Elliott tweeted at Parsons almost immediately after Dallas drafted the Penn State linebacker.
“[D]on’t touch me in practice rook,” the star running back wrote.
Parsons wrote back: “[W]e’ll see!”
The team’s newest linebacker was also welcomed to the team by several other Cowboys stars.
Dallas traded back in the draft after two of the top cornerbacks the team was reportedly targeting were selected right ahead of them. The Cowboys made a deal with the フィラデルフィアイーグルス, allowing their NFC East rivals to move up in the draft while also skipping over the ニューヨークジャイアンツ.
Parsons played two seasons at Penn State and skipped the third season over coronavirus concerns.
に 26 ゲーム, he recorded 191 tackles with 18 損失への取り組み. 彼が追加した 6.5 sacks and six forced fumbles. He was among the top tacklers in the Big Ten, finishing third in the conference with 109 トータルタックル.
Dallas finished 6-10 last season, just missing out on a division title. The team was 28th in points allowed and 23rd in yards allowed.