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Dallas Cowboys Draft History: Greatest 7th-Round Picks of All Time

[tps_title]10. Omar Stoutmire, S, 1997[/tps_title]

Omar Stoutmire

Stoutmire's time in Dallas was short, just two seasons, but he immediately earned a backup role as a rookie and started two games when was injured.

The following season Omar earned a starting role for the first 12 games of the season. He wasn't great but at least filled a void and helped the Cowboys make the .

Dallas cut Stoutmire in 1999 while trying to upgrade the position but he went on to play another nine seasons in the . Most notably, as pictured above, he was a full-time starter for the Giants from 2002-2003.

Just making the as a rookie was an accomplishment for Omar as a 7th-round pick. Earning a starting role in 1998 was another.

But what was especially impressive was Omar Stoutmire's longevity in the NFL after leaving the Cowboys. Clearly, Dallas was right when they pro saw potential in him, and he had a good career for where he was drafted.

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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