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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

Cowboys take two nice surprises

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
Had you told me the Cowboys would land Dez Bryant and Sean Lee with the first two picks, I would have been pleasantly surprised.

Cowboys make bold move for Bryant

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The Cowboys live for these moments. To trade up and catch a falling star such as Dez Bryant, it’s like Thanksgiving and Christmas rolled up in one.

Don't forget about Brewster in Cowboys' OL plans

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Cowboys are not disappointed with Robert Brewster, one of their third-round picks from last season who spent the year on injured reserve with a torn pectoral muscle.

FS Watkins signs one-year tender with Cowboys

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Cowboys announced that FS Patrick Watkins signed his one-year RFA tender offer Thursday.

A look at four books on football

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk shares his thoughts on a variety of football books he recently had the chance to peruse — two from the vaults and two current tomes.

Don't assume Cowboys are peddling Barber

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The lack of workhorse-type backs in the draft makes a player such as Marion Barber an intriguing target, but there are reasons why the Cowboys might not trade him.

Cowboys DE Spears signs tender

Posted April 06, 2010 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Cowboys restricted free-agent DE Marcus Spears has signed his one-year tender, the team's Web site reported Tuesday.

Cowboys release OT Adams, S Hamlin

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released veteran OT Flozell Adams and veteran S Ken Hamlin on Friday.

Jones hints that Cowboys might favor Felix

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Owner Jerry Jones spoke to a small group of media at the NFL's spring meetings and indicated that RB Felix Jones will get every chance to start next season.

Cowboys might go free-agent route at safety

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The team appears to be moving past Ken Hamlin and would consider moving him or releasing him if they get an adequate replacement.

Five minutes with a legend: Tony Dorsett

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett talks about staying in the spotlight as a retired NFL great, being a proud Cowboys alum, his record 99-yard touchdown run and being involved with a new fantasy football game featuring the greatest ...

Cowboys tender Austin at highest level

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 2:36 a.m. ET
In addition to offering tenders to a number of their free agents Thursday, the Cowboys have tendered breakout WR Miles Austin at the highest level, meaning that any team that wanted to sign him to an offer sheet would have ...

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Cowboys likely to keep all three backs

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
It's looking more as if the Cowboys will keep their deep stable of running backs rather than trading one for help elsewhere.

Hall of Fame Game will feature Cowboys against Bengals

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
A pair of 2009 division champions will kick off the 2010 NFL preseason when the Cowboys play the Bengals in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, on Aug. 8, the Hall of Fame and the NFL ...

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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