Underrated RB Agrees with Dallas

The Dallas Cowboys will bring this underrated running back from the ACC to Valley Ranch.

The Dallas Cowboys have agreed with undrafted free agent running back Keon Lattimore, out of Maryland, TheRanchReport.com has confirmed.

Lattimore was ranked as the No. 67 running back available in this year's draft on TheRanchReport.com's draft board.

Lattimore led the Terps in rushing yards per game (67.1) last season and was second in scoring with 6.50 ppg. He also ranked eighth in the ACC in scoring and his 13 rushing TDs led the conference.

He also a threat out of the backfield where his 21 receptions were fourth most on the team in 2007.

Lattimore's numbers would have likely been higher had he not split time with fellow senior running back Lance Ball.

QUICK SCOUTING REPORT: Brother of Raven's star linebacker Ray Lewis. Didn't see any exceptional skills with this player. Runs hard and was a productive between the tackles runner. Will bounce it outside, but was just adquate to turn the corner or make people miss in space. Caught the ball well on flat, screens and arrow routes. While showing some toughness and determination.

2006: Played in all 13 games at tailback, starting twice ... ranked 11th in the ACC and second on the team in rushing (57.2 yards per game) ... had two 100-yard rushing games ... led the team in all-purpose yards (73.3 pg) ... ranked fifth on the team in receptions with 20.

2005: Played in eight games at running back, starting two ... rushed 58 times for 181 yards and three touchdowns on the season ... (at TU) ... made his first career start at tailback ... finished with 20 yards on 10 carries ... (vs. UVa) ... rushed for 46 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries ... 2004: Played in five games as a reserve running back despite missing the first four contests with a dislocated shoulder ... rushed seven times for 15 yards on the season ... rushed four times at Clemson (11 yards) and three at Virginia Tech (four yards).

HIGH SCHOOL: High School: A three-year starter who played wide receiver and spent some time at defensive back ... was hampered his senior season by an ankle injury, but caught 28 passes for 346 yards and four touchdowns in seven games ... also rushed for 643 yards and 11 TDs, while returning two kickoffs for scores ... top game of 2002 came against Gilman when he scored five TDs (four rushing, one kickoff return), posted 121 yards rushing and 117 receiving ... had a strong junior season, scoring 23 touchdowns (nine rush, nine pass, five returns) ... ran for 1,294 yards and had 581 receiving yards as a junior ... a first team all-state selection (Associated Press) as a senior and second team as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born July 6, 1984 ... mother is Sunseria Keith ... brother is Baltimore Ravens' star linebacker and 2004 Maryland graduate, Ray Lewis ... a criminal justice major.

RB Keon Lattimore

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