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Cowboys Draft: Final Wishlist For 58th Overall

With the quickly approaching, the shortlist of prospects for the Cowboys to target with their first selection grows narrower and narrower.

Now, when the Cowboys come on the clock Friday night, fans will have a clear idea about which group of players they'd like to see the Cowboys choose from. Will they look for an athletic with “Swiss-Army Knife” type ability? Or a hard-nosed who can win with effort and power?

Right now, it's all speculation, but here is my personal wishlist for the at 58th overall.

Find Yourself A Safety

Specifically, land either Washington's or Virginia's . The Cowboys won't be able to control which, if either, is available when they come to the podium, but both would provide their with something different.

Taylor Rapp is more of what the Cowboys need right now. He can play , he can play in the box, and he should be a solid professional and have a nice career. Juan Thornhill, though, is the one I see with a gigantic upside.

His athletic profile puts him in elite category, and his tape is more than good enough to justify a top 50 pick, let alone finding him at 58. Thornhill is the more versatile defensive back, while Rapp fits the “strong ” prototype much more traditionally.

Either way the Cowboys will be making an excellent selection if they add one of these two players to their roster. Hopefully, they'll be available at the end of round two, but I'm certainly more skeptical about Rapp making it there.

Let's Beef Up The Trenches

This, on my wishlist, means taking either Boston College's or UCF's .

It would be a bit of reach to grab Hill here, admittedly, but he's a good player that would fill a need of sorts right away. The Cowboys made some moves to help out the interior of their throughout , but drafting a young gun is never a bad idea. I'd be more comfortable taking him at 90, but certainly won't be mad about it at 58.

While Trysten Hill might be considered a reach at 58, Zach Allen could be a steal. The 6'4″ 280 pound is stout against the run, setting the and playing physically against offensive tackles, but he also offers upside as a pass rusher as well. His strength, effort, and heavy hands are impressive both against the run and pass.

You can never have enough talent across the defensive line, and both Zach Allen and Trysten Hill would give the Cowboys just that.

Kevin Brady
Kevin Brady
Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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I would love to see Thornhill drop to Dallas and I think so would they. His athletic ability reminds me of Byron Jones and with Woods beside him it would be easy to disguise the defensive alignment we’re in. If Josh Allen somehow dropped to us in the 3rd, they should sprint to the stage. It probably won’t happen unless something happens like the La’el Collins mistake. But we can always hope.

Ahad, Holy Dabir of Aleppo

Thornhill is my guy all the way. I’d also love Winovich if he’s around at 58, but not sure the Cowboys are as high on him as I am. The only guy I flat out DON’T want is Rapp. He’s going to be the big bust of this draft I think

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