Jerry Jones is celebrating his 25 years of owning the Dallas Cowboys today and here is to another great 25 years of running America's Team. Don't laugh. He's only 71. The guy is going to out-live all of us.
Take it to the bank - he's going to be running this team until he is 150.
Little known fact: When Jerry was kicking around buying the Dallas Cowboys in 1988, a deal he completed in February of 1989, he strongly considered not making this a solo purchase. He wanted a partner to make this buy complete.
Jerry had originally approached friend, and billionaire, Don Tyson - the founder of Tyson Chicken - about buying the Dallas Cowboys along with him. They were long-time Arkansas buddies.
Tyson, who died in 2011, told Jerry no. He told Jerry if he was going to buy the Dallas Cowboys to do it solo, and to run it himself.
With the blessing of his billionaire buddy, Jerry bought the Cowboys by himself.
So if you are looking to blame someone - blame Don Tyson.
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