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Stephen Jones’ son has led Highland Park to the 5A state semifinals

Dallas Cowboys vice-president Stephen Jones is living the life right now.

The Dallas Cowboys (11-1) are riding an 11-game winning streak with the league’s best record, making them the Super Bowl favorite out of the NFC.

But maybe even more dear to his heart is the state of the Highland Park High School team, quarterbacked by his son, John Stephen Jones. Highland Park faces undefeated Denton Ryan on Saturday in the Class 5A Division I state semifinals at AT&T Stadium.

“I’m probably even more nervous watching him play,” Stephen Jones said. “Obviously, these are big, big football games for him. And obviously big, big football games for the Cowboys. And they’re very similar in terms of your emotions and how you feel out there. And, so, it’s obviously very fortunate that these things are dove-tailing together in terms of the success we’re having with the Cowboys as well as the success that John Stephen is getting to have with the Scots. It’s rare.”

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