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  1. Undrafted QB aims to prove he's a keeper

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys passed on Johnny Manziel with the 16th overall pick, but they did add a quarterback from A&M to their roster to be more than a camp arm. Well, West Texas A&M. Undrafted free agent Dustin Vaughan is known for two...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  2. Chris Boyd 'thankful' for chance with Dallas

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Chris Boyd, who once expected to join fellow Vanderbilt receiver Jordan Matthews as an early-round NFL draft pick, feels fortunate to have the opportunity to compete for a roster spot as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboy...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  3. Why were Cowboys high on Hitchens?

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys' selection of Iowa linebacker Anthony Hitchens caused a lot of head scratching. The Hitchens fans among the media draft analysts gave him a sixth-round grade. Many had him as a seventh-rounder or undrafted free ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. Heath to make first start in homecoming

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- This would have been a memorable game for Michigan native Jeff Heath no matter what. But the undrafted rookie safety didn't expect to make his first NFL start during his homecoming trip. That will be the case with third-round p...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  5. Texans rookie's star celebration 'just stupid'

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - It was ridiculous enough when T.O. celebrated on the Dallas Cowboys' star. What the heck is up with A.J. pulling that strutting stunt? Who? His name is A.J. Bouye, an undrafted free agent cornerback out of Central Florida who...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  6. Lance Dunbar confident he can return kicks past 20

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Nothing has been made official, but it'd make a lot of sense to have Lance Dunbar replace Felix Jones as the Cowboys' primary kickoff returner. Dunbar, an undrafted rookie who set the school rushing record at North Texas, has been...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  7. Source: Cowboys release OLB Adrian Hamilton

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas - The Cowboys released promising undrafted rookie pass rusher Adrian Hamilton, according to a source. Hamilton, a product of Dallas' Carter High who broke three-time Pro Bowler Robert Mathis' SWAC single-season record for sacks last ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  8. Lance Dunbar lights it up in lone chance to impress

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Lance Dunbar knew he had to light it up Wednesday night to have any kind of chance of sticking on the Cowboys' roster. The undrafted rookie running back will find out soon whether a dominant performance against the Dolphins was ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  9. Cole Beasley: 'I'm ready to focus on football'

    Tim MacMahon

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Cole Beasley says he's ready to focus on football after returning to Cowboys training camp. Beasley, an undrafted rookie receiver out of SMU, reconsidered his decision to give up football after a brief trip home to visit with fam...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  10. Retired Carter coach visits former players

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Retired Carter High coach Allen Wilson stopped by Valley Ranch to check on a couple of his former players. Outside linebacker Adrian Hamilton and cornerback Isaac Madison are undrafted free agents who have legitimate chances to co...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  11. SMU's Cole Beasley catches eyes

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- It's become a tired cliche to compare every short, white, undrafted slot receiver to Wes Welker. It's also unrealistic. Maybe we should call Cole Beasley the next Danny Amendola. "He falls into that family of receivers," Garret...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  12. Arkansas WR/PR Joe Adams a target?

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas - After the free agency departure of Laurent Robinson, the No. 3 receiver ranks as one of the bigger questions marks on the Cowboys' roster. Just not in Jerry Jones' mind. He has praised Andre Holmes, a speedy, 6-foot-5 undrafted rec...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  13. Source: Cowboys claim QB Rudy Carpenter

    Tim MacMahon

    The Cowboys claimed quarterback Rudy Carpenter off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a source confirmed. Carpenter, who turns 26 this month, broke into the NFL on the Cowboys' practice squad in 2009 as an undrafted free agent out of Arizona S...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  14. Who the heck is Julyan Stone?

    Tim MacMahon

    DENVER -- Some guy named Julyan Stone is expected to start at small forward for the Denver Nuggets tonight. Never heard of him? Don't feel too bad. He's an undrafted rookie out of UTEP who has spent a good chunk of this season playing for the D-Le...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  15. Sparano: 'Eyes in back of head' make Romo special

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas - Tony Sparano is proud to be part of the coaching staff that developed Tony Romo from undrafted free agent. into a franchise quarterback. That doesn't mean the Dolphins coach is looking forward to seeing Romo on Thursday. "Tony Romo...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  16. Antsy Phillip Tanner waits his turn

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas - Undrafted rookie running back Phillip Tanner isn't the type for lobby for a chance to boost the Cowboys' sputtering running game. His conversations with the coaches tend to be pretty one-sided. An example occurred during Wednesday'...

    Blog | October 20, 2011