Falcons select Auburn DL Marlon Davidson in 2nd Round

Brian Gebhardt
April 24, 2020 - 8:38 pm

With the 47th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft the Atlanta Falcons selected Auburn defensive lineman Marlon Davidson. In his four-year career with the Tigers, Davidson totaled 174 tackles including 28 tackles for loss and 14 1/2 sacks.

The stout Southeastern Conference defensive lineman will join Grady Jarrett, Dante Fowler Jr., Takk McKinley, Tyeler Davison, John Cominsky, Deadrin Senat and Allen Bailey on the Falcons defensive front.

Davidson is the second defensive lineman off the board from Auburn in the 2020 NFL Draft after Derrick Brown was selected seventh overall by the Carolina Panthers.