Bill Jones

Bill Jones

Having grown up in Irving, Bill has deep roots in the DFW area.

A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he has spent his entire sportscasting career in the state of Texas, working in Lubbock, San Antonio, and Dallas-Fort Worth.

He spent eight years at KXAS-TV from 1990-97 before becoming the television play-by-play broadcaster for the Texas Rangers baseball club for five years.

Since then, Bill has worked for the Dallas Cowboys, doing pre-season television play-by-play on CBS 11 as well as hosting a variety of weekly television programs including Cowboys Huddle on CBS 11.

Bill  also has worked for Fox Sports Net and ESPN doing play-by-play of a wide variety of college sports including Big 12 football, basketball, baseball, swimming and diving, gymnastics, track and field and wrestling.

Bill and his wife, Stacy, live in Southlake and have three daughters, Jennifer, Jessica and Jordan. And, as of Christmas 2007 are the proud owners of two beagle puppies, Beau and Romo.

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UNT Excited To Play In Heart Of Dallas Bowl

Mean Green fans were dancing in the streets of Denton this past weekend when word came down that UNT was heading to the Heart of Dallas Bowl to play Army two days after Christmas.


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Brewer High School Girl Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

Balancing school and sports is not easy, but North Texas student Makenna Blassingame from Brewer High School is doing it with ease, while still making a difference in her community.


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Van Alstyne Teen Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

Many people struggle to get through their to do lists. But a Van Alstyne teenager is finding time to excel in the classroom and on the golf course, along with serving as a leader in his school and his community.


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Arlington Student Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

Balancing sports and schoolwork is hard enough, but Michael Cendrick of The Oakridge School in Arlington also finds time to serve his community. And he was given a special award for his dedication.


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Dallas Student Wins Scholar Athlete Award

Ssisly Garcia received a $1,000 scholarship from McDonald’s for her achievements in the classroom and on the volleyball court. But the prize may be even more meaningful to the Dallas teen’s parents.


Kaylie King

Argyle Teen Wins Student Athlete Honor

Kaylie King from Argyle High School was handed a $1,000 scholarship last month for her achievements in the classroom, on the basketball court and in her community.


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Celina Teen Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

Victoria Baudendistel from Celina High School is both a cheerleader and a softball player, but it’s her charity work that really sets her apart from the crowd. That’s why she was given a special honor.


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Fort Worth Teen Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

Tori Poullard from North Side High School in Fort Worth was honored for her excellent work in the classroom, her performance on the softball field and her volunteer work in the community.


Hunter Merriman from Garland High School

Garland Teen Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

Garland High School football player Hunter Merriman received a big surprise when, in front of his classmates, he was announced as this month’s winner of a $1,000 college scholarship.


Myles Turner speaks to Central Junior High School students on Feb. 11, 2016 (Photo: Bill Jones - CBS 11)

Texas Transforms Into Hoops Heaven

The world has taken notice.


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Super Bowl 50: Adversity Reveals Character

A few takeaways from Super Bowl 50.


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Bill Jones’ Pro Football Hall of Fame Ballot

Once again this year, my selection committee invitation must have gotten lost in the mail. So, this is my unsolicited ballot.



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