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

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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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