Posted: 3:05 pm Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Falcons invite 24 players in for tryouts 

By D. Orlando Ledbetter

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August 14, 2012 – Atlanta, Ga: Georgia State University junior Theo Agnew (92) runs a drill during practice in the Georgia Dome Tuesday afternoon in Atlanta, Ga., August 14, 2012. Agnew is a transfer from Massachusetts. JASON GETZ / JGETZ@AJC.COM

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons announced 24 players who’ll receive a tryout during the rookie minicamp, which is set for Friday through Sunday.

Player Position College
LJ Jones CB Fresno State
Danny O’Brien QB Catawba
Jestin Love S Central Arkansas
Keaton Stigger OLB Henderson State
William Wright C West Georgia
Javon Marshall S Vanderbilt
Brandon Heath G Delaware
Theo Agnew DE Georgia State
Dallas Lee G Georgia
Lonnie Outlaw WR Miles
Ethan Armstrong OLB Wisconsin
Drew A. Basil K Ohio State
Jake Holland ILB Auburn
Mike McLafferty TE Monmouth
George Makridis LS Ohio State
Kyle Koehne OT Florida
Josh Ford WR Kansas
Bryan Presume OLB S. Illinois
Kadeem Wise CB Tenn-Chattanooga
Ryan Isaac DE Purdue
George Winn RB Pro Player
Braden Wilson FB Pro Player
Byron Jerideau NT Pro Player
Roderick Tomlin OT Pro Player

THE ATLANTA FALCONS 2014 DRAFT CLASS

Round 1 / 6 — Jake Matthews, RT, 6-5, 308, Texas A&M

Round 2/37 – Ra’Shede Hageman, DE, 6-6, Minnesota

Round 3/68 – Dezmen Southward, FS, 6-0, 211, Wisconsin

Round 4/103 – Devonta Freeman, RB, 5-8, 206, Florida State

Round 4/139 – Prince Shembo, LB, 6-1, 253 Notre Dame

Round 5/147 – Ricardo Allen, CB, 5-9, 187, Purdue

Round 5/168 – Marquis Spruill, LB, 6-1, 231, Syracuse

Round 7/253 – Yawin Smallwood, LB, 6-2, 246, Connecticut

Round 7/255 – Tyler Starr, LB, 6-4, 250, South Dakota

 

12 comments
RX
RX

There's stuff missing on the ajc page.

stevehere
stevehere

D-Led what happened to The Cage?

falcons_fan
falcons_fan

very impressive group, it will be interesting to see if any of them make it through. Read a lot of stuff about the QB Danny O'Brien. He played at Maryland and Wisconsin. With all the influx of Wiscy players this year, would be quite a story if he made the roster! 

anothercomment
anothercomment

Good to see a second Boiler Maker getting a chance. They must have gone to the. Purdue pro day and liked what they saw.

My classmate and friend David Frye made the team as a Purdue un drafted Free agent in 1983.

SOB
SOB

I'm jumping on the Lonnie Outlaw band wagon. Never heard of him, but hope he defies the odds and makes the team.

PMR
PMR

The Outlaw kid has a chance to be good.


tarains
tarains

Wow! D'Led, one post since I was on here two hours ago!!  So, how do you think this "pay to talk" idea is going to work? I'll keep reading your articles but it won't be the same. 

BTW, my name is not "tarains". You may recognize me as JB Falcon but the AJC won't let me change it. 

ftputt
ftputt

What happens to these guys when they don't make the team?  Where do you think they end up working for the rest of their life?



tarains
tarains

DOL, Is the AJC now going to be open only to folks who pay? I just noticed a major change in the sign in and all of the comments are gone! What is happening? No more freedom of speech?

OriginalATLien
OriginalATLien

Outlaw has the potential to be a diamond in the rough or needle in the haystack find for the Falcons. Keeping an eye on him.

notPlanB
notPlanB

I had the same problem syncing my moniker and password. I was PlanB and now I am notPlanB. I figured if they wouldn't let me be PlanB then what must I be other than the above.     Splain paying to talk?????.