Jim Dent (author)
Harry James "Jim" Dent (born 1953) is an American author and sportswriter. He wrote The Junction Boys, a New York Times best-selling book about Bear Bryant's Junction Boys, "Twelve Mighty Orphans", and The Kids Got It Right: How the Texas All-Stars Kicked Down Racial Walls. He covered the Dallas Cowboys football team as a sportswriter for 11 years. In 2003, Dent was sentenced to eight years in prison under a plea agreement with Brazos County prosecutors for violating his drunken driving probation.
- Twelve Mighty Orphans: The Inspiring True Story of the Mighty Mites who ..., Google Books, retrieved 2008-04-10
- Southern Fried Sooner: The Buddy Leake Story - University of Oklahoma, retrieved 2008-04-10
- Dent sentenced under plea agreement, ESPN retrieved 2008-11-08
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