Dallas Cowboys Quote Trivia, Part 6

Jerry Jones, right, dines with Jimmy Johnson at a Tex-Mex restaurant on February 25, 1989. See the trivia questions below for  question about this picture.

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Another day, more quotes.

Three trivia questions appear at the end of this post.

“I’m always amazed at the things this team does year in and year out to survive. The courage and the heart we’ve shown and the tests this team has gone through have made our run very special. These were two championship-caliber teams going at it in an all-out battle, and the last one standing would win. It was like the Tyson-Holyfield fight.”

Tackle Erik Williams after the Cowboys had defeated the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 in overtime on November 10, 1996.

Source: Sports Illustrated, November 18, 1996

“If some of those guys had been exposed much longer, they might have really been in trouble.”

Dallas Cowboys trainer Don Cochren after the Ice Bowl played on December 31, 1967. One of the players who said he suffered from frostbite was defensive end George Andrie, who scored one of the Cowboys’ touchdowns.

Source: Dallas Morning News, January 4, 1968

“It is an offer for 100 percent of the team and 100 percent of the stadium assets. We offered $120 million for the team and stadium assets, $10 million in liabilities.”

Bill Hendrix, vice president for finance of Donald Carter‘s HI Service Enterprises, about an offer to buy the Cowboys from owner Bum Bright in 1988. Carter was the founding owner of the Dallas Mavericks.

Source: New York Times, December 25, 1988

Trivia: Jerry Jones Buys Cowboys

Of course, Carter wasn’t the one who bought the Cowboys. Here are three questions about Jerry Jones’ purchase of the team.

How much did Jerry Jones pay Bum Bright to acquire the Cowboys?

What was the name of the Tex-Mex restaurant where Jerry Jones was spotted eating with Jimmy Johnson before Jones announced he had purchased the team?

Carter owned the Mavericks until when?

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