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Former Cowboys Scout Jim Garrett Passes Away at Age 87

II, the father of Cowboys and executive Judd Garrett and a longtime scout for Dallas himself, died last night at the age of 87.

Garrett worked for the Cowboys from 1987 to 2004. His time in Dallas spanned the tenures of , , and even the early years of .

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Along with Jason and Judd, the other two Garrett sons have also coached football at various levels. John Garrett is currently the head coach at Lafayette College and was once the tight ends coach for the Cowboys. Jim Garrett III is currently teaching high school English. He is also survived by four daughters.

Jim Garrett's football legacy doesn't just live on through his sons.

We here at Inside share join in sending condolences to the Garrett family as they deal with the loss of their patriarch.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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