New Dallas Cowboys’ 7 Round Mock Draft: Cowboys Get a QB Not Named Manziel

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Sep 28, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive back Brock Vereen (21) celebrates after intercepting a pass in the second half against the Iowa Hawkeyes at TCF Bank Stadium. The Hawkeyes won 23-7. Mandatory Credit:

Jesse Johnson


7th Round (3)

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.

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 defensive secondary like the Cowboys need. 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 Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (or even J.J. Wilcox) is, but he is a smart player who rarely gets beat. The trend of adding smart savvy players to the defense continues…