Jerry Jones

Player of American Football
Born Oct 13, 1942

Jerral "Jerry" Wayne Jones is an American businessman, known for being the owner and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.

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  • Cowboys' Jerry Jones Unfazed By Uncertain Future Of Defense
    Fox News - 11 days ago
  • Finalists For 2017 Hall Of Fame Class Include Jerry Jones, Paul Tagliabue
    ABC News - 13 days ago
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    Google News - Dec 27, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jerry Jones.


1942 Birth Born on October 13, 1942.


1964 21 Years Old He was also a co-captain of the 1964 National Championship football team. … Read More
1965 22 Years Old According to an interview with Jones on HBO, after graduating from college in 1965, he borrowed a million dollars from Jimmy Hoffa's Teamsters union to open up a string of Shakey's Pizza Parlor restaurants in Missouri. … Read More
1970 27 Years Old He received his master's degree in business in 1970. … Read More


1989 46 Years Old On February 25, 1989, Jones purchased the Cowboys from H.R. "Bum" Bright for $140 million. … Read More


2003 60 Years Old In an online poll from October 8, 2003, Jones was named the least favorite sports personality by Sports Illustrated, in three states (Virginia, Delaware and Texas). … Read More
2008 65 Years Old 1 More Event
Jones is the subject of the 2008 book Playing to Win by David Magee. … Read More
2009 66 Years Old In 2009, Jones was fined $100,000 for violating a gag order on labor issues, commenting that revenue sharing was "on its way out". … Read More
2010 67 Years Old Jones appeared as himself in the seventh season of the HBO series Entourage in 2010, in an episode of the TNT incarnation of Dallas titled "Truth and Consequences", which aired on July 4, 2012, in a series of commercials for the 2012 season of ESPN's Monday Night Football, and in the season 4 premiere of The League.
2013 70 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Jones narrated a documentary film on former teammate and business partner Jim Lindsey.
2015 72 Years Old 1 More Event
Jerry revealed in July 2015 at press conference before Cowboys training camp that he had a surgery to replace his hip, to which Jones joked that he wouldn't start the season on the PUP list.
2016 73 Years Old Jerry Jones became involved in the St. Louis Rams move back to Los Angeles with Stan Kroenke in 2016. … Read More
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