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NFL Draft 2012: Morris Claiborne Shocked To Become A Dallas Cowboy

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:

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.

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.

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