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Chidobe Awuzie plays the game with rare physicality for a defensive back. He totaled a whopping nine sacks and 26 tackles for loss in his college career.


Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys continued to address their defense, following up the selection of defensive end Taco Charlton in the first round with Colorado cornerback Chidobe Awuzie. A four-year starter, he had three interceptions, 27 pass deflections, three forced fumbles, eight sacks and 19 tackles for loss in his last two years. With the losses of Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne in free agency, the Cowboys have a ready-made corner with some position flexibility.


Cowboys land CB Chidobe Awuzie

Needing reinforcements in the secondary, Dallas got it in the second round with the Colorado cornerback, whom Mel Kiper Jr. thinks has the much-needed skill set to defend against bubble screens and short passes.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Chidobe Awuzie, Cordrea Tankersley and Fabian Moreau are three cornerbacks who visited The Star before the draft remaining as the Cowboys' pick at No. 60 approaches.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

With 10 picks remaining before the Cowboys select at No. 60, defensive back, six defensive backs have gone off the board. They said a corner would be available but the names are running out.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Four of the Cowboys' national visitors have been picked in the first 10 selections of the second round: Kevin King, Malik McDowell, Curtis Samuel and Marcus Williams. Cornerbacks remain.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Jerry Jones, Stephen Jones, Will McClay and Jason Garrett huddling in the Cowboys draft room. Could Trader Jerry be working here?

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 1 sophomore (for now) R.J. Barrett playing his first event of the spring. Sean Miller, Shaka Smart, John Beilein, Duke, Kansas here.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Taco Charlton said his agent has already heard from some companies regarding some endorsements with his name and TexMex popularity in the area. His favorite taco? "It's hard to say. I just feel like if you got a taco, you can't go wrong."

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Jason Garrett said it is the Cowboys understanding that Jaylon Smith will be allowed to take part in the rookie minicamp in two weeks. Smith, last year's second round pick, did not play because of a serious knee injury but has seen improvement in recent weeks regarding the nerve damage in his knee that has affected his foot.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Taco Charlton will wear No. 97 for the Dallas Cowboys.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys are prepping for Taco Charlton's arrival at Ford Center. He is in town and press conference will be within the hour.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions LB Jarrad Davis: "I'm going to be honest. I'm a huge Cowboys fan." That said he enjoyed watching Matthew Stafford play. Now he is playing for Detroit so that likely will go away.