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Cowboys Pre-Draft Visit Tracker: FSU Cornerback Ronald Darby Set To Visit

Add another name to the swelling roll of Cowboys pre-draft visits: Florida State's "other" (and better) cornerback, Ronald Darby.

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On Monday afternoon, Matt Miller Tweeted that Ronald Darby has a pre-draft visit scheduled with the Cowboys.

Add Darby to Kevin Johnson, Quinten Rollins and Kevin White as first and second-day corners that the Cowboys seem interested in getting to know...

They have also looked at a couple of small school guys: Miles College defensive back Travis Lee and Texas Southern CB Tray Walker:

Its evident that cornerback is one of the Cowboys' draft priorities.


At the beginning of draft season, Darby was the "other" Seminoles corner, as draftniks were paying more attention to his teammate P.J. Williams. In recent weeks, however, Darby has emerged from under Williams' shadow. Still, most pundits see Darby as a second-rounder. CBS's big board, for example has Darby as its 66th-ranked player.

Darby arrived on campus in Tallahasee and immediately showed himself as a difference-maker, playing in all 14 games as a true freshman and earning the ACC's Defensive Rookie of the Year award. Although he wasn't as flashy as a sophomore, registering just 14 tackles despite playing in all 14 games, he bounced back with a career-high 43 tackles for the Seminoles in 2014

Darby boasts extraordinary speed (4.38) and can play a physical game as well. Although he's not as polished as other cornerback prospects, he's "toolsy," and could have as high a ceiling as anyone in the class.


Cowboys Pre-draft Visitors per 3/31/2015
CBS Rank Name POS College Proj. Rd
Todd Gurley RB Georgia 1 Official Visit
22 Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin 1 Official Visit
24 Kevin Johnson CB Wake Forest 1-2 Official Visit
35 Eric Kendricks ILB UCLA 1-2 Visit & Priv. Workout
41 Jay Ajayi RB Boise State 2 Official Visit
44 Quinten Rollins
CB Miami (Ohio) 2 Visit / Workout/ Both?
45 Benardrick McKinney ILB Mississippi State 2 Official Visit
48 Ameer Abdullah RB Nebraska 2 Official Visit
62 Tevin Coleman RB Indiana 2 Official Visit
66 Ronald Darby
CB Florida State 2 Official Visit
75 Damarious Randall
FS ASU 2-3 Official Visit
Tray Walker CB Texas Southern - - Official Visit
Dallas Day
Bryce Petty
QB Baylor 3-4 Dallas Day
Kevin White
CB TCU 4-5 Dallas Day
Private Workout
Mario Edwards Jr. DE Florida State 2-3 Private Workout
Chris Conley WR Georgia 3-4 Private Workout
Jeremiah Poutasi
OG Utah 5-6 Private Workout
Laurence Gibson
OT Virginia Tech 6-7 Private Workout
Hutson Mason
QB Georgia 7-FA Private Workout
351 Chaz Green OT Florida - - Private Workout
613 Vernon Johnson
WR Texas A&M Commerce - - Private Workout
- - Visesio Salt
Utah - - Private Workout
- - Travis Lee
Miles College - - Private Workout
- - Darius Allen
LB Colorado State-Pueblo - - Private Workout

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