Posted: 6:00 am Monday, May 5th, 2014
By D. Orlando Ledbetter
Each morning until the draft starts on Thursday, we’ll do a short profile of a player who’s on the Falcons’ Draft Board. We’ll focus on team-needs, possible selections, players the Falcons have worked out and/or interviewed, etc. The Falcons own 10 picks in this draft. Today we’ll look at Florida State center Bryan Stork, who’s was scouted by the Falcons at his Pro Day.
Player: Bryan Stork
School: Florida State
Height and weight: 6-4, 315 pounds
Pro Day Numbers: He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.44 seconds, broad jump of 8 feet, 1 inch, 5.02 short shuttle and 7.9 three-cone drill.
Projected Round: He’s the seventh rated center in the draft and is projected to be selected in the seventh round or be a free agent by NFLDraftScout.com.
Career Highlights: He made 40 career starts for the Seminoles and anchored the line during their improbable run to the FBS National Championship last season. He has some versatility and has been cross-trained. He played some right guard and worked out at tackle during spring practices. He won the Dave Rimington Award as the nation’s top center last season and was a first-team All-ACC pick by the league’s coaches and the media.
Falcons level on interest: Moderate to Low. The Falcons have two seventh round compensatory picks and Stork could be a candidate. The Falcons need to create quality deep along the offensive line.
Here are the Falcons draft picks:
- Round 1 — No. 6 overall
- Round 2 – No. 37 overall
- Round 3 – No. 68 overall
- Round 4 – No. 103 overall
- Round 4 – No. 139 overall (compensatory)
- Round 5 – No. 147 overall
- Round 6 – No. 182 overall
- Round 7 – No. 220 overall
- Round 7 – No. 253 overall (compensatory)
- Round 7 – No. 255 overall (compensatory)
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