Anthony Dorsett Jr is upset with Cowboys issuing #33 to players

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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  2. Denim Chicken

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  4. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Baby cub protecting papa bear.

    He was a special player. Probably deserving of retiring that number.
  5. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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    what a cry bag
  6. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Cowboys do not retire numbers, but it was up to the equipment manager, Mike McCoy, I believe that's who it was. to give out numbers.
    #8, #12, #22 won't be given out, and I think #74, was a very long time before it was given out. And then it was for TC purposes or a long time too.

    Kind of partial to Dorsett, and it did bother me at times when I seen a player wearing it. But now, kind of think, well they give out #88, but to worth while candidates. So they should give out 33 to a potential great RB, not just to anyone.
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  7. jazzcat22

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    Why, just because he makes a statement about his fathers number. I see nothing wrong with that.
  8. Phoenix

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  9. 65fastback2plus2

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    thats cry bag all the way. A professional would say "I wish Jerry would retire numbers. My dad was special and I wish #33 would be retired"
  10. tantrix1969

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    I agree, if they were going to give out #33 it should have been to a special player at the least.
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  11. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    I don't think his father would be this upset about it.
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  12. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    When you have 90 guys at TC, you start running out of 2 digit numbers. I'm sure no disrespect meant on the Cowboys' part.
  13. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    They give out #33 to defensive players, not offensive ones. The DBs and RBs have to use the 20s and 30s, not a lot of numbers. Some 40s but the LBs have to use those too in camp.

    20Webb, B.W.CB5-11178242William & Mary
    21Randle, JosephRB6-0198222Oklahoma State
    23Hamilton, JakarS5-11195242South Carolina State
    24Claiborne, MorrisCB5-11190243LSU
    25Dunbar, LanceRB5-8188243North Texas
    26Moore, SterlingCB5-10200244Southern Methodist
    27Wilcox, J.J.S6-0217232Georgia Southern
    28Malena, BenRB5-819622RTexas A&M
    29Murray, DeMarcoRB6-0219264Oklahoma
    30Mitchell, TerranceCB5-1119222ROregon
    31Phillips, DashaunCB5-1118123RTarleton State
    32Scandrick, OrlandoCB5-10195277Boise State
    33Smith, RyanS6-022722RAuburn
    34Williams, RyanRB5-9207242Virginia Tech
    35Patmon, TylerCB5-1017923ROklahoma State
    36Dixon, AhmadS6-021222RBaylor
    37Johnson, MattS6-1212253Eastern Washington
    38Heath, JeffS6-1209232Saginaw Valley State
    39Carr, BrandonCB6-0206287Grand Valley State
    40Smith, WillLB6-222722RTexas Tech
    42Church, BarryS6-2218265Toledo
    43Smith, KeithS6-019922RSan Jose State
    44Clutts, TylerFB6-2254294Fresno State
    45Sapp, DontavisLB6-223522RTennessee
    46Windsor, JoeLB6-023222RNorthern Illinois
    48Copeland, J.C.FB5-1127523RLouisiana State
    49Kreiter, CaseyLS6-124623RIowa
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  14. BoysFan4ever

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    I don't get why they don't retire numbers. They certainly have guys deserving of that.
  15. diehard2294

    diehard2294 America's Team

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    He should be concerned about more important things...like his fathers condition

    I loved growing up watching TD
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  16. jazzcat22

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    Something Tex Schramm started, Jerry doing the same, so far. Guess they feel the ring of honor is good enough of a tribute.
  17. BoysFan4ever

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    I think they should but ok.
  18. jazzcat22

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    Why not be concerned with both. Multi-task concern....

    I met TD's, ex-wife, Anthony's mother in a Sears store at the Palm Beach Gardens Mall a long time ago, when Anthony was at Pitt as a DB. Yes, she had photos of them, and TD's Heisman Trophy in the background.
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  19. Aikmaniac

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    I somewhat agree, however it wouldn't be long until they ran out of numbers.

    When Witten retires, will they issue #82 again? Same issue comes up.
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  20. Primetime42

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    If Smith makes the roster, he won't be wearing #33 in the regular season. He won't make the roster anyway, so moot point.

    We've seen this before.
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