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

HBCU prospects for the NFL draft

3:00 pm Apr. 7, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — There’s always  some hidden gems and solid NFL prospects from the historically black colleges and universities.

The Colts drafted Atlanta’s Robert Mathis out of Alabama A&M in the fifth round of the 2003

Follow Alabama’s Pro Day here . . . .

12:02 pm Mar. 8, 2017

Alabama, which has five possible first-round picks, will hold its Pro Day starting at 12 noon today.

Middle linebacker Reuben Foster, who was sent home from the combine, has a shoulder injury and won’t participate.

Defensive tackle