Two Former Cowboys Drafted, Brett Smith Signs as Free Agent
This weekend’s NFL Draft saw two former Wyoming Cowboys selected by National Football League teams, marking the first time since 1997 that the Cowboys have had multiple players selected in the same year.
According to a news release from U.W., free safety Marqueston Huff was the first Cowboy drafted by the Tennessee Titans as the 22nd selection in the fourth round. Huff was the 122nd overall selection.
Wide receiver Robert Herron was selected as the ninth pick in the sixth round by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Herron was the 185th overall selection.
Former Wyoming QB Brett Smith, who decided to forego his senior season at Wyoming and entered into the NFL Draft following his junior season, was not selected in this year’s NFL Draft. He is reported to be signing as a free agent with Tampa Bay.