Very sad news today for Cowboys fans all over the world as we lose a great man in Coach Joe Avezzano, read here.
Former Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Joe Avezzano has died.
Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple confirmed Thursday that Avezzano died in Italy. He was 68.
Avezzano coached the Cowboys’ special teams during the team’s heyday in the 1990s, which included three Super Bowl championships. He was named special teams coach of the year three times.
“Joe Avezzano was a very special part of our Dallas Cowboys family and our organization’s history,” owner Jerry Jones said in a statement release by the team. “He was also a wonderful father, husband and friend. No one enjoyed life more than Joe, and no one that I know had a greater appreciation for the people that he loved and the lives that he touched. We grieve with Diann and Tony and the thousands of fans who loved Coach Joe. He was an original. There was no one else like him.”
Love ya Coach Joe and condolences to the family. You were a big part of the greatest teams in NFL history.