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Dallas Cowboys Select Utah DE Bradlee Anae In Fifth Round, 179th Overall Pick In 2020 NFL Draft

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Dallas Cowboys picked former Utah defensive end Bradlee Anae in the fifth round, 179th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Anae was the sixth Utah player to be selected in the Draft.

The mayor of “Sack Lake City” is headed to Dallas to join a defense that had a 8-8 record in 2019.

Bradlee Anae’s Collegiate Career

The Laie, Hawaii native had a very successful career at Utah. His freshman season in 2016, Anae played in six games and picked up two sacks.

Anae’s sophomore season in 2017 saw him play in 13 games with 10 starts. He racked up 7 sacks, 10 tackles for loss, 3 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries.

In 2018, Anae led the Pac-12 with 8 sacks to go with his 15.5 tackles for loss in 14 starts. He was named first team All-Pac-12.

Last season in 2019 as a senior, Anae exploded for 13 sacks and 14 tackles for loss which led to being named an All-American and first team All-Pac-12.

Anae broke the school record for most career sacks with 30. He also won the Morris Trophy.

Bradlee Anae’s NFL Combine Results

He measured the following at the NFL Scouting Combine:

Height: 6’3

Weight: 257 lbs.

Arms: 32 1/8″

Hands: 10 1/8″

At the Combine, Anae recorded the following results:

40-yard Dash: 4.93 seconds

Bench Press: 25 reps

Vertical Jump: 31 inches

Broad Jump: 115 inches

3-Cone Drill: 7.44 seconds

20-Yard Shuttle: 4.43 seconds

The 2020 NFL Draft

The 2020 NFL Draft takes place virtually from April 23-25. Click here to learn more about how to watch, stream, or listen to coverage of the Draft.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASportsYou can download and listen to the podcast, here.

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