|Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones|
H.E.B. clerks and cashiers are in Cowboy jerseys on game day, many attired in Romo 9, others Witten 82 or one of the receivers. The city still celebrates Charro Days, but the city's real charro icons are the Dallas Cowboys, celebrated with Bud Light, guacamole and barbecue every Sunday during the NFL season.
In recent years, Brownsville's Dallas Cowboys have not fared well, once into the playoff segment of the NFL season, with no more success than Brownsville's high school football teams, who've ventured north of Corpus Christi to face players with larger biceps, greater athleticism and speed than produced by the RGV valley's DNA. Knute Rockne halftime speeches can't overcome simple disproportionate athletic skills.
There's no need to chronicle the Dallas Cowboy"s lack of success in the playoffs since Jerry Jones began chanting; "How'd u like them three Super Bowls?" The Cowboys have been no closer to the Super Bowl than Brownsville's high school teams to state championships. In reality, soccer is Brownsville's natural sport, although possibly not as macho an option as "American" futbol.
2016: The Cowboys of Dallas and Brownsville have two rookies who could, might change their football future.
|Ezekiel Elliot, Dallas First Round Selection at Running Back|
Elliot picked up blitzes, ran effectively and clearly showed that "he won't take any shit" from anyone.
|Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott|