A year after the Cowboys’ arch-rivals reached into Waco, Texas and found a franchise quarterback, the Cowboys have grabbed one of Robert Griffin III’s former targets at Baylor.
With a third-round pick, the Cowboys selected receiver Terrance Williams, who ostensibly will take advantage of all the attention given to Dez Bryant and Miles Austin. And Bryant and Austin are happy about that.
“He’s a great receiver,” Bryant said, via Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “He can stretch the field. He can go deep. He can make a short-yardage play go long. He’s got that type of ability. He can go up and grab the ball. That’s what you want in the guy.”
Austin agrees. “From what I’ve seen, I think he’s a tremendous player,” Austin said. “He seems like a really nice humble guy on the interviews and everything like that. I’m going to try to teach him things and learn things from him. I’m sure he has things he’s done over there. But just try to bring as many of the guys along as we can.”
In 2011, Laurent Robinson had a big year as the team’s third receiver, catching 11 touchdown passes. Last year, Kevin Ogletree was a disappointment in that role.
As Williams (Charean) points out, Williams (Terrance) eventually could end up allowing the Cowboys to move on from Austin.