“As I’ve said before, another Lilly won’t come along in my time. We’re observing a man who will become a legend.”

-Tom Landry

“As I’ve said before, another Lilly won’t come along in my time. We’re observing a man who will become a legend.”

-Tom Landry

“As I’ve said before, another Lilly won’t come along in my time. We’re observing a man who will become a legend.”

-Tom Landry

  • He is a 7-time All-Pro and Hall of Famer.
  • He was a part of both the Cowboys’ 1960s teams with a reputation for falling short and the redeeming 1972 Super Bowl champions who started a run of success.
  • He occupies such an esteemed place in team history that his nickname is “Mr. Cowboy” and he was the first man inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor.
  • A thoughtful man, Lilly was affected by the big-picture developments of his day, with unique perspective on the Kennedy assassination and how civil rights issues affected his African-American teammates.
  • He overcame personal tragedy to make his mark as a player and a businessman.
  • He was an innovator at his position and his skill affected opposing game plans.
  • As a collegian, he was a TCU All-American in the glory days of the legendary Southwest Conference.
  • He had an interesting post-playing career as a photographer.
  • He has appeal to the largest fan base in the most popular sport in the U.S. and a large TV market to boot.
  • He is a 7-time All-Pro and Hall of Famer.
  • He was a part of both the Cowboys’ 1960s teams with a reputation for falling short and the redeeming 1972 Super Bowl champions who started a run of success.
  • He occupies such an esteemed place in team history that his nickname is “Mr. Cowboy” and he was the first man inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor.
  • A thoughtful man, Lilly was affected by the big-picture developments of his day, with unique perspective on the Kennedy assassination and how civil rights issues affected his African-American teammates.
  • He overcame personal tragedy to make his mark as a player and a businessman.
  • He was an innovator at his position and his skill affected opposing game plans.
  • As a collegian, he was a TCU All-American in the glory days of the legendary Southwest Conference.
  • He had an interesting post-playing career as a photographer.
  • He has appeal to the largest fan base in the most popular sport in the U.S. and a large TV market to boot.
  • He is a 7-time All-Pro and Hall of Famer.
  • He was a part of both the Cowboys’ 1960s teams with a reputation for falling short and the redeeming 1972 Super Bowl champions who started a run of success.
  • He occupies such an esteemed place in team history that his nickname is “Mr. Cowboy” and he was the first man inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor.
  • A thoughtful man, Lilly was affected by the big-picture developments of his day, with unique perspective on the Kennedy assassination and how civil rights issues affected his African-American teammates.
  • He overcame personal tragedy to make his mark as a player and a businessman.
  • He was an innovator at his position and his skill affected opposing game plans.
  • As a collegian, he was a TCU All-American in the glory days of the legendary Southwest Conference.
  • He had an interesting post-playing career as a photographer.
  • He has appeal to the largest fan base in the most popular sport in the U.S. and a large TV market to boot.
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