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8. Atlanta - LaRon Landry, S, LSU

What can be said about Landry? Well first of all he's probably the top Safety to come out of college recently. He's had a good college experience playing for a bowl team in all four years he was at college and averaged 3 interceptions a year (12 total) for over 150 yards. At the Combine this year he impressed scouts with an amazing 4.35 on the 40-yard dash, he has pretty good size for a safety-not too small at 6'0 1/2, 213 pounds, but not too big either-and averaged about 79 tackles a year.

Meanwhile, Atlanta is probably still looking for a defensive end with Patrick Kerney being signed by the Seahawks and Jon Abraham's questionable health but with the two best being drafted probably before Landry, I think the Falcons will go for another big problem that they have and that's the secondary.  That's why I think they'll draft Landry because he's the best there is and a good pick for #8.

Drafter- Coach Owens


On the clock- Miami Dolphins(McRipper)

2007 NFL Mock Draft - First Round
Pick Team Player Pos. College
1 Oakland Raiders JaMarcus Russell QB LSU
2 Detroit Lions Joe Thomas OT Wisconsin
3 Cleveland Browns Calvin Johnson WR Georgia Tech
4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Gaines Adams DE Clemson
5 Arizona Cardinals Alan Branch dT Michigan
6 Washington Redskins Jamaal Anderson DE Arkansas
7 Minnesota Vikings Brady Quinn QB Notre Dame
8 Atlanta Falcons LaRon Landry S LSU