The 5 former Cowboys nominated for the College Football Hall of Fame

Flozell Adams #76 of the Dallas Cowboys (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Getty Images)
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17 Jul 1998: Offensive lineman Flozell Adams #76 of the Dallas Cowboys in action during the 1998 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp at the Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport /

2. Flozell Adams, OT, Michigan State

Flozell Adams played a whopping 12 years with Dallas and collected five Pro Bowl nods in that time. He had several fines and controversial moments in his career for doing things like kicking his opponents. The tackle also had the second-most penalties in the NFL between 2006 and 2009.

Adams provided durability for the Cowboys, as he only missed 14 games in his 12 years. Only Larry Allen, Rayfield Wright, Nate Newton, and John Niland have more Pro Bowl selections as Dallas offensive linemen.

The Cowboy played college ball at Michigan State, where now-famous Alabama head coach Nick Saban was his coach. At 6-7, 335 pounds, the massive kid was nicknamed “The Hotel.” Adams earned All-American honors and was named the Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year in 1997. Before being drafted by the Cowboys, like many other current Dallas players, he earned himself a trip to the Senior Bowl.