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Born in Jackson, Tennessee, USA
Birth NameEdward Lee Jones
Nickname Too Tall
Height 6' 10" (2.08 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Edward Lee Jones was born February 23, 1951 in Jackson, Tennessee. He graduated from Merry High School in Jackson and attended Tennessee State University. Jones was the number one draft choice of the NFL in 1974.

Jones played defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys from 1974 through 1978, attempted a professional boxing career winning all of his bouts in 1979, and returned to Dallas to play for the Cowboys from 1980 through 1989. He was named MVP in 1982, All Pro in 1981 and 1982, and played in 16 playoff games, including 3 Super Bowls. Jones played on three NFC Championship teams and the 1978 Super Bowl winner. He retired in 1989 after 15 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys.

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Professional football player. Defensive end with the Dallas Cowboys, 1974-1978 and 1980-1989.

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