NFL Player Shows a Montana Town Some Love on National TV
We love it when an NFL player shouts out Montana. Remember when Eagles Center Jason Kelce was wearing a Mo Club shirt in his Amazon Prime documentary trailer?
Montana isn't a typical hotbed for pro athletes and coaches, but we definitely produce a few here and there. One of the aforementioned Montana-raised athletes gave Bozeman, Montana some love on NBC's Thanksgiving night game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks.
Before we show you the video, here are 11 other professional athletes who were born in Montana.
11 Montana Born Professional Athletes
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NBC airs the starting lineups for each team on their NFL coverage each game, and Thursday's Thanksgiving main event featured a Montanan giving some love to his hometown of Bozeman. Instead of stating he played at the University of Washington, Seahawks tight end Will Dissly shouted out his high school football team: the Bozeman High Hawks.
Dissly, who apparently has a nickname of "Uncle Will," has been a Seattle Seahawk since his rookie season in 2018. Prior to his pro career, the tight end played first committed to Boise State but flipped to the University of Washington. There in Seattle, Dissly transformed into a tight end. Fun fact, his first collegiate reception was against Sacramento State out of the Big Sky Conference.
After I saw Dissly's player introduction on NBC, I fell down a YouTube rabbit hole of the funniest NFL player introductions. I attached the video here.
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