Tracking LSU Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

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Tracking LSU Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft
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Post-draft update:

If you're wondering where LSU ranks as far as overall number of draft picks, here's the article.

Apr 28 Intro:

LSU's Rueben Randle and Brandon Taylor went in the second and third rounds yesterday, and Tiger fans who want to know who else heads to the NFL from Death Valley can bookmark this page for that info as it happens.

Apr 27 Intro:

LSU had a good showing in the first round, but it was a little disappointing. The two best Tigers were selected, but Rueben Randle was conspicuously left on the table.

Randle's biggest competitor for selection is now Alshon Jeffery from South Carolina. If Jeffery's incident is the reason that he's still on the table, then Randle has the higher pick on lock.

Bookmark this page for updates on every Tiger that goes pro in all seven rounds of the draft.

Original Intro:

Les Miles is in charge of the perennially-contending LSU Tigers, and the wealth of talent that he supervises is immense.

The reigning SEC champions started their 2011 journey to Atlanta against a highly-ranked Oregon Ducks squad, and it put many of these men in the limelight for the entire season.

The nation's best cornerback hails from Death Valley in the form of Morris Claiborne. However high he gets drafted, he will still be a steal for the team that calls his name.

Michael Brockers follows closely, and makes LSU look like it will produce two of the top-10 draft picks this year.

Bookmark this page for updates on every player that enters the NFL from the Tigers' roster.

The list of potential draftees from LSU:

1) Morris Claiborne, CB

2) Michael Brockers, DT

3) Rueben Randle, WR

4) Deangelo Peterson, TE

5) Brandon Taylor, SS

6) Ron Brooks, CB

Tiger fans, it's a great year to wear the purple and gold. It stinks to watch great players leave the collegiate field, but there's something about putting players in the NFL that makes us football fans smile.

LSU's defense was clearly bound for the NFL, and 2011 made sure that no LSU great would miss that opportunity.

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