6 low-key options for Cowboys that are flying under the radar in the draft

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Cowboys low-key option No. 2: Jerrod Clark, DT, Coastal Carolina

As good as the Cowboys defense has been under Dan Quinn, they still have been susceptible to giving up chunks of yardage in the run game. They've tried to shore that up as they drafted Quinton Bohanna in 2021 and then traded for Johnathan Hankins last season.

Both will return in 2023 with Hankins being one of their re-signed in-house free agents. But there could be room for improvement if the right player fell to them.

One such option would be Jerrod Clark from Coastal Carolina who is flying under the radar. Clark is massive at 6-foot-4 and 334 pounds. And while he still has a lot to learn about playing the position, Lance Zierlein of NFL.com explains how his past as a tight end could help him become a disruptive force.

"Nose tackle whose size is a double-edged sword. Clark lacks the build and body type of a true NFL nose, so additional weight limits his natural athleticism inside. He needs to make better use of his length to begin stacking blocks and controlling the point of attack. Clark is a former high school tight end with decent feet, so improved quickness could help him become a more disruptive interior talent."

Zierlein, NFL.com

Should he fall into the later rounds, Clark would be an intriguing developmental player for Dallas.