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Chad Hennings: American Hero And Greatest Cowboy To Ever Wear #95

There are officially 95 days until the toe meets the ball at where the will host the on NBC’s .

During last night’s Game 3 of the Finals the Quicken Loans Arena played one of the greatest songs of all time, Europe’s “The Final Countdown.” They’re obviously counting along with us down to the NFL season, although I don’t think anybody wears 95 for the Cavaliers.

That’s just what we’re here to discuss, though, the baddest dude to put on the 9-5 for America’s Team.

The following players have all worn 95 for the Dallas Cowboys:

  • , DT
  • Randy Chevrier, DT
  • DeVone Claybrooks, DT
  • Lavar Edwards, DE
  • Jason Ferguson, DT
  • , DE
  • Tank Johnson, DT
  • Sean Lessemore, DT
  • Caesar Rayford, LB
  • Mark Walen, DE
  • Colston Weatherington, DE
  • Donovan Woods, LB

There is no competition today. The Greatest 95 in Dallas started his professional journey after serving his country in the Gulf War in the United States Air Force.

Chad Hennings was one of Tex Schramm’s final acts of brilliance as Schramm took him in the 11th round of the 1988 out of the United States Air Force.

Hennings has a very similar story to in that he had to fulfill his military commitment before ever suiting up for the Cowboys. After four years of Air Force duty, Hennings began to play as a 27-year-old rookie.

Hennings is an American hero and an American badass.

He put together what is by far the greatest statistical season as a 95, with just about twice as many as all the others combined, but it was his presence on the Cowboys dynasty of the 90s that catapults him to the top.

Chad brought a level of and tenacity to the Cowboys' that made you want to run through a wall for him.

Chad’s leadership is so strong and so present that he has twice been awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal and was named a Captain in June of 1992.

He was an American hero playing for America’s Team, and he is one of the more underrated Dallas Cowboys of all time.

Check back tomorrow to find out who the Greatest 94 in Dallas Cowboys history is!

RJ Ochoa
RJ Ochoahttp://OchoLive.com
I like long walks on the beach, mystery novels, no just kidding those suck. The Dallas Cowboys were put on this earth for us all to love and appreciate. I do that 24/7/365. I also love chicken parmesan. Let's roll. @RJOchoa if you wanna shout!

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