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Jethro Pugh

Player of American football

Jethro Pugh, Jr. (July 3, 1944 – January 7, 2015) was an American football player. He played as a defensive tackle and a defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys from 1965 until 1978. Pugh retired on January 29, 1979.

Pugh was born in Windsor, North Carolina. He attended Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Pugh died on January 7, 2015 in Dallas, Texas, aged 70.[1]


  1. Sabin, Rainer (January 7, 2015). "Former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman, 'Ice Bowl' participant Jethro Pugh dies". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved January 8, 2015.