It’s no secret that football players love getting hyped before a game. For the Dallas Cowboys, they used all the help they could get to beat the defensive-oriented Jacksonville Jaguars. Dallas brought in a boisterous athlete to give them a pep talk: Conor McGregor.
Ahead of the Week 6 game, McGregor greeted players, took pictures with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and tossed a football around. You can tell he enjoyed himself:
The Cowboys are ready for a fight against the Jags … so they brought in some help 😏
— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) October 14, 2018
He also took part in the pre-game huddle:
Conor McGregor is hyping up the Dallas Cowboys 😱💯 pic.twitter.com/wyS8bAKADS
— Red Zone Hive (@RedZoneHive) October 14, 2018
McGregor, 30, recently lost a hugely controversial fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov during UFC 229 where a massive post-fight brawl resulted in 10-day (and possibly longer) suspensions for both fighters.
The suspension didn’t seem to faze McGregor though, who is living his best life in Dallas.
The Cowboys clicked on all cylinders early against the Jaguars, jumping out to a 24-0 lead in the first half before winning 40-7. Quarterback Dak Prescott threw for 151 yards and two touchdowns in the first half. He also wreaked havoc with his legs, running for 53 yards and a touchdown. In fact, after Prescott ran for a 17-yard touchdown in the first quarter, he celebrated by performing McGregor’s popular strut.
— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) October 14, 2018
Maybe Jones should have McGregor attend every Cowboys game this season. It couldn’t hurt.
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