More draft prospects to visit this week

Football.com reports that the Falcons have several visits planned for this week of draft prospects. Utah defensive tackle Kelly Talavou will visit on April 10 and 11, while North Carolina defensive tackle Shelton Bynum and Minnesota linebacker Mario Reese will visit on April 12.

Also the site reports that the team has visits scheduled with cornerback David Heard (Mississippi State), wide receiver Roy Hall (Ohio State), linebacker Ramon Guzman (Buffalo), safety Reggie Grigsby (San Diego State), and cornerback Ramzee Robinson (Alabama).

The team also met with Oregon State quarterback Matt Moore in March. And the team has been in attendance of the pro days at Kansas State, Louisiana-Monroe, Missouri, California, and Syracuse.

All these players are considered potential late round or undrafted prospects.

Talavou at 6’2″ 329 pounds was a 2-year starter at Utah, after transferring from Idaho after his sophomore year. At Idaho, he combined for 53 tackles, 6 for loss, and 2 sacks. At Utah, he combined for 78 tackles, 10 for loss, and 4.5 sacks.

Bynum is listed at 6’4″ 300 and was a two-year starter for the Tar Heels. As a senior, he totaled 26 tackles and 3 sacks, with 22 tackles and 1 sack as a junior. The Falcons are Bynum’s favorite team, as he is a native of Ellenwood, GA, a suburb of Atlanta.

Reese (6’3″ 231) played defensive end and linebacker during his time at Minnesota. For his career, he combined for 163 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, 7 sacks, 1 interception, and 5 pass breakups.

Heard at 5’11” 187 ran a 4.52 40 at his pro day, along with a 34-inch vertical leap. He was a three-year starter at Mississippi State, having his finest season as a senior with 45 tackles, 2 interceptions, and 8 pass breakups. For his career, he totaled 123 tackles, 8 for loss, 3 interceptions, and 14 pass breakups.

Hall is listed at 6’2″ 229 and is considered a late round prospect. He ran a 4.41 40-yard dash at his pro day, and also had a 37.5-inch vertical leap and did 19 bench reps of 225 pounds. Due to his size, some are considering him as a potential H-back or tight end on the next level. During his career at Ohio State mostly as a reserve, he caught 52 passes for 580 yards (11.2 avg) and 3 touchdowns.

Guzman is 6’2″ 232 and ran a 4.60 40 at his pro day. He began his career as a fullback at Buffalo, starting 3 games and catching 5 passes for 19 yards as a true freshman. He moved to linebacker the following season. Over three seasons, including 2 as a starter, he totaled 155 tackles, 18 for loss, 5.5 sacks, 1 interception, 2 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, and 3 blocked kicks.

Grigsby is listed at 6′ 205 and ran a 4.59 40 at his pro day, along with jumping 37.5 inches in the vertical leap. He started two seasons at strong safety, combining for 130 tackles, 1 interception, 7 pass breakups, and 2 forced fumbles during that span.

Robinson (5’9″ 188) is a three-year starter at Alabama, totaling 137 tackles, 4 interceptions, and 20 pass breakups over his career.

Moore (6’3″ 192) was MVP of the Brut Sun Bowl after passing for 356 yards and 4 touchdowns, along with a 1-yard rushing touchdown in that game. He was a two-year starter for the Beavers, passing for 5733 yards and 29 touchdowns. He began his collegiate career at UCLA, before transferring after his sophomore season.

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