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Jerry Jones

AKA Jerrel Wayne Jones

Born: 13-Oct-1942
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football, Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Owner of the Dallas Cowboys

At the University of Arkansas Jones was an offensive lineman for the 1964 season, where the Razorbacks became the NCAA National Champions. After college he entered business, becoming wealthy via the oil and gas industry. Jones declined an offer to buy the San Diego Chargers in 1967 for $5.8 million, but eventually purchased the Dallas Cowboys in 1989 from H.R. "Bum" Bright for $140 million. He fired longtime coach Tom Landry and replaced him with his former Razorback teammate Jimmy Johnson.

Wife: Gene (two sons, one daughter)
Son: Stephen
Daughter: Charlotte
Son: Jerry, Jr.

    High School: North Little Rock High School, North Little Rock, AR
    University: University of Arkansas (1965)

    Friends of George Allen
    Kappa Sigma Fraternity
    Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1998
    Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2006
    Endorsement of Papa John's Pizza
    Fleeing the Scene Late for church, drove off before receiving speeding ticket, Highland Park, TX, 29-Aug-1999

    Dallas Cowboys Owner (1989-)

    Dallas: War of the Ewings (24-Apr-1998) · Himself

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