The Dallas Cowboys have picked Jason
Garrett as the eighth head coach in franchise history.
Owner Jerry Jones officially removed the interim label Thursday.
He said Garrett has "spent his entire life preparing for this day.
And he's well-qualified."
Garrett made the choice easy for Jones by going 5-3 during his
half-season in charge. He took over a club that had been 1-7 when
Wade Phillips was fired.
Garrett was asked to merely make them competitive. He not only
compiled a winning record, but his losses were by a total of seven