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Know Your Falcons UDFA’s: Part Two

The Atlanta Falcons have a bunch of undrafted rookies that they have signed to their roster. The odds are slim that these players will make the team but who knows….one of them could be the next Jessie Tuggle (undrafted in 1987). With that in mind, this series will focus on the undrafted rookie players that the Falcons have in camp. We will go through them and give facts and information about them and then reveal their identities at the end of the article. See how many you can guess as you read along. If you missed part one then click here to read about the first two UDFA's in this series….

UDFA #3: 

This player is from Houston, Texas. He had an offer from SMU out of high school but turned it down to play football in the sunshine state. As a junior in college he was named as an honorable mention for his all-conference team but was not recognized as a senior despite initially being on the Outland Trophy watchlist. As a red-shirt freshman he played right guard but moved over to left guard for his final three years on campus. He has a bachelor's degree in interpersonal/organizational communication

 

UDFA #4:

This player's hometown is Wichita, Kansas. He started his football career at a junior college where he was named an All-American in 2010. In 2010, he played in the JUCO National Championship game where his team, led by former Georgia Bulldog and current LSU Tiger QB Zach Mettenberger, lost 13-12. Coming out of his JUCO stint at Butler CC he turned down a scholarship at defending Division II National Champion Pittsburg State to sign with a team that had lost in the first round of the tournament. As a senior, this player's team won the Division II Championship after starting the season just 2-2. He was named to the 2011 and 2012 Division II Coaches' All-America Team

 

 

UDFA #3 is OG Theo Goins, UCF

 

UDFA #4 is OT Ryan Schraeder, Valdosta State

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