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Cowboys Could Steal S Kyle Dugger on Day 2

The , for what seems like forever, are still trying to find the right combination at the position. Former starter signed with the last week which left a hole to fill opposite .

Backup Safety was re-signed to a two-year deal worth 2.8 million. Also, they landed veteran Safety on a one-year deal worth four million to add more insurance. However, the Cowboys still need more help at the safety position and Lenoir-Rhyne's Kyle Dugger is a gem they could snatch on day two.

After redshirting his freshman year in 2014, Dugger showed tremendous promise a year later when he registered 43 tackles, six passes defended, four interceptions, and two fumble recoveries in 10 starts. Unfortunately in 2016, he had to take a medical redshirt after suffering an in the . In 2017, Dugger got back to showing his potential from two years earlier. He totaled 87 tackles, six passes defended, and an interception while also garnering Second-Team All-South Atlantic honors.

As a redshirt junior in 2018, Dugger had arguably his best collegiate season. He received First-Team All-South Atlantic honors as a with 76 tackles, 13 passes defended, three interceptions, three fumble recoveries, and two forced fumbles. He would also make First-Team All-Conference as a return specialist as he averaged 17.2 yards per punt return and 20 yards per kickoff return, scoring two touchdowns. His redshirt senior season was cut short by a hand injury, however, it didn't stop him from making an impact. He would receive Second-Team All-American and First-Team All-South Atlantic honors as a defensive back (31 tackles, four passes defended, two interceptions) and a return specialist (14.6 yards per return, two touchdowns).

Dugger has excellent size at 6'1 and 217 pounds. He has the range to play as a high safety or down in the box. He's a very physical tackler and has excellent ball skills as evidenced by his 10 career interceptions and 29 passes defended. He could come right in and not only challenge Clinton-Dix for a starting role but he would give the Cowboys another young safety to polish along with 2019 sixth-round pick . Also, he had six kick return touchdowns in college which makes him a very versatile player.

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Kyle Dugger || Best D2 Player 💯 || DB || Career Highlights

according to's Lance Zierlein 

Dugger may have gone to a D2 school but you can't deny his impressive production as both a defensive back and return specialist. If the Cowboys don't address the safety position in the and he's there in the second he should get a lot of consideration.

Matthew Lenix
Matthew Lenix
I write dope stuff about the Dallas Cowboys and what not.

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