Atlanta Falcons

Name  Yawin Smallwood
Born  12/25/1991
Height  6-4
Weight  236
College  Connecticut
Named to the All-AAC First-Team following the 2013 season ... Was a semifinalist for the Butkus Award after leading UConn with 118 tackles ... Finished second on the Huskies with 9.5 tackles for loss, and was first with four sacks ... Started all 12 games at linebacker this past season ... Possesses good size to play linebacker at the next level, and has solid acceleration and straight-line speed ... Natural at avoiding blocks and is adept at staying with backs in coverage ... Three-year starter at UConn and was a team captain.

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