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NFL Draft results 2020: The Dallas Cowboys select CB Reggie Robinson II with the 123rd pick

The Cowboys have added more help to their cornerbacks.

NCAA Football: Senior Bowl Practice Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Cowboys have selected cornerback Reggie Robinson II from Tulsa with the 123rd overall pick, pick #17 in the fourth round of the 2020 draft.

The Cowboys went back to the well to help out their secondary. There are some scouts who really like his value here.

The size, length and ball production offer up hope, but Robinson’s lack of speed and athletic traits could prevent him from maintaining playmaking positioning as a pro. He has average instincts, but his length can be a disruptive factor in close quarters. If he can crank up his run-support intensity, he might get looks as a zone corner or a safety.

The Draft Network

Tulsa cornerback Reggie Robinson developed nicely throughout his career after playing safety in high school. The switch flipped as a senior in 2019 where he was fifth in the FBS with 17 pass breakups and logged four interceptions. While Robinson has technical work needed in every coverage concept, he isn’t limited. There are positive reps in man, press and zone making him a versatile prospect that plays a physical brand of football and can make plays on the football. His development will now continue at the next level where his ceiling is exciting as he continues to develop his technique given his impressive physical traits and alpha mentality. Robinson profiles as a starting outside corner by Year Two/Three.

Cowboys 2020 draft picks:

Round 1, pick 17 (No. 17 overall) - WR CeeDee Lamb
Round 2, pick 19 (No. 51 overall) - CB Trevon Diggs
Round 3, pick 18 (No. 82 overall) - DT Neville Gallimore
Round 4, pick 17 (No. 123 overall) - CB Reggie Robinson II
Round 5, pick 18 (No. 164 overall)
Round 5, pick 33 (No. 179 overall)
Round 7, pick 17 (No. 231 overall)

Cowboys needs:

CB - With the loss of Byron Jones in free agency, and with Chobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis needing new contracts in 2021, the team needs to add some young talent.

EDGE - Robert Quinn took his 11.5 sacks to Chicago leaving a hole on the right side. The Cowboys hope to get Randy Gregory back, and hope that new signee Aldon Smith will also be re-instated, but they can’t count on either/both returning and being ready to play.

Wide receiver - Randall Cobb proved to be a more-than-worthy replacement to Cole Beasley in the slot, but now he’s left for the Texans. The Cowboys have a top-tier 1-2 punch in Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup, but the cupboard is a little bare after that.

Safety - The signing of Ha Ha Clinton-Dix helped alleviate this problem, but it was only a one-year deal. Xavier Woods is also scheduled for a new deal in 2021. The Cowboys need to add some young talent.

Others: linebacker, tight end, center

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