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Firemen Cheer Philadelphia Eagles First Round Draft Pick Danny Watkins

The Philadelphia Eagles selected an Offensive Lineman Danny Watkins from Baylor with the 23rd pick in the 1st round. He comes with a fantastic back story. Watkins is a Canadian born former hockey and rugby player and part-time firefighter who initially went to Butte Jr. College with the intention of becoming a full-time firefighter.

In one of the more memorable moments of the 1st round of the NFL Draft, a group of firefighters stood and loudly cheered for Watkins as he was selected and walked across the stage to meet Roger Goodell.

Here’s video of Watkins’ Press Conference following his selection.

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