Falcons' draft board: Eastern Michigan DE Maxx Crosby

The NFL draft is set for April 25 through 27 in Nashville, Tenn. and each morning we’ll take a look at a player on the Falcons’ draft board.

Today we’ll look at Eastern Michigan defensive end Maxx Crosby, who’s a projected third round pick, who’s had a private top 30 visit with the Falcons.

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said defensive end is one of the team’s draft priorities.

The Crosby file: 

Height: 6-foot, 5-inches

Weight: 255 pounds

40-yard dash: 4.66 seconds

Bench: 225 pounds 18 times.

Vertical: 36 inches

10-yard split: 1.62 seconds

20-yard: 2.72 seconds

3-Cone Drill: 6.89 seconds

Broad Jump: 10-feet, 2-inches

Key stat:  Crosby had 309 pass-rush snaps, according to profootballfocus.com. He made eight sacks, had 10 quarterback hits and 38 hurries. He had 56 total pressures for a pass-rush productivity of 20.7 percent.


  1. Round 1, No. 14 overall
  2. Round 2, No. 45 overall
  3. Round 3, No. 79 overall
  4. Round 4, No. 117 overall
  5. Round 4, No. 137 overall (Compensatory)
  6. Round 5, No. 152 overall
  7. Round 5, No. 172 overall (Compensatory)
  8. Round 6, No. 186 overall
  9. Round 7, No. 230 overall

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