Dallas Cowboys Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the Dallas Cowboys career defensive leaders ranked by interceptions. Included are player stats for the Dallas Cowboys (NFL) from 1960-2019. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Mel Renfro is the Dallas Cowboys career leader in interceptions with 52.

Players active with the Dallas Cowboys during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. M. Renfro 174 52 626 12.0 90t 3
2. E. Walls 133 44 391 8.9 37 0
3. C. Waters 160 41 584 14.2 56 2
4. D. Thurman 121 36 562 15.6 96 4
5. M. Downs 116 34 433 12.7 31 1
  C. Green 182 34 552 16.2 59 2
7. L. Jordan 186 32 472 14.8 49t 3
  T. Newman 133 32 345 10.8 70 3
9. C. Harris 141 29 281 9.7 60 1
10. C. Howley 165 24 395 16.5 58 2
11. D. Woodson 178 23 271 11.8 94t 2
12. D. Bishop 81 22 364 16.5 57 0
13. M. Gaechter 108 21 420 20.0 100 1
14. K. Smith 103 19 190 10.0 32t 1
  R. Williams 98 19 307 16.2 85t 3
16. R. Fellows 86 17 240 14.1 58t 2
17. J. Tubbs 85 15 176 11.7 44 0
18. B. Bates 217 14 122 8.7 29 0
  S. Lee 109 14 339 24.2 74 2
  D. Sanders 63 14 273 19.5 71t 2
  J. Washington 77 14 145 10.4 25 0
22. L. Brown 83 13 206 15.8 65t 2
  D. Edwards 181 13 66 5.1 26t 1
  M. Washington 106 13 107 8.2 23 0
25. A. Henry 57 12 224 18.7 58t 2
26. B. Barnes 139 11 170 15.5 38 0
27. D. Coakley 127 10 258 25.8 52t 4
  W. Livingston 67 10 79 7.9 29 0
29. H. Adderley 39 9 251 27.9 46 0
  B. Breunig 135 9 60 6.7 15 0
  D. Clinkscale 71 9 116 12.9 68t 1
  I. Holt 55 9 85 9.4 64t 1
  R. Hughes 77 9 223 24.8 68 1
34. J. Heath 106 8 107 13.4 49 0
  M. Jenkins 71 8 22 2.8 23t 1
  M. Johnson 54 8 91 11.4 49 0
  D. Lewis 186 8 97 12.1 29 0
  B. Marion 71 8 53 6.6 32t 1
  O. Scandrick 125 8 42 5.2 40t 1
  G. Sensabaugh 62 8 37 4.6 11 0
41. B. Carr 80 7 169 24.1 49t 2
  K. Gant 72 7 45 6.4 26 0
  M. Hegman 170 7 12 1.7 7 0
  D. Nguyen 90 7 63 9.0 24 0
  I. Reese 56 7 136 19.4 46 0
  G. Teague 71 7 174 24.9 95t 2
47. K. Hamlin 44 6 93 15.5 35 0
  D. Hawthorne 53 6 41 6.8 22 0
  A. Kyle 60 6 29 4.8 17 0
  E. Lockhart 104 6 83 13.8 32 1