Risk taker, game changer

clint murchison, Jr.



Consecutive Winning Seasons


Playoff Appearances


Super Bowl Appearances

Founded Dallas Cowboys as expansion team


 Successful NFL team in the South


10-year contract for a coach

NFL stadium with luxury suites on commercial scale


Stadium to use seat option bonds to pay for construction

Use of computers in NFL draft

Texas Stadium has a hole in its roof so God can watch His favorite team play.

D. D. Lewis, Dallas Cowboys linebacker

Dear Tom: I've taught you all I can. From now on, you're on your own.

Sincerely, Clint

 - Note from Clint Murchison, Jr. to Tom Landry before first Cowboys Super Bowl

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