10 Research Notes for NFL Draft Dallas Cowboys and related
2009.09.13  Sanchez and Ryan Join Exclusive Group
Rookie Head Coach-Rookie QB Debuts in Season Openers - Since Merger (1970)
Team Head Coach QB
'09 Jets<< Rex Ryan Mark Sanchez
'09 Lions Jim Schwartz Matthew Stafford
'08 Falcons<< Mike Smith Matt Ryan
'08 Ravens<< John Harbaugh Joe Flacco
'89 Cowboys Jimmy Johnson Troy Aikman
'82 Colts Frank Kush Mike Pagel
'76 Seahawks Jack Patera Jim Zorn
'73 Colts Howard Schnellenberger Bert Jones
>>Won game
2009.04.26  Brewster is a High Pick From Ball State
Robert Brewster is the first Ball State player drafted since 2005 (three players selected in 6th round in '05), and the highest Ball State player drafted since P Brad Maynard in 1997 (Giants, 95th overall).
2009.04.26  Williams is Highest from Western Illinois Since '60s
Jason Williams is the highest drafted player from Western Illinois since Leroy Jackson in 1962 (Browns, 11th overall). He's also the first player from Western Illinois drafted since punter Mike Scifres in 2003 (Chargers, 5th round).
2009.04.25  Cowboys Have 12 Picks Left
Team No.
Dallas Cowboys 12
Chicago Bears 9
Cincinnati Bengals 9
Pittsburgh Steelers 8
Tennessee Titans 8
2009.04.25  LSU DL in First Round a Recent Trend
LSU Defensive Linemen Selected in 1st Round - Common Draft Era
Year Player Team
2009 Tyson Jackson Chiefs
2008 Glenn Dorsey Chiefs
2005 Marcus Spears Cowboys
1999 Anthony McFarland Buccaneers
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