Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver chases down a ball carrier during his team's game against Arizona.

Falcons select Ed Oliver in Mel Kiper’s Mock Draft 2.0 

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper has the Falcons selecting Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver with the 14th overall pick in the draft in his latest Mock draft. 

Ed Oliver, DT, Houston

Oliver's first step off the ball is one of the fastest I've seen from a defensive tackle. And yes, his play was picked apart throughout the 2018 season, but he's a fantastic prospect who has a ways to go to reach his ceiling. He could do that in the right situation in the NFL. As I mentioned in my first Mock Draft, he could be a Day 1 replacement if Atlanta doesn't bring back free agent Grady Jarrett.”

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D. Orlando Ledbetter
D. Orlando Ledbetter
D. Orlando Ledbetter is the Atlanta Falcons beat writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.