LOCALS IN THE NFL

Former NFL Star Praises Dallas Cowboys WR Simi Fehoko

Apr 12, 2022, 11:20 AM

Simi Fehoko - Dallas Cowboys...

Simi Fehoko #81 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up before the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on September 09, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former NFL wide receiver Dez Bryant praised former Brighton High star and current Dallas Cowboys wideout Simi Fehoko.

@ImProjectJay on Twitter recently commented about the former Bengals standout.

”I have a feeling that dude fehoko is a baller,” @ImProjectJay posted.

”He is,” Bryant responded.

About Dez Bryant

The compliment of Fehoko came from a former first-team All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowl receiver.

Bryant is a former first round pick by the Cowboys in the 2010 NFL Draft. He played in Dallas from 2010-17. In 2018, Bryant joined the New Orleans Saints for one season. He last played for the Baltimore Ravens in 2020.

During his career, Bryant had 537 receptions, 7,506 yards, and 75 touchdowns in 119 games.

About Simi Fehoko

Before his college career, Fehoko was a standout player at Brighton High. Fehoko was rated as a four-star prospect and the No. 1 recruit in the state of Utah in 2016 by 247Sports.

After his high school career, the Sandy native played college football at Stanford. He finished his college career with 62 receptions for 1,146 yards, and nine touchdowns.

Last year, Fehoko was selected by the Cowboys during the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

During his rookie season, Fehoko saw action in five games.

Fehoko will enter the second season of a four-year rookie contract in the fall of 2022.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

Locals In the NFL

Julian-Blackmon-Indianapolis-Colts-NFL...

Kyle Ireland

Colts Safety Julian Blackmon Announces Engagement To Former Jazz Dancer

Former Utah Utes and current Indianapolis Colts safety Julian Blackmon announced his engagement with a post on social media.

1 day ago

Jordan-Love-Green-Bay-Packers-NFL...

Kyle Ireland

Top Plays From Jordan Love During First Season As Packers’ QB1

Former USU standout Jordan Love seized his opportunity to be an NFL starting quarterback and became a rising star for the Packers in 2023.

3 days ago

Garett-Bolles-Broncos...

Michelle Bodkin

Garett Bolles In Attendance For Utah Basketball Game Against Colorado

The Runnin' Utes had Utah football alum Garett Bolles and his family in attendance for their game against the Colorado Buffaloes.

3 days ago

NFL-Scouting-Combine-Logo...

Kyle Ireland

How To Watch Local Players At 2024 NFL Scouting Combine

Multiple local college football products received invitations to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine as part of the pre-draft process.

6 days ago

Kiel-McDonald-Utah-Utes-Football...

Kyle Ireland

Report: Chargers Hiring Former Utah Coach Kiel McDonald To Lead Running Backs

The Chargers reportedly plan to hire former Utah running back coach Kiel McDonald to the same position on Jim Harbaugh's coaching staff.

6 days ago

Puka-Nacua-Los-Angeles-Rams-NFL...

Kyle Ireland

Top Plays From Puka Nacua During 2023 NFL Season

Here are the top plays made by former BYU and current Rams wide receiver Puka Nacua during his rookie season in the NFL.

9 days ago

Sponsored Articles

ksl-sports-newsletter...

KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.

...

KSL Sports

Jazz Notes Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the Jazz Notes newsletter. Get insider analysis, game recaps and opportunities to win tickets!

Follow @kslsports...

The Road Home Mediathon 2023

The KSL Sports Zone and KSLSports.com are proud to support the all-day Mediathon 2023 at the Road Home, an annual tradition to raise money and other essential items for the Road Home, a Homeless Shelter.

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...

KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.

Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...

KSL Digital Sales

Notable Moments From The Utah Jazz Season… So Far

At the beginning of the season, the Utah Jazz were second to last. Now they rank in the top 10 teams in the Western Conference.

Former NFL Star Praises Dallas Cowboys WR Simi Fehoko