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  1. Apparently, AT&T Stadium never sleeps

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- AT&T Stadium hosted the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic between Baylor and Michigan State on Thursday. It will host its second NFL playoff game in its history this Sunday when the Dallas Cowboys take on the Detroit Lions. On Jan....

    Blog | January 01, 2015
  2. Eddie Lacy offers up case study for DeMarco Murray injury

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - When Tony Romo suffered two transverse process fractures earlier this season, the Dallas Cowboys looked at the past as an indicator as to when their quarterback would be able to play again. Romo missed one game, like Baylor's Bryce...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  3. Ahmad Dixon doesn't apologize for big hit

    Todd Archer

    MIAMI -- Ahmad Dixon built a reputation as a big hitter at Baylor. In his second game with the Dallas Cowboys, the rookie safety will be hearing from the NFL for a hit on a defenseless receiver. Dixon popped Miami Dolphins wide receiver Matt Hazel...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  4. Ahmad Dixon makes favorable impression

    Todd Archer

    SAN DIEGO -- Ahmad Dixon's start to Dallas Cowboys' training camp was relatively quiet. The rookie safety's play in the first preseason game wasn't. Dixon, a seventh-round pick out of Baylor, led the Cowboys with 11 tackles in Thursday's 27-7 pres...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  5. Best case, worst case: Baylor

    Jake Trotter

    One of my favorite annual sports pieces to read is Bill Simmons' NBA Draft Diary. I also always have to read Mel Kiper's yearly NFL Draft grades as well as the annual unveiling of Keith Law's top 100 baseball prospects. Another one of my favorites...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  6. Stephen Jones defends the safety position

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys bypassed selecting a safety in the NFL draft until the seventh round when they took Baylor's Ahmad Dixon. Yet, there was some criticism of why the Cowboys didn't draft a safety in the early rounds. Cowboys executive vice pre...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  7. Take Two: 7th-rounder set to succeed?

    Jake Trotter and Max Olson

    It's Take Two Tuesday, when we give our takes on a burning topic in the league. Today's Take Two topic: There were five Big 12 players taken in the seventh round of the NFL draft; which of them has the best chance to succeed in the NFL? Take 1:...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  8. Cowboys add college free agents

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys were busy after the draft, agreeing to deals with more than 20 college free agents, including Baylor tight end Jordan Najvar. In a spread offense Najvar didn't get many opportunities, catching 35 passes in three...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  9. TMQ wonders how the Dallas Cowboys can be such a complete disaste...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Dallas' Princeton-educated coach oversees a team with low football IQ while an owner who spends lavishly has no depth to show for it.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  10. Cowboys add WR to practice squad

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Having hit on one Baylor receiver in Terrance Williams, the Dallas Cowboys are seeing if they can make it two in Lanear Sampson, who was signed to the practice squad on Tuesday. Sampson, a Mesquite, Texas, native, was among the In...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  11. Williams' steady progress on display

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Terrance Williams' evolution as an NFL wide receiver took another step forward in the Dallas Cowboys' 31-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday night. And it came with the Baylor rookie's Heisman Trophy-winning colle...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  12. Friendship set aside for Williams, RG III

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will have to put their friendship on hold this weekend. Close friends from their days at Baylor, Williams and Griffin talk and t...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  13. Terrance Williams bounces back big

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- This is why the Dallas Cowboys can live with Terrance Williams' growing pains. This was also evidence of the kind of mental toughness Baylor coach Art Briles claimed Williams had while providing input that helped boost the rece...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  14. Wes Phillips has made his own name

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Before Wes Phillips joined the Dallas Cowboys' coaching staff in 2007, he was a quarterbacks coach at Baylor for one year and spent two years coaching the position at West Texas A&M. His first official coaching job was as a studen...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  15. Lunch links: NFL draft links galore

    David Ubben

    Today's links: Sponsored by Steph Curry's Heat Checks. Trent Dilfer wasn't using kid gloves when he took to criticizing Oklahoma's offense. Kansas offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson went earlier than he thought, and may be asked to do more than...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  16. Terrance Williams: I'll beat press coverage

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys' third-round pick, wide receiver Terrance Williams from Baylor, said he's not afraid to take on press coverage, something he might face once his NFL career starts. "Seeing press is not my biggest fear," Williams...

    Blog | April 26, 2013