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Dаllаѕ Cowboyѕ Legend Pаѕѕeѕ Awаy At 79

The NFL world lost a legend this week. 

Walt Garrison, a Dallas Cowboys fullback/running back from 1966 to 1974, reportedly passed away on Wednesday. He was 79 years old. 

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A fifth-round pick of the Cowboys in the 1966 NFL Draft, Garrison spent his entire nine-year professional football career in Dallas. 

Prior to landing with the Dallas Cowboys, Garrison spent three years at Oklahoma State from 1963 to 1965. He appeared in at least nine game during all three seasons and recorded over 1,000 yards from scrimmage during his final year with the Cowboys. 

At the NFL level, Garrison quickly became a key part of the Dallas offense. In his first season as a starter in 1969, Garrison recorded 189 touches and tallied nearly 1,000 yards. His best season, 1972, earned him a Pro Bowl nod after he recorded 10 touchdowns and 1,174 total yards. 

We send our thoughts to the Garrison family during this difficult time.