Found April 27, 2013 on
How do the Falcons manage selecting players at this pace? Just a few minutes after taking a new defensive end, Dimitroff picked up gigantic tight end Levine Toilolo out of Stanford. Outside of Keith Zinger in the 7th round back in 2008, Dimitroff has never drafted a tight end. I just checked and Toilolo is the tallest tight end in the draft at just over 6'8" while still just 260lbs.
Falcons finally get a developmental tight end who sat behind Zach Ertz last year but still managed almost 400 yards and 4 touchdowns last year. Russ Lande loved Toilolo's blocking and thought some teams may consider him as a tackle. He is definitely a project and raw as a blocker and pass catcher, he remains a very athletic tight end with great size.
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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons have selected Stanford tight end Levine Toilolo in the fourth round of the NFL draft.
The 6-foot-8, 260-pound Toilolo is Atlanta's first offensive player of the draft after the team used its first three picks for defensive help. Toilolo will have a chance to be mentored by veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez, who put off his retirement...
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The NFL Draft continued on Friday evening, with the second and third rounds taking place. The Eagles owned the third overall pick in the second round, and the fifth pick of the third.
With their second-round pick, the Eagles selected tight end Zach Ertz from Stanford. Ertz was considered a first-round...