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Cowboys TE Dalton Schultz Scores Touchdown On Thursday Night Football

Dec 29, 2022, 8:35 PM | Updated: 8:45 pm
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Dalton Schultz #86 of the Dallas Cowboys scores a six yard touchdown against the Tennessee Titans during the third quarter of the game at Nissan Stadium on December 29, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Bingham High and current Dallas Cowboys tight end Dalton Schultz scored a touchdown in the third quarter of Thursday Night Football.

Dalton Schultz and the Dallas Cowboys were on the road against the Tennessee Titans on Thursday, December 29.

With 8:48 remaining in the third quarter, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott found Schultz on a play-action pass for a six-yard touchdown. That gave the Cowboys a 17-6 lead.

Through three quarters, Schultz had five catches for 40 yards and one touchdown. Schultz scored his fourth touchdown of the season. Two came against the New York Giants on November 24 and one against the Green Bay Packers on November 13.

With 11:58 left in the fourth quarter, Prescott connected with Schultz for a 10-yard touchdown, his second TD catch of the night. That gave the Cowboys a 24-13 lead.

The Cowboys’ game against the Tennessee Titans can be seen on Amazon Prime Video.

About Dalton Schultz

Following his high school career at Bingham, Schultz played for the Stanford Cardinal.

After his time at Stanford, the Cowboys selected Schultz during the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Schultz saw little playing time during his first two seasons in the league. In 2020, he caught the first touchdown of his NFL career and finished the year with four scores.

Last season, Schultz had a breakout year for Dallas. He helped the Cowboys reach the playoffs and ended the year with 78 catches for 808 yards and eight touchdowns.

Before facing the Titans, Schultz had accumulated 200 catches for 2,033 yards and 15 touchdowns during his five seasons in the league, all with the Cowboys.

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

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