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I was 15 years old when the Dallas Cowboys pulled off the greatest trade in team history (the greatest at the time, that is) and snagged the 2nd pick in the first round from the Seattle Seahawks. With that pick, the Cowboys selected Tony Dorsett from the University of Pittsburgh.
Dorsett was, at the time, the all-time leading rusher in NCAA history. He had just lead his team to its first and only national football championship. (Pittsburgh was 0-11 the year before Dorsett arrived.)
Here is the Wikipedia recounting of Dorsett’s collegiate impact:
At the University of Pittsburgh, Dorsett became the first freshman in 29 years to be named All-American (Doc Blanchard of Army was the previous one in 1944). He finished second in the nation in rushing with 1,586 yards in 11 games and led the Pittsburgh Panthers to its first winning season in 10 years. He was Pittsburgh’s first All-American selection since the 1963 season, when both Paul Martha and Ernie Borghetti were named t...
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The Dallas Cowboys have made very few moves over the last three and half weeks in 2013 NFL Free Agency, but their budget was too tight to do hardly any spending on the open market, anyway. Making quarterback Tony Romo—who turns 33-years-old later this month and has just one career playoff victory—the highest-paid player in franchise history with a six-year contract extension...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Dallas Cowboys are working on signing free agent offensive tackle Eric Winston.
Cowboys now in talks to sign former Chiefs OT Eric Winston.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 8, 2013
Update: Now there’s a report that Schefter’s report is untrue and the Cowboys arent working on signing Winston.
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I have been a loyal and faithful cowboys fan since I was 8 years old. I remember the glory days of Tony Dorsett and the like and I remember the bad times with Danny White and how the cowboys became victims of the "catch".
Skip ahead to the current state that the cowboys are in now. Mediocre receivers that cannot remember routes or miss the majority of the season...
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