Dallas Cowboys team owner Jerry Jones responds to a question during a news conference at the teams headquarters where Jones discussed head coach Jason Garrett's five-year contract extension, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Irving, Texas. The Cowboys announced
Tony Gutierrez
January 21, 2015

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) The University of Arkansas says Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has given $10.65 million to help fund an athletic support center and establish a permanent tribute for the school's 1964 national championship in football.

Jones played for Arkansas from 1962-64, when the Razorbacks went 11-0 and were awarded a national title by the Football Writers Association of America.

His gift will help support a 55,000 square-foot center scheduled to open this year. It includes academic and dining areas for athletes and will be named the Jerry and Gene Jones Family Student-Athlete Success Center after Jones and his wife. The football locker room will be named after Jones and his son, Stephen.

The school also plans to build a ''Wild Band of Razorbacks'' monument honoring the 1964 championship.

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