Jason Witten

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Name-Dropper: The 67 People Jason Witten Mentioned In Cowboys Retirement Speech

May 04, 2018 - 10:50 am

Dallas Cowboys icon Jason Witten, as he transitions to a job in TV, said goodbye on Thursday to millions in Cowboys Nation. But during his 15-minute speech from The Star in Frisco, he name-checked 67 people. The list:


Bill Parcells

Wade Phillips

Jason Garrett


Ronald McKinnon and Ray Thompson (of the Cardinals, who broke his jaw)

Role models

 Mark Bavaro (Giants tight end)

The Good Lord

Cowboys players of his era

Darren Woodson

Larry Allen

Dat Nguyen

DeMarcus Ware

Miles Austin

Sean Lee

Orlando Scandrick

Dez Bryant

DeMarco Murray

Marc Colombo

Doug Free

Dak Prescott

Zeke Elliott

Zack Martin

Travis Frederick

Tyron Smith

Tyrone Crawford

Jeff Heath

DeMarcus Lawrence

Tony Romo

Cowboys predecessors

Roger Staubach

Bob Lilly

Drew Pearson

Troy Aikman

Michael Irvin

Emmitt Smith

Daryl Johnston

Cowboys staff

Jim Mauer

 Britt Brown

Greg Gaither

Mike McCord

Bucky Buchanan

Joe Juraszek

Mike Woicik

Brett Bech

Rich Dalrymple

Emily Robbins

Marylyn Love

"Trusted counsel''

Jimmy Sexton

Phil Fulmer

Scott Sexton

Ryan Altizer

The Jones family

"Father figure'' Jerry Jones

"Mama Gene'' Jones

Stephen and Karen Jones

Charlotte and Shy Anderson

Jerry Jr. and Lori Jones



Brothers Shawn and Ryan

Grandparents, Dave ("Pap'') and Deanna

Wife Michelle

Children, C.J., Cooper, Landry and Hadley