On July 10, former Broncos and Colorado State University Rams limited end Joel Dreessen got a phone call that brought him to rips.
” Joe Parker called me, and also I was just relocated to tears,” Dreessen recounted of the phone call he obtained from CSU’s Director of Athletics.
” He claimed, ‘Hey, we’re doing a Hall of Fame this year and you’re one of the members we’ve chosen,’ as well as I was simply actually touched. Just that they thought about me like that; I’m simply incredibly honored. It was absolutely a weepy minute.”
Joel Dreessen # 81 of the Denver Broncos runs with the round throughout the NFL video game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on November 4, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dreessen, that matured in Fort Morgan as well as played his university ball at CSU is one of five participants of CSU’s 30th Hall of Fame class which will be honored during the weekend of Sept. 10 and also 11.
” When something like this happens, you get actually reflective,” stated Dreessen in an interview with CBS4’s Michael Spencer.
” For me to be able to listen to Sonny Lubick on a daily basis and also have him be my example for how to run as man, I saw him, exactly how he worked hard, he rose early, he stayed late exactly how he shook hand and looked individuals in the eyes, exactly how he loved his partner. He established an incredible instance for just how to operate as a boy, and I’m so happy for him, he’s the first point that pertains to my mind.”
While at CSU, Dreessen earned first-team all-conference honors in 2002 and 2004, junior varsity all-conference in 2003 and assisted the Rams to the 2002 Mountain West Conference Championship.
Dreessen et cetera of the Hall of Fame course will be recognized on the area when Colorado State hosts Vanderbilt for Ag Day.
” It might be around on the 50-yard line waiving my hand, but there will be numerous other individuals that aided me in the process and that appreciated me along the way. I’m recognized, however there are a lot of others going in with me.”