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The Dallas Cowboys select CB Michael Jackson with the 158th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft

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The Cowboys traded back and picked up corner Michael Jackson.

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NCAA Football: Miami at Pittsburgh Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

It’s official. With the 158th overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft the Dallas Cowboys have selected Miami cornerback Michael Jackson.

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Big, strong cornerback with the dimensions to get excited about, but a lack of cover traits could get him beat unless he finds the right scheme fit. Jackson’s length and strength will be appealing for cover-2 teams looking for a banger who can drop and use his size as a deterrent against touch throws. He has some ball skills when he’s in the neighborhood, but may not be in the neighborhood often enough to become an NFL starter. Teams could transition him to a safety spot early in his career.


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2019 Dallas Cowboys Draft Selections

Round Overall Pick Number Player Position School Notes
Round Overall Pick Number Player Position School Notes
2 58 Trysten Hill DT Central Florida
3 90 Connor McGovern G Penn State
4 128 Tony Pollard RB Memphis
4 136 PICK TRADED TO CINCINNATI BENGALS Compensatory pick
5 149 PICK TRADED TO OAKLAND RAIDERS From Cincinnati Bengals
5 158 Michael Jackson CB Miami From Oakland Raiders
5 165 Joe Jackson DE Miami
6 213 Donovan Wilson S Texas A&M From Cincinnati Bengals
7 218 Mike Weber RB Ohio State From Oakland Raiders
7 241 Jalen Jelks DE Oregon

How to watch the 2019 NFL Draft

Saturday, April 27: 12pm ET

Rounds 4-7

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