DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Every professional football player remembers the details of their first NFL career start. But when Miles Austin made the first start of his career, he made sure that EVERYONE would remember it.
It was on October 11, 2009 that Austin made his first NFL career start, and it was a memorable one. He had 10 catches for a franchise record 250 yards receiving.
Austin not only broke the team record held by Hall of Famer Bob Hayes, he scored a pair of touchdowns including a 60-yard touchdown reception in overtime that proved to the be game winner, as the Cowboys beat the Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 26-20.
Austin’s performance in his first NFL start stands as one of the greatest moments in Cowboys history.