Luke Kuechly is the No. 1 inside linebacker on my board for the 2012 NFL draft.
However, it is pretty close, with Dont'a Hightower and Bobby Wagner—who I have translating better on the inside—not that far behind.
While the Boston College product doesn't possess the upside that some of the other prospects at this position do, he is already a damn good football player.
Here are five reasons why Kuechly is going to succeed in the National Football League.