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Q+A [JIMMY JOHNSON]
Pete McEntegart
September 30, 2002
Last Sunday former Cowboys and Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson, 59, ended his self-imposed two-season football exile, emerging from his oceanfront spread in Islamorada, Fla., to rejoin Fox NFL Sunday after a seven-year absence from the show.
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September 30, 2002

Q+a [jimmy Johnson]

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Last Sunday former Cowboys and Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson, 59, ended his self-imposed two-season football exile, emerging from his oceanfront spread in Islamorada, Fla., to rejoin Fox NFL Sunday after a seven-year absence from the show.

SI: What is your role alongside Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long?

JJ: To try not only to be an analyst but also to tell some of the experiences from nine years of coaching in the NFL and from two Super Bowls.

SI: Who is your favorite singer from your hometown of Port Arthur, Texas: Janis Joplin or the Big Bopper?

JJ: Janis. We went to school together, and I knew her.

SI: You have a yacht named Three Rings. Is there a silver lining in your not winning a Super Bowl with the Dolphins, because you could keep the name?

JJ: Nah. If I had won another Super Bowl, I would have just changed it to Four Rings.

SI: Which running back did more to help you win two Super Bowl rings: Emmitt Smith or Herschel Walker?

JJ: I've got to go with Emmitt. Herschel Walker gave us some draft picks, but if you don't pick the right players, those draft picks aren't worth much.

SI: Who has better hair, you or Howie Long?

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