There’s still not much inside Garret Wallow’s Houston townhouse. Just a few beds, really. The only distinctive setting is the Bible verse written on Wallow’s mirror: a reminder of strength, courage, fearlessness and a higher power that always has its back.
Wallow says his girlfriend tells him these things are important to remember. When you’re a former fifth-round pick, a Texas linebacker who worked from special teams duty to back-to-back relief begins in a promising rookie season in 2021, the belief that overcomes the doubts, insecurities and challenges of such a path must come from within.