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Cowboys Stadium manager steps aside

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Jack Hill, the stadium manager for Cowboys Stadium, has resigned and will leave the position on June 1, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Hill has been the public face of the stadium and handled the transformation for Super Bowl XLV, which was one of the most embarrassing and poorly planned episodes in recent NFL history.

Hill asked for permits for temporary seating during the Super Bowl, and assured the job would be done in time.  It wasn’t completed, leaving many fans out of luck.

In a not-so-shocking development, Hill and Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones say that the Super Bowl fiasco wasn’t part of Hill’s decision to leave.  Right.

Jones said Hill did a “phenomenal” job.

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13 Responses to “Cowboys Stadium manager steps aside”
  1. touchdownroddywhite says: May 6, 2011 11:59 AM

    I’m sure he did a great job. It wasn’t what he did that was the problem. It was what he failed to do that was the problem.

  2. citizenstrange says: May 6, 2011 12:11 PM

    All of Texas has a new inspirational motto:

    REMEMBER THE SUPER BOWL FIASCO!

  3. MichaelEdits says: May 6, 2011 12:14 PM

    I guess he had to leave before the roof fell on him.

  4. nineroutsider says: May 6, 2011 12:22 PM

    The Super Bowl Fiasco made me lose faith in Goodell and ownership in general…it wasn’t so much the incident, but how they responded. They treated the fans like dirt.

    Jerry Jones doesn’t plan on replacing him. He is saving up for few more face-lifts and a new rack for the Mrs.

    Times are tough for these owners during a lockout…

  5. marvsleezy says: May 6, 2011 12:25 PM

    “Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job.”

  6. roynp3 says: May 6, 2011 12:26 PM

    I think “heckua job” would have been more appropriate.

  7. fin72 says: May 6, 2011 12:38 PM

    Jones said Hill did a “phenomenal” job.
    _______________________
    Almost as “phenomenal” of a job as he and his old man have done destroying what Jimmy Johnson built there 20-some years ago.

  8. chapnastier says: May 6, 2011 1:05 PM

    Yeah he did a great job making the city upgrade their snow and ice removal equipment to be used for that one day in the next 20 years!! Of course the seating fiasco is a different story, but any loyal follower of this site knows that this article was based on Flo having to walk on ice!

  9. jjared1101 says: May 6, 2011 2:15 PM

    Almost as “phenomenal” of a job as he and his old man have done destroying what Jimmy Johnson built there 20-some years ago.

    —————

    Umm.. you mean Tom Landry and Tex Schramm 40 years ago.

  10. seabreezes51 says: May 6, 2011 2:28 PM

    Heckuva job, Brownie

  11. ilovefoolsball says: May 6, 2011 2:34 PM

    Dallas, ugh.

  12. diehardskinsfan21 says: May 6, 2011 4:30 PM

    Next step…………………Fire Jerrah!!!!

  13. diehardskinsfan21 says: May 6, 2011 4:33 PM

    Next step…………………..FIRE JERRAH!!!!!

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