Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/29/13
The VitalsNFL Team: Dallas CowboysPick Number: 31Player Name: Travis FrederickPosition: CenterSchool: WisconsinHeight/Weight: 6’ 4”  312 lbsThe FitWith the 31st pick they selected Wisconsin C Travis Frederick. I was thrilled with the pick for a few reasons. They addressed an area of need. They added a 3rd round pick. They also killed two birds with one stone. Frederick can play center while 4th year center, Phil Costa, who played well at both center and guard in 2011, can move to Guard. Costa missed most of the 2012 season with injury but will be ready to go for 2013.A Better Player Would Have Been Because the Cowboys have a player in Costa that can play center the Cowboys could have selected Kentucky Guard Larry Warford but I think 31st was a little too high for Warford. Frederick was the right pick at this spot.The VerdictFrederick can also play guard but will most likely play center. Frederick comes from a program in Wisconsin that churns out offensive linemen. He has good footwo...
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