Head Coach: Ron Berdis, 19th season (121-62).
Assistants: Dallas Saunders (def. coordinator); Allan Mikovich (off. coordinator); P.J. Mayes (RB/DB); Roger Gasser (TE/DE); Nick Rubenstahl (OL/LB).
2004 record: 6-4.
Offensive formations: Multiple-I.
Key losses: QB Rick Hlinka, RB Lamar Sykes, RB Dan Balog, L Mike Rosa, L Ira Gaines.
Returning lettermen: 16.
Returning starters: 3.
Returning offensive backs: Terrelle Tomlin, 6-0, 175, Jr.; Torrey Jackson, 5-7, 168, Jr.; Anthony Kibble, 5-8, 190, Sr.
Incoming offensive backs: QB Antwan Rice, 6-1, 180, sr.; QB Vick Toney, 5-10, 175, Jr.
Returning offensive ends: Kory Jackson, 6-0, 170, Sr.
Returning offensive linemen: Kelvin Elkins, 5-11, 220, Sr.; Bill Johnson, 6-1, 250, Sr.; Andy Cahill, 6-2, 225, Jr.
Returning defensive linemen: Elkins; Rashad Mathews, 6-0, 238, Jr.; Reggie Brogdan, 6-0, 285, Sr.
Incoming defensive linemen: Robert McElroy, 6-1, 175, Sr.; Lou Franklin, 5-10, 195, Jr.; Brett Parks, 6-0, 180, Jr.; Johnson; Toney.
Returning linebackers: Rice; Torrey Johnson; Terrelle Tomlin.
Returning defensive backs: Kory Jackson; Sir Franklin, 5-7, 165, Jr.
Outlook: The Cowboys will be strong at running back and at wide receiver with an improved kicking game. The lines will be inexperienced with a new quarterback.

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