Cowboys Select NT In Supplemental Draft

The Cowboys added some depth at nose tackle today after selecting former Illinois defensive lineman Joshua Price-Brent. in the seventh-round of the NFL Supplemental Draft. With the selection of Price-Brent, Dallas forfeits their seventh-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Price-Brent — 6-foot-2, 321-pounds — entered the supplemental draft after he was ruled ineligible for his senior season at Illinois. He will compete for the back-up nose tackle spot with Junior Siavii. Sean Lissemore , who was selected in the seventh-round of the 2010 NFL Draft, could also compete for the position, but he was used primarily at defensive end during minicamps.

Price-Brent had 29 tackles, seven tackles for losses, three sacks and three forced fumbles last season.

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Tags: 2010 NFL Draft 2010 NFL Supplemental Draft 2011 NFL Draft Dallas Cowboys Jay Ratliff Joshua Price-Brent Junior Siavii NFL Sean Lissemore

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