Round 6, Pick 193
Will Dissy, TE, Washington
The Dallas Cowboys cannot walk away from this draft without a tight end. The need on the Cowboys may not be immediate but the depth is so strong this year, Dallas would be wise to invest in the future.
Since Jason Witten has essentially signed on for two more seasons, the tight end profile the Cowboys are looking for revolves around blocking ability. TE2 on the Dallas Cowboys is a blocker 90 percent of his snaps so that needs to be the established skill of any draft candidate.
Will Dissy is that guy. The 6’1” 262lbs tight end from Washington isn’t the athletic marvel some of his classmates are but he has better than average athleticism and has the potential to be a well-rounded Y- tight end in the NFL.
Dissy scores high marks in the character and team leader department and will be an asset to any locker room. He’s a blue-collar worker who’s earned a living (so to speak) being an in-line blocker. He’s not the guy you groom for TE1 but rather the guy who has the potential to be one of the best TE2s.
If Rico Gathers ever develops into the TE1 so many think he can be, Dissy is the perfect complementary piece.
While his numbers are pedestrian in the passing game, he looks good catching the ball. This could be an untapped skill that could flourish if given the opportunity.