What Does The Future Hold For J.J. Wilcox?

There aren’t a lot of positives to take away from the Dallas Cowboys’ defense, particularly in the secondary. And rookie safety J.J. Wilcox had a very shaky year. And if you have already started digging into the 2014 draft, you will see many draftniks putting a safety in their first round of their mock drafts to Dallas. And while I wouldn’t necessarily be opposed to that, I...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Wilcox having MRI after hurting knee in practice

IRVING, Texas - Cowboys rookie safety J.J. Wilcox is undergoing an MRI this evening to determine the severity of a right knee sprain sustained in Thursday's practice. Wilcox' quick assimilation caused Dallas to release early-season starter Will Allen. Veteran Barry Church will continue to man the other safety position for the 4-3 Cowboys, who play at Detroit on Sunday. ...
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: JJ Wilcox Will Start Against Rams Sunday

DALLAS, TX – Stephen Jones told reporters this week that rookie Safety J.J Wilcox will crack the starting line up this week against the Rams. Wilcox is a kid I’ve been high on since the Cowboys drafted him, I even went on record saying he’d be the best player from their 2013 draft class when […]
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys rookie DB Wilcox back after mom's death

IRVING, Texas On the first night Dallas Cowboys Nation met just-drafted safety J.J. Wilcox, he lost his composure in a comically positive way, accepting the news from owner Jerry Jones while screaming with glee in the phone with a chorus of his family and friends screaming with glee in the background. On Wednesday, the rookie returned to practice and to the locker room after spending...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys rookie S Wilcox trying to leave impression

(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer J.J. Wilcox didn't hesitate when the Dallas Cowboys rookie was asked if he knew who Bill Bates was. ''Special teams hero,'' said Wilcox. ''And one of the hardest hitters back in the '90s when the Cowboys were rolling.'' Wilcox just forgot to mention why...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Can J.J. Wilcox beat out former draft pick Matt Johnson for the Cowboys starting safety spot?

It seemed likely that the Dallas Cowboys would add a safety at some point during this year’s draft and they did just that Friday by selecting J.J. Wilcox out of Georgia Southern with the 80th overall pick. Wilcox was the Cowboys’ fourth pick in the first three rounds and the first defensive player the franchise selected. After playing on the offensive side of the ball during...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign third-rounder J.J. Wilcox

Via ESPNDallas.com, the Dallas Cowboys have signed third-round pick J.J Wilcox. ESPNDallas reports that the deal is worth $2.8 million with about half a million as a signing bonus. The Cowboys are planning on using Wilcox on special teams and are giving him a shot to compete for a starting job at safety. Wilcox played receiver and running back on Georgia Southern up until his senior...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Select J. J. Wilcox In Third Round Of 2013 NFL Draft

3.18 Dallas Cowboys J. J. Wilcox, S, Georgia Southern (6-0, 213) With the eighteenth selection (80th overall) in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys select safety J. J. Wilcox from Georgia Southern.  Wilcox only played safety for one year at Georgia Southern, moving from the offensive side of the ball (wide receiver and running back).  So, there will be a...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft pick J.J. Wilcox will help Cowboys at safety

Upgrading at safety was one of the Dallas Cowboys' top priorities following the conclusion of the 2012 season. The lack of playmakers at the position had many thinking the Cowboys would draft a safety in the first round last Thursday. However, when former Longhorn Kenny Vaccaro was selected by the New Orleans Saints at No. 15, the Cowboys had no other safety ranked high enough...
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

J.J. Wilcox cried after the Cowboys drafted him (Video)

Former Georgia Southern safety J.J. Wilcox cried right after he got a call from Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones. If I had the talent to play in the NFL, I would probably cry if I ended up getting drafted.   Need NFL Tickets?
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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