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2013 NFL Draft Results: Falcons Select Levine Toilolo In Fourth Round

Atlanta uses its first compensatory pick of the day on a tight end.

I Toi-LOVE this guy
I Toi-LOVE this guy
Christian Petersen

With the final pick of the fourth round, the Atlanta Falcons drafted tight end Levine Toilolo out of Stanford, fulfilling Thomas Dimitroff's promise that his team would draft the position this year.

Toilolo is a monster of a pass-catcher, measuring in at 6'8 and 260 pounds, whose combination of size, decent speed (4.79 40-yard dash) and reliable hands make him an intriguing prospect to groom behind starter Tony Gonzalez in 2013.

Many consider Toilolo to be something of a project. Though he was a featured weapon in the Cardinal's offensive attack, he also played second fiddle to Zach Ertz for most of the season.

Even so, his college production was still solid:

Toilolo is also a strong blocker with a great NFL frame on him, as well as a possession receiver whose route-running and technique should continue to improve with the right coaching and tutorship.

He doesn't even have to be thrust into battle right away: Atlanta can stick him at No. 2 and let him learn from the GOAT Gonzalez as a rookie.

Bottom line: the Falcons get an athletic marvel with big-time potential, and one that comes from a Stanford program known for producing NFL-quality tight ends. Excellent pick at the end of the fourth round, in my opinion.

What say you? Do you Toi-LOVE Atlanta's latest selection?