Blue Star
The center of the Dallas Cowboys universe

Cowboys Rookies Gather For Charity Work

Around 20 Cowboys rookies were on hand to serve meals at a Salvation Army event this week

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Cowboys Rookies Gather For Charity Work

Orlando Scandrick doing his rookie charity work back in 2008.

advertisement

On Wednesday, the newest Dallas Cowboys were introduced to the sort of work with the Salvation Army that goes hand in hand with being a Cowboy, when--according to ESPN Dallas’s count--20 rookies served meals at the Salvation Army Carr P. Collins Social Services Center here in Dallas, a group that included first rounder Morris Claiborne.

“Just helping people,” linebacker Kyle Wilber, the team’s fourth round pick said. “We’re in position right now to help people out and we want to be active in the community, show our faces that we’re just not on the TV screen playing football, but we have a personal life.”

The players present at the event, part of National Salvation Army Week, are all members of the Cowboys’ Rookie Club, which usually gets started around the beginning of the given season. This year, they started early, and the rookies are glad to make their presence felt in the city.

“It’s a great feeling having people look up to you,” undrafted free agent guard Ronald Leary said. “Just seeing the smiles on their faces, they’re grateful and we’re grateful for them.”

Stay on top of the latest Dallas Cowboys news with NBCDFW.com. Follow NBC DFW on Facebook or have breaking Cowboys news sent directly to your phone with Blue Star SMS alerts. Text "bluestar" to 622339 (NBCDFW) to subscribe, text HELP for more info, and text STOP to end the subscription. Message and data rates may apply.Read more about it here.

Related Topics Salvation Army
Leave Comments