Bill Jones

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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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A player participates in the vertical jump during the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 27, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Daily Score: Combine Corner

CBS 11 News sports reporter Bill Jones offers up a few observations after spending four days monitoring the NFL Network’s coverage of the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

02/24/2015

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Fort Worth Girl Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

Erin Backus from Trimble Tech High School in Fort Worth has been honored for her work on the basketball court, in the classroom and within her community.

02/20/2015

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Garland Hoops Player Has Magic Touch

Amanda Barlow from Naaman Forest High School in Garland has hit buzzer-beater shots three times this season. She talked about what it’s like to have the magic touch.

02/03/2015

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Dallas Student Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

A young man from W.H. Adamson High School in Dallas was recognized for is work on the track and in the classroom. See what happened when we surprised Alexander Hernandez.

01/23/2015

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Daily Score: Dez, Gallardo, College Hoops

Dez Bryant is sitting out the NFL Pro Bowl, the Rangers picked up Yovani Gallardo, and it’s time to focus on college basketball. Bill Jones looks at some local sports headlines.

01/21/2015

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Lake Worth Girl Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

Ruby Shine attends Lake Worth High School, and this talented volleyball player for the Bullfrogs has been named as the latest Wingstop Scholar Athlete of the Month.

11/21/2014

Tony Romo back in action. Pun intended. Morning walk through

Unofficial Dallas Cowboys Depth Chart (July 24, 2014)

Here’s a look at the unofficial Dallas Cowboys Depth Chart (to be updated throughout training camp in Oxnard, CA):

07/24/2014

Dominique Easley #2 of the Florida Gators celebrates after sacking Teddy Bridgewater #5 of the Louisville Cardinals in the first quarter of the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Cowboys Pre-Combine Mock Draft

With all the top draft prospects headed to Indianapolis this week for the annual NFL Scouting Combine, what better time to unveil my Cowboys 7-Round Mock Draft 2.0.

02/17/2014

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Cowboys Mock Draft: Defense, Defense, Defense

The Cowboys need as many defensive players as possible in this draft. By the time Dallas selects at 16th or 17th in the first round, the really elite defensive players are gone.

01/17/2014

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It’s Football Time In Texas

Some Friday morning notes as we kick off the best time of the year. Football time is here!

08/30/2013

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TXA 21’s High School Football TV Schedule

TXA 21 is set to kick off another season of high school football telecasts with an attractive schedule of weekly regular season and playoff games.

08/20/2013

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