Cowboys’ head coach Jason Garrett spent his college years at not one, but two Ivy League schools (Princeton, Columbia, then Princeton again), eventually winning the Asa S. Bushnell award for the best player in the Ivy League in his senior year. So it’s not surprising that the Cowboys have shown interest in Collin Zych, an All-Ivy League safety out of Harvard, who has been gaining some notoriety as the draft nears.
Dallas is one of a number of teams to meet with Zych prior to this month’s draft, according to a source close to the situation. Other teams reportedly set to meet with the Harvard star include the New England Patriots and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The 5-foot-11, 195 pound Zych won’t have to go far for his visit with the Cowboys; he grew up in the DFW area and is a graduate of Plano East Senior High. He finished the 2010 season tied for the team lead in tackles with 79, to go along with 12 pass deflections.
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