New Dallas Cowboys’ 7 Round Mock Draft: All 11 Picks

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Sep 14, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen (21) defends the pass against Western Illinois Leathernecks wide receiver Hi-C Scott (19) at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 29-12. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

7th Round (2)

S Brock Vereen

6’0” 199lbs

Brock is a natural defensive back. He plays fluidly, low to the ground, and has quick change of direction. All things you look for when searching for a DB. If the name sounds familiar it’s because his brother Shane plays for the Pats. This marks the 3rd player drafted by the Cowboys that has NFL bloodlines.

Vereen is thought of as a dedicated and extremely intelligent player by his coaches. He is a leader on the field and can line up a defense much like Ed Reynolds (drafted in the 3rd). Brock is best suited for zone coverage and can easily plug in and play a Tampa 2, Cover 2, or Cover 3 Defense.

Brock Vereen isn’t the playmaker Ed Reynolds is but he is a smart player who rarely gets beat. The trend of adding smart savvy players to the defense continues…