41 years ago today

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  1. mrmojo

    mrmojo Well-Known Member

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    A true champion and human being.....he is the reason I am a Cowboy fanatic. He could have played a few more years but the concussions were becoming more common.
     
  2. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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  3. daboyzruleperiod

    daboyzruleperiod ♡☆ Zone Supporter

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    Such a handsome man. Still is too.
     
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  4. Concord

    Concord Mr. Buckeye

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    Me Too....OMG where has time gone?
     
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  5. JoeKing

    JoeKing Diehard Zone Supporter

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    I was a young man when Roger retired. I remember having a hard time with that announcement. I even asked my dad if Roger was allowed to do that. I couldn't imagine #12 not being our QB.
     
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  6. cowboysfan99

    cowboysfan99 Well-Known Member

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    I wasn't born yet. I do still remember Aikman announcing his retirement though. That was the end of an era for me.
     
  7. MarkP88

    MarkP88 Well-Known Member

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    I can still remember a lot of that speech by heart. And I still get a little chocked up thinking about it. Yep, I am a geek.
     
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  8. Colombiacowboy

    Colombiacowboy Well-Known Member

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    I cannot lie...I was really happy that Danny White was going to be our QB. To this day, I think Danny is the most underrated QB in Cowboy history...maybe NFL history.
     
  9. 75boyz

    75boyz Well-Known Member

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    Favorite QB, favorite player and why I watch football basically.
     
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  10. Motorola

    Motorola Well-Known Member

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    'big dog cowboy' - your avatar tells it all.
     
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  11. Motorola

    Motorola Well-Known Member

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    'RG12' - I am one of those in your 25%. However, I immediately disagreed with your opinion about Staubach being the most influential player creating the Cowboys popularity. No doubt - his football story from HS - College - Pros - is legendary; but his Dallas Cowboys career is intertwined with that of a number of great teammates that wowed me with their play to continually strive for the NFL Championship.
     
  12. mperfection

    mperfection Active Member

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    VERY sad day...remember it well.
     
  13. blueblood70

    blueblood70 Well-Known Member

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    meh overrated,..o_O:rolleyes::cool:
     
  14. DeaconBlues

    DeaconBlues M'Kevon

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    Newbie!!

    :thumbup:
     
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  15. john van brocklin

    john van brocklin Captain Comeback

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    My favorite all time Cowboy
    Oh the memories!
     
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  16. john van brocklin

    john van brocklin Captain Comeback

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    Ain't that the truth!
    Rare combination of great player
    And high character.
     
  17. john van brocklin

    john van brocklin Captain Comeback

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    Hence, captain America!
     
  18. Established1971

    Established1971 fiveandcounting

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    I was shocked and pissed and sad
     
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  19. eromeopolk

    eromeopolk Well-Known Member

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    I wish he did this on April 1st, 1980. Then yelled April Fools!!!!!!!!!!

    But Danny White did well with 3 straight NFC Championship games which the Arlington Jonesboys have not seen in 25 years.
     
  20. DCreppinBoysfan

    DCreppinBoysfan Well-Known Member

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    Emmitt was still playing.... and still productive.
     

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