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Change of Heart, TE Scott Sicko Joins Cowboys



    The Dallas Cowboys have signed tight end Scott Sicko, three days after the New Hampshire player said he was turning down the NFL to go to graduate school.

    Sicko signed a free agent contract Tuesday, reversing course on a decision that he wouldn't pursue NFL offers after he wasn't taken in the draft.

    The 6-foot-4, 251-pound Sicko caused an Internet stir with his announcement Saturday. Some applauded the 22-year-old's focus on academics, while others blasted him for passing on a rare opportunity.

    Sicko tells The Times Union newspaper of Albany, N.Y., he was surprised by all the attention. He says he is "a 22-year-old kid" who wanted to make sure he made the right decision for himself and fiancee.

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