Episode 51: Ed "Too Tall" Jones

Ed "Too Tall" Jones was drafted No. 1 overall by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1974 National Football League (NFL) Draft. After 5 years with the Cowboys, he stepped away from the NFL at the height of his athletic prime to pursue his professional boxing dreams. After six professional bouts he returned to pro football and played 10 more seasons with Dallas. With one of the most memorable nicknames in football history, he was a 3-time All-Pro at defensive end and a Super Bowl champion.


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