You could spend an afternoon finding the best pizza joint around or riding an elevator to the top of the Empire State Building in New York City, but doesn’t everyone do that? And, can’t you do that any time you want to?
Yes, you can. But can you announce a draft pick for the Washington Redskins that becomes a ball-hawking cornerback from Clemson at Radio City Music Hall?
No, that’s once in a lifetime.
Caralyn Duke, Women of Washington Redskins member, got that opportunity this afternoon when she announced the Redskins’ fourth-round selection of Bashaud Breeland.
While most would be scared silly of announcing a draft pick, Duke was at ease before the selection:
And super pumped after:
ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with seven others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snydersince 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.