The Texification of draft pick Roddy Beaubois got serious Friday night when president Donnie Nelson took the new Maverick to the Mesquite Rodeo.
Beaubois got an up-close look at the bull-riding competition at the end of the evening and gained a new appreciation for the toughness of cowboys.
"I've never seen anything like this,'' he said.
Nelson is a stake-holder in the Mesquite Rodeo and, if you've never been there, you're missing a terrific experience. The building is great, with private suites ringing the top of the stands.
Really great for viewing and the roughly 5,500 seats were mostly full.
Anyway, Beaubois was wide-eyed most of the night as he wore a cowboy hat while getting the grand tour with Nelson and director of scouting Gallo Fall.
But then, actually, a picture is worth a lot more than these words. Here's Beaubois, with Fall in the background.