Fans weren't the only ones who were surprised when the Dallas Cowboys moved up to take Morris Claiborne with the No. 6 pick; the Cowboys had never even contacted Claiborne before selecting him:
Morris Claiborne on Cowboys moving up to get him: "I didn't see it coming in a million years." Said he didn't talk to Cowboys at all.— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) April 27, 2012
Dallas had brought in their last six first-round picks to Valley Ranch for a pre-draft workout. The last one they didn't bring in? DeMarcus Ware.
Cowboys fans can only hope that Claiborne has even close to the same impact.
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