Ohio State product Noah Brown has done enough to win a job with the Dallas Cowboys.
Owner Jerry Jones confirmed that Brown would make the 53-man roster on his radio show Friday on 105.3 The Fan.
“I think Noah’s going to make the 53, yes,” Jones said.
That means the Cowboys will carry six wide receivers on their roster. Along with Brown, the Cowboys will have Dez Bryant, Terrance Williams, Cole Beasley, Brice Butler and Ryan Switzer.
Brown has impressed throughout training camp and the preseason. Brown finished four preseason games with four catches for 60 yards and a touchdown.
The Cowboys used a seventh-round pick to snag Brown in this year’s NFL draft. Brown’s college teammate, Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, vouched for Brown’s ability in the process.
The Ohio State wide receiver caught four touchdown passes in a game last September against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. That game included a grab in which he managed to cradle the ball against Oklahoma defensive back Michiah Quick and get a foot down.
Those plays, though, were few and far between and Brown wasn’t considered a top target in the draft. But the Cowboys have always liked his upside and saw enough to justify using a roster spot on him.
Brown, 6-foot-2 and 222 pounds, finished last season with 32 receptions for 402 yards and seven touchdowns for the Buckeyes. He missed the 2015 season after sustaining a major left leg injury but was a contributor on the 2014 national championship team.