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News: FWST: Tyrone Crawford playing more defensive end, which is where he sees himself

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    -- Carlos Mendez

    Tyrone Crawford said he sees himself as a defensive end, which is where the Cowboys have tried playing him during the OTAs and mini-camp.

    “Yeah, I loved it in college. I loved playing on the outside in college,” he said Wednesday after a mini-camp practice. “And then being able to go inside and play tackle a little bit. I’m happy we got into this year and are doing it.”

    Crawford said he has trimmed down to 285 pounds, the target weight the Cowboys wanted him to aim for this year.

    It’s where he played in college at Boise State, and where he feels good.

    “Yeah, I loved it in college. I loved playing on the outside in college,” he said Wednesday after a mini-camp practice. “And then being able to go inside and play tackle a little bit. I’m happy we got into this year and are doing it.”

    Read more here: http://sportsblogs.star-telegram.co...nsive-end-which-is-where-he-sees-himself.html
  2. NorthTexan95

    NorthTexan95 Active Member

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    We were told earlier in the spring that Crawford was up to 305. Now with Kiffin here he down to 285. Definately sounds like a DE and the replacement for Spencer when he leaves after this season.
  3. Verdict

    Verdict Well-Known Member

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    This article sure leaves me with that impression.
  4. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    So he bulked up and slimmed down? Sounds like a LDE alright.
  5. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if this reporter misunderstood because Broaddus is where the 305 number comes from and it's recent and he even pointed to Crawford on mini camp live about how much bigger/stronger he is at around 305. He was 285 last season
  6. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    It was reported in today's DMN Cowboys update column as well that he is at 285.
  7. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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  8. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    This certainly changes things at DE and you could be right on the money.

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