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Cowboys 2018 pre-draft Visit Tracker: Official visits, private workouts, Dallas Day invites

The NFL allows teams to invite up to 30 national draft prospects for a pre-draft visit and an unlimited amount of local players for a pre-draft workout. We take a look at who the Cowboys have brought in so far.

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Every year in early April, the Cowboys are allowed to bring in up to 30 high-profile (usually), national draft-eligible players for official pre-draft visits. These “Top 30” visits do not involve any workouts, they are strictly meet-and-greets where the team can get a better feel for the players and the medical staff can conduct more thorough medical checkups, but the players do not work out for the team. Many of these official visits took place over the last week, but the Cowboys have until April 18 to conduct all their Top 30 visits.

The Cowboys can also bring in as many draft-eligible local prospects (players who went to high school in the Dallas/Fort-Worth metropolitan area or attended TCU, SMU, or North Texas) as they like for visits and workouts during “Dallas Day”, a one-day event in April which took pace on Friday.

Additionally, the team can have private workouts with as many prospects as they want, as long as these workouts are conducted either in the metropolitan area of the player’s residence or on the player's college campus.

Like all other NFL teams, the Cowboys don’t release an official list of the players they have official visits with, players they invite for “Dallas Day”, or players they've had private workouts with. That means it's left to us to piece together which players they are bringing in. You'll find all 30 official Top-30 visitors in the table below.

Cowboys "Top 30" pre-draft visitors per 4/19/18
Unit Player Position School Proj. Round Brugler Rank
DL Harold Landry DE Boston College 1 13
Vita Vea DT Washington 1 27
Taven Bryan DT Florida 1 29
Da'Ron Payne DT Alabama 1-2 33
Nathan Shepherd DT Fort Hays St. 2 55
Arden Key DE LSU 2-3 68
Da'Shawn Hand DT Alabama 2 73
Breeland Speaks DE Mississippi 3-4 - -
WR Calvin Ridley WR Alabama 1 11
D.J. Moore WR Maryland 1 14
Courtland Sutton WR SMU 1-2 37
James Washington WR Oklahoma State 2-3 65
Antonio Callaway WR Florida 4-5 - -
Maurice Ateman WR Oklahoma State 5 - -
Daurice Fountain WR Northern Iowa 5-6 - -
Malik Earl WR Missouri State -- - -
OL James Daniels OC Iowa 1 17
Mike McGlinchey OT Notre Dame 1 28
Kolton Miller OG/OT UCLA 3-4 94
Cole Madison OG Washington State 5 - -
Desmond Harrison OT West Georgia 6-7 - -
LB Rashaan Evans LB Alabama 1 25
Leighton Vander Esch LB Boise St 1 26
Darius Leonard LB South Carolina State 3-4 100
Others Nyheim Hines RB NC State 3 79
Terrell Edmunds S Virginia Tech 3 90
Kyzir White S West Viginia 3-4 - -
Tarvarius Moore S Southern Miss 4 - -
Ito Smith RB Southern Miss 6-7 - -
Tracy Walker S La.-Lafayette 7-FA - -

Here are all the players we know of so far that have worked out for the Cowboys on Dallas Day:

"Dallas Day" Participants 4/7/18
Draft Scout Rank Name POS College Proj. Rd.
24 Connor Williams OT Texas 1
149 DeShon Elliott S Texas 4-5
161 Trey Quinn WR SMU 5
245 Justin Lawler DE SMU 7
291 Maea Teuhema OG Southeastern Louisiana 7-FA
297 Matt Pryor OT TCU 7-FA
306 Chris Warren III RB Texas 7-FA
341 Nick Orr S TCU 7-FA
358 Drew Brown K Nebraska FA
370 Brad Lundblade OC Oklahoma State FA
382 Ranthony Texada CB TCU FA
421 Patrick Morris OC TCU FA
423 Travin Howard LB TCU FA
441 Sione Teuhema DE Southeastern Louisiana FA
445 Shane Tripucka P Texas A&M FA
493 K.J. Smith DE Baylor FA
500 C.J. Johnson OLB East Texas Baptist FA
-- Jason Hall S Texas FA
-- Quan Jones WR Baylor FA
-- Tejan Koroma OC BYU FA
-- Mason Gentry DT SMU FA
-- Kenny Hill QB TCU FA
-- Austin Schlottman OL TCU FA
-- John Diarse WR TCU FA
-- Ty Slanina WR TCU FA
-- Chris Lacy WR OSU FA
-- Richard Lagow QB Indiana FA
-- De'Vante Kincade QB/WR Grambling FA
-- Del'Michael High WR Tarleton State FA
-- Evan Brown OL SMU FA
-- Raymond Epps TE SMU FA
-- De'Andre Brown RB Abilene Christian FA
Not qualified for 2018 draft
2017 UDFA Matt Davis QB SMU --
2017 UDFA Dane Evans QB Tulsa --
2017 UDFA Jerod Evans QB Virginia Tech --
2017 UDFA Skyler Howard QB West Virginia --
2017 UDFA Seth Russell QB Baylor --

And finally, here's the list of players the Cowboys reportedly have had private workouts with:

Private workouts per 4/19/18
Draft Scout
Player POS School Proj. Round
18 James Daniels OC Iowa 1
22 Leighton Vander Esch LB Boise State 1
23 Will Hernandez OG UTEP 1
29 D.J. Moore WR Maryland 1-2
32 Christian Kirk WR Texas A&M 1-2
38 D.J. Chark WR LSU 1-2
55 Nathan Shepherd DT Fort Hayes State 2
56 Austin Corbett OT Nevada 2
62 Malik Jefferson LB Texas 2
84 Braden Smith OG Auburn 2-3
87 Nyheim Hines RB N.C. State 3
90 Kyle Lauletta QB Richmond 3
95 Michael Gallup WR Colorado State 3
99 DaeSean Hamilton WR Penn State 3
106 Tre'Quan Smith WR Central Florida 3-4
115 Fred Warner LB BYU 3-4
169 Darius Leonard LB South Carolina State 5
170 Dimitri Flowers FB Oklahoma 5
202 David Wells TE San Diego State 6
279 Joshua Kalu S Nebraska 7-FA
482 Davon Grayson WR East Carolina FA
-- Chris Jones CB Nebraska FA
-- Tejan Koroma OC BYU FA
-- Vyncint Smith WR Limestone FA
-- Detrez Newsome WR Western Carolina FA

Next week we'll ask some of our writers to construct mock drafts using only players featured in one of the three lists above. But why wait?

Can you create a mock draft using only the players invited for official visits, private workouts, or Dallas Day?

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