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This Day in Cowboys History

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  1. fgoodwin

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    Correct!
  2. fgoodwin

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    Apr 27 - Drafted: Rod Hill-1, Jeff Rohrer-2, Monty Hunter-4 (1982), Greg Briggs-5, Chris Hall-9, Tim Daniel-11 (1992), Bradie James-4, Zuriel Smith-6 (2003), Tashard Choice-4, Orlando Scandrick-5 (2008); Signed: Demetric Evans (2001), Tony McGee (2002), Kevin Ogletree (2009);

    Acquired: 2008 4th & 5th rd picks and 2009 3rd rd pick from Browns, 5th rd pick from Jaguars, 2008 4th & 2009 4th rd picks from Lions, 4th & 7th rd picks from Raiders (2008); Re-signed: Montrae Holland (2010); Birthdays: Ethan Brooks (T: 2005, b. 1972), Lee Roy Jordan (LB: 1963-1976, b. 1941); Deaths: Alvin Roy (1979)

    Trivia: What was Jordan's nickname? Why was he given that nickname?
  3. Hostile

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    Killer.

    Got it from Walt Garrison who said he would hit his own grandmother if she was carrying the ball.
  4. fgoodwin

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    Correct!
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    Apr 28 - Drafted: Howard Richards-1, Doug Donley-2, Glen Titensor-3, Danny Spradlin-5 (1981), Phil Pozderac-5, George Peoples-8 (1982), Danny Noonan-1, Ron Francis-2, Jeff Zimmerman-3, Kelvin Martin-4 (1987), Anthony Spencer-1, James Marten-3 (2007), Tyron Smith-1 (2011); Released: Richie Anderson & Randal Williams (2005);

    Signed: Bill Bates (1983), Tony Romo & Torrin Tucker (2003), Thomas Johnson (2005); Re-signed: Scott Shanle (2006), Alan Ball (2010); Acquired: 2007 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th & 2008 1st rd picks from Browns, 1st rd pick from Eagles (2007); Birthdays: Phil Clark (DB: 1967-69, b. 1945), Scott Fujita (LB: 2005, b. 1979)

    Trivia: Tom Landry was notorious for not playing rookies (if he could avoid it); yet Phil Clark saw extensive game time his rookie season -- why?
  6. fgoodwin

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    Apr 29 - Drafted: Bill Roe-3, James Jones-3, Kurt Petersen-4, Gary Hogeboom-5, Tim Newsome-6 (1980), Ron Fellows-7, Mike Wilson-9 (1981), Mike Sherrard-1, Darryl Clack-2, Mark Walen-3, Thornton Chandler-6, Johnny Holloway-7, Garth Jax-11, Chris Duliban (1986),

    Everett Gay-5, Kevin Sweeney-7, Kevin Gogan-8, Alvin Blount-9, Dale Jones-10 (1987), Bobby Carpenter-1, Anthony Fasano-2, Jason Hatcher-3 (2006), Isaiah Stanback-4, Doug Free-4, Nick Folk-6, Deon Anderson-6, Courtney Brown-7, Alan Ball-7 (2007), Bruce Carter-2, DeMarco Murray-3 (2011);

    Signed: John Warren (1983); Acquired: 1st rd pick from 49ers, 2nd rd pick from Colts (1986), 2nd, 6th & 7th rd picks from Jets, 3rd & 4th rd picks from Jags (2006), 6th rd pick from Browns (2007); Traded: Gary Hogeboom to Colts (1986); Re-signed: Michael Myers (2003); Birthdays: Kevin Mathis (DB: 1997-99, b. 1974), Lonyae Miller (RB: 2010; b. 1988), Chauncey Washington (RB: 2009, b. 1985)

    Trivia: Ron Fellows was one of "Thurman's Thieves"; there were eight "Thieves" -- who can name all eight?
  7. Phoenix

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    fgoodwin, are you okay? :confused:

    I'm missing my This Day in Cowboy History updates :)
  8. fgoodwin

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    May 2 - Drafted: Larry Bethea-1, Alois Blackwell-4 (1978), Steve DeOssie-4, Steve Pelluer-5, Norm Granger-5, Eugene Lockhart-6, Joe Levelis-6, John Hunt-9, Brian Salonen-10, Dowe Aughtman-11 (1984);

    Signed: Anthony Thomas (2005), Quincy Butler (2006); Collapsed: Cowboys practice facility (2009); Birthdays: Ron Burton (LB: 1987, b. 1954), Shaun Chapas (FB: 2011, b. 1988), Jim Eddy (Assistant coach: 1993, b. 1939)

    Trivia: Two people were seriously injured in the collapse of the practice facility -- who were they?
  9. Hostile

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    Rich Behm and Joe DeCamillis. Both are still with the Cowboys. Joe Juraszek suffered a different type of injury and is not.
  10. fgoodwin

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    Correct!
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    May 3 - Acquired: Lance Rentzel from Vikings (1967), 1st & 2nd rd picks from Seahawks (1977); Draft: Tony Dorsett-1, Glenn Carano-2, Tony Hill-3, Guy Brown-4, Andy Frederick-5, Jim Cooper-6, David Stalls-7 (1977), Tom Randall-7, Dennis Thurman-11 (1978), Robert Shaw-1, Aaron Mitchell-2, Doug Cosbie-3, Ron Springs-5 (1979);

    Signed: Steve DeOssie, Vince Albritton (1984), Cliff Stoudt (1991), Joe Bowden (2000); Released: ReShard Lee (2005); Birthdays: Igor Olshansky (DL: 2009-10, b. 1982).

    Trivia: Rentzel married a Hollywood starlet -- what was her name?
  12. Hostile

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    Joey Heatherton.

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    Still can't understand how Lance could have that at home and want a 10 year old girl to see his junk.
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    May 4 - Drafted: Bruce Thornton-8 (1979); Signed: Rodney Peete (1994), Stephen Bowen & Oliver Hoyte (2006); Announced: Five year deal for Cowboys to conduct training camp in San Antonio beginning in 2007 (2006); Birthdays: Martin Rucker (TE: 2010-11, b. 1985)

    Trivia: Who is Rodney Peete's wife? What Fox TV show made her famous?
  14. Hostile

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    Holly Robinson, 21 Jump Street.
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    May 5 - Signed: Clint Stoerner (2000); Birthdays: Dave Harper (LB: 1990, b. 1966), Crawford Ker (G: 1985-90, b. 1962)

    Trivia: Ker had a teammate on the Florida Gators' OL who was later a teammate on the Cowboys' OL -- who was he?
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    May 6 - Birthdays: Jason Witten (TE: 2003-11, b. 1982); Deaths: Mark Tuinei (1999)

    Trivia: Who was with Tuinei when he died?
  17. Hostile

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    Nicky Sualua.
  18. fgoodwin

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    Correct
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    May 7 - Lost in free agency: Jean Fugett (1976); Birthdays: Amos Marsh (RB: 1961-64, b. 1939), Izell Reese (DB: 1998-01, b. 1974); Deaths: John Meyers (1998)

    Trivia: Marsh shares a nickname with another fan favorite; what is it? Marsh made the All-Rookie team at what position?
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    May 8 - Retired: Duke Preston (2010); Birthdays: Felix Jones (RB: 2008-11, b. 1987)

    Trivia: Who named Felix Jones high school player of the year?

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