2012 NFL Draft: 7 Underrated Prospects Who May Land in the First Round

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2012 NFL Draft: 7 Underrated Prospects Who May  Land in the First Round

Every year it happens. Some team does the unthinkable and makes everyone at the draft either stand up and take notice or, in the case of the peanut gallery of Jets fans, laugh until it hurts.

Every year, the NFL draft surprises us.

For years, even before Bill Belichick showed the world how to draft players and make your team even better through free agency and trades, Don Shula would unearth gems to make his team complete: Mark Clayton, an eighth-round selection out of Louisville; Mark Duper, a second-round find from Northwestern State (La.)

However, there were other times when he complete whiffed on players as well: John Bosa, Jay Brophy and others.

No, the draft is not exact and acts like a stock market with no surety of results, but every once in a while, there are underrated prospects who find their way into the first round and they turn out just fine.

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