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Michael Gallup knows good days & bad days happen, but knows the most important thing too

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Cowboys rookie Michael Gallup gets it.

NFL: Combine Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

There’s been an awful lot of talk about Michael Gallup over this offseason considering he’s a rookie.

This isn’t a slight towards Gallup, but the reality is that he is indeed a rookie. He’s never played an NFL snap before. He has tons and tons of potential, but he has no experience. These are facts.

A week into training camp, it seems like the hype is very justified. We’ve seen Gallup making a handful of plays, but unfortunately we’ve seen him have some off moments as well. Again, he’s a rookie.

One of the most important things that an athlete can have is mental discipline. No matter who you are, no matter what sport you play, no matter who the competition is... you’re going to have days where you’re not as good. The probabilities of life dictate this.

Michael Gallup understands this... as a rookie. That’s a very powerful thing. See for yourself.

Forgive me for the Garrett-ism, but Michael Gallup is, for all intents and purposes, the right kind of guy. He understands his role, his room for growth, and how to compartmentalize all of it properly. Major kudos to him.