2012 NFL Draft Results: Tracking the Top 50 Undrafted Free Agents

Adam OdekirkContributor IIApril 28, 2012

2012 NFL Draft Results: Tracking the Top 50 Undrafted Free Agents

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    Undrafted free agents are the unsung heroes of the NFL. They make up the special teams, practice squads and even, on occasion, find themselves making Pro Bowls.

    Teams take into account what players they know may still be available after the draft concludes from the beginning of their draft preparation and make their picks with that information in mind.

    Oftentimes there are very popular names that fail to be drafted, despite having played for major colleges and in big-time BCS games.

    Here are the top 50 UFAs left after the draft and the teams that they may get a shot with.

UFAs 1-10

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    We'll go in a rough order of the best players who went undrafted. Sources for moves will be linked with each signing...


    1. Chris Polk, RB, Washington

    TEAM: Philadelphia Eagles


    2. James Brown, G, Troy



    3. Chase Minnifield, CB, Virginia

    TEAM: Redskins 


    4. Luke Nix, OG, Pitt

    TEAM: Raiders 


    5. Leonard Johnson, CB, Iowa St.

    TEAM: Tampa Bay Buccaneers


    6. Garth Gerhart, C, Arizona St



    7. Dwight Jones, WR, North Carolina


    8. Jarrett Boykin, WR, Virginia Tech

    TEAM: Jacksonville Jaguars


    9. Duke Ihenacho, SS, San Jose St.

    TEAM: Denver Broncos


    10. Patrick Edwards, WR, Houston

    TEAM: Detroit Lions

UFAs 11-20

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    11. Marquis Maze, WR, Alabama

    Team: Pittsburgh Steelers 


    12. Rishaw Johnson, G, California

    Team: Seattle Seahawks 



    13. Ryan Steed, CB, Furman

    Team:  New York Jets


    14. Dustin Waldron, T, Portland St.

    Team: Miami Dolphins


    15. Dajohn Harris, DT, USC



    16. Chris Owusu, WR, Stanford

    Team: San Francisco 49ers 


    17. Marcus Forston, DT, Miami

    Team: New England Patriots 


    18. Antonio Fenelus, DB, Wisconsin

    Team: Indianapolis Colts 


    19. Aaron Henry, S, Wisconsin

    Team: Oakland Raiders 


    20. Matt Reynolds, T, BYU

    Team: Carolina Panthers

UFAs 21-30

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    21. Micah Pellerin, CB, Hampton

    Team: Indianapolis Colts 


    22. Jeff Fuller, WR, Texas A&M

    Team: Miami Dolphins


    23. Jermaine Kearse, WR, Wash.

    Team: Seattle Seahawks


    24. Deangelo Peterson, TE, LSU

    Team: St. Louis Rams

    25. Loni Fangupo, DT, BYU


    26. Vaughn Meatoga, DT, Hawaii

    Team: Washington Redskins

    27. Quentin Saulsberry, OG, Miss St.

    Team: Minnesota Vikings


    28. Sean Cattouse, FS, California

    Team: San Diego Chargers 


    29. Michael Brewster, C Ohio St.

    Team: Jacksonville Jaguars 


    30. Janzen Jackson, S, McNeese St

    Team: New York Giants

UFAs 31-40

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    31. Eric Page, WR, Toledo

    Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 


    32. Justin Francis, DE, Rutgers



    33. Antoine McClain, G, Clemson

    Team: Baltimore Ravens 


    34. Chas Alecxih, DT, Pitt
    Team: Miami Dolphins

    35. D'Anton Lynn, CB, Penn St.

    Team: New York Jets 


    36. Alex Hoffman-Ellis, OLB, Wash St

    Team: St. Louis Rams 


    37. Donte Paige-Moss, DE, UNC


    38. Tauren Poole, RB, Tennessee



    39. Johnny Thomas, FS, Ok. St.

    Team: New Orleans Saints


    40.  Cliff Harris, CB, Oregon

    Team: Philadelphia Eagles

UFAs 41-50

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    41. Gerell Robinson, WR, Arizona St.

    Team: Denver Broncos 


    42. Brandon Bolden, RB, Mississippi



    43. Shawn Loiseau, ILB, Merrimack

    Team: Houston Texas 


    44. Ernest Owusu, DE, California

    Team: Minnesota Vikings 


    45. Darron Thomas, QB, Oregon



    46. Vontaze Burfict, ILB, Arizona St.

    Team: Bengals 


    47. Cyhl Quarles, SS, Wake Forest

    Team: Baltimore Ravens 


    48. Aaron Corp, QB, Richmond

    Team: Buffalo Bills 


    49. Jerry Franklin, LB, Arkansas

    Team: Denver Broncos 


    50. Lance Lewis, WR, East Carolina

    Team: Oakland Raiders