The Big 7 Quarterback Prospects in the 2012 NFL Draft

This in one of the most compelling quarterback draft classes in a long time because of the star power at the top of the draft with Luck and Griffin in conjunction with the complete uncertainty after those two players.  Some scouts love Tannehill and his upside, while others debate whether or not he she even be taken in the second round.  Others praise Weeden because of his maturity and production.  While another pocket of people like Cousins because of his leadership and experience.  All in all this is a fascinating group of quarterbacks and unlike anything we have seen in recent years.

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Kendall Wright Player Profile

Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 196

Combine 40:  4.61

Pro Day 40: 4.41-4.46

Combine Vertical: 38.5

First Word: His stock soared with Robert Griffin III’s as the two terrorized the Big 12 through the air this past season.  However, Wrights stock took a hit when he ran a slow 40 yard dash at the combine.

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Dontari Poe Player Profile

Dontari Poe, Memphis, DT

Height: 6’4”

Weight: 346

Combine 40:  4.98

Combine Bench: 44

Combine Vertical: 29.5

First Word: Every year the NFL combine has winners and losers, this year one of its biggest winners was Poe.  Poe went from being a second or third round pick to being considered for top ten selection.

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Morris Claiborne Player Profile

Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU

Combine Height: 5’11″

Combine Weight: 188

Combine 40: 4.50

Bench Press: DNP

Vertical: 34.5

First Word: Claiborne is fresh off an excellent combine where he did everything right except get a 40 time under 4.5.  His name is consistently referenced among the elite of this draft and he was one of the most electrifying players in college football this last season.

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Riley Reiff Player Profile

Riley Reiff, RT/LT, Iowa

Height: 6’6″

Weight: 300

First Word: Reiff is generally regarded as one of the elite prospects in the 2012 NFL draft.  Many believe he will transition from LT to RT in the NFL where he can better unleash his mean streak in the running game.

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Matt Kalil Player Profile

Editors Note: Hey guys. I want to introduce you to the newest member of the Draft Database staff, Ryan Craig. Ryan runs his own football related blog, beyondfootballmadness.com, and has agreed to join me here at Draft Database to continue to give you all good draft coverage. He will be writing on a wide variety of prospects and I would strongly recommend you all go out and check out his blog.

Matt Kalil, LT, USC

Height: 6’7″

Weight: 295

First Word: Kalil is the consensus top offensive tackle in this Draft and there is not a mock draft out there that does not have Kalil going in the top 5.  Kalil has been a significant contributor to a very talented USC Trojan team in each of his past two seasons.

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