This is the final installment of a five part series that looked at the top 50 offensive players in the 2012 NFL Draft. Today, I will look at 41 to 50.
41. Case Keenum, QB, Houston: Keenum has been one of the best college QB’s in the past couple years. He has a big arm but will need to transition from Houston’s wacky offense.
42. D.J. Woods, WR, Cincinnati: Woods will move into the No. 1 WR role for Cincinnati and should have a huge season.
43. George Bryan, TE, N.C. State: Bryan could have declared for the 2011 draft but wisely chose to return for his Senior season. Another good year should put him in Day 2 or early Day 3.
Follow the jump to see 44 through 50
Over the past week I have looked at the top 30 defensive prospects. Today, I will look at the 31st to 40th prospects for defense in the 2012 NFL Draft.
31. Baker Steinkuhler, DE/DT, Nebraska: Steinkuhler will likely not declare but if he does he should be a second round pick.
32. Marcus Forston, DT, Miami: Forston could end up much higher on this list but he has not impressed me that much from what I have seen.
33. Josh Robinson, CB, Central Florida: Robinson has really impressed me from what I have seen. I think he could be a huge steal on Day 2.
Trent Richardson is the early favorite to be the No. 1 RB taken in the 2012 draft.
Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama
Class: Junior (this is what he will be this year)
NFL Player Comparison
- Maurice Jones Drew: He is not as short as MJD but he reminds me a lot of MJD. He runs with great vision, power, and has great top end speed. He has the hands to play out of the backfield as well.
Earlier in the week I looked at the first to 10th and 11th to 20th defensive prospects in the 2012 draft. Today, I will look at the 21st to 30th prospects.
21. Mark Barron, SS, Alabama: Barron will compete with Ray Ray for the No. 1 SS in the draft. Right now, Ray Ray is ahead of him but Barron will still go in the first or second round.
Follow the jump to see 22 through 30.
Dan Herron is an interesting prospect. He has good power and runs hard but needs a good season to be a Day 1 or Day 2 pick.
Dan Herron, RB, Ohio State
- Height: 5’10”
- Weight: 205
- Class: Senior
NFL Player Comparison
- Delone Carter: Herron reminds me exactly of this year’s RB prospect, Delone Carter. Like Carter, he plays bigger than he is and runs incredibly hard. The big difference between them is that Herron has very good hands and is a good receiving threat and Carter was not. That is why Herron could go on Day 2 and Carter did not.
Earlier in the week I posted my top 10 offensive players in the 2012 draft. Today, I will look at the 11th to 20th best NFL draft prospects.
11. Nick Foles, QB, Arizona: Foles has all the intangibles to be a very good QB but needs a strong season to cement himself in the first round.
Follow the jump to see No. 12 to No. 20
I am beginning a series that will look at who I believe are the top 50 defensive players in the 2012 draft. Today we will look at the top 10.
Follow the jump to see two through 10.