NFL Draft 2012: 5 Players Who Could Win Heisman and Be Top Pick

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NFL Draft 2012: 5 Players Who Could Win Heisman and Be Top Pick
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The Heisman Trophy is given to the best player in college football, however, since the start of the Heisman trophy in 1937, only 17 players have won the Heisman Trophy and then still been viewed by NFL teams as the best player in the NFL Draft.

Of the last 10 Heisman Trophy winners, one was undrafted, two were mid or late round picks, two were late first rounders, two were top 10 picks and three were picked No. 1 overall (all of them quarterbacks).

So, while winning the Heisman Trophy and being selected No. 1 overall in the subsequent NFL Draft isn't a common occurrence, here are five players who have at least the potential to win the Heisman and be the best NFL Draft prospect.

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