With the 2012 NFL draft fast approaching, I thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane and make a list of the best players in NFL history who have been picked at each slot in the first round.
Each of these men were highly sought-after players coming out of college. They overcame the odds by performing well enough for long enough to become some of the greatest players the game has ever seen.
They paved the way for every one of the young men who hope to land a spot on an opening day roster for one of the 32 NFL teams in 2012.
Let's take a look at who made the list.