2012 First Round NFL Draft Picks

#1 Andrew Luck, QB, drafted by the Indianapolis Colts
#1 Andrew Luck, QB, drafted by the Indianapolis Colts
Andrew Luck won the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Award as part of the Stanford Cardinal. He led his team to an 11-2 record in 2011 and a berth in the Fiesta Bowl. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
#2 Robert Griffin III, QB, drafted by Washington Redskins
#2 Robert Griffin III, QB, drafted by Washington Redskins
Robert Griffin III played for the Baylor Bears from 2008-2011 and won the Heisman in his senior year. He threw for 4,293 yards and rushed for 699 yards in his senior season. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
#3 Trent Richardson, RB, drafted by Cleveland Browns
#3 Trent Richardson, RB, drafted by Cleveland Browns
Running back Trent Richardson played three season with the Alabama Crimson Tide. He finished third in the Heisman voting in 2011 and led his team to two national championships in 2009 and 2011. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
#4 Matt Kalil, OT, drafted by Minnesota Vikings
#4 Matt Kalil, OT, drafted by Minnesota Vikings
Matt Kalil played at the University of Southern California. He is the younger brother of the Carolina Panthers Center, Ryan Kalil. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
#5 Justin Blackmon, WR, drafted by Jacksonville Jaguars
#5 Justin Blackmon, WR, drafted by Jacksonville Jaguars
Justin Blackmon played four years at Oklahoma State University and led the team to a 2011 Fiesta Bowl win over the Stanford Cardinal. (Photo by Rick Dole/Getty Images)
#6 Morris Claiborne, CB, drafted by Dallas Cowboys
#6 Morris Claiborne, CB, drafted by Dallas Cowboys
Morris Claiborne played three seasons for the LSU Tigers. In 2011 he won the Jim Thorpe Award and earned first team All-American honors. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)
#7 Mark Barron, S, drafted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
#7 Mark Barron, S, drafted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mark Barron earned first team All-American twice with Alabama Crimson Tide and won two national championships. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
#8 Ryan Tannehill, QB, drafted by Miami Dolphins
#8 Ryan Tannehill, QB, drafted by Miami Dolphins
Ryan Tannehill played in the Big 12 confernence for the Texas A&M Aggies. He redshirted in 2007 and then played four seasons for the Aggies. In his senior season, he threw for over 3,700 yards and completed 61% of his passes. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
#9 Luke Kuechly, LB, drafted by Carolina Panthers
#9 Luke Kuechly, LB, drafted by Carolina Panthers
Luke Kuechly played his college football at Boston College. In 2011 Kuechly led the nation with 191 tackles. (Photo by Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images)
#10 Stephon Gilmore, CB, drafted by Buffalo Bills
#10 Stephon Gilmore, CB, drafted by Buffalo Bills
Stephon Gilmore is a former Gamecock. He played three years at the South Carolina and was considered the best CB in the draft. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
#11 Dontari Poe, NT, drafted by Kansas City Chiefs
#11 Dontari Poe, NT, drafted by Kansas City Chiefs
Dontari Poe played his college football at Memphis. Poe played in 35 games and recorded 101 tackles and 5 sacks. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)
#12 Fletcher Cox, DT, drafted by Philadelphia Eagles
#12 Fletcher Cox, DT, drafted by Philadelphia Eagles
Fletcher Cox played his college football at Mississippi State. He is the highest drafted Bulldog since 1983. Cox signed a four-year deal with the Eagles. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
#13 Michael Floyd, WR, drafted by Arizona Cardinals
#13 Michael Floyd, WR, drafted by Arizona Cardinals
Michael Floyd played for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. He caught 271 passes for 3,686 yds and scored 37 TDs in his four years with the team. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
#14 Michael Brockers, DT, drafted by St. Louis Rams
#14 Michael Brockers, DT, drafted by St. Louis Rams
Michael Brockers redshirted in 2009 and played just two years at LSU. Many consider him to be the top prospect at defensive tackle. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
#15 Bruce Irvin, OLB, drafted by Seattle Seahawks
#15 Bruce Irvin, OLB, drafted by Seattle Seahawks
Bruce Irvin transferred from a small college to West Virginia University in 2010. In his first season at WVU, he tallied 14 sacks, second most in the nation. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
#16 Quinton Coples, DE, drafted by New York Jets
#16 Quinton Coples, DE, drafted by New York Jets
Quinton Coples played for the UNC Tar Heels. In 2010 he recorded 59 tackles and 10 sacks, garnering first-team, All-ACC honors. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
#17 Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, drafted by Cincinnati Bengals
#17 Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, drafted by Cincinnati Bengals
Dre Kirkpatrick was part of two BCS championship teams with the Alabama Crimson Tide. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
#18 Melvin Ingram, LB, drafted by San Diego Chargers
#18 Melvin Ingram, LB, drafted by San Diego Chargers
Melvin Ingram earned All-American and All-SEC honors while playing at South Carolina. Ingram scored three TDs last season. (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)
#19 Shea McClellin, OLB, drafted by Chicago Bears
#19 Shea McClellin, OLB, drafted by Chicago Bears
Shea McClellin played his college football at Boise State. In his four years there, he recorded 130 tackles and 20.5 sacks. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
#20 Kendall Wright, WR, drafted by Tennessee Titans
#20 Kendall Wright, WR, drafted by Tennessee Titans
Kendall Wright played his college football at Baylor with #2 pick, Robert Griffin III. In his senior season, Wright had 108 receptions. for 1,633 yards and 14 TDs. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
#21 Chandler Jones, DE, drafted by New England Patriots
#21 Chandler Jones, DE, drafted by New England Patriots
Chandler Jones played for Syracuse at the Carrier Dome. He was injured in 2011 and only played half the season. He has a brother who plays for the Baltimore Ravens. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
#22 Brandon Weeden, QB, drafted by Cleveland Browns
#22 Brandon Weeden, QB, drafted by Cleveland Browns
Brandon Weeden played at Oklahoma State and set at least seven school records. He led his team to a 2011 Fiesta Bowl win. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
#23 Riley Reiff, OT, drafted by Detroit Lions
#23 Riley Reiff, OT, drafted by Detroit Lions
Riley Reiff is a former Iowa Hawkeye. Reiff was a first-team All-Big Ten and All-American in 2011. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
#24 David DeCastro, OG, drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers
#24 David DeCastro, OG, drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers
David DeCastro will go from guarding the #1 overall draft pick Andrew Luck to guarding one of the best QB's in the NFL. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
#25 Dont'a Hightower, LB, drafted by New England Patriots
#25 Dont'a Hightower, LB, drafted by New England Patriots
With their second pick in the first round, the Patriots selected Dont'a Hightower from Alabama. Hightower played four years at Alabama and finished with 235 tackles and four sacks. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
#26 Whitney Mercilus, DE, drafted by Houston Texans
#26 Whitney Mercilus, DE, drafted by Houston Texans
Whitney Mercilus played for the Illinois Fighting Illini. In his junior season he led the country with 16 sacks and nine forced fumbles. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
#27 Kevin Zeitler, OG, drafted by Cincinnati Bengals
#27 Kevin Zeitler, OG, drafted by Cincinnati Bengals
With their second pick in the first round, the Cincinnati Bengals selected Kevin Zeitler from Wisconsin. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
#28 Nick Perry, DE, drafted by Green Bay Packers
#28 Nick Perry, DE, drafted by Green Bay Packers
Nick Perry will go from playing in Southern California to playing in Green Bay Wisconsin. In his final season at USC, Perry recorded 54 tackles and 8.5 sacks. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)
#29 Harrison Smith, S, drafted by Minnesota Vikings
#29 Harrison Smith, S, drafted by Minnesota Vikings
Harrison Smith was the second player from Notre Dame selected in the first round of the 2012 draft. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
#30 A.J. Jenkins, WR, drafted by San Francisco 49ers
#30 A.J. Jenkins, WR, drafted by San Francisco 49ers
A.J. Jenkins played for the Fighting Illini in college and recorded more yards in his final year than in his first three years. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
#31 Doug Martin, RB, drafted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
#31 Doug Martin, RB, drafted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Doug Martin ran for the Boise State Broncos from 2007-2011. He recorded 3,431 yards on 617 carries with 43 TDs. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
#32 David Wilson, RB, drafted by New York Giants
#32 David Wilson, RB, drafted by New York Giants
David Wilson played his college football at Virginia Tech. Wilson was named the ACC Player of the Year in 2011. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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