Autobiography available on Amazon

This Day in History

Two Days After JFK’s Assassination, the Dallas Cowboys Faced Backlash

,  History Channel

Dallas Cowboys great Pettis Norman lays it all out in new autobiography

Don Meredith’s favorite tight end reflects on his 82 years that started as a sharecropper’s son

Cheryl Hall, Dallas Morning News

How Pettis Norman helped the Dallas Cowboys deal with race

The former tight end says he talked with both Tex Schramm and Tom Landry about how to make the team desegregate

Cheryl Hall, Dallas Morning News

Cowboys tight end Pettis Norman recalls ‘unbelievable experience’ playing Packers in Ice Bowl

The former Cowboys tight end, who’s now written his autobiography, says nothing came close to playing in that bitter cold New Year’s Eve game

Cheryl Hall, Dallas Morning News

Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Purchases Historic Oak Cliff Country Club

Candace Sweat, NBC DFW

JCSU alum, former Dallas Cowboys star Norman pens autobiography

Recounts 12-year NFL career and beyond

Melanie Saxton, The Charlotte Post

The Cowboys Legends Show with Pettis Norman

Mickey Spagnola, The Cowboys Legends Show

Blast from the past: The 1960s Cowboys, the ‘First Cowboys,’ descend on AT&T Stadium

Honorees at Sunday’s reunion included Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Bob Lilly, Mel Renfro and Rayfield Wright

Michael Granberry, Dallas Morning News

The filmmaker son of ‘Dandy’ Don Meredith descends on Dallas for ‘First Cowboys’

It’s a story about the Ice Bowl, about race and pain and glory, and, of course, Dallas

Michael Granberry, Dallas Morning News

Don Meredith’s Son on His Upcoming Documentary ‘First Cowboys’

Gary Miller, Texas Monthly

Why Michael Meredith felt the need to make his Ice Bowl documentary about one of the toughest losses in Cowboys history

Barry Horn, Dallas Morning News

NFL Films’ ‘The Timeline’ Examines the Ice Bowl Between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys

National Football League’-‘The-Timeline’-Examines-the-Ice-Bowl-Between-the-Green-Bay-Packers-and-Dallas-Cowboys.aspx

The Junior Black Academy of Arts and Letters presents the exhibition “Dallas Black Living Legends Exhibit”

UNT Digital Library

2010 JCSU Arch of Triumph Gala Honoree Spotlight on Mr Pettis B. Norman

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Mecklenburg County Sports Wall of Fame Induction 

Spagnola: Nov. 22, 1963, A Day You Never Forget

Mickey Spagnola,


NBC Sports Group Press Box

Race Issue Boils Over In Dallas

Peter Applebome, The New York Times

Protest Against Dallas City Council in Favor of George Allen Lead by Pettis Norman – May 1971

G. William Jones Film & Video Collection, part of the SMU Libraries at Southern Methodist University