Dec 26, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; Utah State Aggies quarterback Darell Garretson (6) is sacked by Northern Illinois Huskies defensive tackle Ken Bishop (93) and defensive end Perez Ford (44) in the first half during the 2013 Poinsettia Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

2014 NFL Draft: The Cowboys Select DT Ken Bishop Out Of Northern Illinois


The Dallas Cowboys have five selections in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Three of those picks are compensatory. So far in this year’s draft, the Cowboys have selected Notre Dame offensive tackle Zach Martin, Boise State defensive end Demarcus Lawrence, Iowa linebacker Anthony Hitchens and Pittsburgh wide receiver Devin Street.

With their first three picks in the seventh round, the Cowboys drafted Ben Gardner, DE, Stanford; Will Smith, linebacker, Texas Tech and Ahmad Dixon, safety, Baylor.

Now the second of three compensatory picks will go off the board. Here’s the Cowboys newest addition…

In the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft, at pick #251, the Dallas Cowboys select…

Ken Bishop, Defensive Tackle, Northern Illinois

Here’s everything you need to know about the young prospect:

Height: 6’0
Weight: 306 lbs.
40 Speed/Bench: 5.21/31
2013 Numbers: 70 tackles, 7 TFL, 1.5 sacks

Player Breakdown: Good hands, always active, and plays with quick feet.

Cowboys Analysis: Cowboys Scouts had fifth round grade on Bishop. Will probably play the three technique on the inside of the defensive line. Could also play the one technique. Rotational player.

Dallas Cowboys Seventh Round Picks Since 2008:

2013 – None
2012 – Caleb McSurdy, LB, Montana
2011 – Shaun Chapas, RB, Georgia
2011 – Bill Nagy, OL, Wisconsin
2010 – Sean Lissemore, DT, William & Mary
2009 – Mike Mickens, DB, Cincinnati
2009 – Manuel Johnson, WR, Oklahoma
2008 – None

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  • PaulTX

    Sometimes I wonder if they blindfold Jerry, and he throws darts at the draft board.

  • Bill Smith

    I think our two best picks were our Third and Sixth rounders

  • Earl Robertson

    Not liking that he is from a small school but late 7th I guess isn’t bad place to reach