For more than a decade he fought in the trenches of the NFL, terrorizing quarterbacks across the league.

Then he decided to try the world of entertainment. No one can say that Greg Ellis doesn’t enjoy a challenge.

Although he loves it when fans recognize him from his days as a Dallas Cowboy, Ellis is even more proud of how he’s known now: as a writer, director and producer. But his desire to use show business as a tool for education is exceeded only by his love for his high school sweetheart and the couple’s three children – and if you want to hear a tribute for Father’s Day, listen to what Greg Ellis has to say about his own dad.

Ellis’ work tackles tough, important issues – and his latest play addresses not only a unique moment in Texas history, but a turning point for America. In fact, there are two performances coming up: the first in Dallas, and the second in Fort Worth. So sit back and have a listen to the songs that helped shape the great #98, and discover an entirely new dimension to this wonderfully talented, determined man.

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