2012 NFL Draft: 5 Draft Prospects Who Can't Afford a Bad Game

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2012 NFL Draft: 5 Draft Prospects Who Can't Afford a Bad Game
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Every year in the world of NCAA Football, there are a few select players who are surefire top picks for the coming NFL Draft.

Guys like Andrew Luck or Sam Bradford who are considered incredible picks often find their draft stock impervious to screw-ups—which don't actually happen anyway.

There are plenty of other players though—the vast majority in fact—whose draft stock is much more precarious and completely contingent upon a lights-out year.

The pool of potential draftees coming out each year is huge, but there are only a finite number of spots available on the biggest stage in professional sports. If a player fails to bring his A-game even one time, he might find himself slipping through a round.

Here are five players whose draft stock can't withstand a singular poor performance in 2011.

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