Jerry Jones life Jerry Wayne Jones was born on Oct.13, 1942 He moved from Los Angeles to Little Rock, Arkansas Jerry got a scholarship to play football for the Razorbacks Jones made a fortune drilling for oil.
Jones trying to get a team When he was 23 he tried to buy the San Diego Chargers. In February of 1989 Jones sold everything he had and bought the Dallas Cowboys for $140 million. It was a record price and it was considered foolish because the team was a mess.
The Dallas Cowboys The Dallas Cowboys had five Super Bowl Championships in 1971, 1977, 1992, 1993, and 1995. They also had twenty-one Division Championships. The team only had one NFL MVP and it was Emmitt Smith RB in 1993. Emmitt and 18 other former Dallas Cowboys have been inducted into the NFL Hall Of Fame
Jerry Jones Occupation Owner of the Cowboys Businessman CEO
JARRY WORLD This new home for the Cowboys will hold 110,000 people This is the largest stadium in the world It was estimated that the build would only cost $650 million but it ended up to be $1.15 BILLION The stadium had the worlds largest HD video screen which hangs from the 20 yard line to 20 yard line
Other activities at the stadium Concerts Religious Ceremonies Basketball Games College Football High School Football Soccer Motocross Races
JARRY IS PAYING Jarry is paying all of the construction cost out of his pocket Arlington voters approved the increase of the city’s sales tax by 0.5% The hotels tax went up by 2% Car rental by 5% Just the city of Arlington provided $325 million in bonds and funding’s.
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