Who was the first overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft?

Andrew Luck, the first overall pick, was a 4× Pro Bowl selection and led the Indianapolis Colts to the playoffs four times in his seven-year career. 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly was drafted with the 9th overall pick by the Carolina Panthers.

What was the NFL Draft like in 2011?

The 2011 NFL Draft occurred under strange circumstances. The league was in the midst of a lockout, with the owners and the NFLPA, the players’ union, unable to come to terms on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. That wouldn’t happen until July, lifting the lockout.

Who was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2012?

Houston Texans end J.J. Watt won The Associated Press 2012 NFL Defensive Player of the Year award, missing a perfect ballot by one vote. The NFL’s sacks leader with 20½ and a pass-blocking fiend, Watt earned 49 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league.

When did the NFL Supplemental Draft take place?

Supplemental draft. A supplemental draft was held on July 12, 2012. For each player selected in the supplemental draft, the team forfeits its pick in that round in the draft of the following season. 8 players were available, but only 1 was selected.

How many underclassmen went to the NFL in 2012?

A record 65 underclassmen announced their intention to forgo their remaining NCAA eligibility and declare themselves eligible to be selected in the draft. Of the 65 eligible underclassmen, 44 (or 67.7%) were drafted. The selection of Luck, a junior, marked the fourth straight draft where the first overall selection was an underclassman.

Who are the first ten draftees in the NFL Draft?

Mark Barron and Ryan Tannehill were the only two seniors among the first ten draftees. The draft order is generally based on each team’s record from the previous season, with teams who qualified for the postseason selecting after those which failed to make the playoffs.