CB gets Cowboys' top undrafted bonus

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys have not been shy in giving larger than normal signing bonuses or guaranteed money to undrafted free agents, but their 24 signings totaled $66,500 and no guaranteed money in base salaries.

Tarleton State cornerback Dashaun Phillips, a Duncanville, Texas, native, received the largest signing bonus at $7,500. Missouri wide receiver L’Damian Washington received $7,000 to sign. Running back Glasco Martin did not receive a signing bonus.

In 2012, the Cowboys guaranteed guard Ronald Leary $214,000. Last year, the Cowboys guaranteed linebacker Brandon Magee $70,000 and paid out a $10,000 signing bonus to Jakar Hamilton.

Here is the remaining breakdown of signing bonuses:


QB Dustin Vaughan, West Texas A&M

DT Chris Whaley, Texas

OL Jarrod Pughsley, Akron

OL Josh Aladenoye, Illinois State


WR Chris Boyd, Vanderbilt


OL Andre Cureton, Cincinnati


TE Evan Wilson, Illinois


FB J.C. Copeland, LSU

RB Ben Malena, Texas A&M

S Marvin Robinson, Ferris State

P Cody Mandell, Alabama

LB Keith Smith, San Jose State


S Ryan Smith, Auburn

OG Ronald Patrick, South Carolina

OG Brian Clarke, Bloomsburg

TE Jordan Najvar, Baylor

LS Casey Kreiter, Iowa

CB Jocquel Skinner, Bethel

DE Joe Windsor, Northern Illinois

DT Davin Coleman, Arizona State


LB Dontavis Sapp, Tennessee