Over the next few months, we’ll be looking at prospects in the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft from a decidedly Cowboys point of view. Taking the Cowboys current personnel, draft position, scheme, and needs into consideration; defensive line, linebacker, defensive backs, as well as complementary offensive pieces at wide receiver, tight end, and perhaps right tackle, we hope to profile the majority of the potential prospects that could realistically end up as Cowboys within the first two rounds. Once the “official visits” start to leak we’ll add prospects that are possibilities in the later rounds.
#18 – Tre’Davious White – Cornerback – LSU – 5-11, 192
Games Watched: Florida, Wisconsin, Texas A&M
Pros: Very experienced, has played extensively all four years in college, and has experience at both left and right outside corner, as well as in the slot. Looks comfortable in press and off coverage, as well as man and zone. Technically sound with polished footwork, perhaps the most technically sound corner in the draft class. Has the athleticism and twitch to open up his hips from press position and run in the receiver’s hip pocket down field, as well as carry them across the field. Does a really nice job covering across the field laterally. Excellent instincts in zone coverage, shows the ability to read plays in front of him and the explosion to plant his back foot, then “click and close” to make the play. Adept at getting his …
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