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Super Bowl predictions, tattoos and believing in the impossible: Ryan Switzer's path to the Cowboys
Ryan Switzer's father was working upstairs in his home office on April 29 when his son received a call from the Dallas Cowboys. By the...

Ryan Switzer brings some fearlessness to the Cowboys
When it comes to returning punts, Ryan Switzer is fearless. The receiver returned seven for touchdowns in his career at North Carolina, one off the...

Barry Switzer actually called Ryan Switzer's family to find out if they were related
All kidding -- and Barry Switzer tweets -- aside, the former coach of the Cowboys and Oklahoma Sooners is not related to fourth round pick...

Ryan Switzer Impresses at Dallas Cowboys Rookie Mini-Camp
Ryan Switzer's quickness off the snap is impressive. His burst is noticeable. I also came away impressed with how easily he catches the ball. His...

What NFL scouting reports said about Ryan Switzer: He's small, but has a junkyard dog attitude
All kinds of draft grades and evaluations about NFL prospects have come out since the draft. Here are some tiny snippets of what scouts and...

Watch Dallas Cowboys Rookie Ryan Switzer Show Off His Incredible Footwork
During his career at the University of North Carolina and in the Senior Bowl that followed, the overall scouting report on Ryan Switzer highlighted his...

What does Ryan Switzer bring to the Dallas Cowboys?
The player to whom Ryan Switzer, an almost uncoverable slot receiver at North Carolina, was most commonly compared in the run-up to the NFL Draft,...

Predicting Surprise Rookie Starters from 2017 NFL Draft
Ryan Switzer, WR, Dallas Cowboys: Account for Ryan Switzer at least getting into the conversation for dethroning Cole Beasley this offseason, as it's not normal...

Switzer family soaking it all in after Cowboys call
By now, most football fans in West Virginia have seen the video of Charleston native Ryan Switzer receiving the fourth-round draft call from Dallas Cowboys...

Switzer: ‘Surreal’ on call with Jerry Jones, drafted by Cowboys
Former George Washington high school standout and two-time Kennedy Award winner Ryan Switzer was taken in the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday...

Video: Surreal Weekend For Ryan Switzer
The Dallas Cowboys picked up a bunch of new fans over the weekend. A heapload of those fans reside in West Virginia. That's because the...

Cowboys use fourth-round pick on Ryan Switzer: 'I think I'm the best returner in the draft'
The Cowboys used their fourth-round pick Saturday on Ryan Switzer, a 5-8 receiver who reminds them of one they already have. They hope he can...

Four Tar Heels Taken In Third Day Of NFL Draft
Four UNC Tar Heels were selected on the third day of the 2017 NFL Draft Saturday afternoon. Wide receiver Mack Hollins was selected by...

Video: Emotional Ryan Switzer Gets The Call From Jerry Jones
Former North Carolina wide receiver Ryan Switzer is overcome with emotion as he gets the call of a lifetime from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones...

How 4th-Round Pick Ryan Switzer Fits Into A Deep Cowboys Receiving Group
The Cowboys kept their entire 2016 receiving group intact by re-signing starter Terrance Williams and reserve Brice Butler in March. Dez Bryant and Cole Beasley...

Ryan Switzer Drafted by Dallas Cowboys in 4th Round
UNC wide receiver Ryan Switzer was drafted with the No. 27 pick in the fourth round by the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday. Switzer set UNC...

Ryan Switzer ready to adapt to whatever NFL needs
Ryan Switzer caught 244 passes at UNC, a school record. But the best thing he ever received was a life-changing piece of advice from his...

Ryan Switzer’s plan coming together on NFL Draft weekend
In life, as on the gridiron, Ryan Switzer has always kept his eyes down field. In his mind, accomplishments aren’t finish lines. They’re landmarks along...

Ryan Switzer is the rare ‘Wes Welker type’ who actually plays like Wes Welker
Ryan Switzer is the 5’8 firecracker of a wide receiver who made a name for himself by doing one thing exceedingly well while playing at...

NFL Draft Preview: Marquise Williams on WR Ryan Switzer
Ryan Switzer finished his college football career as UNC's all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards, and punt return touchdowns and yards. "That is one of...

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