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13-3, 1st in NFC East

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is the Dallas Cowboys 2017 draft class: 1. Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan; 2. Chidobe Awuzie, DB, Colorado; 3. Jourdan Lewis, CB, Michigan; 4. Ryan Switzer, WR, North Carolina; 6. Xavier Woods, S, Louisiana Tech; 6. Marquez White, CB, Florida State; 7. Joey Ivie, DT, Florida; 7. Noah Brown, WR, Ohio State; 7. Jordan Carrell, DT, Colorado.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys final pick fell in line with what they had done with most of their first eight picks: a big-school defensive player. Colorado defensive linemen Jordan Carrell was the 248th selection, giving the Cowboys seven defensive players out of nine picks. He started 25 of his 26 games at Colorado and finished with 51 tackles and 5.5 sacks last season in earning honorable mention All-Pac 12 honors.

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After two years in junior college, Jordan Carrell took advantage of his opportunity at Colorado. In two seasons with the Buffs, he totaled six sacks and 13.5 tackles for loss, including five sacks as a senior.

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Noah Brown didn't start at Ohio State until 2016, when he posted 32 catches for 402 yards and seven scores.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys went back to offense with their second seventh-round pick in Ohio State wide receiver Noah Brown. He is big, physical but inexperienced after playing little in 2014 and missing the 2015 with a broken leg. He had four touchdowns against Oklahoma and finished the year with 32 catches for 402 yards and seven touchdowns.

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For the sixth time in seven selections the Cowboys have gone with a defensive player, picking tackle Joey Ivie from Florida with the 228th pick. At 6-3, 300 pounds, Ivie has experience playing nose tackle and the under tackle spot. He started a career-high 10 games in 2016 and had 2.5 sacks ad 3.5 tackles for loss.

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Joey Ivie didn't become a full-time starter until his senior season, but he posted 7 tackles for loss and 6 sacks over his final two years at Florida.

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Marquez White's final pre-combine workout came at AT&T Stadium after spending his offseason working out in McKinney, Texas at Michael Johnson Performance.

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Marquez White posted 25 tackles and 2 tackles for loss in each of the last two seasons at Florida State. He also played basketball briefly for the Seminoles, appearing in a game six days after the football team's triumph in the 2013 BCS National Championship.

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The Cowboys continue to go with secondary help by selecting Marquez White, a cornerback from Florida State at No. 216 overall. He is the fourth defensive back the Cowboys have picked so far. He had two interceptions and four pass deflections in 13 starts in 2015. He played basketball his freshman year as well at Florida St., but focused on football thereafter.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys made their second trade of the sixth round, giving up No. 211 to the New England Patriots for picks Nos. 216 (sixth) and 239 (seventh). Trader Jerry is heating up. This is his 66th draft-day trade since 1989. It is the 11th time in Jerry Jones' tenure he has made a deal with New England. He has traded more only with the Raiders (12).

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For a safety, Xavier Woods sure likes to get his hands dirty. He finished his career at Louisiana Tech with 272 tackles, four sacks and 20.5 tackles for loss. He isn't too shabby in the air either, having nabbed 14 picks (two returned for TDs) in his last three seasons.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have traded up to take La. Tech safety Xavier Woods with the 191st pick overall after giving up next year's fifth rounder to the New York Jets. Woods, who is the third defensive back the Cowboys have selected in five picks, had 14 career interceptions and 32 pass deflections.

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Cowboys' fourth-round pick Ryan Switzer has a "Believe" tattoo on the inside of his lower lip. He said it wasn't painful. "It's my absolute favorite word," Switzer said. "My mantra. And it's a place where my mom wouldn't see it and wouldn't get mad at me."

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Ryan Switzer averaged just 11.9 yards per catch at UNC, but he was awfully steady. He tallied at least 54 catches, 693 yards and four touchdowns in each of his final three seasons.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys draft pick, WR Ryan Switzer, has great footwork in the slot. Change of direction skills and the speed coming out of the break to separate to the ball. I was really impressed with Switzer's route running ability at the Senior Bowl workouts and he was a playmaker at UNC. Get him the ball in space.

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Cowboys find productive WR in Round 4

While Switzer is undersized, he's the best route-runner in this draft class. He has the burst and open-field instincts to develop into a productive slot WR and punt returner.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys ended their string of selecting defensive players by picking North Carolina wide receiver Ryan Switzer with the 133rd overall pick. He plays the slot and had 96 catches for 1,112 yards and six scores last year, but his real fit is as a returner. He averaged 10.6 yards per punt return with eight career touchdowns.

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On Day 3, Cowboys know plenty of work remains

Success in a draft's later rounds are crucial for any franchise's health, and the Cowboys are aiming to follow up their 2016 Day 3 success on Saturday.

Team Stats

Passing Yards226.923rd
Rushing Yards149.82nd
Points For26.35th
Points Against19.15th