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How 4th-Round Pick Ryan Switzer Fits Into A Deep Cowboys Receiving Group

FRISCO, Texas – A full breakdown of the Cowboys' fourth-round draft pick (No. 133 overall) Saturday:

Name: Ryan Switzer

Position: Wide Receiver

College:North Carolina

Height/Weight: 5-8/180

The Rundown: Switzer was a three-year starter for the Tar Heels, catching a career 244 passes for 2,907 yards and 19 touchdowns as the school's all-time leading receiver. He also was a two-time All-ACC selection with a conference-record seven punt returns for touchdowns, one short of the NCAA all-time record.

How He Fits In: The Cowboys kept their entire 2016 receiving group intact by re-signing starter Terrance Williams and reserve Brice Butler in March. Dez Bryant and Cole Beasley are fixtures in the passing game for quarterback Dak Prescott. As an undersized receiver, Switzer's best chance to contribute is in the return game, where he would compete with third-year wideout Lucky Whitehead.

Other Options: The Cowboys could have opted for a safety in the fourth round – accomplished prospects such as Iowa's Desmond King and Louisiana Tech's Xavier Woods were still on the board – but they decided to address offense with their fourth pick.

Next Cowboys Pick: 6th Round (211th overall)

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