The Anniston Star » Auburn's Brock joins Falcons: "Safety Eric Brock became the fourth former Auburn player to go the free agent route to the NFL since last weekend's draft.
Brock told AuburnSports.com on Tuesday that he has agreed to sign with the Atlanta Falcons, choosing the team over another offer from the Jacksonville Jaguars.
He plans to sign today and report to rookie training camp the weekend of May 10.
Tight end Cole Bennett signed with the Houston Texans, fullback Carl Stewart with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and defensive tackle Josh Thompson with the St. Louis Rams.
Wide receiver Prechae Rodriguez will try out with the the N.Y. Jets on May 2.
Five former Auburn players went in last weekend's draft.
They include: defensive end/linebacker Quentin Groves, second round and 52nd overall by Jacksonville; cornerback Pat Lee, second round and 60th overall by Green Bay; defensive tackle Pat Sims, third round and 77th overall by Cincinnati; cornerback Jonathan Wilhite, fourth round and 129th overall by New England Patriots; and offensive tackle King Dunlap, seventh round and 230th overall to Philadelphia"
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