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Encyclopedia > Ed Jones (American football)

Edward Lee "Too Tall" Jones (born February 23, 1951 in Jackson, Tennessee) was an American football player. He was given the nickname "Too Tall" due to his height, an impressive 6'9. February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Jackson is a city located in Madison County, Tennessee. ...

He graduated from the Merry High School in Jackson and attended Tennessee State University. Jones was the number one draft choice of the NFL in 1974. Tennessee State University (TSU) is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational land-grant university founded in 1912. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...

Jones played defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys from 1974 through 1978, attempted a professional boxing career winning all of his bouts in 1979, and returned to Dallas to play for the Cowboys from 1980 through 1989. He was named NFL Defensive MVP in 1982, All Pro in 1981 and 1982, and played in 16 playoff games, including 3 Super Bowls. Jones played on three NFC Championship teams and the 1978 Super Bowl winner. He retired in 1989 after 15 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys Team colors White, Royal, Navy, Metallic Silver-Green Head Coach Bill Parcells Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones Mascot Rowdy [1] League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1960-present) Western Conference (1960) Eastern Conference (1961-1969) Capitol Division (1967... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... ·· Nickname: Big D Location in the state of Texas Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Mayor Laura Miller Area    - City 997. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ... NFC may refer to any of the following things: The National Football Conference, one of the two constituent conferences of the U.S. National Football League (NFL). ...



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