The team was first known as the Dallas Steers, then the Dallas Rangers before settling on the name "Cowboys" for the 1960 season.
No. They were called the Dallas Cowboys from 1960.
The Dallas Steers
The quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys currently is #9 Tony Romo.
It's the Dallas Cowboys
It is called Cowboys Stadium.
Clint Murchison and Bedford Wynne started the Dallas sports football franchise. They first had an idea to name them the Dallas Steers, then the Dallas Rangers, but settled on the name Dallas Cowboys.
There was another sports team in Dallas with the name Dallas Rangers which in the 60's that is what the team was called. The owners called them Dallas Cowboys to avoid confusion. It's Texas. There used to be cowboys. Originally they were slated to be known as the Rangers but a local minor league baseball team was already using the name Rangers and the front office did not want to create any confusion so they went with a common Texas dweller, COWBOYS.