Falcons take Jake Matthews at No. 6 in NFL draft - CBS46 News

Falcons take Jake Matthews at No. 6 in NFL draft; Clowney No. 1 pick

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The Atlanta Falcons used their No. 6 pick in the 2014 NFL draft to take lineman Jake Matthews out of Texas A&M.

The Houston Texans selected Jadeveon Clowney as the No. 1 overall pick.

In the past 10 years, not including 2014, 70 percent of the No. 1 overall picks have been quarterbacks.

Still on the board is Aaron Murray. Murray hasn't been in the news much, but CBS46 sports director Larry Smith believes the Georgia quarterback will be a starter in the NFL.

Smith said he believes Murray will be selected in the 3rd or 4th round, as early as Friday.

Murray is the all-time SEC leader in passing touchdowns and passing yards, with 13,166 passing yards and 121 passing touchdowns.

2014 NFL Draft Selections - Round 1
1. Houston - Jadeveon Clowney (DE)
17. Baltimore - C.J. Mosley (LB)
2. St. Louis - Greg Robinson (OT)
18. NY Jets - Calvin Pryor (S)
3. Jacksonville - Blake Bortles (QB)
19. Miami - Jawuan James (OT)
4. Buffalo - Sammy Watkins (WR)
20. New Orleans - Brandon Cooks (WR)
5. Oakland - Khalil Mack (LB)
21. Green Bay - Hasean Clinton-Dix (S)
6. Atlanta - Jake Matthews (OT)
22. Cleveland - Johnny Manziel (QB)
7. Tampa Bay - Mike Evans (WR)
23. Kansas City - Dee Ford (DE)
8. Cleveland - Justin Gilbert (DB)
24. Cincinnati - Darqueze Dennard (DB)
9. Minnesota - Anthony Barr (LB)
25. San Diego - Jason Verrett (DB)
10. Detroit - Eric Ebron (TE)
26. Philadelphia - Marcus Smith (DE)
11. Tennessee - Taylor Lewan (OT)
27. Arizona - Deone Bucannon (S)
12. NY Giants - Odell Beckham Jr. (WR)
28. Carolina - Kelvin Benjamin (WR)
13. St. Louis - Aaron Donald (DT)
29. New England - Dominique Easley (DT)
14. Chicago - Kyle Fuller (DB)
30. San Francisco - Jimmie Ward (S)
15. Pittsburgh - Ryan Shazier (LB)
31. Denver - Bradley Roby (DB)
16. Dallas - Zack Martin (OT)
32. Minnesota - Teddy Bridgewater (QB)


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