2012 NFL Mock Draft: Rounds 1-3 (Final Version)

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This is my final mock draft for 2012. I'm projecting players to teams not necessarily in what spots they are taken but who they will go to.

1. Indianapolis Colts = Andrew Luck QB Stanford
2. Washington Redskins = Robert Griffin III QB Baylor
3. Minnesota Vikings = Morris Claiborne CB LSU
4. Cleveland Browns = Trent Richardson HB Alabama
5. Tampa Bay Bucs = Luke Kuechly MLB Boston College (watch for a trade here if the scenario above plays out, Buffalo wants Matt Kalil)
6. St. Louis Rams = Justin Blackmon WR Oklahoma State
7. Jacksonville Jaguars = Stephon Gilmore CB South Carolina (this could also be a trade pick with someone moving up for Fletcher Cox)
8. Miami Dolphins = Ryan Tannehill QB Texas A&M
9. Carolina Panthers = Quinton Coples DE North Carolina (this could also be a trade spot as the Panthers would like to take Coples lower)
10. Buffalo Bills = Matt Kalil OT USC
11. Kansas City Chiefs = Michael Brockers DE LSU (this is another spot for a trade as the Cowboys want to move up for Mark Barron)
12. Seattle Seahawks = Melvin Ingram DE South Carolina
13. Arizona Cardinals = Michael Floyd WR Notre Dame
14. Dallas Cowboys = Mark Barron SS Alabama
15. Philadelphia Eagles = Fletcher Cox DT Mississippi State
16. New York Jets = Courtney Upshaw OLB Alabama
17. Cincinnati Bengals (through Oakland) = Dre Kirkpatrick CB Alabama
18. San Diego Chargers = Whitney Mercilus OLB Illinois
19. Chicago Bears = Chandler Jones DE Syracuse
20. Tennessee Titans = David DeCastro OG Stanford (Titans may even trade up to secure him)
21. Cincinnati Bengals = Cordy Glenn OT Georgia
22. Cleveland Browns (through Atlanta) = Brandon Weeden QB Oklahoma State
23. Detroit Lions = Nick Perry DE USC
24. Pittsburgh Steelers = Dont'a Hightower ILB Alabama
25. Denver Broncos = Dontari Poe DT Memphis
26. Houston Texans = Kendall Wright WR Baylor
27. New England Patriots (through New Orleans) = Riley Reiff OT Iowa (Patriots are wanting to move up presumably for Mark Barron)
28. Green Bay Packers = Shea McClellin OLB Boise State
29. Baltimore Ravens = Stephen Hill WR Georgia Tech
30. San Francisco 49ers = Amini Silatolu OG Midwestern State
31. New England Patriots = Janoris Jenkins CB North Alabama
32. New York Giants = Coby Fleener TE Stanford

Round 2

33. St. Louis Rams = Jerel Worthy DT Michigan State
34. Indianapolis Colts = Devon Still DE Penn State
35. Minnesota Vikings = Jonathan Martin OT Stanford
36. Tampa Bay Bucs = Doug Martin HB Boise State
37. Cleveland Browns = Rueben Randle WR LSU
38. Jacksonville Jaguars = Andre Branch DE Clemson
39. St. Louis Rams (through Washington) = Lamar Miller HB Miami (Fla)
40. Carolina Panthers = Lavonte David OLB Nebraska
41. Buffalo Bills = Josh Robinson CB Central Florida
42. Miami Dolphins = Kevin Zeitler OG Wisconsin
43. Seattle Seahawks = Zach Brown OLB North Carolina
44. Kansas City Chiefs = Bobby Massie OT Ole Miss
45. Dallas Cowboys = Peter Konz OC Wisconsin
46. Philadelphia Eagles (through Arizona) = Brandon Boykin CB Georgia
47. New York Jets = Harrison Smith SS Notre Dame
48. New England Patriots (through Oakland) = Vinny Curry DE Marshall
49. San Diego Chargers = Mike Adams OT Ohio State
50. Chicago Bears = Alshon Jeffery WR South Carolina
51. Philadelphia Eagles = Bobby Wagner OLB Utah State
52. Tennessee Titans = Mychal Kendricks MLB California
53. Cincinnati Bengals = Mohamed Sanu WR Rutgers
54. Detroit Lions = Kelechi Osemele OT Iowa State
55. Atlanta Falcons = Brandon Thompson DT Clemson
56. Pittsburgh Steelers = Brandon Brooks OG Miami (Ohio)
57. Denver Broncos = David Wilson HB Virginia Tech
58. Houston Texans = Alameda Ta'amu NT Washington
59. Green Bay Packers = Kendall Reyes DE UConn
60. Baltimore Ravens = Ronnell Lewis OLB Oklahoma
61. San Francisco 49ers = Bruce Irvin OLB West Virginia
62. New England Patriots = Derek Wolfe DT Cincinnati
63. New York Giants = Trumaine Johnson CB Montana

Round 3

64. Indianapolis Colts = Dwayne Allen TE Clemson
65. St. Louis Rams = Dwight Bentley CB UL-Lafayette
66. Minnesota Vikings = Brian Quick WR Appalachian State
67. Cleveland Browns = Mitchell Schwartz OT California
68. Tampa Bay Bucs = Jamell Fleming CB Oklahoma
69. Washington Redskins = Casey Hayward CB Vanderbilt
70. Jacksonville Jaguars = A.J. Jenkins WR Illinois
71. Buffalo Bills = Kirk Cousins QB Michigan State
72. Miami Dolphins = Jeff Allen OT Illinois
73. Miami Dolphins (through Carolina) = Chris Givens WR Wake Forest
74. Kansas City Chiefs = Brock Osweiler QB Arizona State
75. Seattle Seahawks = LaMichael James HB Oregon
76. Houston Texans (through Philadelphia) = George Iloka FS Boise State
77. New York Jets = Robert Turbin HB Utah State
78. San Diego Chargers = Jared Crick DE Nebraska
79. Chicago Bears = Mike Martin DT Michigan
80. Arizona Cardinals = Donald Stephenson OT Oklahoma
81. Dallas Cowboys = Ryan Broyles WR Oklahoma
82. Tennessee Titans = Jayron Hosley CB Virginia Tech
83. Cincinnati Bengals = Chris Polk HB Washington
84. Atlanta Falcons = Ladarius Green TE UL-Lafayette
85. Detroit Lions = Ben Jones OC Georgia
86. Pittsburgh Steelers = Isaiah Pead HB Cincinnati
87. Denver Broncos = Marvin Jones WR California
88. Philadelphia Eagles (through Houston) = T.Y. Hilton WR Florida International
89. New Orleans Saints = Sean Spence OLB Miami (Fla)
90. Green Bay Packers = Bernard Pierce HB Temple
91. Baltimore Ravens = Orson Charles TE Georgia
92. San Francisco 49ers = Billy Winn DE Boise State
93. New England Patriots = Brandon Taylor FS LSU
94. New York Giants = Tyrone Crawford DE Boise State
95. Oakland Raiders = Josh Chapman NT Alabama

Top 5 available on the board

82. Alfonzo Dennard CB Nebraska
95. Olivier Vernon DE Miami (Fla)
96. Josh Norman CB Coastal Carolina
97. Cam Johnson DE Virginia
99. Terrell Manning OLB NC State

Ed. Note: And make sure to check out our other mock draft.

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