Cowboys just put the wraps on their annual kickoff luncheon. For the first time, they had it at the new stadium with 2000 people on the field. Very cool. It lasted about two hours, but was a lot of fun. The award winners included…
Offensive MVP - Miles Austin
Defensive MVP- Jay Ratliff
Ed Block Courage Award- Kyle Kosier
Legend Award- Charles Haley.
I bumped into Haley and had a chance to visit with Barry Switzer, who presented Haley as the Legend Award winner. At 72 years old, he is still sharp as a tack. Sez he thinks Nebraska’s move out of the Big 12 makes the conference “anti climactic” …..and he was kind of sad over the fact that they are leaving.
Funny Note: I was standing with Jerry, Wade, Tony Romo and Stephen Jones as they were presented one by one into the stadium. Me: “So Wade, what are you going to say?” Wade: “Oh I make it up as I go along.”
Stephen Jones: “We will be scouring the waiver wire for a tight end and possibly other positions.”
Jerry Jones on crying: “Yea that Susan Komen Foundation got to me yesterday. Not the first or last time I will cry over stuff. The Salvation Army stuff gets me every time too.”
Wally Lynn covering the Dallas Cowboys on 1053thefan.com