The Cowboys surprised a lot of people when they drafted Travis Frederick, a center from Wisconsin who was widely viewed as a mid-round pick, in the first round. But Frederick believes he can show those people they shouldn’t have been surprised.
Frederick said today at the opening of the Cowboys’ rookie minicamp that he’ll be motivated to work hard and demonstrate that the people who saw him as a first-round reach were incorrect.
“I can prove some people wrong,” Frederick said. “The first thing I need to do is establish myself, establish myself as a worker, someone the guys can trust, somebody they believe in in the weight room and somebody they believe in on the practice field. After that, I think things start to come into place.”
The Cowboys need Frederick, who is expected to be their starting center from Day One, to prove a lot of people wrong.