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Cowboys announce addition of Mexican-born football player

The Dallas Cowboys announced the addition of Mexican offensive lineman Isaac Alarcon Garcia, who was selected as part of the NFL’s International Player Pathway program.

 

The program began in 2016 and provides international athletes an opportunity to make an NFL roster. Garcia played his first major league season in 2015 with Borregos ITESM Monterrey after playing for the Eagles of UANL High School No. 9.

 

In 2016, Garcia won the Bronze medal at the Under 19 World Championship held in Harbin, China.

 

Garcia joins a slew of undrafted free agents. According to ProFootballTalk, the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to contracts with 15 undrafted rookies. Among those include TCU running back Darius Anderson and full back Sewo Olonilua.

 

Anderson led the team with 823 rushing yards and six touchdowns, while also serving as the team’s kickoff returner with 22.1 yards per return.

 

The list also includes other members that played football in Texas. That includes North Texas defensive end Ladarius Hamilton, Texas Tech tackle Terence Steele and Texas A&M wide receiver Kendrick Rogers will also be staying in the Lone Star State as they pursue their professional futures.

According to PFT, the Cowboys also signed:

  • UAB defensive tackle Garrett Marino
  • Rhode Island wide receiver Aaron Parker
  • Utah linebacker Francis Bernard
  • South Carolina running back Rico Dowdle
  • Michigan tight end Sean McKeon
  • James Madison defensive end Ron’Dell Carter
  • Mississippi State wide receiver Stephen Guidry
  • Kansas linebacker Azur Kamara
  • Illinois State safety Luther Kirk
  • Portland State tight end Charlie Taumoepaeu.

The new additions join the following from the NFL Draft:

The picks by the Cowboys were as followed:

 

  • Pick 17: CeeDee Lamb, WR, Oklahoma
  • Pick 51: Trevon Diggs, CB, Alabama
  • Pick 82: Neville Gallimore, DT, Oklahoma
  • Pick 123: Reggie Robinson II, CB, Tulsa
  • Pick 146: Tyler Biadasz, C, Wisconsin
  • Pick 179: Bradlee Anae, DE, Utah
  • Pick 231: Ben DiNucci, QB, James Madison

 

 

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