IRVING, Tex. - In 2006, former N.C. State linebacker Oliver Hoyte went through his first NFL mini…
Earning His Keep
In 2006, former NC State linebacker Oliver Hoyte went through his first NFL mini camp with the Dallas Cowboys. The ex-Wolfpacker had gone undrafted but signed a free agent deal with America's Team. Hoyte impressed then-Dallas head coach Bill Parcells with his work ethic and made the Cowboys' opening day roster. He starred on special teams and later switched to fullback. This year, he enters Dallas' first mini camp as the starting blocking back. Pack Pride recently caught up with him and here's what he had to say. "At this time last year, I was in a room with about 20 linebackers and was in the back of the room," Hoyte recalled. "You sit in the order of your depth and there I was, in the back of the room. I knew that I had my work cut out for me. I just went out there, kept playing ball and made the...
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