For many NFL fans, the end of each college football season marks the beginning of an exciting new year, as a new crop of prospects come to the NFL Scouting Combine trying to convince some professional team to give them a shot.
While the most elite of the Draft class have already solidified their positions in the first round, dozens of other players count on the Combine to showcase the kind of potential that can be the difference between hearing their name called or becoming an undrafted free agent.
For some prospects who have fallen out of the favor with the media and scouts, the Combine can be the start of a road to redemption. Out of shape, too slow, bad attitude, injury-prone, not strong enough—these labels can cost a prospect millions of dollars or even a shot at an NFL career.
This is a list of the 2012 prospects who can improve their Draft stock the most by having a strong 2012 NFL Scouting Combine.