Cowboys Get CB Thomas In 5th Round Of Draft
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IRVING (AP) The Dallas Cowboys have selected cornerback Josh Thomas from Buffalo with the 143rd overall pick in the NFL draft.
Thomas was taken in the fifth round Saturday. He had 58 tackles, two sacks and an interception last season for Buffalo.
Dallas took two offensive linemen with their first four picks. Tyron Smith from Southern Cal was taken ninth overall in the first round Thursday night, and Missouri State’s David Arkin was chosen in the fourth round, 110th overall, with the Cowboys’ first of five selections Saturday.
On Friday, the Cowboys got North Carolina linebacker Bruce Carter with the 40th overall pick in the second round and took Oklahoma running back DeMarco Murray 71st overall in the third round.
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