Ware heaped some serious praise on the 21-year-old tackle Monday, admiring Smith's ability to challenge him on the practice field.
"The crazy thing about Tyron is he's the first guy that when you lock up with him, you can't get off of him," Ware said during an interview on the "The Coop & Nate Show" on KESN-FM, via The Dallas Morning News. "He's the first guy to ever do that to me. That shows the strength he has and how quick he is on the inside.
"He's a very good, young aggressive tackle," Ware went on. "When you try to beat him inside, you can't. He's just that athletic. Cowboys fans don't have anything to worry about. He's getting the job done and working hard."
They need Smith's transition to left tackle to go smoothly. Ware's comments are a promising sign.