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Cowboys Picks...#18, #53, #92,#125,#138,#182,#211,#224

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  1. Hostile

    Hostile Jason Garrett's Loudest Supporter Zone Supporter

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    Bobby Carpenter OLB Ohio State


    Position: OLB
    Class: Sr
    School: Ohio State
    Conference: Big Ten
    Ht., Wt.: 6-2.5, 256
    40 Time: 4.67

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    BIO: Two-year starter awarded All-Conference honors as a senior after posting 49/10.5/8. Totaled a career-best 93 tackles as a junior.

    POSITIVES: Hard-working, aggressive linebacker with terrific instincts. Diagnoses the action and quickly locates the ball. Strong at the point, defeats blocks and wraps up tackling. Takes good angles to the play, gets depth on drops and displays skill in zone coverage. Lined up in a three-point stance and effective off the edge.

    NEGATIVES: Not an explosive or quick defender. Marginal skill in pursuit. Suffered an ankle injury during the final game of his senior season.

    ANALYSIS: A prospect who.s done everything asked of him at Ohio State, Carpenter is a passionate football player with a good degree of upside potential at the next level. Needs to fine-tune his game yet could quickly find his way into a starting lineup.

    Traded pick #49 to Jets for Picks #53, #189 and #211


    TE Anthony Fasano TE Notre Dame


    Position: TE
    Class: Sr
    School: Notre Dame
    Conference: Independents
    Ht., Wt.: 6-4.5, 250
    40 Time: 4.73

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    BIO: Full-time starter the past two seasons. Junior totals were 45/564/2 after 27/367/4 the prior year.

    POSITIVES: Athletic tight end and natural pass-catching threat. Quickly releases into routes, adjusts to the errant throw or lays out for the difficult reception. Extends making the reception away from his frame, displays solid concentration and works to pick up yardage after the catch. Consistently finds the open space in the defense. Blocks with excellent pad level, jolting defenders at the point of attack.

    NEGATIVES: Does not always win out in battles. Marginally strong and cannot finish blocks.

    ANALYSIS: Possessing a solid combination of intelligence, athleticism and intensity, Fasano offers starting potential at the next level as a move tight end. Could be an effective blocker in time as he physically matures.

    Dallas Trades #80 pick to Jaguars for picks #92 and #125


    Jason Hatcher DE Grambling


    Position: DE
    Class: 4Sr
    School: Grambling State
    Conference: SWAC
    Ht., Wt.: 6-6, 284
    40 Time: 4.94

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    BIO: All Conference selection as a senior after totaling 65/18.5/10.

    POSITIVES: Big, strong defender effective standing over tackle or lined up in a three-point stance. Flashes power, holds his ground against blocks and is tough to move off the point. Fast off the edge, fluid changing direction and plays with good pad level.

    NEGATIVES: Overall game lacks quickness and explosion. Ineffective using his hands to get off blocks. Lacks instincts and is slow locating the ball.

    ANALYSIS: Coming off an outstanding senior campaign, Hatcher offers solid size as well as growth potential. Needs to improve his overall game yet has the skills to be a pass rushing end for a conventional defense.


    WR/ST Skyler Green LSU


    Position: WR
    Class: Sr
    School: Louisiana State
    Conference: Southeastern
    Ht., Wt.: 5-9, 192
    40 Time: 4.53

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    BIO: SEC Special Teams Player of the Year last season after averaging 13.3 yards on 27 punt returns, bringing one back for a score. Receiving totals were 32/268. All-Conference selection the prior two seasons with pass-catching numbers of 24/219/3 as a junior. Led the nation as a sophomore with an 18.5-yard average on 25 punt returns. Posted career-best receiving numbers that season with 48/519/5.

    POSITIVES: Elusive ball carrier whose primary duties lay as a return specialist. Solid pass catcher who extends and looks the ball into his hands. Quick-footed, makes defenders miss and follows blocks anywhere on the field handling the ball. Always works to pick up as much yardage as possible.

    NEGATIVES: More quick than fast and lacks top-end speed. Not tall as a receiver, which poses problems.

    ANALYSIS: A game-breaking punt returner, Green projects as a slot receiver at the next level who will earn his wage on special teams.

    #138 (traded picks #150 and #189 for pick #138)

    S Pat Watkins FSU


    Position: S
    Class: Sr
    School: Florida State
    Conference: Atlantic Coast
    Ht., Wt.: 6-4.5, 222
    40 Time: 4.47

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    BIO: Two-year starter with numbers of 77/3/5 as a senior after 56/4/10 the prior year.

    POSITIVES: Nice-sized athlete coming off a disappointing senior campaign. Explodes up the field defending running plays or screens and goes for the knockout blow. Displays good range to the sidelines, effective facing the action and flashes ball skills. Quick changing direction and stays with receivers out from their breaks. Outstanding special-teamer effective on coverage units.

    NEGATIVES: Struggles with his back to the ball, slow locating the pass and very indecisive.

    ANALYSIS: An athletic safety with the skills and range to play centerfield, Watkins graded out as a top-45 pick until last year. Has a bit of risk to his game yet offers starting potential for a team patient with him.

    #182 (from Eagles)

    DT/NT Montavious Stanley Louisville


    Position: DT
    Class: 4Sr
    School: Louisville
    Conference: Conference USA
    Ht., Wt.: 6-2, 313
    40 Time: 5.21

    Grading System

    BIO: Three-year starter and All-Conference selection as a senior after posting 48/10/5.5.

    POSITIVES: Athletic interior lineman who flashes ability. Displays terrific first-step quickness, plays with outstanding pad level and is tough to move off the point. Forceful up the field and commands double-team blocks. Makes plays laterally and has closing burst of speed.

    NEGATIVES: Needs to improve his hand technique and do a better job of protecting himself. Does not consistently play at a high level.

    ANALYSIS: A good-sized defensive tackle, Stanley possesses the tools to play at the next level. Must work harder and give consistent effort to reach the potential NFL scouts believe he possesses.



    OG Pat McQuistan Weber State...NOT OT Paul McQuistan



    O-Lineman EJ Whitley Texas Tech


    Position: T
    Class: 5Sr
    School: Texas Tech
    Conference: Big Twelve
    Ht., Wt.: 6-5, 309
    40 Time: 5.39
    Selected by: Dallas Cowboys
    Round 7, pick 16 (224 overall)
    Grading System

    BIO: Full-time starter the past three seasons and All-Conference choice after his sophomore and senior campaigns. Started at every position on the offensive line.

    POSITIVES: Versatile offensive lineman who is best as a pass protector. Plays with good lean, quick with his hands and controls opponents once engaged at the point. Effectively uses angles, stays square and holds the point. Plays heads-up football and helps out teammates.

    NEGATIVES: Lacks adjustment and gets tall as the play proceeds. Not aggressive as a run-blocker and does not finish.

    ANALYSIS: A durable lineman who.s been a major asset for the Texas Tech passing offense, Whitley offers size and growth potential. Needs to take his play to the next level and do the extras to make an NFL roster.
  2. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    First post in new zone!

    Actually, I have to work today - so I hope that this thread fills with good news.
  3. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Technically the second post :D
  4. CowboyMike

    CowboyMike Stay Thirsty, My Friends

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    It's Carpenter! Awesomeness!
  5. burntricersx

    burntricersx Member

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    meh...I'll live with the pick eventually. We should've traded down.
  6. CowboyMike

    CowboyMike Stay Thirsty, My Friends

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    If we had traded down, the Pats would have grabbed him, no question.
  7. TheHustler

    TheHustler Active Member

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    Any videos/highlights?
  8. dcboy

    dcboy Member

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    I can't say that he was my first choice, but I like the pick.
  9. Torn_ACL

    Torn_ACL Member

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    Anyone got a D.O.B????
  10. cowboysfan31

    cowboysfan31 Active Member

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    He was born on 8/1/83, so he'll turn 23 just before the start of the season.
  11. Cbz40

    Cbz40 The Grand Poobah

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    Very good pick.....
  12. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    He's nine days older than me - cool.

    Anyway - I like the pick. Of the 3 LBers (Wimbley was already chosen, so I guess 2), I wanted him the most, so yay.

    That being said - it hurts watching Winston Justice free fall, because I would have taken him.
  13. cowboysfan31

    cowboysfan31 Active Member

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    He's exactly 5 years older than me.
  14. KINGBRICE_28

    KINGBRICE_28 New Member

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    uhhh.....another TE ?!?!?

    don't have like 2.5 good TE's already?
  15. boydhopkins

    boydhopkins New Member

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    Yeah i'm also a lil puzzled at the picking of a TE, we have a beast of a pass catcher, and a young version of dan campbell so please explain why we went with a position we were for sure for sure set at as opposed to say maybe safety or NT?
  16. burntricersx

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    :stupid: :bang2:
  17. StarHead69

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    I was really hapy with the Fasano pick ( told my 2 brothers I was watching the draft with to get ready for Fasano or J Scott here...) and our 1st rounder was a great combo of BPA and Need. As far as Hatcher goes...

    1. I am sure we had him targeted b4 the draft
    2. We didn't want to use a high third on him, but we didn't want to watch him get snagged by NO, NE, or Hou in the early 4th
    3. We traded back as far as we could, gathered up some extra picks, and got a guy that we must see as a diamond in the rough

    Good Job:)

    As for OL, maybe the truth is that BP didn't see any of the 2nd/3rd rounders as guys who were any more ready to play than the guys we already have. I am glad to see that we didn't just recycle our depth when we didn't see anyone who was head and shoulders better than what we already have.

    last but not least... Get ready for a barrage of ST/KR/PR guys in 5 & 6 LOL
  18. roywilliamshammertime

    roywilliamshammertime New Member

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    the fasano pick is gonna mean the 'boys are going to be in the two tight end set almost exclusively now
  19. ZeroClub

    ZeroClub just trying to get better

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    I think this is true.
  20. Sifillest

    Sifillest Member

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    wasnt much available here in terms of defensive backs....which is liek the only thing we really need(fs) so he was prolly the best player available....

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