The Dallas Cowboys named Jason Garrett head coach, on Thursday. Calvin Watkins, of, has the story, below.

Interim head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys during a game against the Washington Redskins at Cowboys Stadium on December 19, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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Standing at a podium on the main concourse with the largest video board in sports as a backdrop, Jason Garrett was announced as the eighth coach to lead the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday.

Garrett earned the job after going 5-3 during the second-half of the 2010 season in place of Wade Phillips, who was fired on Nov. 8.