Jerry Jones: Travis Frederick is similar to four-time Pro Bowl center Nick Mangold

BY foxsports • April 26, 2013

Having trouble figuring out what type of player offensive lineman Travis Frederick will be at the NFL level? Well, Jerry Jones gave his comparison Friday morning.
The Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager said their first-round pick is similar to New York Jets center Nick Mangold.
Mangold, who has started 110 games over his seven seasons in the NFL, is a four-time Pro Bowler and a three-time All-Pro selection. Awfully high praise, huh?
"It's a good comparison because our coach coached them both and that’s exactly the comparison that he made,” Jones said on 105.3 The Fan’s Elf & Slater show, referring to Cowboys offensive line coach Bill Callahan.
Callahan coached Mangold in New York from 2008-2011.
As of right now, the two already have a few things in common. They both played for Big Ten schools, were both drafted with the last few picks in the first round and both are close in size.
Mangold (6-4, 307), who played at Ohio State, was the 29th selection in the 2006 draft. Frederick (6-4, 320), who played at Wisconsin, was the 31st selection on Thursday.
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