Falcons draft Desmond Trufant after trade with Rams
The Falcons traded their first-round pick (No. 30) to the Rams, along with the 92nd and 198th overall picks in the draft.
Trufant was the third cornerback off the board, after the New York Jets selected Alabama's Dee Milliner with the ninth pick and the Oakland Raiders drafted Houston cornerback DJ Hayden with the 12th pick. Desmond Trufant is the brother of NFL cornerbacks Marcus and Isaiah.
Falcons trade up with Rams 8 spots to #22 in 1st round. Trade details coming. #atldraft
— Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) April 26, 2013
Falcons select CB Desmond Trufant from University of Washington with the first pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. #atldraft — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) April 26, 2013