There's a connection here: Obada was scoped out by Warriors defensive coordinator Aden Durde, who served as an intern assistant with the Cowboys last summer. Durde is currently working one-on-one with Obada to prepare the 6-foot-6, 255-pounder for work as a pass rusher or tight end when Dallas opens minicamp in May.
"This is a dream," said Obada, who never played a down of football before last season. "It's amazing and life-changing. It's a major turning point in my life and feels like a movie."
Less like a movie? Obada's current job as a warehouse store man outside of London, a role he'd openly ditch for a chance to play in the NFL.
"This could be it -- I can change my life," Obada said. "This is unreal -- this doesn't happen to people like me. I've never even been outside of London since I arrived in the UK."