Micah Parsons To Stick With No. 11 For Dallas Cowboys
Former Penn State football linebacker Micah Parsons is rolling with No. 11 in Dallas. The Cowboys Pro Shop shared Parsons’ new jersey via Twitter Wednesday afternoon.
Long-time Cowboys wide receiver Cedrick Wilson Jr. has worn No. 11 in Dallas for multiple years, but according to his Twitter bio, he’ll now rock No. 1.
Parsons will continue the Nittany Lions’ “Linebacker U” tradition by donning No. 11 in the NFL. He wore the number during his two seasons at Penn State, as did legendary linebackers LaVar Arrington, NaVorro Bowman, and Brandon Bell, among others. After those two campaigns in the historic number, Parsons leaves Happy Valley with 191 total tackles, six forced fumbles, and 6.5 sacks.
Despite sitting out this past season for Penn State, the Harrisburg native was drafted No. 12 overall by Jerry Jones’ team Thursday night. Parsons explained shortly after the pick that he’d been dreaming of playing for the Cowboys over the past year.
Dallas has some talent at the linebacker position, but many expect Parsons to make an early impact on the defensive side of the ball for the group. Unless you’re a Penn Stater from Philly, you can grab your new Parsons Cowboys jersey here.
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