"There should be no publicity over this. It should be just an ordinary every day thing, like the military now," he said. "That's what we're hoping for, soon. Thank you very much."
Jason Collins meets with Shepard's parents →
"I did not want to give them a sweaty jersey, so this is a backup," he said with a laugh before going off to meet with Judy and Dennis Shepard, who drove up from Casper, for 10 minutes in a meeting room down the hall.