The Dallas Cowboys have selected Cornerback Michael Jackson from Miami with a fifth-round pick, 158th overall, in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Dallas received this pick from the Oakland Raiders after a couple of trades. The Cowboys sent their second 4th-round pick, 136th overall, to the Bengals to move back into the 5th round and got an extra 6th-round pick. They then traded back again, this time with Oakland, to add a seventh rounder.
Jackson scouts as a big-bodied, press-coverage corner that fits the mold of what Defensive Backs Coach Kris Richard likes in the CB position.
Dallas now has a loaded depth chart there with Byron Jones, Chidobe Awuzie, Anthony Brown, and Jourdan Lewis all under contract for next year. There has been talk that they could try to trade Lewis, who isn’t an ideal fit in Richard’s scheme.
For now, welcome to the Cowboys, Michael Jackson!