Atlanta Falcons NFL team blog by the AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter

VIDEO: Georgia Tech’s Jerry Attaochu at the NFL combine

4:19 pm Feb. 22, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — Former Georgia Tech Jeremiah (Jerry) Attaochu suffered a hamstring injury in the third quarter of the Senior Bowl and will not work out at the combine. He’s hoping to work out for scouts at Georgia Tech’s Pro Day on March 28.

“It’s definitely tough not being a part of it,” Attaochu said. “I went to the Senior Bowl to compete and unfortunately I injured my hamstring and I also injured

Ted Roof drops by to see Attaochu, Thomas

7:34 pm Jan. 21, 2014

MOBILE, Ala. – Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Ted Roof made his way to the Senior Bowl.

After the South’s practice at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Tuesday, he was talking to former Tech standouts Jeremiah Attaochu and Jemea Thomas on the field.

Thomas was a late addition to the Senior Bowl South roster.

“There was a high level of talent down there at the East-West Shrine game,” Thomas said. “The talent here is much better.”

Thomas played

Players with Georgia ties at the Senior Bowl

6:00 am Jan. 15, 2014

The Senior Bowl folks will announce the North and South rosters soon.

The Falcons will coach the North team. Here’s a list of the invitees.

Here’s a look at seven local players who will play in the game, the premier showcase All-Star game before the NFL draft.

Jeremiah Attaochu, LB, Georgia Tech: He was third-team Associated Press All-American. Attaochu finished the regular season with 12 sacks. His experience as an outside