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The NFL Dallas Cowboys Real Cowboy In The Story of Walt Garrison


From 1966 to 1974….Dallas Cowboy Fullback Walt Garrison rode herd over the NFL….as the real cowboy on the Dallas Cowboys….cuz he was a cowboy many times over before he was ever one in Dallas….since he had been a collegiate star running back for the Oklahoma State Cowboys. As “real cowboy”….he spent time on the professional rodeo circuit during the football off-seasons. His signing bonus with the Cowboys in 1966 season included a horse trailer. A knee injury he sustained in an exhibition steer wrestling accident at the College National Rodeo Finals in 1974 ended his pro football career.

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