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Demarcus — now DeMarcus — Lawrence creates buzz at Cowboys camp

Former Boise State defensive end Demarcus — now DeMarcus — Lawrence generated a lot of buzz in Dallas during the Cowboys’ rookie minicamp. The second-round draft pick’s performance will be evaluated for years based on the team’s decision to give up a third-round pick to the rival Redskins to trade up and get him.

Here are a few stories to check out:

It’s no accident that the Cowboys now have three former Boise State players on their roster.

Some think the Cowboys made a mistake trading up to get Lawrence.

Lawrence watched the birth of his son on an iPhone, then flew to Boise to meet him.

Lawrence says his name is DeMarcus on his birth certificate. He just never corrected it during his college career.

According to media reports, undrafted free agent wide receiver Aaron Burks made some impressive plays during the Buccaneers’ minicamp.

Quarterback Joe Southwick has not been signed by the Raiders. He had a tryout with the team at their minicamp.

Matt Paradis was ‘in awe’ at Broncos camp.

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