Former Dallas Cowboys legend Billy Joe Dupree featured last night on the Islandstats.com Sports Show, today we bring you the full interview.
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DuPree is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Michigan State University.
DuPree was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round (20th overall) of the 1973 NFL Draft. As a rookie, he became an immediate starter, taking over for the retired Mike Ditka. He led the team in receiving yards (392) and was second in receiving touchdowns (5).
Known as a superb blocker and pass receiver, DuPree was one of the top tight ends of his era. He caught 267 passes for 3,565 yards and 42 touchdowns. He also rushed for 178 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries.