Discussion in 'History Zone' started by fgoodwin, Apr 21, 2012.
May 24 - Signed: Billy Cannon (1984); Birthdays: Buck Buchanan (Equipment Mgr: 1973-98, b. 1933), Marcus Coleman (DB: 2006, b. 1974), Chuck Scott (WR: 1987, b. 1963), Malcolm Walker (OL: 1966-69, b. 1943)
Trivia: Who was the Cowboys equipment manager before Buchanan?
Last year was 1971 for Jack Eskridge.
May 25 - Signed: John Babinecz (1972); Birthdays: Joe Berger (T: 2007-08, b. 1982), Gennaro DiNapoli (DB: 2003, b. 1975), Pete Hunter (DB: 2002-04, b. 1980), Jeff Hurd (LB: 1987, b. 1964), Willie Pile (DB: 2005, b. 1980); Deaths: Joe Brodsky (2006)
Trivia: When did Hunter record his 1st INT as a pro? Which team was the opponent and who was the QB?
Saturday, December 21, 2002 Week 16 vs. Philly and A.J. Feeley was the QB.
A terrible home game for our Cowboys. CHutch was our QB and we only gained 146 yards and 9 first downs in a 27-3 defeat.
May 26 - Waived: Tra Battle (2009); Opened to the public: Cowboys Stadium (2009); Birthdays: Tom Franckhauser (DB: 1960-61, b. 1937)
Trivia: How many unassisted tackles did Franckhauser have in 1960? Assists? Passes defensed? INTs?
May 27 - Completed: Cowboys Stadium ribbon cutting (2009); Re-signed: Gerald Sensabaugh (2010); Honored: Scott Case elected to NEO HOF (2011); Birthdays: Jose Cortez (K: 2005, b. 1975)
Trivia: Cortez once got into a shoving match with Larry Allen -- why?
Because Larry hates Kickers as much as I do.
May 28 - Legal: Joe DeCamillas and Rick Behm reach an out-of-court settlement with the Pennsylvania company that built the team’s practice bubble (2010); Nuptials: Tony Romo & Candice Crawford marry (2011); Birthdays: Butch Johnson (WR: 1976-83, b. 1954), David Shula (Assistant coach: 1989-90, b. 1959)
Trivia: Butch earned a scholarship at UC-Riverside but not as a WR; what was his scholarship for? Scout Red Hickey praised BJ's hands, saying: "He holds onto the football even when a ____ hits him" (what?)
May 29 - Trades: Cowboys announce tentative deal to send Tony Dorsett to Denver (1988); Released: Herschel Walker by Vikings (1992); Birthdays: Ebenezer Ekuban (DE: 1999-03, b. 1976), Dwayne Goodrich (DB: 2000, 02; b. 1978), John McNulty (Assistant coach: 2003, b. 1968)
Trivia: Dorsett and Walker were involved in two of the biggest trades in Cowboys history; what else did they share in common? (more than one right answer)
May 30 - Birthdays: Bucko Kilroy (Scout: 1965-70, b. 1921)
Trivia: George Allen once claimed Kilroy climbed a tree to spy on a Rams practice but it's highly unlikely Kilroy did that -- why?
He weighed 300lbs
May 31 - Birthdays: Jim Bates (Assistant coach: 1996-97, b. 1946) Tyrone Williams (DB: 2004, b. 1973)
Trivia: Williams was a three-sport letterman in HS; what HS did he attend & in which sports did he earn letters?
Manatee High School in Bradenton, FL.
Football (3), Basketball (4) and Track (2)
Jun 1 - Birthdays: Guy Brown (LB: 1977-82, b. 1955), Victor Scott (DB: 1984-88, b. 1962)
Trivia: How many tackles did Scott have as a rookie?