Do you know about the Brad Sham podcasts? Brad is the iconic voice of America’s Team. He comes to VOKAL MEDIA with a show that goes beyond the usual Xs and Os. He gets to the heart of the people who make sports a passion for all of us.
“The purpose of the podcast series is to showcase the diverse interests of those I interview and break stereotypes. I want listeners to get past the public persona and get to know the person”, says Brad.
The 2023 season will be Brad’s 45th with the Dallas Cowboys. He knows a lot because he’s seen a lot. No one can bridge “Then And Now” like Brad Sham.
Brad Sham Podcasts – “Then and Now”
You’ll love these entertaining conversations between Brad and these amazing individuals all significantly connected to the Dallas Cowboys.
As Cowboys Hall Of Fame running back Emmitt Smith approaches 50, #22 reflects on his life and the decisions he made that led him to where he is today.
Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee joins Brad to talk about his beginnings in the league and what motivates him to succeed.
Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli explains to Brad how his philosophies prepare players for life after football.
Best-selling author and reporter Jeff Pearlman talks with Brad about his latest book: “Football for a Buck, The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL”. The book is outrageous and hysterical! Get your copy today on Amazon: Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL by Jeff Pearlman
Former Dallas Morning News Cowboys beat writer Gary Myers talks with Brad about his new book “How ‘Bout Them Cowboys?”
How ‘Bout Them Cowboys by Gary Myers
Hall of Fame QB Troy Aikman discusses baseball, meditation and what’s next after broadcasting.
The Cowboys center opens up to Brad about how the illness, gallium barre syndrome, sidelined his season. Get ready to be inspired.
Brad sits down to chat with the legendary broadcaster, Al Michaels, to talk football.
“Mr. Cowboy” talks about life in the NFL when he was drafted as a rookie with the Cowboys and how much the game has changed since he played.
The current Dallas QB connects his leadership courses at Mississippi State to his current role as leader of the Cowboys.
Cowboys Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin talks about what it means to turn 50 and his relationship with Coach Tom Landry.
Cowboys VP and Assistant Director of Player Personnel Will McClay talks with Brad about how he constructs the roster and how he became known as “The Jones Whisperer.”
Former Cowboys DB Darren Woodson discusses what drove him as a player that ultimately led to the Cowboys Ring Of Honor.
Dallas sportscaster and former Cowboys broadcaster Dale Hansen joins his former partner to discuss his early years as a broadcaster.
Brad talks with former Dallas Cowboys QB and current CBS broadcaster Tony Romo about life after football. Plus, how his football career prepared him to talk to his kids about success and failure.
Brad talks with Daryl about his role on Cowboys teams in the ’90s, his relationship with Emmitt, and his transition from player to broadcaster.
The Original 88 looks back at his playing career, getting booed in Philly and the moment that changed his life forever.
Charlotte Jones Anderson, host of the 2018 NFL Draft, talks about the process of securing and planning the three-day event.
Broadcasting legend Verne Lundquist joins Brad Sham in a conversation about the early years of his career in Dallas all the way to his farewell tour through the SEC.
The legendary voice of the Rangers joins the legendary voice of the Cowboys.
Known as Captain America, Roger Staubach reminisces about his early days with the Cowboys and the time he gave his GM a heart attack.
One of the all-time Cowboy greats joins Brad Sham to reminisce about his career as “The Grinch” and a memorable game in New Orleans.
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Little Known Facts About the Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys are one of the most popular and storied franchises in the National Football League (NFL). Here are some lesser-known facts about the Dallas Cowboys:
The team was initially known as the “Dallas Steers” or “Dallas Rangers” before settling on the name “Cowboys” in 1960.
Cowboy Hat Logo
The iconic Dallas Cowboys logo featuring a blue star inside a white circle was designed to represent Texas as the ” Lone Star State.” It was chosen by the team’s general manager, Tex Schramm.
The Dallas Cowboys were the first NFL team to have a professional cheerleading squad. The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders debuted in 1972 and have since become one of the most recognized cheerleading teams in sports.
The Cowboys had a rough start in their inaugural season in 1960, finishing with a record of 0-11-1. However, they quickly turned things around and posted a winning record the following season.
Naming the Stadium
The team’s home stadium, AT&T Stadium, was originally called Cowboys Stadium. It gained the naming rights from AT&T in 2013.
Tom Landry’s Fedora
The Cowboys’ legendary coach, Tom Landry, was known for wearing a fedora on the sidelines during games. He began wearing it early in his coaching career and continued the tradition throughout his tenure with the Cowboys.
Hail Mary Origin
The term “Hail Mary” pass, used to describe a long, desperate throw in football, was popularized during a Cowboys playoff game in 1975. It came from a comment made by Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach, who said he closed his eyes and said a Hail Mary prayer before throwing a long pass that resulted in a game-winning touchdown.
Tex Schramm’s Innovations
Cowboys’ general manager Tex Schramm was known for his innovative approaches to marketing and broadcasting games. He was instrumental in introducing technologies like instant replay and the use of microphones on the sidelines during games.
Cotton Bowl Home
Before moving to AT&T Stadium, the Cowboys played their home games at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas from 1960 to 1971.
Ring of Honor
The Dallas Cowboys have a “Ring of Honor” inside AT&T Stadium to honor former players, coaches, and front office personnel who have made significant contributions to the team’s history.
These lesser-known facts add to the rich history and unique legacy of the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL. The team’s success and impact on American football have made them an enduring symbol of the sport.
originally posted on April 25, 2018
updated July 30, 2023