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2012 Final Mock Draft: Rhett's Take



This is my official final mock, and I'm going to do picks 1-38 like Alfie, Adam, and Brad did. I hope you enjoy.

Star-divide

  1. Indianapolis Colts - Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford
  2. Washington Redskins - Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor
  3. Minnesota Vikings - Matt Kalil OT USC
  4. Cleveland Browns - Trent Richardson RB Alabama
  5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Morris Claiborne CB LSU
  6. St. Louis Rams - Justin Blackmon WR Oklahoma State
  7. New York Jets (via JAX) - Melvin Ingram OLB South Carolina
  8. Miami Dolphins - Ryan Tannehill QB Texas A&M
  9. Carolina Panthers - Stephon Gilmore CB South Carolina
  10. Buffalo Bills - Michael Floyd WR Notre Dame
  11. Kansas City Chiefs - David DeCastro OG/C Stanford
  12. Seattle Seahawks - Quinton Coples DE North Carolina
  13. Arizona Cardinals - Luke Kuechly ILB Boston College
  14. Dallas Cowboys - Peter Konz C Wisonsin
  15. Philadelphia Eagles - Mark Barron SS Alabama
  16. Jacksonville Jaguars (VIA NYJ) - Chandler Jones DE Syracuse
  17. Cincinnati Bengals (via OAK) - Kendall Wright WR Baylor
  18. San Diego Chargers - Courtney Upshaw OLB Alabama
  19. Chicago Bears - Riley Rieff OT Iowa
  20. Tennessee Titans - Michael Brockers DT LSU
  21. Cincinnati Bengals - Nick Perry DE/OLB USC
  22. Cleveland Browns - Stephen Hill WR Georgia Tech
  23. Detroit Lions - Jonathan Martin OT Stanford
  24. Pittsburgh Steelers - Cordy Glenn OG Georgia
  25. Denver Broncos - Dre Kirkpatrick CB Alabama
  26. Houston Texans - Alshon Jeffery WR South Carolina
  27. New England Patriots - Whitney Mercilus DE/OLB Illinois
  28. Green Bay Packers - Shea McClellin OLB Boise State
  29. Baltimore Ravens - Mohamed Sanu WR Rutgers
  30. San Francisco 49ers - Amini Silatolu OG Midwestern State
  31. New England Patriots - Jared Crick DE Nebraska
  32. New York Giants - Coby Fleener TE Stanford
  33. St. Louis Rams - Kevin Zeitler OG Wisconsin
  34. Indianapolis Colts - Dontari Poe NT Memphis
  35. Minnesota Vikings - Reuben Randle WR LSU
  36. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Dont'a Hightower LB Alabama
  37. Cleveland Browns - Brian Quick WR Appalachian State
  38. Jacksonville Jaguars - AJ Jenkins WR Illinois
  39. St. Louis Rams (via WAS) - Zach Brown OLB North Carolina
  40. Carolina Panthers - Devon Still DT Penn State
  41. Buffalo Bills - Lavonte David OLB Nebraska
  42. Miami Dolphins - Andre Branch DE Clemson
  43. Seattle Seahawks - Janoris Jenkins CB North Alabama
  44. Kansas City Chiefs - Alameda Ta'amu NT Washington
  45. Dallas Cowboys - Bruce Irvin OLB West Virginia
  46. Philadelphia Eagles - Brandon Thompson DT Clemson
  47. Jacksonville Jaguars (via NYJ) - Josh Robinson CB Central Florida


I extended the draft from 38 picks to 47, because the Jaguars picked up another 2nd round pick in the trade with the New York Jets.
Picks Explained:

  • Chandler Jones - This is the kind of surprise pick, that will surprise many. His stock has been rising, but at highest, it's probably a late 1st round pick. And this will be called a reach. With some good coaching, and having some veterans on the team. Chandler Jones should develop into an every down great defensive end.
  • AJ Jenkins - He's a 2nd round talent, and some have him in their top 5 receivers, reportedly. His stock has been rising, and although nothing he does is elite, everything is pretty good, and he has no weaknesses. His route running can use a little work, but he should be a factor day in and out.
  • Josh Robinson - This is a good pick, because Robinson clearly has talent, and can develop into a great defensive back. He has some technical flaws, but nothing major. Is very talented, physically. And is not afraid to tackle. He'll have to start off his career on special teams, but in 2 years, can be a good starter. 4.33 40 yard dash. Finished 1st at the combine, in his broad, vertical, 40, and shuttle among defensive backs.

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