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2012 NFL Draft

The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft took place on April 26, 2012 and if you are a big NFL fan, it’s always good to know which new faces are going to turn some heads next season. Let Kidzworld introduce you to the top 3 picks of the NFL Draft!

#1 - Andrew Luck

Colts #1 PickAndrew LuckCourtesy of the NFL
 

Well if there’s any team that needs a little bit of Luck after losing the best player (Peyton Manning) in the NFL for the entire last season, it’s the Indianapolis Colts who chose Andrew Luck as their new quarterback. Andrew is one of the greatest quarterbacks out of Stanford University and his stats are flawless, racking up 10,000 yards passing in only three seasons with a 70% completion rating. Colts fans get ready for another 10-20 years of great football!

#2 - Robert Griffin III

Redskins #1 PickRobert Griffin IIICourtesy of the NFL
 

Last year’s Heisman Trophy winner was Robert Griffin the 3rd… or you can call him “RG3”. Much like CP3 (Chris Paul of the LA Clippers), anyone with moves as quick as Robert is considered non-human and therefore they earn the robotic name.  Robert is a Quarterback and will give the Redskins a fast, explosive offense that has all the Dallas Cowboy fans petrified for next season.

#3 - Trent Richardson

Browns #1 PickTrent RichardsonCourtesy of the NFL
 

The Cleveland Browns snaked the third pick to get the #1 running back Trent Richardson from the Minnesota Vikings. Well, don’t worry Viking fans, with a back like Adrian Pederson, you don’t really need any dilemmas over who gets to carry the ball.

1st Round Row Call

As for the rest of the draft, the top 32 picks are now complete. Here is a list of all the players and which teams you’ll see them playing on next season:

PICK

TEAM

PLAYER

POS

1

Colts

Andrew Luck

QB

2

Redskins

Robert Griffin III

QB

3

Browns

Trent Richardson

RB

4

Vikings

Matt Kalil

OT

5

Jaguars

Justin Blackmon

WR

6

Cowboys

Morris Claiborne

CB

7

Buccaneers

Mark Barron

SS

8

Dolphins

Ryan Tannehill

QB

9

Panthers

Luke Kuechly

ILB

10

Bills

Stephon Gilmore

CB

11

Chiefs

Dontari Poe

DT

12

Eagles

Fletcher Cox

DT

13

Cardinals

Michael Floyd

WR

14

Rams

Michael Brockers

DT

15

Seahawks

Bruce Irvin

DE

16

Jets

Quinton Coples

DE

17

Bengals

Dre Kirkpatrick

CB

18

Chargers

Melvin Ingram

DE

19

Bears

Shea McClellin

DE

20

Titans

Kendall Wright

WR

21

Patriots

Chandler Jones

DE

22

Browns

Brandon Weeden

QB

23

Lions

Riley Reiff

OT

24

Steelers

David DeCastro

G

25

Patriots

Dont'a Hightower

ILB

26

Texans

Whitney Mercilus

DE

27

Bengals

Kevin Zeitler

G

28

Packers

Nick Perry

DE

29

Vikings

Harrison Smith

FS

30

49ers

A.J. Jenkins

WR

31

Buccaneers

Doug Martin

RB

32

Giants

David Wilson

RB

Have Your Say

So, are you excited for the next NFL season? Who do you think will win the Super Bowl next year? Have your say in the comments below!

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ace217

ace217 wrote:

Rg3 yea u no me
commented: Sat Dec 29, 2012

ace217

ace217 wrote:

Rg3 yea u no me
commented: Sat Dec 29, 2012

danae1444

danae1444 wrote:

Im pretty confident with my team's first pick!! Woo Go Cowboys!!! Wink
commented: Tue Jun 12, 2012

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