Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins (2) runs p[ast Florida State linebacker Telvin Smith (22) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)
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’ DRAFT BOARD
–Falcons check out Towson State RB Terrance West, CB Jordan Love (UGA transfer)
–MyAJC ($): Eye-test vs. Tape-measure test: Falcons must trust their eyes during draft prep.
–A look at Louisville LB Preston Brown
–A look at Iowa TE C.J. Fiedorowicz
–A look at Texas OLB/DE Jackson Jeffcoa
–A look at West Virginia RB Charles Sims
–Blog: Falcons are not switching to a 3-4 defense front, they’ve been using it for past 2 seasons
–Blog: New jersey numbers picked; Devin Hester to wear No. 17
–Blog: Falcons awarded three compensatory picks
–Blog: Lamar Holmes was a performance-pay leader in 2014
–Blog: Umenyiora will return in 2014, no restructured deal
–Blog: Falcons release FB Bradie Ewing
–Blog: Falcons WR Roddy White owes Mercer fan some prime tickets
–Blog: Falcons owner Arthur Blank engaged to be married.
–Blog: Former Falcons WR Kevin Cone to work out for Carolina
–Blog: Falcons re-sign defensive tackle Peria Jerry
–Blog: NFL to move forward on cleaning up ‘on-field’ language
MEET THE FREE AGENT SIGNEES
–MyAJC ($): 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 $107.36 million to salaries
–Q&A with PR/KR/WR Devin Hester
–Q&A with Falcons right guard Jon Asamoah
–Q&A with Falcons defensive end Tyson Jackson
–Q&A with Falcons defensive tackle Paul Soliai
2014 NFL DRAFT CENTRAL
–Mock Draft 1.0: Falcons trade out of sixth spot to land Pryor and Ebron
–12 teams who could draft UGA star Aaron Murray
–Louisville LB Preston Brown to work out for the Falcons
–Louisville DE Marcus Smith to work out for the Falcons
–MyAJC ($): 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