Meet Falcons 7th round pick Jake Rodgers

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Jake Rodgers, OG

Round: Seventh. College: Eastern Washington. Height: 6-6. Weight: 315 lbs. Hometown: Spokane, Wash. High School: Shadle Park. Highlights: Rodgers is athletic and could fit in a as a big guard. He was 250 pounds coming out of high school and was recruited as a tight end. He was moved to the line at Washington State. He redshirted and played for them in 2011. He started 12 games for the Cougars in 2012 at four different positions, but decided to leave the program. He transferred and missed half of the 2013 season with a knee injury. He returned in 2014 and started every game at right tackle and played some at right guard.

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