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.
Preston Smith of McKinney High School has been described as a “gym rat,” and now he is being honored for his work on the basketball court, in the classroom, and in his community.
Peyton Graber from Nimitz High School in the Irving ISD received a special honor for her accomplishments on the volleyball court, in the classroom and in her community.
After a wild and wacky April Fools Day Cowboys Mock Draft 1.0, we settle down a bit this week as we preview what the options are for Dallas in this NFL Draft, which runs April 30-May 2.
Makayla Mayfield, a senior student from Decatur High School, was honored for her achievements in sports, in the classroom, and within her community.
Time to start emptying the 2015 Big Green NFL Draft Scouting Notebook. It’s an April Fools’ Day edition of the 2015 Cowboys Mock Draft 1.0!
Garrett Stroud from Rowlett High School in Garland received a special honor due to his work ethic on the soccer pitch, in the classroom, and in his community.
Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish is contemplating ligament reconstruct surgery after an MRI revealed that the Rangers pitcher has a sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.