A Cowboy Life

A Cowboy Life

Welcome to A Cowboy Life, a podcast about the stories of America's Football team, told one player at a time, one week at a time. www.acowboylife.com... Show More

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November 12, 2019 23 min

This week, Brady sits down with former Dallas Cowboys Defensive Tackle, Chad Hennings. After his All-American senior season playing for Air Force, Hennings put football on hold protect our freedoms, and serve his country. Chad wanted to fly jets, and he knew his commitment to the Air Force would provide that opportunity. As his time in the armed forces came to an end, Chad decided to transition his life back to a game he had always... Read more

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November 5, 2019 27 min

This week's episode of A Cowboy Life follows up on our previous Episode 25, where we detailed the infamous 1977 "Snowman on Fire" incident during a Dallas Cowboys Playoff game. Brady had the opportunity to speak with Daniel Yoder, the very individual who was accidentally set ablaze that Sunday afternoon. Yoder details his experience that day, as well as the circumstances and people involved.

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October 29, 2019 13 min

This week's episode of A Cowboy Life features current defense end Dorance Armstrong. Dorance was drafted in the fourth round of the 2018 draft and immediately made an impact as a rotational member of the Cowboy's defensive line. This episode speaks to the heart as Dorance explains the relationship with his kid brother, nine years his junior, and how it has developed throughout his college and professional career.

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October 22, 2019 14 min

This week on A Cowboy Life: Current Player Shorts, Brady sits down with Linebacker Luke Gifford. Signed to the Cowboys during the 2019 Offseason as an undrafted free-agent, Gifford quickly made his presence known amongst an already stout group of linebackers. Although Gifford suffered an injury during his first preseason game, he had shown the Cowboy's front office that he had the ability and mindset to serve an important role ... Read more

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October 15, 2019 20 min

This special episode of A Cowboy Life brings you the story of the snowman that caught on fire during a Dallas Cowboys playoff game on New Years Day, 1978. This side of the story is told by Lt. Lorenzo Chavez of the Irving Fire Department. Lt. Chavez works with the Arson Investigation Unit, and has a passion for the history of the department's cases. Particularly the intriguing ones. Through his extensive research, Lt. Chavez wa... Read more

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October 8, 2019 15 min

Current Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is currently serving his ninth season with the team. Sean was taken in the second round of the draft back in 2010 out of Penn State, and has served as a key member of several evolutions of Cowboys defenses over the last decade. This week, Sean sits down with Brady to discuss his journey from "Linebacker U" to the Dallas Cowboys linebacker corps.

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Preston Pearson is a former running back for the Dallas Cowboys. Pearson served his time during the Staubach era, and helped the Dallas Cowboys bring home the coveted Lombardi Trophy in 1975. Known as the first player to be used as a “Third-down back,” Pearson was a welcome addition to Tom Landry’s offense. This week, Brady sits down with Preston Pearson to discuss his time as an NFL Player Representative during the tumultuous 1974... Read more

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September 24, 2019 18 min

Chidobe Awuzie is a current cornerback for The Dallas Cowboys. Chidobe’s Cowboys story begins back at pick number sixty in the 2017 NFL Draft when former Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson enthusiastically announced his name. We told Drew’s side of the story back in episode 18, and decided we wanted to hear from the draft pick himself. Chidobe explains all of the excitement leading up to, and during his draft day process that lande... Read more

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September 17, 2019 17 min

Cory Procter is a former offensive guard for The Dallas Cowboys. Procter was picked up by Dallas in 2005, and served his tenure with the team during the Tony Romo era. In this episode, Cory sits with Brady to discuss a long-heralded tradition in the NFL, the rookie dinner. This particular rookie dinner features another former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Doug Free, and an evening that perfectly illustrates the spirit and camara... Read more

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September 10, 2019 17 min

Jourdan Lewis is a third-year cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys. Lewis was drafted in 2017 with the 92nd overall pick in the third round out of The University of Michigan. In this episode of Current Cowboy Shorts, Jourdan sits with Brady to explain how a unique bond with his family helped get him to the NFL.

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September 3, 2019 22 min

Xavier Su'a-Filo is an offensive Guard for the Dallas Cowboys. As most NFL career paths go, Xavier's career has taken some major twists and turns that, fortunately for us Cowboy's fans, has landed him here in Dallas with one of the most well-known offensive line groups in the NFL. Xavier is coming into his second year with The Cowboys, and has already established himself as a critical team member on the field, and off t... Read more

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Drew Pearson is a former star wide-receiver, Super Bowl winner, and a Ring of Honor member for the Dallas Cowboys. In the spring of 2017, The Dallas Cowboys front office reached out to Drew in hopes he would travel to Philadelphia, and announce the Cowboy’s second-round pick. Drew’s presence, and titanic personality took over and created one of the most memorable moments in NFL Draft History. In this episode, Brady sits down with D... Read more

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Michael Gallup is a starting Wide Receiver for the Dallas Cowboys. He is in his second year, in what we believe will be his breakout season. Along with Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup promises to be a nightmare for any opposing secondary, however his road to get to The Cowboys was a bit…bumpy.

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Billy Joe DuPree is a former Dallas Cowboys Tight End. During his time with the Cowboys, he was an incredible pass receiver and blocker, quickly becoming the Cowboys Co-Captain and having never missed a game in his 11 years on the squad. He played with the Boys in Blue in their heyday under Tom Landry, when the squad qualified for 7 Super Bowls and won 3 with players like Tony Dorsett and Charlie Waters. His record speaks for itsel... Read more

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July 30, 2019 21 min

Mike Renfro is a former Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver. Growing up, he was never too far from the Dallas Cowboys, having lived in the metroplex and even having worked as a waterboy for the team while his dad, Ray Renfro, was coaching from 1968 to ‘72. Mike joined the squad at the end of an era, just before the last members of the Doomsday Defense and head coach Tom Landry were set to leave the team for good. But the boys in blue had ... Read more

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July 23, 2019 29 min

Eunice Taylor Cicero is a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. Eunice cheered for the Cowboys back in 1965, when she was still in high school, as one of the team’s very first black cheerleaders. She was a pioneer for the squad, and in a larger way, for the NFL, though to hear her tell it, back then that was just the way things were. Though the squad’s since evolved and changed direction to a different kind of cheerleading, Eunice’s t... Read more

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July 16, 2019 24 min

Drew Pearson is a former Dallas Cowboys Receiver. Known as “Mr. Clutch” by Cowboys fans everywhere, Drew’s ability to complete even the most unreliable passes gave him a reputation as a receiver that just couldn’t miss. When you’re talking to Drew Pearson, there’s a ton you can ask him about; hundreds of games and passes to talk over. But of all the games to ask of, and all the plays to review, the game that truly earned him his ti... Read more

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July 9, 2019 28 min

David Buehler is a former Dallas Cowboys Placekicker. During his time with the Cowboys, he kicked his fair share of field goals, but it was his knack for hard knocks and an impressive NFL Combine performance that landed him on the roster in the first place. His time as a Safety and a Gunner on Punt made him a monster when it came to tackling, and for Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, that hidden talent may have been just what he was looki... Read more

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Everson Walls is a former Dallas Cowboys Cornerback. During his 8 seasons with the Cowboys, he played a fierce game, and became known for his inhuman ability to grab interceptions from the opposing team. It wasn’t just Landry’s defense that had Walls snagging passes - he just saw the game differently. And it’s that perspective that would eventually elevate him to lead, unnaturally force him to leave, and ultimately, to take an NFL ... Read more

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