Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 5/4/12
IRVING, Texas Morris Claiborne was anxious to put on a Dallas Cowboys jersey for the first time, even if it was just a practice jersey. "I mean, I couldn't wait," Claiborne, the Cowboys' first round draft pick, said after his first workout at rookie camp Friday. I probably was the first person with mine on." Putting on Cowboys gear means a lot to Claiborne, the sixth overall pick out of LSU, because he grew up in a family of Dallas Cowboys fans. Claiborne, a cornerback, was shocked when his family's favorite team drafted him after a last-minute trade. The Cowboys, who had the No. 14 pick before trading up, had not spoken to him during the pre-draft process. But when his name was called, Claiborne got tears in his eyes as he embraced his mother. "When I looked back and I saw everybody that was sitting at the table, and just knowing that all those guys are Cowboys fans" Claiborne said. "When I said 'Cowboys' just the surprised looks on their faces, it did something to me." Like...
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