April 14, 1989
Randy White, Dallas Cowboys All-Pro defensive tackle, announced his retirement from football because of a lingering neck injury that limited his playing time the past two seasons. "I've been thinking about it for a couple of weeks, and I just don't think I can still play at the level I'd like to," White said. White, 36, the Cowboys' No. 1 pick in the 1975 draft, made the Pro Bowl nine times during his 14-year career.
July 31, 1994 |
The cold, calculating, stone-faced image Bud Grant cultivated during 18 years as coach of the Minnesota Vikings dissolved Saturday as he choked back tears during his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Inducted along with Grant during a frequently emotional ceremony that lasted more than two hours were Dallas running back Tony Dorsett, San Francisco cornerback Jimmy Johnson, Cleveland running back Leroy Kelly, St.
August 18, 1985 |
There are several theories on how the Dallas Cowboys acquired defensive tackle Randy White. The cover story put out by the club is, he was recruited off the campus of the University of Maryland a dozen years ago. No one believes this. The prevailing opinion is, he was brought back by an expedition investigating reports of an island creature so awesome the native population had to leave human sacrifices for it when they heard it coming down the mountain.
August 23, 1989 |
Randy White, a power forward from Louisiana Tech who was being courted heavily by a Greek professional team, agreed today to sign with the Dallas Mavericks, the club announced. White was the Mavericks' No. 1 draft choice and the eighth choice overall in the June 27 draft. He averaged 21.2 points and 10.5 rebounds last season and was the American South Conference Player of the Year. Contract terms will not be disclosed, the club said. The offer by PAOK Salonica would have given White $1.
September 30, 1987 |
Quarterback Danny White is expected to cross the picket line today and join the Dallas Cowboys' strike team, and running back Tony Dorsett may be on the verge of coming back, according to newspaper reports late Tuesday night. Cowboy Coach Tom Landry said Tuesday night that he expects White to be on the practice field today and to be the starting quarterback in Sunday's game between the non-union teams of the Cowboys and New York Jets at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J.
October 12, 1987 |
Texas Stadium rocked with cheers for the replacement players and boos for veterans Tony Dorsett and Danny White as the Dallas Cowboys beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 41-22, Sunday at Irving, Tex. The announced crowd of 40,622 was the largest so far in the two weekends of NFL replacement games, but was still the lowest for the Cowboys at home since 1965.