|Player||Sam Baker, OT, USC|
|Pick||Round 1, Selection 21 (21 Overall)|
|Stats||Ht: 6-5 Wt: 314 40: 5.10|
|The AFL commissioner's son will get a chance to play right away with Atlanta. Their goal was to start rebuilding their shaky offensive line with a young tackle. While Baker doesn't have the athleticism of the other tackles selected ahead of him, he's a power blocker who is good fit for the power rushing scheme that offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey will be installing.|
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