2012 NFL Mock Draft: First Round Picks for All 32 Teams

on April 17 2012 10:34 AM
Andrew Luck
Luck is thought to have virtually no flaws as a quarterback transitioning to the NFL. Still, if he wants to fulfill expectations, he will need the proper pieces around him. Reuters

We're just nine days away from the biggest draft in professional sports.

The 2012 NFL Draft gets underway on Thursday, April 26, and will last for three days. The first few picks shouldn't be a surprise. Andrew Luck is expected to go number one overall to the Colts, and the Redskins are expected to select Robert Griffin III, after they traded up to the number two spot a month ago.

After the first few selections, not much is guaranteed. Here is a mock draft for this year's first round:

1. Colts                    Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford

2. Redskins             Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor

3. Vikings                Matt Kalil, OT, USC

4. Browns                Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama

5. Buccaneers         Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU

6. Rams                   Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma St

7. Jaguars                Melvin Ingram, DE, South Carolina

8. Dolphins              Ryan Tannehill, QB, Texas A&M

9. Panthers              Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi St

10. Bills                    Riley Reiff, OT, Iowa

11. Chiefs                 David DeCastro, OG, Stanford

12. Seahawks           Luke Kuechly, ILB, Boston College

13. Cardinals            Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford

14. Cowboys             Mark Barron, SS Alabama

15. Eagles                Michael Brockers, DT, LSU

16. Jets                     Courtney Upshaw, OLB, Alabama

17. Bengals              Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, Alabama

18. Chargers             Andre Branch, DE, Clemson

19. Bears                  Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame

20. Titans                  Stephon Gilmore, CB, South Carolina

21. Bengals               Dontari Poe, DT, Memphis

22. Browns                Cordy Glenn, OT, Georgia

23. Lions                   Mike Adams, OT, Ohio St

24. Steelers              Dont'a Hightower, LB, Alabama

25. Broncos              Jerel Worthy, DT, Michigan St

26. Texans                Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor

27. Patriots               Chandler Jones, DE, Syracuse

28. Packers              Shea McClellin, DE, Boise St

29. Ravens               Peter Konz, C, Wisconsin

30. 49ers                  Kevin Zeitler, OG, Wisconsin

31. Patriots               Harrison Smith, FS, Notre Dame

32. Giants                 Nick Perry, DE, USC

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