Scenario: You’ve spent your hard-earned cash and copped courtside tix to the next home game. Obviously, you’re trying to catch his eye, but how do you do that without looking like a full-on jersey ho? The answer is not to prance around in 6” tall Loubs and fall flat on your crazy, white ass. And unless you’re a mega-fan, and sit with the Rowdies, we all know that you coming in with that Mustard n Ketchup clown wig ain’t gonna get you any action, either. Read the rest of this entry »
Wade Phillips: The Cowboys are just so popular, and another one of the things that happens there is the constant attention, both local and national. And I think one of the things that Jerry does really well is keep the Cowboys in the spotlight. He is a very good businessman. I don’t think a lot of people know that, but he really is a fun guy to be around. But football-wise, he really keeps the team promoted year after year after year after year, and they keep up that attention and spotlight because they are always one of the most popular teams. That includes being on national TV, or having a huge following when they go on the road. When we go on the road to either New York or Philadelphia, the hotels you are staying in is mobbed with Dallas Cowboy fans. They do a great job of that; continuing to promote and keep the team as popular as they are. I really think that says a lot of Jerry and the job he does with that. They were popular way back with Roger Staubach, and then again with Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin and Emmett Smith. They are just always popular, and it is nationwide. They were the only team in Texas for a long time, and to me, that is why a lot of people in Texas, and they are older people, I guess, are Cowboy fans. Read the rest of this entry »
“The stars at night are big and bright [clap! clap! clap! clap!] deep in the heaaart of Texas!”
Undoubtedly, there are some Cowboys fans that follow my blog. After all, the infamous Dallas star shows up just about everywhere. I know what y’all are thinking: “We want more Texans talk!” And we will get there, no need to be greedy. But since this was my interview, I was curious to see what it would be like to be the head coach of such an organization such as the Dallas Cowboys; and, of course, what it was like working for Jerry Jones. Does this pique your interest? If not, here’s a photo of me in a bikini. (Kidding; made you look for it though, didn’t I?”) Read the rest of this entry »
Wade Phillips: “I do; I actually do. Our stadium is really loud, we filled it up and when you play in it, it was just as loud as the Astrodome got back in the day. The enthusiasm of the fans was just as good as what we had with the Love Ya Blue teams. And this is a football town, so with the team winning, and getting to the playoffs, I think that made this town crave that kind of football all over again. I think we are in that kind of era.” Read the rest of this entry »
My dad used to take me to Oilers games at the Astrodome. I remember one time he took my friend, Laura, and me, and he taught us both the old fight song. “Houston Oilers, number one!” I had no clue what the hell football was at the time, nor did I realize that the fact that I played volleyball with Warren Moon’s daughter was epic, to say the least, but I do recall thinking my daddy was one cool ass dude.
You can imagine my dad’s reaction when I told him I was interviewing Coach Wade. He was very proud, as he always is, and I promised him that I would ask about the Luv Ya Blue days. So naturally, first question out the box was if Phillips believed there were similarities between this crop of Texans fans, and those of the 70s Oilers crowd. “I do; I actually do. Our stadium is really loud…just as loud as the Astrodome was back in the day. The enthusiasm of the fans is just as good as what we had with the Love Ya Blue team.” Regarding making the playoffs, Wade added, “…This is a football town, so with the team…getting to the playoffs, I think that made [Houston] crave that kind of football all over again. We are in that kind of era.” Read the rest of this entry »