Report: Former Ohio State QB lands tryout with Dallas Cowboys
J.T. Barrett has landed a tryout opportunity with the Dallas Cowboys.
ESPN’s Todd Archer reported on Wednesday that Barrett, who spent his college days at Ohio State, and Illinois State’s Brady Davis will be headed to Dallas on a tryout basis. The news comes as former James Madison quarterback Ben DiNucci was not eligible to participate in the rookie minicamp this weekend.
Turns out Ben DiNucci is not eligible to participate in the rookie minicamp this weekend after all. He can take part in the Rookie Football Development Program that starts next week. The Cowboys are bringing in two quarterbacks on a tryout basis: Ohio… https://t.co/UA4SaepPZt
— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) May 12, 2021
Barrett has spent time with the New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers either during the offseason or as a member of the practice squad. He has not yet made an NFL roster. He was undrafted in 2018 NFL Draft.
At Ohio State, Barrett was a three-time B1G Quarterback of the Year winner and was named the Offensive MVP in the 2016 Fiesta Bowl and 2017 Cotton Bowl. He also helped lead the Buckeyes to a national championship in the 2014 season, the first year of the College Football Playoff.
Barrett broke a number of B1G records during his time in Columbus.