Falcons Officially Sign 2020 Draft Class

     

The Atlanta Falcons announced Monday that they’ve officially signed their entire 2020 draft class including first-round CB A.J. Terrell.

Round Player Pos. Status
1 A. J. Terrell CB Signed
2 Marlon Davidson DE Signed
3 Matt Hennessy C Signed
4 Mykal Walker ILB Signed
4 Jaylinn Hawkins S Signed
7 Sterling Hofrichter P Signed

 

Terrell, 21, was a two-year starter at Clemson and was a first-team All-ACC selection before being drafted by the Falcons with the No. 16 pick in the draft.

Terrell is projected to sign a four-year, $14,305,748 rookie contract that includes a $7,964,180 signing bonus. The contract includes a fifth-year for the Falcons to pick up for the 2024 season. 

During his three-year career at Clemson, Terrell recorded 101 tackles, half a sack, six interceptions, one touchdown, two forced fumbles, and 13 pass deflections.

Davidson, 21, was a four-year starter at Auburn and earned second-team All-American honors last season. The Falcons selected him with the No. 47 pick in this year’s draft. 

He’s projected to sign a four-year, $6,912,370 rookie contract that includes a $2,587,178 signing bonus. 

During his four-year college career, Davidson recorded 174 total tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 14.5 sacks, nine pass defenses, three fumble recoveries, and three forced fumbles.

Walker, 22, was a two-year starter at Fresno State and earned first-team All-MWC honors the last two seasons. The Falcons selected him with the No. 119 pick in this year’s draft. 

He’s projected to receive a four-year, $4,041,081 rookie contract that includes a $746,081 signing bonus.

During his two-year college career, Walker appeared in 182 total tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, one interception, 10 pass defenses, three fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles and scored one defensive touchdown. 

Hawkins, 22, was a three-year starter at California and earned All-Pac 12 honors last season. The Falcons selected him with the No. 134 pick in this year’s draft. 

He’s projected to receive a four-year, $3,961,914 rookie contract that includes a $666,914 signing bonus.

During his four-year college career, Hawkins recorded 156 total tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, 10 interceptions, seven pass defenses, and three forced fumbles. 

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