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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  • Jerry Jones Hosts Canelo Alvarez In Texas, And Would Love A Return Visit
    LATimes - 14 days ago
  • Cowboys Owner Dismayed By Elliott Pot Shop Visit
    Yahoo News - Aug 26, 2016
  • Johnny Manziel Doesn't Have Future With Cowboys, Per Team Vp
    ABC News - Aug 12, 2016
  • Cowboys' Jerry Jones Was Lead Blocker For Rams' L.A. Comeback
    LATimes - Aug 11, 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 When he graduated from college in 1965, he was hired as an executive vice president at Modern Security Life of Springfield, Missouri, his father's insurance company.
1970 27 Years Old He received his Masters 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


1993 50 Years Old After the 1993 Super Bowl victory, reports began to surface in the media that Jones had made the statement that "any one of 500 coaches could have won those Super Bowls", given the type of talent that he (Jones) had drafted and signed for the team. … 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 a book published September 1, 2008 titled Playing to Win by David Magee. … Read More
2009 66 Years Old In 2009, Jones was fined for violating a gag order on labor issues. … Read More
2010 67 Years Old Jones also appeared in the seventh season of the HBO series Entourage as himself in 2010.
2012 69 Years Old 1 More Event
He also appeared as himself in an episode of the TNT series Dallas titled "Truth and Consequences", which aried on July 4, 2012.
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