Brad Jackson and Trevor Matich on their draft experience
Csnwashington.com. Everybody we're taking a walk down memory lane -- Brad Jackson and Trevor mad at skies take us back here draft day. Let us know what that experience that you. Go first because your draft as their head telegram's. It's when you got to actually be to smoke signals. On Paper has not yet been into the court telegraphed to print. But it was certainly before cable before anybody had cable that was a race like you you don't tell that actually -- for the people terrain. So so I would sit there just staring at the phone and just baited breath and all the sudden would ring and I random -- picked up and it's my body. -- they call yet. -- you know hang up that you went for to get it would -- Initial study is your dream come towards the other value pick it up. Known only had called you don't call me I'll call you in a big white hotel and a text at. Because it was their affairs in everything alphabet -- -- have been there. So yeah I know going into the into the kitchen -- maybe some scrambled eggs and then Bob do those -- -- the phone rang again and I didn't care we just somebody else asking me all the sudden I heard mom picked up the phone in the other room and she said first and selected. New England Patriots. And at that point those things got very very cold and that was the beginning of the dream for me. And but all the hard work day. Let him today it is kind of like here a thousand pounds comes off your shoulders knowing that you are selecting our select in the third round I was on the phone. Having plated universe Cincinnati. Everybody says they knew they were draft into linebackers they took Takeo -- tequila and I had the same -- it. It's it's Q at thirteen had been in a newspaper on -- -- say they're gonna take me with the fifteenth pick this is that a big it was you don't fall coach Paul depth there. You know who was a library coach -- time has me on the phone. And with the fifteenth selection in the 1990 and a for Jeff this is that if the lead Burt -- -- -- From the university of -- thought that's hard to sit up so we'll call you back out of the phone. Into the game it was the same thing I told everybody not to call me and in lately around eight when he. On April ninth 1998. Look at the caller ID do it we had telephone but it is still old caller ID you had it. That you had to commit to the phones and and it looked down and as if for a lot of dale and I knew it was -- don't facility. And -- -- Johnson's on it is phone and it was nice -- -- it'd been Cincinnati. Instead -- would I be in Dolphin and that's without a -- tomorrow. If you give me the opportunity and he's there were manager that you -- decision name and in. So it was a great moment relief and obviously. What it would team when wanna go to start to grow from South Beach in Miami Florida and and what was a good franchise -- the -- -- -- group of Super Bowl winning head coach young -- like myself you know have an opportunity to play for Jimmie Johnson played with Dan -- -- guys. So it was a great experience. At the end of the days when it's never forget that's to have all the stuff I receive from our rookie days in and that you know -- -- -- -- -- address that in the corridors on this. CSN Washington dot com.