Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 1/30/13
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A former No. 88 evaluating a current No. 88 was a popular topic during Super Bowl week interviews in New Orleans. Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin made the rounds Wednesday and critiquing Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was asked of him on multiple occasions. "Dallas is starting to bring some pieces together," Irvin told WTEM-AM 980 in Washington D.C. "I've always thought Dallas won't get to where they want to be until No. 88 starts coming around. And now he's coming around." Irvin said he talks with Bryant "all the time" but added that it wasn't always easy getting through to the former Oklahoma State standout. Irvin shared a story of an interaction he had with Bishop T.D. Jakes about giving Bryant advice. Irvin told Jakes: "I'm sick of this 88, he's so hard-headed." Jakes responded: "There was another 88 that was kind of hard-headed and didn't listen. This is how God teaches you about your own ways." Irvin said he understood the message and became patient w...
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