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Atlanta selects Ta’Quon Graham in fifth round

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Another Longhorn off the board.

The Atlanta Falcons selected Ta’Quon Graham in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Graham, a native of Temple, is the third Longhorn selected in the 2021 draft after Samuel Cosmi and Joseph Ossai.

Graham was a member of Texas’ 2017 class. He spent most of the early portions of his career at defensive end before moving to defensive tackle in 2020.

On the interior, Graham accumulated 23 tackles including 7.0 for loss and 2.0 sacks. In his Texas career, Graham recorded 70 tackles, 6.0 sacks, and recovered one fumble.