Michael Gallup participates in the sport professionally for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League as a wide receiver. He stands 1.85 meters tall and weighs 90 kilograms. When he was a student at Monroe Area High School, he played football, baseball, basketball, and track. In a triple option offense as a quarterback, he started focusing on football as a junior.
As a senior, he had 28 catches for 637 yards, 10 receiving touchdowns, 37 carries for 484 yards, and seven running touchdowns. In the Class 4A playoffs, he helped his team advance to the second round. He played collegiate football for the Rams as a student at Colorado State University.
He attended Butler Community College for two seasons to raise his GPA before enrolling at Colorado State University. He had a sluggish first season at Colorado State but began to produce more after his third game against the University of Northern Colorado, when he had four receptions for 82 yards and a touchdown.
In the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys selected Gallup with the 81st overall pick. He tore his ACL while scoring a touchdown in Week 17 of the 2021 season against the Arizona Cardinals, and several days later, he was put on injured reserve. He committed to the Cowboys for a five-year, $62.5 million agreement in March 2022.
When Was Michael Gallup Drafted?
Michael Gallup was drafted in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.