For every NFL mock draft—and every real NFL draft, for that matter—there comes a batch of lucky players deemed first-round prospects.
But needless to say, each first round leads to six other rounds full of talented and sometimes ultimately more successful players. The same is true in 2012.
There are only 32 spots in Round 1, and not every great prospect can be taken in those 32 picks.
In this article, I’ve compiled a complete first-round mock draft with analysis of each pick, followed by a list of five players who will fall into Round 2.