Originally Posted by fgoodwin
Feb 21 - Re-signed: Randy White to 4-year contract; Hired: Mike Woicik as strength coach (1990); Media: although not pictured on the cover, today's issue of SI featured a tribute to Tom Landry (2000); Franchised: Ken Hamlin (2008);
Birthdays: Chad Hutchinson (QB: 2002-03, b. 1977), Chuck McSwain (RB: 1983-84, b. 1961), Donald Smith (DB: 1991, b. 1968), Glen Titensor (G: 1981-88, b. 1958); Deaths: Ben Fricke (2011)
Trivia: (1) Chad Hutchinson set a Cowboy record by opening his NFL career tossing how many consecutive pass attempts before he threw an interception?
(2) What did Ben Fricke do for relaxation when he was a player at UH? (3) How did he relate his avocation to a possible future vocation?
(2) and (3) Fricke flew airplanes in his free time. He wanted to coach, and wanted to own his own plane so he could fly it out to see recruits.