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Twitter: Robert Newhouse passes away at 64

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jul 22, 2014.

  1. Captain Late

    Captain Late Member

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    So very sad to hear this.Robert Newhouse was a true team player,just a high character guy who did whatever those Cowboys teams asked of him.He was a solid runner and excellent blocker,and late in his career without complaining he played on special teams,covering kicks and punts.RIP "House",it was a pleasure watching you play.
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  2. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Loved the Man and the Football Player, sad day but the world is a better place because he was here ... you can't say that about everyone. hopefully we just move on to another life experience...whatever happens it's coming fast!

    See you on the other side Robert Newhouse, thanks for the memories.
  3. Ratmatt

    Ratmatt Active Member

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    It's always sad to see someone you grew up watching,and a beloved member of the Cowboy family pass on.My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
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  4. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Holy moly only 64. RIP #44 I'll forever remember him fondly.
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  5. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    He became good friends with my late grandfather who was a maintenance manager in Texas Stadium in the 80s. Newsome used to work in the sales staff in the late 80s/early 90s and would hook up my dad and uncles with tix all the time. He was a very down to earth, good person, wish I could have met him.
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  6. Silver Surfer

    Silver Surfer Well-Known Member

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    Maybe best remembered as the first running back to throw a touchdown in Super Bowl history. (vs Broncos in 1977 to Golden Richards)
  7. Blast From The Past

    Blast From The Past Well-Known Member

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    We are losing so many lately from our historic franchise. Newhouse had those big old thighs built for churning up yards the hard way. That TD he threw against the Broncos in the SB is still a highlight of that game. My sentiments are with his family. Mr. Newhouse gets to be with Coach now and a front row seat is reserved just for him. Gone too soon!
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  8. noshame

    noshame I'm not dead yet...... Zone Supporter

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    If we need a tough yard we'll still give you a holler. In the meantime get some rest.
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  9. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    Very very sad. One of my favorites of all time. So many great memories.

    RIP. :(
  10. RonSpringsdaman20

    RonSpringsdaman20 Hold The Door! Zone Supporter

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  11. JakeCamp12

    JakeCamp12 Well-Known Member

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    Sad, Sad day...Newhouse was the fireplug, just stuck his nose into the line and kept churning forward. Everything I have ever read about him was nothing but good things. Just a shame such a quality human being is gone so soon. I hope the Cowboys honor him with a 44 on their helmets this year.
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  12. diehard2294

    diehard2294 America's Team

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    RIP Robert "oh those thighs! Loved watching him growing up.
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  13. IrishAnto

    IrishAnto Well-Known Member

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    Such a shame.

    RIP #44
  14. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    sadly the coach is building quite a team UP THERE.
  15. John813

    John813 Well-Known Member

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    Like others have said, way too young.

    Sad. May he RIP
  16. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Yes he was the Moose before the Moose...
  17. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    Yeah that't the first thing that comes to mind for me when thinking of him. He was before my time but looking at those Super Bowl highlights I knew how important he was to those teams of the 70s. RIP Robert.
  18. Double Trouble

    Double Trouble Well-Known Member

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    RIP. Great Cowboy. It's sad to see so many heroes of my youth step out of this world.
  19. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    So sorry to hear that. I got to meet him at my dad's jewlery store he was having his SB ring resized. Great guy very down to earth, he will be missed.
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  20. dmq

    dmq If I'm so pretty, why am I available?

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    Sorry to hear. A Cowboy legend. RIP.

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