2012 NFL Draft: The Best of the Smallest

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2012 NFL Draft: The Best of the Smallest
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Drew Brees, Darren Sproles, Steve Smith, Maurice Jones-Drew and even Doug Flutie—if you want to go back a few years—among others all produced or are producing at the NFL level in spite of their size.

At one point or another, they were told by an analyst or a team that they were great in college, but simply not big enough to play at the next level.

Just how many more NFL prospects are going to be dismissed, not because of their production, but because of their size?

It doesn't matter that a QB like Kellen Moore lost a total of three games throughout his college career by a total of five points, but instead, it matters that he is only 5'11'', two or three inches too short.

While football is a game of inches, so is the NFL draft.

Inches can cost a player millions because of dropping in the draft specifically due to size.

Here are the best of the smallest in the upcoming draft.

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