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2024 Dallas Cowboys Draft Guide | Cornerbacks

2024 Dallas Cowboys Draft Guide | Cornerbacks

CB: Khyree Jackson | Oregon

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  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 194
  • School: Oregon
  • Class: Senior
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A lengthy press corner with a plus-wingspan (78 inches), Jackson’s 6-foot-3 frame fits the mold of what Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has shown to like at the position in the past. His physicality was elite for the Ducks. Jackson lacks a quick and fluid change of direction as a result of his long, wiry stature, which can allow for outside receivers with a developed route tree to have success. If Jackson can’t win with his physicality at the release, speedy receivers win in return.

OVERVIEW: Jackson's college career saw him go from Fort Scott Community College in Kansas to Alabama and finally to Oregon, where he started 12 games for the Ducks in 2023 and separated himself as one of the premier lengthy cornerbacks in college football. His 11-foot-1-inch broad jump at the NFL Scouting Combine allowed scouts to get a good feel for his explosiveness as an outside cornerback