Have you ever met a Dallas Cowboy?

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  1. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    I hosted a couple of Cowboys' camps at my HS a few years ago.. One year I had a BBQ at my home, George Teague, Everson Walls, Larry Brown and Solomon Page were all there along with Barry Foster of the Steelers and Scooter McGruder from the Patriots. I invited about 50 HS coaches from the area. Had a great time playing dominos and just hanging out. Very nice guys, all of them.
     
  2. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    My staff and I ran into Michael Irvin at the Riverwalk in SA. He had a body guard and did not want to be bothered, when his bodyguard told him we were HS football coaches, he took time to talk to us for a few minutes and posed for a pic with one of my coaches. Cool guy.
     
  3. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member

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    I've met a bunch of them and I'm not (nor ever have been ) an autograph seeker type...so these were in more normal settings.

    The two I see the most of are Charlie Waters and Bob Breunig --who are active in the church I attend. Especially Breunig.
     
  4. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    I've met several because of my job, but would have liked to meet some more of the guys from the 70's. They are the reason I became a fan.
     
  5. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Michael was flying high when I pat him on the back... hence the almost falling on the floor. He stumbled and recovered. Like on the field whew!
     
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  6. DFWJC

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    Several years ago, a few of us were in Houston for an ECU/Houston game.
    While tail-gating, we played catch with Robert Jones and his then very young son--the kid you now know as record-breaking ECU WR Zay Jones.
    Pretty cool.
     
  7. Reverend Conehead

    Reverend Conehead Well-Known Member

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    I met Lee Roy Jordan when I was a kid. In the 90s in Denver I met Butch Johnson. Both of them were great guys.
     
  8. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    The Cowboys were an account of the company I worked for in Dallas back in the day, so I met dozens of them from 60s-90s era. Really cool experience...
     
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  9. Bill Wooten

    Bill Wooten Well-Known Member

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    That's awesome. Would love for Zay to end up a Cowboy.
     
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  10. the_h0wey

    the_h0wey Well-Known Member

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    Randy White eats lunch several times a week at a restaurant I frequent in Frisco. He is the nicest guy you've ever met. He has no problem talking with anyone that recognizes him. He knows all the wait staffs names. Great guy. Still super Jacked also.
     
  11. Phoenix

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    A financial company I was working for in Charlotte, NC moved into a brand new building that was owned by Staubach's real estate company, and Roger was on hand to greet us and give us a little speech about whatever. It was really cool. The Super Bowl rings were dazzling.
     
  12. csirl

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    Met Larry Lacewell in a shopping mall once - nice guy.
     
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  13. timb2

    timb2 Well-Known Member

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    I met several in the early 80s team. Roger Staubach just retired and the hotel elevator with him. Very nice guy most of the Cowboys were very nice,but one stood out. I was like 16 yrs old and right before the game I was going to approach Too Tall Jones for his autograph in a hotel gift shop they were other Cowboys near the front of the hotel store and a side door near the back. All these kids went running for the Cowboys in front of the store and Too Tall was one of these guys before a game he turns into a different personality like a monster. He was psyched was mean and wanted to kill the opposing Qb Neil Lomax and wanted nothing to do with being nice to anyone signing autograph or posing for pictures with the kiddies before this game. He went running for the side door and saw me with a piece of paper in my hand and I froze because I could see he was in no mood. He walked by me slowly staring at me and I said nothing not even making eye contact with him. If you ever saw an Oak Tree walk, this was it. I later moved to Washington DC and walked by Joe Theismann at a mall I am 6ft-2 inches and Theismann is listed as 6ft -1 inches. He really is about 5ft-11 inches. I knew everytime now when Ed Jones was about to get free that Theisman could be 10 feet away would start running the opposite way. he was terrified for his life of Too Tall.
     
  14. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    You are a very lucky man. It would be great to be able to talk with Wade about defensive football. Old Bum would have been even more interesting. I'm dying to hear thè rest of your stories! Thanks for sharing Coach.
     
  15. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    Amen. Me too!
     
  16. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    I had lunch with Erik "Big Cat" Williams a few years ago. He was discussing a project with a friend of mine and I tagged along. He let me try on his Superbowl ring. I wear a size 15 ring and I swear, I could have gotten two fingers in that thing.
     
  17. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    Big Guy
     
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  18. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    LOL. He made me feel normal.
     
  19. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    :laugh:
     
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  20. Achilleslastand

    Achilleslastand Well-Known Member

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    Ditka had arm candy?:laugh:
     

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