Thomas Wade Landry was born on Sept. 11, 1924, in Mission, Tex. He played fullback at Mission High School (his team outscored opponents by 322-0 in his senior year) and entered the University of Texas. Landry was head coach of the Cowboys from the team's inception in 19, and he created a stir in the National Football League with innovative schemes and his team's success. After six mediocre seasons, including. A Publisher s Weekly Best Book of 2013. An action-packed biography of a man, his team, and the league he helped createin the tradition of Maraniss s When.
Landry was known as an emotionless coach who kept a distance between himself and his players. But describing his last meeting with his Cowboys players, he wrote: 'This was going to be even harder than.
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The Tom Landry coaching tree is documented in the chart below, followed by a feature on Landry and short biographies on his many disciples.