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Blalock, Crowder Selected in Second Round

Blalock is headed to Atlanta (AP)

Justin Blalock was the third Longhorn selected, and 39th pick overall, in the 2007 NFL Draft when the Atlanta Falcons chose the consensus First-Team All-American in the Second Round Saturday. In addition, Tim Crowder was the Second Round pick of the Denver Broncos.

It has been 25 years since Texas had as many as four players selected during the first two Rounds of the NFL Draft. FS/SS Michael Griffin (Tennessee Titans) and CB Aaron Ross (New York Giants) were selected in the opening round. A four-year starter at RT, Blalock was projected as late-First Round or an early-Second Round selection in most mock Drafts. Blalock finished his... Recommended Stories

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