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Falcons Finalize 2016 Draft Class

Round 1: S Keanu Neal

Neal, 6-1, 216 pounds, started 19 of the 34 games he played in during his three years as a Gator. During his first year as a starter in 2014, he racked up 45 total tackles and three interceptions, which was the second highest total on the team. Two of those interceptions that season came against the University of Kentucky, which became a new career high for most interceptions in a game for Neal.  During his junior year he finished third on the team with 96 total tackles. Against LSU in Death Valley, Neal recorded a career high 14 total tackles.

Round 2: LB Deion Jones

Jones, 6-1, 222 pounds, played in 51 games with 12 starts, with 11 of those starts coming last season during his senior year for the Tigers. Jones made the most of his senior season by leading LSU in tackles with 100. He's recorded a total of 165 tackles, 21.0 tackles for loss, and 5.0 sacks during his career in Baton Rouge.

Round 3: TE Austin Hooper

Hooper, 6'4", 254 pounds, has played in 27 games in his two years as a Cardinal. He earned freshman All-American and second-team All-Pac 12 honors in 2014 after posting 40 catches for 499 yards and two receiving touchdowns. During his sophomore year he was a Mackey Award finalist and was selected to be on All-Pac 12 first team. He recorded 34 catches for 438 yards and six receiving touchdowns during his final year at Stanford.

Round 4: LB De'Vondre Campbell

Campbell, 6'4, 232 pounds, played in 39 games with 27 starts during his three years with the Gophers. He finished his career at Minnesota with 208 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, and 6.5 sacks. During his senior season, Campbell was named All-Big Ten Honorable Mention after recording a team high four sacks, and posting three straight games with double-digit tackles.

Round 6: G Wes Schweitzer

Schweitzer, 6'5, 314 pounds, has played in 38 games for the Spartans, 37 of them consecutively since the 2013 season. Last season, he blocked for a team that averaged 27.9 points per game, 182.9 rushing yards per game and 221.7 passing yards per game. Schweitzer was one of four co-captains on last year's team and a four-time academic all-conference honoree.

Round 7: WR Devin Fuller

Fuller, 6-0, 200 pounds, saw action in 44 games during his four year tenure with UCLA. Fuller piled up 146 catches for 1,322 yards, while also hauling in 10 touchdowns as a Bruin. Fuller's 146 career receptions rank sixth on UCLA's all-time list. Fuller also saw action as a kickoff and punt returner, racking up 969 career return yards.

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