Jan 2nd, 2020
The Texas Sports Hall of Fame celebrates Dallas Cowboys legend Bob Lilly this episode of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Podcast. He tells us about growing up in Throckmorton, Texas, his college career at TCU, and the road to the Cowboys their first championship -- a victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl 6.
You'll also hear Bob share about Dallas Cowboys head coach Tom Landry, how the Cowboys found out that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas, and a funny story about Bob's first Pro Bowl.
Hall of Famer Gil Brandt and former AP editor Denne Freeman also appear on the podcast. Brandt tells why the Cowboys made Lilly their first ever draft choice.
Bob Lilly is known as "Mr. Cowboy" and was the Dallas Cowboys first ever draft choice. He was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1975. He is also a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and a member of the NFL 100 All-Time team. Many call him the best defensive lineman ever.
This episode of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame is presented by the Fairfield Inn and Suites, Waco North Location. The podcast is hosted by Jackson Michael, author of "The Game before the Money."