As Coach Dan Quinn and GM Thomas Dimitroff embark on their college tour as they continue to prepare for the 2016 NFL Draft, here's a look at potential prospects the Falcons could be looking at while working out players at various institutions.
University of Florida
S Keanu Neal: The 6-foot-1, 216-pound hard-hitting safety is someone that Quinn is very familiar with having recruited Neal to Florida while serving as the Gators' defensive coordinator. Despite missing two games last season, Neal led his defense in solo tackles (51), adding 3.5 tackles for loss, two sacks and an interception.
DT Jonathan Bullard: Florida's stout defensive linemen started in all 14 games, leading his team with 17.5 tackles-for-loss and recorded 6.5 sacks. Bullard gushed over Quinn when he was asked about Atlanta's head coach at the NFL Combine.
LB Antonio Morrison: The reliable tackler, Morrison, has a tremendous ability to shoot the gap and do everything necessary of an elite ILB. His physical style of play and his competitiveness could help him make an impact in the NFL right away. He finished the 2015 season having his best year to date with 103 tackles, and 12 tackles for loss.
TE David Grinnage: Although he's a relatively unknown name among the tight ends in this year's draft class, Grinnage made a name for himself with the Wolfpack. In the 2015 season he had 25 catches for 290 yards and three touchdowns. At 6-foot-5, he has the size of a prototypical NFL tight end.
G Joe Thuney: The NC State product has played everywhere on the offensive line. His versatility will be his selling point, but analyst believe his foot speed will keep him from being used as a tackle in the NFL. He was a three-year starter for the Wolfpack who can process well.