Clemson players on Falcon's radar

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Pos: DE   Height: 6-5   Weight: 260   Hometown: Richmond, VA (Varina HS)  
Years Played: 2007 - 2011


The Falcons don’t select in this year’s draft until pick No. 55 in the second round, but both players appear to be on Atlanta’s radar. Branch was recently spotlighted by Thompson’s stock has risen during the offseason scouting process carried by a Combine performance that showcased the 6-foot-2, 314-pound tackle’s strength. He is also considered a smart player and could be an excellent second-round pick. Defensive tackle is considered by many a position of consideration in this year’s draft for the Falcons.

In addition to Thompson and Branch, tight end Dwayne AllenDwayne Allen
RS Jr. Tight End
#83 6-3, 255
Fayetteville, NC

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is another player projected to be selected in the second round this year. We also spotlighted Allen recently. No reports have directly linked Allen to the Falcons as of yet, but tight end is another position many mock-draft makers have pegged as a position Atlanta may be interested in improving in 2012.

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