A singular, transcendent talent can change the fortunes of a football team instantly. Each year, NFL teams approach the draft with this knowledge, hoping that luck will be on their side and that their extensive scouting and analysis will pay off.
In On the Clock: Dallas Cowboys, Calvin Watkins explores the fascinating, rollercoaster history of America's Team at the draft, from Roger Staubach through Emmitt Smith and beyond.
Readers will go behind the scenes with top decision-makers as they evaluate, deliberate, and ultimately make the picks they hope will tip the fate of their franchise toward success.
From seemingly surefire first-rounders to surprising late selections, this is a must-read for Cowboys faithful and NFL fans eager for a glimpse at how teams are built.
About the Author
Calvin Watkins covers the Dallas Cowboys for the Dallas Morning News and has reported on the team for over a decade. Previously he covered Texas professional sports for ESPN.