Courtesy Freddie Jones Freddie Jones and his trumpet deliver the National Anthem at each Dallas Cowboys home game
Trumpet player Freddie Jones makes the word "casually" seem too studious an adjective. He sits inside a coffee house in Carrollton, cutting off golden, flaky morsels of apple pie as he remembers getting a call from the Dallas Cowboys. A trumpet player by trade, Jones plays the national anthem before each of the team's home games at AT&T Stadium. He's the first person in seven years to earn that privilege on an exclusive basis.
"I got a call, and I said, 'Yeah, I'll come do it,'" says Jones.More »