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2012 NFL Draft Results: Morris Claiborne Selected By Dallas Cowboys With No. 6 Pick

After moving up eight spots in the first round from No. 14 to No. 6, the Dallas Cowboys have selected Morris Claiborne, the award-winning CB from the LSU Tigers.

The Jim Thorpe Award Winner, Claiborne was the No. 1 CB on most NFL draft boards, as he has the size, speed and talent to to immediately step into a starring role in an NFL secondary.

NFL Draft Tracker via Sports Illustrated

After giving up their second round pick as a part of the trade, the Cowboys don't pick again until the No. 81 selection in the third round.

For more on the 2012 NFL Draft, visit the SB Nation Dallas storystream, and for a complete list of 2012 NFL Draft results as they happen, visit For more on Claiborne from an LSU perspective, check out And The Valley Shook while Mocking The Draft has all the latest news and analysis from New York City.

A video profile of Claiborne from SB Nation's Youtube channel:

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