Falcons select defensive tackle Deadrin Senat in the third round of 2018 NFL Draft

The Falcons selected defensive tackle Deadrin Senat from South Florida in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft on Friday. He was the 90th overall pick.

Senat is 6-foot and 314 pounds. He lifted 225 pounds 35 times at the NFL scouting combine. He had 179 career tackles and 23.5 tackles for losses.

The Falcons had a need at defensive tackle after letting Dontari Poe leave in free agency.