VALLEY RANCH - When you're a champion, it's only right that you visit a place that houses five Lombardi trophies. Spelling Bee co-champ and Dallas Cowboys fanatic Nihar Janga was a champion among champions when he showed up to Cowboys mini-camp Wednesday.
You might remember Nihar for his colorful celebration when he won a share of the National Spelling Bee title. After the victory. he threw up Dez Bryant's famed 'X.'
The spelling prodigy obsessed with the letter ‘X’ had plenty of them to throw around as he toured the Valley Ranch complex. Nihar had a chance to grill head coach Jason Garrett during his press conference asking, “Can you spell gesellschaft?”
Nihar even got some time up on the podium, but the highlight of the visit happened on the field when he finally got a chance to meet Bryant, his favorite Cowboys player.
Spelling Bee champ Nihar Janga throwing up the X with cowboys receiver Dez Bryant pic.twitter.com/wAkjhGygAZ
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But good times like these are about to come to an end at Valley Ranch. This is the last week the Cowboys will be at the facility.
Their new home in Frisco, called The Star, is almost ready to shine bright. The latest partnership announced is with medical team Baylor Scott & White Health, which will build a 300,000 square foot facility next to Cowboys' headquarters.
Owner Jerry Jones was excited to share the news of his latest partnership. "This is a big deal; it's a big deal for our organization, it's a big deal for sports, it's where we go from here and how we go from here and what y'all are putting together in the world of health and fitness and injury prevention."
Injury prevention that the Cowboys hope will give them an edge on keeping players on the field in the future.