Which Atlanta Falcons Rookies Could Make An Impact In 2014?

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Sep 1, 2012; Madison, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers defensive back Dezmen Southward (12) tackles Northern Iowa Panthers running back Carlos Anderson (1) during the game at Camp Randall Stadium. Wisconsin defeated Northern Iowa 26-21. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

FS Dezmen Southward

Despite not being the most consistent player while at Wisconsin, Southward may very well have been the most physically gifted off all the safeties in the 2014 draft class.  Coming in at 6 ft and 211 lbs, Southward has magnificent size for a defensive back.  Add that to an unnoficial 4.31 40 time, and a 42″ vert, you have major potential in this newest Falcon.  Lowery is a solid player, but with Dezmen’s upside, I see the rookie beating him out.