Thomas Wade Landry (September 11, 1924 – February 12, 2000) was an American football player and coach. He is ranked as one of the greatest and most innovative coaches in National Football League (NFL) history, creating many new formations and methods. He invented the now popular 4–3 defense, and the "flex ...
Jul 8, 2017 ... Here are 10 things you might not know about Thomas Wade "Tom" Landry, who for 29 years was the only coach the Cowboys had and who finished his NFL coaching career with the third-highest win total in league history (special thanks to DMN staffer Barry Horn for a profile of Landry that appeared Feb.
250-162-6 W-L, 20-16 W-L in playoffs, 2 SB won, Cowboys/Giants 1954-1988, born TX 1924, died 2000.
Apr 2, 2014 ... Pro Football Hall of Famer Tom Landry was the first head coach of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys. Learn more at Biography.com.
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Tom Landry paced the sidelines as the "only head coach" in Dallas Cowboys history for 29 years in his trademark fedora. By the time Landry's coaching career ended following the 1988 season, he had compiled a 270-178-6 record, the third most wins in NFL history. That distinguished career was good enough for Landry to ...
Feb 13, 2000 ... Tom Landry, the taciturn Texan who coached the Dallas Cowboys for their first 29 seasons and led them to five Super Bowls, died last night in Dallas. He was 75. Landry died at Baylor University Medical Center, where since May he had periodically undergone treatment for acute myelogenous leukemia, ...
Nov 1, 2013 ... A new biography on Dallas legend Tom Landry says the Hall of Fame coach was so turned off by his 1989 firing by Jerry Jones that, from then on, he rooted for the Cowboys' fiercest rival.