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Tyron Smith

Tyron Smith - #77 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 308 lbs.
Birthday 12/12/1990
Birthplace Moreno Valley, CA
College USC
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 9th pick by Cowboys

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Cowboys game:

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Cowboys-Vikings game.

Spencer: Cowboys not far away defensively

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
The Cowboys' defense was playing at an exceptionally high level late last season prior to the playoff loss to the Vikings, and OLB Anthony Spencer told PFW he thinks the team can follow a similar path this time around.

Cowboys elevate Holly to 53-man roster

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Cowboys signed WR Jesse Holly from their practice squad on Friday and released OT Robert Brewster.

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Cowboys-Vikings game.

Cowboys sign OT Parnell

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Cowboys signed OT Jermey Parnell from the Saints' practice squad on Thursday.

They said it: Vikings edition

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of things heard this week by Vikings and Cowboys players and coaches.

Favre would consider sitting to rest elbow

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Brett Favre said Wednesday he would consider resting his sore elbow and sitting out games.

Vikings' 60-second rant: Loser goes home Sunday

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
Sobering news for the loser of Cowboys-Vikings: Since the NFL expanded the playoffs to 12 teams in 1990, there have been only five clubs that have started 1-4 and made the postseason.

America loves 'America's Team'

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
A new poll reports that for the fourth year in a row, the Cowboys have been voted as the most popular NFL team.

Cowboys' problems run deeper than simple mistakes

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
It would be easy to write off the Cowboys' 1-3 start as a result of a lack of discipline, but Dallas also is suffering through some poor play by players who were thought to be key pieces.

Jones wrestles away lead in Cowboys backfield

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
In quite possibly the league's most erratic backfield situation, Felix Jones has regained the lead for carries in Dallas.

Titans continue NFC dominance in 34-27 win vs. Cowboys

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
A pair of costly Cowboys mistakes led the Titans to a 34-27 win in Dallas.

Cowboys' Buehler still must improve kickoffs

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Although he led the NFL in touchbacks on kickoffs last season, Cowboys PK David Buehler is struggling this year, according to NFC East Whispers.

Cowboys' run defense comes into focus

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
The Cowboys spent the bye week working on consistent tackling and maintaining gap responsibility, which was a problem on what amounted to three big runs in the last game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 22, 2012
Smith was active for Thursday's game.||||||| He sprained an ankle Sunday against Cleveland and said he was likely a game-time decision.
Posted Sept. 12, 2012
Smith has been fined $15,000 by the NFL for his horse-collar tackle that prevented a touchdown on an interception return in the season-opening win over the Giants. When asked Wednesday if it was money well spent, Smith said it was, because the play helped his team. He said he wasn't asking for any help from his teammates to pay the fine.||||||| Early in the second quarter of the Sept. 5 opener, linebacker Michael Boley intercepted a pass near midfield. He wasn't tackled until Smith made a "last effort" and grabbed him at the 2. The ball was marked at the 1, and the Giants failed to on three plays to get in the end zone before kicking a field goal for a 3-0 lead. Dallas won 24-17.
Posted Sept. 08, 2011
Smith was partially suited up the day after each left Wednesday's practice with a knee injury.||||||| Smith's status is to be determined. He wasn't carrying his helmet and only watched as fellow linemen did some individual drills.
Posted July 28, 2011
The Dallas Cowboys have signed top draft pick Tyron Smith in time to have him on the field for their first full practice of training camp.||||||| Smith is expected to start right away at right tackle, replacing Marc Colombo, with an eye on grooming him as the eventual starter at left tackle. The 6-foot-5, 310-pound Smith was the ninth player taken in the draft after two standout seasons as a starter for Southern Cal. The youngest player in the entire draft, he doesn't turn 21 until December. He was the first offensive lineman Jerry Jones has ever drafted in the first round.
Posted April 28, 2011
Smith already has a claim to fame in Dallas Cowboys lore. He is the first offensive lineman drafted in the first round by Jerry Jones. Since Smith is only 20, and the Cowboys took him with the ninth overall pick, they are counting on him to grow into something a lot more special.||||||| Smith's arrival likely means the departure of right tackle Marc Colombo. "I think I have the potential to be a Pro Bowler," Smith said, pausing for about two seconds then adding, "and be a Hall of Famer."

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