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A guest of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for a home game against the favored Jaguars, McGregor helped get Dallas players hyped up for the contest. Wouldn’t you know it, the result was an absolute rout of Jacksonville, 40-7. Clad in a light blue sport coat, McGregor greeted Dallas players on the field before the game, and joined a huddle to add his Irish voice to the proceedings.
The only downside to McGregor’s day was, as noted, his would-be pass.
Perhaps someone will give him some tips for his next attempt. But in the meantime, there were jokes galore. (Here’s some Ireland-related trivia: “galore” derives from a Gaelic word meaning “plenty.”)
Naturally, some online compared McGregor favorably to Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles, who could only manage 149 passing yards Sunday, completing 15 of 26 passes for one touchdown and one interception.
Meanwhile, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott shredded the normally imposing Jacksonville defense, particularly in the first half, when he completed 13 of 18 passes for 151 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions, adding 53 yards and another touchdown on the ground.
After his rushing score, Prescott appeared to use part of his celebration to pay homage to McGregor, who himself has been known to borrow the exaggerated strut from WWE honcho Vince McMahon.
Naturally, McGregor used the occasion to promote his new line of whiskey, Proper No. Twelve. He was a proper 12th man for the Cowboys, who entered the game 2-3 and struggling for the most part on offense, but pulled off a surprisingly lopsided win.
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