BART hero John O'Connor meets NFL Legend Jerry Rice, John's wife gets a huge surprise

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Earlier this week, BART Supervisor John O'Connor pulled a commuter off the tracks just seconds before a train would have hit him.

VIDEO: BART hero employee opens up on 'Midday Live' about miracle rescue

O'Connor was about to appear on Midday Live to talk about it when he got quite a surprise behind the scenes - he got to meet his idol, NFL Legend Jerry Rice.

The meeting meant a lot to O'Connor and Rice but it may have meant more to O'Connor's wife. She got the biggest surprise when she called O'Connor and ended up talking with a football legend.
It was all caught on camera and you can watch it in the video above.

Watch ABC7's "Midday Live" every weekday at 11 a.m., right after "The View." You can also stream it live or watch it on the ABC7 News App.

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