In April, every team in the NFL will try to draft players that will help them win a Super Bowl championship, and the No. 1 goal for each team is to avoid drafting players that turn into busts.
Every year, there is a player that is highly regarded as a potential franchise playmaker, and every year another player does not perform as well as everyone thought.
We all know about the extreme cases with guys like Ryan Leaf and JaMarcus Russell. There are also players like Vernon Gholston, Aaron Maybin and Jamaal Anderson, all of whom were chosen early in the first round, but are no longer with the team that originally drafted them.
The NFL draft will turn some teams completely around, but others will dig themselves deeper into a hole.
The teams that find themselves drafting a player that turns into a bust often spend two or three years on this guy before realizing that they will never get what they expected out of him. It is utterly detrimental to the team.
In the 2012 NFL Draft, there are going to many players that end up out of the league in just a few short years. Let's take a look at five of the guys who are destined for a career somewhere besides football.