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NFL Takes 42 From SEC, 9 In First Round, 5 Of First 10 Picks

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The SEC has two streaks going of 6 years currently. The most visible is six BCS championships in a row. The other some fans might not be so familiar with. For the sixth year in a row, the conference had the most players chosen in the NFL Draft. We spoke of the Big East last week and how a player with dreams of playing on the next level, probably shouldn’t pick that conference to play in.

The complete opposite is true with the SEC. If a player has dreams of becoming a doctor or a lawyer after playing 4 years of college ball, he should definitely apply to the Big East. But if a player wants to continue his playing career after college, the SEC is the place to be. The Big East chases recruits while recruits chase down the SEC. And with John Marinatto stepping down from the Big East’s Commissioner position, the SEC just gained another 10 miles on them to add to their already huge 5,000 mile lead. Lets take a look at what schools sent who to where, in the 2012 NFL Draft. Get comfortable, we’re going to be here awhile.

ALABAMA:

Trent Richardson (RB) to the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round, 3rd overall.

Mark Barron (S) to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1st round, 7th overall.

Dre Kirkpatrick (DB) to the Cincinnati Bengals in the 1st round, 17th overall.

Dont’a Hightower (LB) to the New England Patriots in the 1st round, 25th overall.

Courtney Upshaw (LB) to the Baltimore Ravens in the 2nd round.

Josh Chapman (DT) to the Indianapolis Colts in the 5th round.

DeQuan Menzie (DB) to the Kansas City Chiefs in the 5th round.

Brad Smelley (TE) to the New York Jets in the 7th round.

ARKANSAS:

Jake Bequette (DE) to the New England Patriots in the 3rd round.

Joe Adams (WR) to the Carolina Panthers in the 4th round.

Jarius Wright (WR) to the Minnesota Vikings in the 4th round.

Greg Childs (WR) to the Minnesota Vikings in the 4th round.

AUBURN:

Brandon Moseley (OL) to the New York Giants in the 4th round.

FLORIDA:

Jaye Howard (DT) to the Seattle Seahawks in the 4th round.

Chris Rainey (RB) to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 5th round.

GEORGIA:

Cordy Glenn (T) to the Buffalo Bills in the 2nd round.

Ben Jones (C) to the Houston Texans in the 4th round.

Orson Charles (TE) to the Cincinnati Bengals in the 4th round.

Brandon Boykin (DB) to the Philadelphia Eagles in the 4th round.

Blair Walsh (K) to the Minnesota Vikings in the 6th round.

Justin Anderson (T) to the Indianapolis Colts in the 7th round.

Deangelo Tyson (DE) to the Baltimore Ravens in the 7th round.

KENTUCKY:

Winston Guy (DB) to the Seattle Seahawks in the 6th round.

Danny Trevathan (LB) to the Denver Broncos in the 6th round.

LSU:

Morris Claiborne (DB) to the Dallas Cowboys in the 1st round, 6th overall.

Michael Brockers (DT) to the St. Louis Rams in the 1st round, 14th overall.

Rueben Randle (WR) to the New York Giants in the 2nd round.

Brandon Taylor (S) to the San Diego Chargers in the 3rd round.

Ron Brooks (DB) to the Buffalo Bills in the 4th round.

MISSISSIPPI STATE:

Fletcher Cox (DT) to the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1st round, 12th overall.

Vick Ballard (RB) to the Indianapolis Colts in the 5th round.

Charles Mitchell (S) to the Atlanta Falcons in the 6th round.

OLE MISS:

Bobby Massie (T) to the Arizona Cardinals in the 4th round.

SOUTH CAROLINA:

Stephon Gilmore (DB) to the Buffalo Bills in the 1st round, 10th overall.

Melvin Ingram (DE) to the San Diego Chargers in the 1st round, 18th overall.

Alshon Jeffery (WR) to the Chicago Bears in the 2nd round.

Rokevious Watkins (OL) to the St. Louis Rams in the 5th round.

Antonio Allen (S) to the New York Jets in the 7th round.

Travian Robertson (DT) to the Atlanta Falcons in the 7th round.

TENNESSEE:

Malik Jackson (DT) to the Denver Broncos in the 5th round.

VANDERBILT:

Casey Hayward (DB) to the Green Bay Packers in the 2nd round.

Tim Fuggar (DE) to the Indianapolis Colts in the 7th round.

Ray Blanchette covers the SEC for the Saturday Blitz. He also writes for Outside The Redzone. Follow along at www.outsidetheredzone.com. Blanchette is the owner of Blanchette Sports Holdings. Follow along with them at www.blanchettesh.elementfx.com or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100003521034703&sk=wall or on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/BlanchettSports. BE SURE TO CHECK US OUT THIS SUNDAY AS WE WILL BE AUCTIONING OFF AN AUTOGRAPHED PICTURE OF OUR MODEL CARRIE!!