74 285 3.9 40 0
Total 90 339 3.7 40 0
Receiving
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1985 3 44 14.7 22 0
1986 24 187 7.8 45 0
Total 27 231 8.6 46 0
Kick Returns
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1985 5 112 22.4 34 0
Total 5 112 22.4 34 0
Punting
Season No. Yards Avg. LG In 20 TB
1986 1 43 43.0 43 0 0
Total 1 43 43.0 43 0 0