Brother Jerry Jones (Xi, University of Arkansas, ’63) was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 5th, in Canton, Ohio. Brother Jones is the Owner, President & General Manager of the Dallas Cowboys. Brother Jones purchased Cowboys in 1989 and quickly restored a winning tradition to the franchise. He has led the Cowboys to unprecedented success on and off the field. The Cowboys have made several playoff appearances, won Division titles, and won Super Bowls XXVII, XXVIII, and XXX under his ownership. His leadership in sports marketing and promotion has influenced the landscape of the NFL and America’s sports culture. His vision was the driving influence in the creation and development of AT&T Stadium, the “crown jewel” of all sports venues. He continues to provide leadership for NFL in areas of marketing, sponsorship, television, stadium management, labor negotiations, and television. As an undergraduate at the University of Arkansas, he was the Co-captain of national champion Arkansas Razorbacks, in 1964.
Follow the link to see Brother Jones’ acceptance speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fVqRf5iKwQ