2012 NFL Draft: 10 Small-School Prospects Who Could Have a Huge Impact

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2012 NFL Draft: 10 Small-School Prospects Who Could Have a Huge Impact
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DeMarcus Ware and James Harrison are two of the best pass-rushers in the NFL, and neither of them went to a BCS school. Ware went to Troy, while Harrison went to little old Kent State. Small schools.

Then there's Joe Flacco and Ryan Fitzpatrick. Neither are All-Pros, but both of them are serviceable starting quarterbacks, and neither of them even went to an FBS program.

Small-school prospects often get overlooked because they play weak competition or just because they don't get the exposure that Big Ten and SEC teams do, but that doesn't mean that there aren't good players to be had from small schools.

Here are 10 small school players to watch for in the senior bowl, the combine and the draft.

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