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  1. Cowboys need to pass on Johnny Manziel

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys like Johnny Manziel, the quarterback. His scrambling abilities remind them of their current No. 1 quarterback, Tony Romo. But please stop with this Manziel-can-replace-Romo jazz. He can't. Manziel is a good college quar...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  2. No pro days for Jason Garrett

    Calvin Watkins

    During this portion of the offseason you normally see head coaches visit various colleges and universities checking out prospective draft picks at pro days. Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett isn't one of them. Since taking over as head coach i...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  3. Senior Bowl: Cowboys value all-star game

    Calvin Watkins

    MOBILE, Ala. -- The Dallas Cowboys value the offseason college all-star games, particularly the Senior Bowl. Last year, the Cowboys drafted three players: Terrance Williams (third round), J.J. Wilcox (third round) and B.W. Webb (fourth round) who ...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  4. Changes in personnel roles are paying off

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- In what could have been described as a subtle change in how the Dallas Cowboys do business, Tom Ciskowski was able to get pro personnel assignments taken off his plate so he could concentrate on college players and prepare the NFL dr...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  5. DeMarco Murray: 'I let my game speak for itself'

    Calvin Watkins

    GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys starting running back DeMarco Murray was hounded by questions about his durability when he came out of college. After two NFL seasons, those questions remain. Murray has missed nine games, including six last seas...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  6. Is Monte Kiffin one of NFL's highest-paid assistants?

    Calvin Watkins

    When Monte Kiffin left USC after the 2012 season, he was the highest-paid assistant coach in college football with a total compensation package of $1.5 million according to USA Today. Kiffin's base salary was $1.4 million. Now with the Cowboys ...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  7. Monte Kiffin moves on from college

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys' new defensive coordinator, Monte Kiffin, is the Godfather of the Tampa 2 defensive scheme. In college he wasn't considered that. Kiffin's last three seasons at USC didn't go so well, especially his final one. USC finished 7...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  8. Ed 'Too Tall' Jones elected to Black College Hall of Fame

    Calvin Watkins

    Former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Ed "Too Tall" Jones was elected to the Black College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Jones, the first overall pick of the Cowboys in 1974, had a fantastic career at Tennessee State, where he attended origi...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  9. Brandon Carr sees time at free safety

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Brandon Carr said the last time he played safety was in 2004, when he was a junior at Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint, Mich. Since, Carr has played cornerback full-time in college at Grand Valley State and in the NFL with...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  10. Cowboys should bid for college football title game

    Calvin Watkins

    With the recent news of a four-team playoff in college football to decide a national champion starting in 2014, it brings into focus what Cowboys Stadium is all about. A Super Bowl, NBA All-Star game, boxing matches, big time college football -- i...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  11. Mailbag: Dallas Cowboys explore all avenues to improve team

    Calvin Watkins

    Mailbag: Cowboys scouts search far and wide hoping to unearth hidden gems.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  12. Penn St. product Sean Lee hopes for justice

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys starting inside linebacker Sean Lee, who played football at Penn State, said Wednesday that it's sad to see his college coach, Joe Paterno, decide to retire at season's end but hopes the children who were alleged to ha...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  13. Dallas Cowboys mailbag: Defensive line coach Brian Baker has care...

    Calvin Watkins

    Mailbag: Cowboys DL coach Brian Baker has his eyes on a top college job.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  14. Staying at SMU for senior season has paid off for Steelers rookie...

    Calvin Watkins

    Staying at SMU for senior year was wise of Steelers rookie Emmanuel Sanders.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2011
  15. Dallas Cowboys face altered free-agent market, salary-cap gridloc...

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys face altered free agency, salary-cap gridlock with potential lockout.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2011
  16. Source: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones denies talking to Arkans...

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, through team officials, denied talking to the University of Arkansas about a move to the Big 12.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2010