NFL Draft rumors: Falcons to work out late-rising center from WKU

Max Halpin is firm on Atlanta's NFL Draft radar.

One of the best offensive linemen in school history, Western Kentucky center Max Halpin already had one workout with an NFL team last week. Now anotheris set.

A source tells Sporting News that the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday will put Halpin through a private workout. Halpinalso had a private workout with the Ravens last week when they visited Western Kentucky.

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Haplin started throughout his four seasons at Western Kentucky, including a 2014 season cut short by injuries. Over the past two years, Halpin has been on the Remington Award watch list for the nation’s top center.

Halpin's draft-stock rise is in part due to his strong senior seasonwith the Hilltoppers. Pro Football Focusnotesthat Halpin allowed 23 pressures in 2015 but only nine in 2016.

Kristian R. Dyer is an NFL contributor for Sporting News. He can be followed on Twitter @KRistianRDyer.

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