CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
WEATHER: Storms moving across DFW.  Check Current Conditions | Check Local Radar | Follow @CBSDFW

Cowboys

NJ Gov. Christie Is Still A Cowboys Fan

Dallas Cowboys
Read More
Cowboys Central
Shop for Cowboys Gear
Buy Cowboys Tickets

NFL Scoreboard
NFL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
More Cowboys

Cowboys News Cowboys News

CoachesCorner Coaches Corner

JerryJonesShow The Owners Box

CowboysCheerleaders Cowboys Cheerleaders

Fantasy_tileNFL Cheerleaders

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP)  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie surprised some schoolchildren when he told them his favorite football team is the Dallas Cowboys.

His pronouncement Tuesday at a school in central New Jersey drew shouts, gasps and some boos.

But his love of the Cowboys is no secret. In 2010, the then-rookie governor proclaimed his favorite sports teams to be the Cowboys, the New York Mets, the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers.

Christie says those are teams he grew up rooting for.

The governor, now running for re-election, joked that being a Cowboys fan “is not the smartest thing for the governor of New Jersey to be.”

The Dallas Cowboys are hated division rivals of both the Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles, which also have a big New Jersey fan base.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out: