Ed Jones

Football Player

Birthday February 23, 1951

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Jackson, TN

Age 72 years old

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Defensive end selected first overall by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1974 NFL Draft, he left football to try out Boxing but returned to football and became a 3-time Pro Bowl selection and helped the Cowboys win Super Bowl XII.

Before Fame

As a senior in high school, he won a Golden Gloves fight but had to quit when his basketball coach found out.


He was nicknamed Too Tall because many people felt he was too tall to play the sport of football.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in Jackson, Tennessee.

Associated With

Much like Michael Jordan, he tried and failed to successfully switch sports at the height of his career.