New Cowboys quarterback Brandon Weeden never really played with Dez Bryant at Oklahoma State, as he only became the team’s starter in 2010--the year Bryant left for the NFL Draft. But he knows Bryant’s game well enough, from practice and so forth, to heap the praise on his new teammate.
“He’s a freak,” Weeden said of Bryant, per ESPN Dallas. “I’m not surprised he’s done what he’s done at all. Dez was born to play one sport and it’s football. He’s a freak. He’s one of my all-time favorite teammates."
“I loved being around Dez. He’s like a little kid, happy go lucky, a fun guy to be around. I figured his career would go like this, a superstar top-two receiver in the league. I knew it from Day 1 on campus. We were running routes and he ran a bang 8, a skinny post, full speed and the quarterback threw it behind him. He just reached back, caught it with one hand in stride. I was like, ‘Holy cow.’ I knew right then this kid had it.”
For his part, Bryant welcomed Weeden to the Cowboys via twitter shortly after his signing on Monday.
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