Dallas Cowboys: Meet 2013 Undrafted Free Agent Deon Lacey

May 4, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Nobody has to tell Deon Lacey about the obstacles he faces to be successful in the NFL.
Heck, it has been hard enough for a University of West Alabama football player to even reach this point. Nobody from the school has earned a roster spot since Kendrick Office (Buffalo Bills) in 2001. 
This year three players from UWA will be involved in a NFL training camp and potentially preseason games and beyond. Lacey is proud to be one of them. 
Out of the three, he is the only one who had been with the program since freshman year. He was not even heavily recruited in high school. So you could imagine how much this opportunity means to him.
In fact, when Lacey arrives for Dallas rookie mini-camp next week, he will instantly be labeled as "one of those guys." 
One of those guys who played for a Division II-III school that very few around the U.S. have heard of. For that reason, players like him supposedly did not face the type of elite talent typ...

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