It was a big night last night for former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen. Through all the ups and downs of draft day, a special message made it all worthwhile.

Josh Allen’s dad, Joel, recorded a congratulatory message to his son before he was selected seventh overall by the Buffalo Bills. Josh was able to watch after that and then reacted to what his father said. Click here to watch.

Joel and LaVonne Allen are certainly proud of their son. Right behind them is the state of Wyoming and Cowboy fans across the globe, who are excited to see what Allen can do in the pros with Buffalo.

Bills general manager Brandon Beane addressed the media in Buffalo Thursday night after deciding on Allen.

The Bills opening training camp July 27 at St. John’s Fisher College in Pittsford, NY. Their first pre-season game is August 10 versus the Minnesota Vikings.