2012 will not be a good year for the safety position.  There’s limited impact at the top of the draft and most of the prospects are one-dimensional with marginal versatility.

Safety

RoundFull NameSchoolYear
1stMark BarronAlabama4Sr
2ndGeorge IlokaBoise State4Sr
2-3Harrison SmithNotre Dame5Sr
3rdMarkelle MartinOklahoma State4Sr
3-4Trenton RobinsonMichigan State4Sr
4thAntonio AllenSouth Carolina4Sr
4-5Brandon TaylorLSU4Sr
5thChristian ThompsonSouth Carolina State4Sr
5thSean RichardsonVanderbilt4Sr
5-6Duke IhenachoSan Jose State5Sr
6thJosh BushWake Forest5Sr
6thBrandon HardinOregon State5Sr
6thD’Anton LynnPenn State4Sr
6thCharles MitchellMississippi State4Sr
6-7JoJo NicolasMiami-Fl5Sr
6-7Cyhl QuarlesWake Forest5Sr
6-7Eddie PleasantOregon5Sr
7thDelano HowellStanford4Sr
7thJohnny ThomasOklahoma State4Sr
7thPhillip ThomasSyracuse3Jr
FAJerron McMillianMaine5Sr
FAWinston GuyKentucky4Sr
FACorey WhiteSamford4Sr
FAAaron HenryWisconsin5Sr
FATramain ThomasArkansas4Sr
FADesmond MarrowToledo5Sr
FAKarnell HatcherLSU4Sr
FADonovan RichardSouth Carolina State5Sr
FALance MitchellOregon State5Sr
FATrulon HenryIllinois4Sr
FAMatt DanielsDuke4Sr
FANeiko ThorpeAuburn4Sr
FARodney McLeodVirginia4Sr
FASean CattouseCalifornia5Sr
FATavon WilsonIllinois4Sr
FAJerrell YoungSouth Florida5Sr
FAMichael ThomasStanford4Sr
FABlake GideonTexas4Sr
FATony DyeUCLA4Sr
FATysyn HartmanKansas State5Sr
FAChristian ScottTexas5Sr
FAAlbert EvansPurdue4Sr
FADominique McDuffieAppalachian State4Sr
FAKevyn ScottSyracuse5Sr
FAKenji JacksonMissouri4Sr
FAKelcie McCrayArkansas State5Sr
FAEmmanual LamurKansas State5Sr
FADrew AstorinoPenn State5Sr
FACorey MoselyVirginia5Sr
FAD.J. CampbellCalifornia5Sr
FADamien JacksonMississippi4Sr
FAAustin CassidyNebraska4Sr
FASean BakerBall State5Sr
FAEddie ElderArizona State4Sr
FADavid RoweRutgers4Sr
FAMarcus LottCoastal Carolina4Sr
FATrevor CostonMaine5Sr
FANick SukayPenn State5Sr
FALatarius ThomasEastern Michigan6Sr
FAJohnson BademosiStanford4Sr
FABrian PetersNorthwestern5Sr
FARick VolcinNorfolk State4Sr
FAMatt JohnsonEastern Washington5Sr
FAEddie WhitleyVirginia Tech4Sr
FAVidal NelsonJames Madison5Sr
FADaniel EavesNorth Dakota State5Sr
FAJerico NelsonArkansas4Sr
FAWade BonnerMississippi State5Sr
FATer’ran BentonIowa State5Sr
FADeshawn SheadPortland State5Sr
FAJose GumbsMonmouth5Sr
FAKevin KrobothTemple4Sr
FABryan BlanfortSoutheast Missouri State5Sr
FAReshaude MillerMorgan State4Sr
FADevonte ReynoldsNorfolk State4Sr
FAAndre LylesFayetteville State4Sr
FAMatt MerlettiNorth Carolina5Sr
FAMike McNeilAuburn5Sr
FAKendrick PresleySouthern Mississippi4Sr
FAIan WildMercyhurst4Sr
FATroy WoolfolkMichigan5Sr
FADavid ArnoldNorthwestern5Sr
FAStefoin FrancoisLSU5Sr
FAAdam HallArizona4Sr
FALogan LinkPurdue5Sr
FARobby GreenAlabama5Sr
FATerrence ParksFlorida State4Sr
FADoug WigginsWestern Michigan5Sr
FAMilton HowellTulsa4Sr
FAMarshall JonesUSC5Sr