One week ago today, the Dallas Cowboys woke up with CeeDee Lamb on their team. It was not a dream and that is a very good thing for all of us moving forward.
Later that night, the Cowboys kept the euphoria going when they added Trevon Diggs and Neville Gallimore to their draft class. All three players were regarded as incredible value picks by Dallas. Will McClay and Co. were not messing around this year.
As you can imagine, many sports outlets have wanted a piece of these players since they have joined the Cowboys. These rookies are doing interview after interview, and in fact Neville Gallimore will be on next week’s episode of Talkin’ The Draft (subscribe to the BTB podcast feed right here).
Gallimore has been sought out by more than just BTB, though. On Thursday night, the CFL made a move.
Neville Gallimore was taken 71st overall in the CFL Draft
The Dallas Cowboys were able to draft Neville Gallimore with their third-round pick, the 82nd overall selection last week.
On Thursday night, Neville did not last as long. What happened on Thursday night, you ask? NBC aired a special Parks and Recreation special (it was a ton of fun), but that’s not what we’re talking about. The 2020 NFL Draft took place on Thursday night and the Saskatchewan Roughriders took Gallimore at pick number 71 overall.
With the 71st overall pick, the @sskroughriders take DL Neville Gallimore (@Path2Greatwork) - he was the 82nd overall pick in the #NFLDraft by the @dallascowboys— CFL (@CFL) May 1, 2020
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Obviously 71st is higher than 82nd, but also obviously, with no disrespect intended, the Saskatchewan Roughriders are not the Dallas Cowboys. This decision does not seem to be a tough one for young Neville Gallimore.
If you did not know, Gallimore is actually from Canada. He is likely thrilled to have been taken in his home country’s professional football league’s draft, but there is only one America’s Team.
Congratulations to Neville Gallimore on being coveted by multiple professional football leagues. His skills are obviously desired by many, but thankfully they’ll be put to use in the middle of the Dallas Cowboys defensive line for the foreseeable future.