FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons selected South Dakota linebacker Tyler Starr in the seventh-round (255 overall) of the draft on Saturday.
Starr, 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds, was the Missouri Valley Conference defensive player of the year.
He started 11 of 12 games and had 71 tackles and forced four fumbles. He was ejected for targeting against Missouri State and had to set out the first half against Indiana State.
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