Bright sold Cowboys to Jones

Updated: December 13, 2004, 9:15 AM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Harvey R. "Bum" Bright, a staunch Texas A&M booster best known for buying the Dallas Cowboys from founder Clint Murchison and selling them to Jerry Jones, has died. He was 84.

Bright died Saturday at his Highland Park home after a long illness. A private burial was set for Thursday afternoon.

"He was a close friend and a businessman that I respected and admired tremendously," Jones said in a statement Sunday. "Our agreement on the purchase of the Dallas Cowboys was finalized ...

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