DALLAS — Remembered as ”one of the first great offensive linemen” by the Dallas Cowboys, Ralph Neely died this week at the age of 78.

The legendary No. 73 played his entire 13-year NFL career with Cowboys, from 1965-1977.

A woman disrupts the Dallas Cowboys football players in a huddle during Super Bowl X at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Fla., Jan. 19, 1976. She was escorted off the field by police. The players from left are, Burton Lawless (66), Ralph Neely (73) and Preston Pearson (26). The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated Dallas 21-17. (AP Photo)

Neely played on five Super Bowl Teams and won two championships. His final game was Super Bowl XII where the Cowboys defeated the Denver Broncos.

Neely started 168 games and made the Pro Bowl in 1967 and 1969. He was also selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame’s All-1960s team.​ His cause of death was not revealed.