Gil Brandt was the Dallas Cowboys’ chief talent scout from the birth of the team in 1960 until 1989. Now, at 81 years old, Brant helps NFL.com as a senior analyst. He is considered the NFL.com’s main personnel guru. Brant offers insight and commentary of players and teams and is a major contributor in selecting Playboy All-American Football team along with Editor Gary Cole, etc…
Today, Gil Brandt has been tweeting about the NFL Auction’s sale earnings and such.
A couple of hours ago, Brant tweeted, ” NFL auction the NFL raised $1 million in sale memorabilia; 100% of net proceeds donated to league and team charities.” He also tweeted, “Included in the memorabilia sale were game-worn jerseys for J.J. Watt (sold for $14k), Jim Brown ($50k) and Johnny Unitas ($90k).”
That shows you that J.J. Watt isn’t just that good ole boy to the Houston area, he’s a good guy to the NFL fans all around. His jersey sold among the great Johnny Unitas as one of the top highest purchases.
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