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A long time comin’: Cowboys select Coppell product Williams in NFL draft

Dallas Cowboy and former Coppell Cowboy Connor Williams poses with a picture with former high school coach and current Athletic Director Joe McBride. Williams is a former UT Austin Longhorn, and was recently selected No. 50 overall as a offensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL Draft. (photo courtesy Joe McBride).

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Surrounded by news cameras, Connor Williams fell to his knees with tears of happiness streaming when he got the call from Jerry Jones, after a long laborious journey riddled with injury and doubt, Williams was now a Dallas Cowboy.   The quiet kid from Coppell has come a long way.   The...