=== Falcons ink second-round pick Alford ===
Flowery Branch, GA (Sports Network) - The Atlanta Falcons on Friday signed
cornerback Robert Alford, the team's second-round draft pick.
Alford enjoyed a standout career at FCS Southeastern Louisiana, earning first-
team All-America honors as a senior last fall. He registered 137 career
tackles, with 20 passes defensed, 10 interceptions and started 31-of-32 games
for the Lions.
The Falcons chose the 5-foot-10, 186-pounder with the 60th overall selection,
while he was the first FCS player to be picked in April's draft.
06/14 16:28:07 ET