2012 NFL Draft: Top 5 Most Overrated Prospects

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2012 NFL Draft: Top 5 Most Overrated Prospects
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Every year, prospects who are mostly average in college somehow manage to get completely overrated leading up to the Draft and get picked far too high.

Take last year’s Draft for example. The Jaguars watched on as Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert fell to number ten in the Draft and then decided to pick him as many scouts described him as a possible ’Franchise Quarterback.’

In reality however, Gabbert was pretty much an average college quarterback who had been overrated by the media and scouts alike leading up to the Draft. As it tuned out, Gabbert had an awful Rookie Season as he struggled to adapt to NFL defenses.

However, It’s not just Gabbert that was drafted to high becuase it happens every year. Prospects are hyped up by the media to be made out to be potential NFL stars but end up being average NFL players.

Which players are overrated this year? Here is a list of prospects who I believe are overrated and you may see a few names that might surprise you.

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