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2021 NFL Draft: Dallas Cowboys Select Oregon St CB Nahshon Wright

The have selected with a 3rd-round pick, 99th overall, in the . The 6'4″ corner just finished a two-year career at Oregon State.

This is the Cowboys' fifth pick already in this draft and their third in this round. They were awarded this compensatory pick after CB signed a lucrative contract with the in 2020.

Wright makes it a sweep for defensive picks so far in this draft. He's also the second CB taken after Dallas selected earlier tonight in the 2nd Round.

It's no secret that likes size in his cornerbacks and Nahshon brings rare size for the position. However, many will call this a reach as Wright was generally considered a late Day 3 picks by most draft analysts.

Welcome to the Cowboys, Nahshon Wright!

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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