Only 3 Dallas Cowboys players were ever picked first in the NFL Draft

How driven will the “Draft Whisperer” be with 7 picks in the Motor City?

Barry Gipson
3 min readApr 1, 2024

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Since the NFL Draft began in 1961 the Dallas Cowboys have picked first only 3 out of 62 times. Can you name all 3 players and which year they were drafted?

DALLAS DRAFT HISTORY

The first quarter of this calendar year has concluded. Now we enter into April. The NFL Draft month. This year’s draft will take place in Detroit where the Cowboys…

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Barry Gipson

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