Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff let it be known that Konz was selected because he is a versatile offensive lineman that can play multiple positions:
"I can't emphasize enough how important it is Konz can play both guard & center. We have him listed as a Guard-Center."
Dimitroff also talked about how Konz can help out in short-yardage and goal line running plays:
"We need to make sure we have the right people protecting 'deuce,' as well as helping in short yardage runs."
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