Atlanta Falcons: Five potential defensive lineman draft picks for 2016

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1) Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss

Aug 28, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Mississippi Rebels defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche (5) celebrates with the old leather helmet after defeating the Boise State Broncos in the 2014 Chick-fil-A kickoff game at the Georgia Dome. Rebels won 35-13. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

I don’t want to say that this guy is a must, but there are few defensive linemen who can impact the game like Georgia native Robert Nkemdiche can. And for a Falcons team that is searching for some help in the trenches, why not start off with a nearly 300-pound monster that can anchor the defense for years to come.

If you have failed to see this guy play, you are missing out possibly one of the great pound-for-pound players in all of college football and at nearly 300 pounds, that’s a lot to see. But he can be situated nicely right next to Ra’Shede Hageman and Vic Beasley that will be the unit that everyone’s hoping to see from the front.

To say that this is the greatest player that I’ve seen since Warren Sapp may be a stretch, but he’s not too far behind, though.

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