Tristan Wirfs lets mom walk red carpet in front of house in lieu of Las Vegas NFL Draft

first_imgNo Vegas, no problem. Iowa offensive lineman Tristan Wirfs — a newly selected first-round selection in the 2020 NFL Draft — found his own way to celebrate his impending jump to the pros.And what better way to do it by honoring his mom? MORE: What time does NFL Draft start today?Wirfs on Thursday had his mother walk the red carpet — similar to one she might have walked had the draft taken place in Las Vegas — through their front lawn. Wirfs waited at the end of the carpet to hand her flowers.Who needs Vegas? Highly-rated OT Tristan Wirfs invites his mom, Sarah, to walk the red carpet in front of their home in Mount Vernon, Iowa. They lived in a trailer park until Tristan was 5. In a few hours, he will be a first-round pick. #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/yO7iUxE9WH— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) April 23, 2020It’s a wonderful gesture, one made even better knowing Wirfs lived in a trailer park until he was 5. The Wirfses likely won’t live in a trailer park after Tristan was selected with the 13th overall pick in the draft by the Bucs — Tampa Bay thought so highly of him they traded up one spot in order to secure him — but it’s great seeing he hasn’t forgotten where he came from, or who was there with him along the journey.last_img

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