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Dallas Cowboys select CB Trevon Diggs with 51st pick

Stefon Diggs' brother is looking to replace Byron Jones.

That's seemingly the hope for the Dallas Cowboys who used the 51st pick to select cornerback Trevon Diggs on Friday night.

Diggs, the younger brother of wide receiver standout Stefon Diggs, fills a mammoth hole in the Big D defense with Jones' departure to the Dolphins.

At 6-foot-2, 200-plus pounds, Diggs has phenomenal size for his position and with wide receiver experience a knack for the ball (three interceptions as a senior). Though there's room for improvement, Diggs is instantly an asset with his ability to match up with the biggest-bodied receivers in the game.

Later Friday, the Cowboys used the 82nd overall pick to add depth to the defensive line with Oklahoma product Neville Gallimore. Gallimore, a native Canadian, is the second Sooner taken by the Cowboys, who used their first-round pick on wide receiver CeeDee Lamb. Gallimore will also join a former Sooner on the defensive line as the Cowboys signed Gerald McCoy in free agency.

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