As NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell declared the Dallas Cowboys had selected defensive lineman Neville Gallimore in the third round, 82nd overall, of last month’s NFL draft, calls began flooding the Ottawa native’s phone.
First, it was Cowboys owner Jerry Jones from his $250-million yacht.
Then, congratulatory messages from friends and family.
To Gallimore’s surprise, he also received a tweet from Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, who won four Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers. Like Gallimore, Montana had been the 82nd pick, the fourth quarterback chosen in the 1979 draft.
“Believe me, being the 82nd pick in