Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl FB, Fox Sports Analyst
Showing the dedication and work ethic that made him an NFL star, former
Dallas Cowboy all pro fullback Daryl Johnston is now a successful sportscaster
for FOX Sports. He is currently a member of FOX Sports’ No. 2 broadcast team
along with NFL play-by-play man Kenny Albert and Tony Siragusa.
Johnston began his broadcasting career in 2000 during FOX’s coverage of the
2000 NFL Europe League. After one year as a game analyst for the NFL on
CBS, Johnston was asked to join FOX’s NFL broadcast team. His other
broadcasting credits include co-hosting Inside the Huddle with Craig James on
KDFW-TV, The Daryl Johnston Show on KXAS-TV, as well as the The Moose Call,
a weekly radio show on KRLD/KLIF in Dallas.
Nicknamed “Moose” by former teammate Babe Laufenberg, Johnston was a
key member of the Cowboys’ three Championship teams of the mid-90s. A Pro
Bowl selection in both 1993 and 1994, Johnston was the first Fullback ever
named to a Pro Bowl. He demonstrated remarkable durability and toughness in
a league where injuries are almost inevitable, playing in 149 consecutive
Johnston has contributed time to many charities including the Special Olympics,
Children’s Cancer Fund, NFL Play 60 and Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT).
He has served as honorary chairman for the American Cancer Society’s
Gunslingers‘ Ball as well as MDA’s “Aisles of Smiles” campaign, an organization
he has served for over ten years. Johnston is also an advocate for the NFL’s
concussion prevention program.
Daryl, along with his wife Diane, currently resides in Dallas, TX with their two