Falcons finish draft by taking DT Robertson
With their final pick in the 2012 Draft, the Falcons took South Carolina defensive tackle Travian Robertson with the 249th overall in the seventh round. Robertson was a team captain at South Carolina, and a two-year starter. He began his sophomore year as the starter before an ACL injury cut his season short. In two years, he combined for 91 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, and 6.5 sacks as one of the anchors of the Gamecocks defensive line.
Robertson is a high motor player that will add depth to the rotation and compete with Vance Walker and Peria Jerry for reps behind starters Jonathan Babineaux and Corey Peters. Robertson, who stand 6’4″ 300 did 30 bench reps at the Combine, showcasing his strength. Click here to read a scouting report on Robertson from SI.com.