Dallas Cowboys 7-Round Mock Draft: Post Combine

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Dallas Cowboys Round Two – Cody Mauch – Offensive Guard – North Dakota

The Dallas Cowboys have been known to select a few future Hall of Fame players across the offensive line over the past few decades and play their best football when they have a healthy and consistent unit.

With Tyron Smith coming back, some fans believe that guard should be put off for another round or two. The hard truth is that Tyron might only have a season or two left and is only averaging 10 games a season since Dak Prescott’s rookie year. When diving deeper, he has only averaged 6 games a year over the last three seasons. It’s time to look to the future when it comes to replacing Tyron on the offensive line and someone who can step in WHEN he misses time this year.

Insert Cody Mauch who is slowly climbing the boards after his performance at the combine where posted a 5.08-second 40-yard dash, 29 reps on the bench press, and 7.33 seconds on the 3-cone drill (2nd highest).

The big man most known at the combine for the story of how he lost his two front teeth is a little light for a guard at 302 pounds while standing at 6-foot-5-inches but shines in his pass protection sets while displaying top-tier speed in short space 93rd percentile). On the other hand, many worry about his frame and strength against opposing defenders.

Cody Mauch may have played mostly left tackle during his collegiate carrier, Mauch has the build and length of a professional guard and can learn behind the future hall-of-famer, Tyron Smith.