Detroit Lions NFL Mock Draft: Vote on the Third Round Choice

Brandon Alisoglu@@BrandonAlisogluCorrespondent IApril 14, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 15:  Isaiah Pead #23  and Anthony McClung #6 of the Cincinnati Bearcats celebrate after Pead scored a touchdown during the game against the Louisville Cardinals at Paul Brown Stadium on October 15, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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The interactive article puts the Detroit Lions 2012 NFL draft in your hands. The Lions currently hold the 85th overall pick.

The first-round choice was never in doubt. The second-round selection is still up for grabs.

Get your votes in and there will be a wrap-up slideshow at the end with your selections and reasoning.

These will be coming fast and furious over the next two weeks so all seven rounds can be addressed before the draft next week. 

One more time for emphasis: The draft is next week!

As always, pick whom you think Detroit should draft from the candidates provided or choose "Other" and put the name of the worthy omission in the comments below.


Brandon Mosley, OT, Auburn, 6'6", 314 lbs.

Mosley has only been playing tackle for two years, so there is plenty he can learn. However, he started all 14 games last year and earned All-SEC second-team honors.

While he struggled early in the season when he was counted on to be a leader of the offensive line, his athleticism and quickness will help him handle NFL defensive ends.


Isaiah Pead, RB, Cincinnati, 5'11", 200 lbs.

Pead has a chance to be Jahvid Best with five extra pounds on his frame. Whether taking handoffs or catching passes, he is lightening out of the backfield.

He lacks the power to break tackles but has big-play potential when given space.


Kelechi Osemele, OG, Iowa State, 6'6", 347 lbs.

This bull of a man has an attitude to match his monstrous size. Osemele has the strength and ferocity to be plugged into either position on the right side.

He may not be available this late in the draft, but Osemele will require some coaching to reach his potential and could slip to Detroit.


Malik Jackson, DE, Tennessee, 6'5", 275 lbs.

Jackson played defensive tackle in college, but he projects well as a defensive end. He is athletic and rangy so he must keep his butt down to ensure he doesn't get knocked off his rush.

His time as a tackle will help him against the running game. Jackson could benefit greatly from the collective wisdom of Detroit's experienced defensive line.


What say you, Detroit?