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Behind the scenes with a Falcons' scout at Georgia's Pro Day

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He served as Falcons Southeast area scout for seven years before being promoted to a national scout last May, responsible for the first evaluation of future Falcons stars like Jake Matthews, Deion Jones and Kyle Pitts, among many others. But one player's pro day stands out. A.J. Terrell had already done enough to solidify himself as a first-round pick. Abanikanda liked everything about what Terrell did on the field, and his 6-foot-1, almost 200-pound frame gave him the ideal size for the position. When Terrell was "out of his environment," as Abanikanda put it, at the NFL Combine, Terrell still looked smooth, comfortable, and quick through drills, including a blazing to a 4.42 40-yard dash. DAZN is the new home of NFL in Canada. Live stream every NFL game in HD. Sign up today - $20 per month or $150 annually. Cancel anytime.