Very few have been both rock stars and professional football players at the same time, which gives Cowboys’ tackle and front-man of Free Reign, a metal act comprised of three NFL offensive linemen (Cowboys’ guard Leonard Davis and former Cowboy Cory Procter being the others), a very unique perspective on the matter.
So who’s hotter: NFL groupies or metal groupies?
Colombo recently told Noisecreep.com that he gives the edge to sports groupies, but admits that his personal judgment may be skewed due to the fact that he’s achieved a much greater standing as a football player as he has as the lead singer of a band.
"When playing for the Dallas Cowboys, I would definitely say sports," Colombo said. "It's a whole new level. We're trying to be superstars in rock world, but we're [still] in the process of aiming for that. In our respective sport, we've made it, so I would say the football groupies."
Colombo went on to tell the site that he counts quarterback Tony Romo among the fans of his band, and that the team has played Free Reign during training sessions in the past. As for owner and general manager Jerry Jones’ view of the project?
"I don't think he minds," Colombo said. "He is a great owner, and [the band] shows what else his Dallas Cowboys can do!”
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