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Jonathan Martin, OT (Stanford)
An immediate starter at right tackle no matter where he is drafted. Martin would push Jason Smith out of the starting job as the Rams right tackle and possibly to guard. Reliable, but I don’t see greatness in his future.
Rueben Randle, WR (LSU)
Randle is a polished receiver. He is big, he has good hands and he runs good routes. However, he has a very low ceiling and is more than likely a possession receiver at the next level. Although that could get him drafted in round two, I don’t think the Rams need a player like that.
Janoris Jenkins, CB (North Alabama)
The troubled cornerback has every skill an elite shutdown player could have. Jenkins even starting on a national championship team with, now Cleveland Brown, Joe Haden. However, since returning for his senior season, he has faced multiple drug-related charges and was dismissed from Florida. If he can get his problem fixed he could be a top-five cornerback in the NFL.
Lamar Miller, RB (Miami)
One player in this draft who could step in day one and be a game-changer. Miller has amazing speed for his 212 lb body. Combine that with his great receiving skills, route running and his durability and you have a stud running back at the next level.
Lavonte David, LB (Nebraska)
Classic case of a player possibly dropping due to size. David is 6'1'' and only 225 lbs, but it is his play on the field that you should watch. He totaled 133 tackles, 5.5 sacks and three forced fumbles. He is a fast and physical player, despite his size, and the Rams would have two potential Pro Bowl linebackers on the roster.
Alshon Jeffery, WR (South Carolina)
This draft's troubled child. Jeffery could very well have been a top-10 pick and likely the first receiver taken had he been able to keep his weight in check. If the Rams think they can motivate Jeffery, they should take him, but it is the biggest risk-reward pick in the entire 2012 NFL draft.