FLOWERY BRANCH -- In the fourth round of the NFL draft, the Falcons selected linebacker Prince Shembo of Notre Dame with the 139th pick overall.
According to NFL Draft 2014 Preview:
Acknowledged at the combine that he was the player linked to an alleged sexual assault in a dorm room made by a former Saint Mary's College student who committed suicide 10 days later. Shembo was never charged in connection with the incident.
Shembo started 34-of-51 games at Notre Dame – 26 at right outside linebacker and eight on the left side…Finished with 145 tackles (71 solos), 24.5 stops for losses of 167 yards, 35 quarterback pressures, one fumble recovery and two forced fumbles…His 19.5 sacks for minus 155 yards ranks seventh on the school all-time record chart.
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