Cowboys Add Ex Baylor RB Lache Seastrunk

IRVING - The Cowboys were hoping to go 'bigger' with a backup running back prospect. Instead maybe they'll go 'better' with the signing of former Baylor star Lache Seastrunk.

The Dallas Cowboys are making what qualifies as a "minor'' move ... unless maybe you are a fan of what Lache Seastrunk accomplished at Baylor.

Dallas is releasing rookie free agent Synjyn Days in favor of Baylor product Seastrunk, sources tell, and while this is largely about a fifth running back in the spring for a team that will keep one or two fewer than that in the fall, it's still compelling to followers of Seastrunk, the 5-9, 205-pounder from Temple, Texas who was elusive and sensational in college, producing 2,189 yards rushing on 289 carries and 18 TDs over the course of two seasons.

Seastrunk, 23, was selected in the sixth-round of the 2014 NFL draft by the Redskins. He was cut there and has since spent brief time with the Panthers and Titans but was a street free agent this offseason. His NFL highlights? Brief and of the preseason variety ...

The Cowboys have explored employing a bigger back and at 230, Georgia Tech product Days was that. But last Thursday at OTAs, Fish of 105.3 The Fan is told the rookie didn’t get any reps behind a group of vets that includes Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden, Lance Dunbar and Ryan Williams.

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