Stephen Jones (American football)

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John Stephen Jones (born June 21, 1964 [1] in Danville, Arkansas [2]) is the current Executive Vice President, CEO, and Director of Player Personnel for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He is the son of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and the older brother of Cowboys executive Jerry Jones, Jr. and Charlotte Jones Anderson. He is the father of John Stephen Jones, Arkansas University Quarterback.

Jones graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in chemical engineering in 1988. During his collegiate career, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta. He was a 4-year letterman for the Razorbacks, playing linebacker and on special teams, and started in the 1987 Orange Bowl.

Note: Jones's Dallas Cowboys page states he was born in Fayetteville, but the Democrat-Gazette article states he was born in Danville where his mother was visiting family.


  1. ^ "Stephen Jones" June 10, 2017
  2. ^ "John Stephen Jones" Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (November 30, 2014) via PressReader June 10, 2017