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Falcons invite 24 players in for tryouts

FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Falcons announced 24 players who'll receive a tryout during the rookie minicamp, which is set for Friday through Sunday.

Player Position College

LJ Jones CB Fresno State

Danny O'Brien QB Catawba

Jestin Love S Central Arkansas

Keaton Stigger OLB Henderson State

William Wright C West Georgia

Javon Marshall S Vanderbilt

Brandon Heath G Delaware

Theo Agnew DE Georgia State

Dallas Lee G Georgia

Lonnie Outlaw WR Miles

Ethan Armstrong OLB Wisconsin

Drew A. Basil K Ohio State

Jake Holland ILB Auburn

Mike McLafferty TE Monmouth

George Makridis LS Ohio State

Kyle Koehne OT Florida

Josh Ford WR Kansas

Bryan Presume OLB S. Illinois

Kadeem Wise CB Tenn-Chattanooga

Ryan Isaac DE Purdue

George Winn RB Pro Player

Braden Wilson FB Pro Player

Byron Jerideau NT Pro Player

Roderick Tomlin OT Pro Player


Round 1 / 6 -- Jake Matthews, RT, 6-5, 308, Texas A&M

Round 2/37 – Ra’Shede Hageman, DE, 6-6, Minnesota

Round 3/68 – Dezmen Southward, FS, 6-0, 211, Wisconsin

Round 4/103 – Devonta Freeman, RB, 5-8, 206, Florida State

Round 4/139 – Prince Shembo, LB, 6-1, 253 Notre Dame

Round 5/147 – Ricardo Allen, CB, 5-9, 187, Purdue

Round 5/168 – Marquis Spruill, LB, 6-1, 231, Syracuse

Round 7/253 – Yawin Smallwood, LB, 6-2, 246, Connecticut

Round 7/255 – Tyler Starr, LB, 6-4, 250, South Dakota


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D. Orlando Ledbetter is the Atlanta Falcons beat writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.