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FSU linebacker Telvin Smith at Falcons today


Florida State linebacker Telvin Smith, who played at Lowndes High, is visiting the Atlanta Falcons today.

Smith, 6-foot-3, 218 pounds, helped the Seminoles win the national championship. He was the team’s leading tackler with 90.

He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.54 seconds at the combine,

He chose Florida State over LSU and Georgia. He played on special teams as a freshman in 2010.

Also, the Falcons will hold their locals day on Tuesday.

Portland State running back D.J. Adams (Norcross High) and Tennessee-Chattanooga cornerback Kadeem Wise (Berkmar High)  are slated to participate.


--Falcons check out Towson State RB Terrance West, CB Jordan Love (UGA transfer)

--MyAJC ($): Eye-test vs. Tape-measure test: Falcons must trust their eyes during draft prep. 

--A look at Louisville LB Preston Brown

--A look at Iowa TE C.J. Fiedorowicz

--A look at Texas OLB/DE Jackson Jeffcoa

--A look at West Virginia RB Charles Sims


--Blog: Falcons are not switching to a 3-4 defense front, they've been using it for past 2 seasons

--Blog: New jersey numbers picked; Devin Hester to wear No. 17

--Blog: Falcons awarded three compensatory picks

--Blog: Lamar Holmes was a performance-pay leader in 2014

--Blog: Umenyiora will return in 2014, no restructured deal

--Blog: Falcons release FB Bradie Ewing

--Blog: Falcons WR Roddy White owes Mercer fan some prime tickets

--Blog: Falcons owner Arthur Blank engaged to be married.  

--Blog: Former Falcons WR Kevin Cone to work out for Carolina

--Blog: Falcons re-sign defensive tackle Peria Jerry

--Blog: NFL to move forward on cleaning up 'on-field' language


--MyAJC ($): Falcons spend $80 million in free agency to buy toughness

--Las Vegas doesn't like Falcons' free agency moves

--Falcons Free Agency Tracker -- Falcons have committed $107.36 million to salaries 

--Q&A with PR/KR/WR Devin Hester

--Q&A with Falcons right guard Jon Asamoah

--Q&A with Falcons defensive end Tyson Jackson

--Q&A with Falcons defensive tackle Paul Soliai


--Mock Draft 1.0: Falcons trade out of sixth spot to land Pryor and Ebron

--12 teams who could draft UGA star Aaron Murray

--Louisville LB Preston Brown to work out for the Falcons

--Louisville DE Marcus Smith to work out for the Falcons

--MyAJC ($): OT Greg Robinson, DE Dee Ford shine at Auburn's Pro Day

--VIDEO: Tackle Greg Robinson on Auburn's Pro Day

--VIDEO: Running back Tra Mason on Auburn's Pro Day

--Blog & VIDEO: Clemson QB Tajh Boyd has stellar Pro Day showing

--VIDEO: Clemson WR Sammy Watkins on his Pro Day

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