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Could the Cowboys tap the Boise State pipeline yet again?"WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Dallas Cowboys NewsDallas Cowboys 2019 DraftCowboys draft prospect: Running back Alexander MattisonNew Antwaun Woods Jersey Stitched ,46commentsCould the Cowboys tap the Boise State pipeline yet again?CDTShareTweetShareShareCowboys draft prospect: Running back Alexander MattisonBrian Losness-USA TODAY SportsName: Alexander MattisonSchool: Boise StateHeight: 5’11”Weight: 221 lbs2018 stat line: 13 games, 302 carries, 1,415 rushing yards, 4.7 ypc, 17 touchdowns, 27 receptions, 173 receiving yards, 6.4 yprCombine results: 4.67 40-yard dash, 22 bench press reps, 35” vertical, 127” broad, 7.13 3-cone drill, 4.29 short shuttle Youth Deonte Thompson Jersey , 11.69 long shuttleIt’s no secret by now that the Cowboys love taking players from Boise State. There are six players currently on the roster that played college football for the Broncos, and there have been plenty more that the team has at least expressed interest in. In the team’s search for a backup running back for Ezekiel Elliott, they might go back to the pipeline and look at Alexander Mattison. Mattison seems to be an all-around running back. Unlike the strength of Damien Harris or the agility of Darrell Henderson, Mattison doesn’t have any one single trait that is his calling card. He’s just a darn good football player. The first thing that sticks out when watching Mattison play is his balance. He can cut or juke or even hurdle (see the below video, where he does all three) and come down on his feet and immediately transition back into his run. More than that, Mattison is able to shrug off a lot tackles with his balance. Mattison is also really good at waiting for holes to open up behind the offensive line and then hitting those holes. Boise State ran a lot of zone running concepts and Mattison excelled in those kinds of plays. Going along with his balance, he does a good job of keeping a steady stride and bounce when looking for the hole, and his excellent vision allows him to make the right cut more often than not. The one weakness here is that on plays where Mattison is forced to cut back to the other side of the field at the line of scrimmage, he can be a bit slow in that change and this is where he most often got brought down for a loss of yards. However, Mattison makes enough positive plays to more than make up for the negative ones. And he’s shown that he can carry a heavy load, with 212 carries in his sophomore year and 302 in his junior year. Both of those seasons saw him break 1,000 rushing yards and post double-digit touchdowns. He has the ability to be the workhorse running back that a lot of teams look for, and his lack of injuries is even more impressive considering the heavy workload. Out of all the running backs I’ve looked at this draft season, Mattison is by far the best pass blocker Deonte Thompson Jersey Stitched , which goes back to my earlier point about him being an all-around back. When asked to block in pass protection, Mattison takes good angles with his feet and isn’t afraid to step into blocks. He also uses every inch of his sturdy frame to anchor against defenders and not give up any leverage. Obviously, he’s not going to be able to hold off defensive tackles or more powerful edge rushers, but Mattison is good enough and smart enough blocking that he can buy his quarterback some extra time. Mattison wasn’t used too much in the passing game at Boise State, and he saw most of his usage there in the form of screens or check down passes. Still, he was effective in that role, catching the majority of passes thrown his way and averaging 8.5 yards per catch in his three year career. There might be some potential for an NFL team to expand his usage there, given his sure hands. Mattison should go earlier than he will; he has a couple of knocks on him. He doesn’t have the break-away gear of a home-run hitter. Also, as a player from Boise State there is concern over a lower level of competition. Or at least a perceived low level of competition. Playing in the Mountain West Conference doesn’t have the same allure as the SEC or ACC, but that hasn’t stopped the Cowboys from taking numerous Boise State players. Not to mention that Michael Gallup played in the MWC at Colorado State, and he’s quickly become their number two wide receiver. Additionally, Mattison doesn’t have the break away gear of a home-run hitter,It’s hard to project where Mattison might go in the draft. Personally, I’d value him in the third or early fourth round Youth Marcus Martin Jersey , and some team might be sold enough to take him there. At the same time, though, Mattison could fall to the fifth or sixth round, where some team will get extremely lucky. Either way, he’s definitely in the Cowboys range and would match the criteria of a complete running back that they tend to look for. Emanuel Hall possesses elite speed and athleticism that makes him a high-upside player as a Cowboys draft prospect."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Dallas Cowboys NewsDallas Cowboys 2019 DraftCowboys draft prospect: What Emanuel Hall could bring to DallasNew,34commentsEmanuel Hall possesses elite speed and athleticism that makes him a high-upside player as a Cowboys draft prospect.CDTShareTweetShareShareCowboys draft prospect: What Emanuel Hall could bring to DallasKim Klement-USA TODAY SportsHow big of a priority is wide receiver heading into next week’s draft? That is a question that has yet to be answered, but the Cowboys did address the position through free agency by inking a deal with Randall Cobb as well as keeping Allen Hurns.Still, adding another weapon to Dak Prescott’s arsenal does not seem like a bad idea. After all, it is clear that the franchise is committed to number 4, so why not strengthen his pass catching corps? Amari Cooper looks like a bonafide WR1 and Michael Gallup is on the rise, but it would be intriguing to add another talent through the draft.One target that appears to be at least somewhat on the Cowboys’ radar is Missouri standout Emanuel Hall, as Dallas used one of its 30 pre-draft visits on the Tennessee native.Emanuel Hall blew away the combine with impressive testing numbers across the board. The 6-foot-1, 207-pound target displayed his athleticism in Indianapolis, placing in the 87th-percentile in the 40-yard dash Marcus Martin Jersey Stitched , 98th-percentile in the vertical jump, and 99th-percentile in the broad jump (all data from MockDraftable.com):via. MockDraftable.comHall’s broad jump was the second best in NFL Combine history — only behind current Dallas Cowboys defensive back Byron Jones.Naturally, these numbers caught the eyes of many scouts and decision-makers. Hall, the teammate of likely first-round quarterback Drew Lock, spent four seasons in the Show-Me State. Despite never eclipsing the 1,000-yard mark during his career in black and gold, Hall became a big touchdown threat for Lock during his last two seasons: grabbing a total of 14 scores over the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Hall’s final two seasons in Columbia were his most productive, as the Nashville product recorded 1,645 receiving yards on 70 catches in addition to his 14 touchdown receptions. Furthermore, the athletic target averaged over 23 yards per grab during his final two years with the Tigers, proving that he can stretch the field and move the chains.Emanuel Hall reaped the rewards of playing in the Missouri air-raid system, consistently proving that he has the ability to take the top off a defense with his elite vertical speed and athleticism. Although Hall generally only lined up on one side of the field in Barry Odom’s scheme, he is the kind of receiver that can be used in different areas of the field due to his unique skill-set.Dane Brugler gives Hall a fourth-round grade, thanks in large part to some injury concerns that prevented the talented wideout from playing a full season in any of his four years with Mizzou. On the field Youth Tavon Austin Jersey , though, Hall is a highly talented prospect in a quality class of receivers. His unique traits give him a high ceiling on the professional level if he is able to stay on the field.The NFL has evolved into a league in which offenses have to keep pace and put points on the scoreboard. The Cowboys are a run-first team, but it is key to have the ability to keep defenses from stacking the box and taking away Ezekiel Elliott. There was a clear shift in the offense when Amari Cooper was acquired midseason and the growth of Gallup will only help.Prescott’s security blanket, Cole Beasley, departed for the cold weather in Buffalo, but Dallas did add a talented veteran in Randall Cobb. Cobb has battled injuries throughout his professional career, but has proven to be a reliable target when healthy. However, the Cowboys only inked the former Kentucky Wildcats star to a one-year deal meaning that the team still needs to look for talent long-term.Hall would give the Dallas Cowboys a wide receiver that possesses both size and speed and the ability to separate from defensive backs. On paper, Hall is a Day 2 talent with a lot of upside, but a history of injuries and drops could push him further down draft boards. The Missouri product would be a bargain in the third or fourth round and have a chance to be an impact player for Dak Prescott.
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