College football season is almost here, and with the start of a new year comes a mock draft. Mock drafts are the most highly anticipated and scrutinized publications in the NFL draft world.
While it is impossible to even predict the order of the draft at this point, it is still interesting to analyze potential selections. By the time the draft rolls around in April, players not even on the radar will be top-10 picks and current first-round picks will be late-round selections.
Positions currently thought to be strengths on NFL teams will be revealed as weaknesses, and players will come out of nowhere to add credibility to a unit.
Over the next eight months, much of what is currently thought about the draft will change dramatically.
Despite this fact, here's a look at the first 32 picks of the 2012 NFL Draft.