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4-12, 4th in NFC East

Cowboys' best pick: Ezekiel Elliott

With the NFL's best offensive line in front of him, the Ohio State running back has a great chance to be an immediate starter and a high-impact rookie from Day 1. Todd McShay (Insider)

Dak Prescott selected by Dallas Cowboys in Round 4 (2:07)
Chuck Burton

No clear QB succession plan in Big D

While some teams make a regular habit of drafting quarterbacks, the Cowboys aren't one of them. Dak Prescott, taken in the fourth round, was Dallas' first QB pick since 2009. It's unusual considering the age and injury history of Tony Romo. Ten draft takeaways

Cowboys draft success depends in Jaylon Smith's knee (1:39)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is the Cowboys' draft class: 1. Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State; 2. Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame; 3. Maliek Collins, DT, Nebraska; 4. Charles Tapper, DE, Oklahoma; 4. Dak Prescott, QB, Mississippi State; 6. Anthony Brown, CB, Purdue, 6. Kavon Frazier, S, Central Michigan; 6. Darius Jackson, RB, Eastern Michigan; 6. Rico Gathers, TE, Baylor

Jean-Jacques Taylor ESPN Staff Writer 

Jerry Jones just referred to Jason Garrett as Mr. Process


Highlights: Rico Gathers

With the second of back-to-back sixth-round compensatory picks, the Cowboys rolled the dice on a basketball player. Check out some of Gathers' biggest highlights on the hardwood.


Highlights: Darius Jackson

With the first of back-to-back compensatory picks in Round 6, the Cowboys took the Eastern Michigan product. Check out some of Jackson's best highlights.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have returned to the basketball court for their last pick taking Baylor power forward turned tight end Rico Gathers. The Cowboys held a private workout for Gathers. They have had success in the past drafting basketball players with Hall of Famer Rayfield Wright and Cornell Green. They drafted Pat Riley in 1967.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have added a second running back by selecting Eastern Michigan's Darius Jackson in the sixth round. He had a school single-season record 16 touchdowns last year.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys decided to stay in the secondary with pick No. 212 with Central Michigan safety Kavon Frazier. He had 108 tackles last season and three career interceptions.


Highlights: Kavon Frazier

The Cowboys added another defensive back in Round 6, taking the Central Michigan product. Check out some of Frazier's best highlights.

KC Joyner ESPN Insider 

Dak Prescott ranked 3rd in the SEC in Total QBR on vertical passes (91.8 on aerials 11+ yards downfield).


Highlights: Anthony Brown

The Cowboys bolstered their defensive backfield midway through Round 6, taking the Purdue product. Check out some of Brown's best highlights.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

With a pick acquired in a trade last year with Oakland for Brice Butler, the Cowboys have selected Purdue cornerback Anthony Brown at No. 189. Brown had four intreceptions in 2015 and is considered a tough tackler as well. He will bring some depth to the position.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys have their first of four sixth round selections coming up at No. 189. Wide receiver? Cornerback? At this point it has to be about traits.

Team Stats

Passing Yards216.927th
Rushing Yards118.19th
Points For17.231st
Points Against23.416th

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