Falcons select Temple C Matt Hennessy in 3rd Round

Brian Gebhardt
April 24, 2020 - 10:43 pm

With the 78th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft the Atlanta Falcons selected Temple Center Matt Hennessy. The 6-foot-4, 295-pound interior offensive lineman is the third selection for the Falcons joining Clemson cornerback A.J. Terrell and Auburn defensive lineman Marlon Davidson.

Hennessy is originally from Bardonia, New York but graduated from football powerhouse Don Bosco Prep in New Jersey before attending Temple. He was named third-team Associated Press All-American, first-team All-American Athletic Conference and a finalist for the Remington Trophy in 2019.