Just a couple weeks ago, defensive end George Selvie was at home when he got a call from the Dallas Cowboys. The team was hurting for defensive line help in the wake of a string of injuries, so they brought Selvie out for an audition. He impressed enough to be signed on July 24 and, on Sunday night, Selvie introduced himself to Dallas fans with four tackles and a pair of sacks in the Hall of Fame Game.
“It’s been a blessing,” Selvie said after the 24-20 win over the Dolphins. “A week ago, I was sitting at home, working out, playing with my son and everything but, you know, they got me in. I got a call and I was prepared for it. So I came out there today and tried to have a good game.”
2013 will be Selvie’s fourth season in the league. He was originally drafted in the seventh round of the 2010 draft by the St. Louis Rams, but he only lasted a season there. Selvie has also spent time with the Panthers and the Jaguars.
“You can’t stop believing,” Selvie said. “When I was sitting at home I always said, ‘I’m gonna keep working out, it’s never over.’ I believe I’m a great player, I’m gonna go out there and play hard when I get my chance, I’m gonna go out there and do my best.”
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