McGovern isn’t practicing with the team during its mandatory minicamp due to a pectoral strain. However, once he’s healthy, he says he’ll try to crack the team’s starting lineup.
Even if McGovern isn’t a starter this year, he could provide quality support behind Connor Williams and Zack Martin at the guard spots. Eventually, Williams may be shifted to tackle and current right tackle La’el Collins may depart after this year, his final season under contract, so there’s a clear path for McGovern to start at some point. In theory, strong camps from Williams and McGovern could give Dallas enough confidence to move Collins in a trade and add some draft picks for 2020.
Here’s the full rundown of the Cowboys’ class, via PFR’s tracker:
- 2-58: Trysten Hill, DT (Central Florida): Signed
- 3-90: Connor McGovern, G (Penn State): Signed
- 4-128: Troy Pollard, RB (Memphis): Signed
- 5-158: Michael Jackson, CB (Miami): Signed
- 5-165: Joe Jackson, DE (Miami): Signed
- 6-213: Donovan Wilson, S (Texas A&M): Signed
- 7-218: Mike Weber, RB (Ohio State): Signed
- 7-241: Jalen Jelks, DE (Oregon): Signed
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