Romo: In Travis Frederick, Dallas Got “a Good One”

Travis Frederick was selected 31st overall in April's NFL Draft

Perhaps Tony Romo is biased, since Travis Frederick grew up in Wisconsin like himself, but the Dallas Cowboys’ signal caller believes the team made a solid move when they selected Frederick 31st overall in last April’s NFL Draft.

I think they picked a good one there,” Romo said this week, per ESPN Dallas. “He’ll be a guy who’s going to help us for a long time. People were talking about whether or not we reached for him, I guess at the time, but he’s a good football player and we got a good first-round draft pick there.”

Indeed, the Cowboys were criticized for the pick, but the team hasn’t exhibited any buyer’s remorse--quite the opposite in fact, and after a couple weeks of taking snaps from Frederick, Romo’s as impressed as anyone with the University of Wisconsin product.

“He’s still growing as a player,” Romo said. “He’s still got a lot to learn, but he’s a smart kid, good anchor. He’s strong. He’s tough. I think he’s got a real bright future.”

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