Dallas Cowboys: Felix Jones Is Who We Thought Reggie Bush Would Be

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Published: September 24, 2009

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... the 2008 NFL Draft, and they were looking for a playmaker at the running back position to replace Julius "2nd-and-11" Jones.

The choice was between University of Illinois' Rashard Mendenhall, and University of Arkansas' Felix Jones.

At first you would think this wasn't even a choice. Jerry would go with his alma mater.  

But it wasn't entirely up to Jerry, as offensive coordinator Jason Garrett made it clear who he wanted.

"The one guy is an everydown back," Garrett said, referring to Mendenhall while the No. 22 pick was approaching. "The other guy is a special complementary back. We've got to remember that we've got an everydown back here."

I'm sure there wasn't much arm twisting, and the Razorbacks "backup" was selected 22nd overall, one spot ahead of Mendenhall.

As it turns out, Felix might turn out to be a better pro prospect than...

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