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Clayton Geathers, Safety, UCF
Jason Garrett loves players who were productive in college and a player that was just that at the collegiate level was Clayton Geathers. A four-year starter at UCF, Geathers was an absolute tackling machine. In his UCF career, Geathers had 383 tackles as well as three interceptions. In terms of which safety position he will play, Geathers is a much better fit for the strong safety role, as his coverage skills aren’t up to par to play the free safety position. Geathers is a big-hitter and at 6-foot-2, 220 pounds, he also is an intimidating presence in the back-end of the defense.
This offseason, the Cowboys lost their special teams ace Dwayne Harris to the New York Giants in free agency. The Cowboys will easily find a replacement for him in the return game, but what they will miss out of Harris is his coverage ability in special teams. If the Cowboys were to sign Geathers, they would have a guy that could easily be a special teams contribute in 2015.
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