5 things to know about Falcons' top pick Chris Lindstrom

Draft Bio: Boston College guard Chris Lindstrom 

First round (14th overall) Chris Lindstrom, OG, Boston College

HEIGHT: 6-feet-4
WEIGHT: 310 pounds
ARM LENGTH: 34-1/8 inches
HAND SIZE: 9-1/2 inches
40-YARD DASH: 5.86 seconds
BENCH PRESS: 25 reps of 225 pounds
VERTICAL JUMP: 30.5 inches
BROAD JUMP: 9 feet, 7 inches
THREE-CONE DRILL: 7.61 seconds
OVERVIEW: He was an all-ACC selection last season. He played mostly at right guard, but played some at right tackle. The Eagles ran some outside zone and gap blocking schemes. He was the second-rated guard in the draft by NFL Draft Bible, behind Oklahoma’s Cody Ford. His dad and his uncle played at Boston College. Both went on to play in the NFL. He finished his Boston College career with 48 consecutive starts. “He appears to be a solid Day 2 prospect,” according to NFL Draft Bible. His dad, Chris LIndstrom was drafted in the 8th round of the 1982 draft by the Cardinals. He played in 19 games and made five starts. His uncle David LIndstrom was drafted in the sixth round of the 1977 draft and went on to play 118 games and made 30 starts. He’s from Dudley, Mass.

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