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Report: Cowboys Sign Rookie DT Osa Odighizuwa

The have been busy getting their class signed recently. First-round pick put his John Hancock on his four-year deal on Wednesday, and second-round selection signed his deal on Thursday.

Entering Friday, the Cowboys had eight of their 11 draft picks signed, with only their three third-round selections left to go. According to Rob Phillips of, that number has risen to nine as has signed his rookie contract.

Odighizuwa was a three-year starter for the . He's not going to blow you away with sack numbers (had 11.5 in college) but he was stout against the run and had 27.5 tackles for loss. Odighizuwa joins a defensive group that has experienced several changes from a season ago. and were added during . Longtime veteran is longer on the roster and behemoth was selected in the as well.

2020 third-round pick and , who was selected in the in 2019, will be ahead of Odighizuwa on the at the 3-technique. However, Odighizuwa can slide outside and play which gives him more of an opportunity to contribute early.

The only Cowboys rookies left to be signed are Chauncey Golston and Nahshon Wright, who are expected to do so soon.

Matthew Lenix
Matthew Lenix
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