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Cowboys Top 10 Biggest Draft Busts Of The Jerry Jones Era: #9

Our continuing series looking at the Top 10 Biggest Draft Busts Of The Jerry Jones Era rolls on with #9. The guidelines - Must have been drafted during Jerry Jones' era (1989 - present), needs to be a player chosen in the 1st or 2nd round. Anybody below that is excused for sucking. It's not a list of the worst players, but a list of the worst value to the team, based on lack of contributions and when they were drafted. Also, certain intangibles can be thrown into the mix.

9. Sherman Williams (1995, 2nd round, #46, RB, Alabama)

The Dallas Cowboys 1995 draft was a disaster. It was the "backups" draft, and even the backups weren't good. Sherman Williams was a star out of Alabama. The Cowboys were looking for help for Emmitt Smith, someone to carry a little of the load. What they got was a guy who started three games total for Dallas, that's excusable running behind Smith, but his production all around was sub-par. He was fumble-prone and his preparation was always in question. Then the drug issues surfaced.

OCC: A bust because the star running back from Alabama only started in three games and managed only 3.8 YPA in his four years in the NFL and was later convicted of supplying as much as 1,000 pounds (!!!) of marijuana to his native Mobile area


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