The Big 12 says “adios” to Texas A&M and Missouri while welcoming West Virginia and TCU.  It was just two years ago (April, 2010) the first four players selected in the draft were from the Big 12.  Players from the conference were the second choice in each of the past two draft’s.  Moving forward it will be tough for the Big 12 to match recent successes.  TCU added


Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
6th Ivory Wade T 78 3Jr Underrated offensive blocking prospect that lines up at right tackle and will also get looks at offensive guard.
7-FA Terrance Williams WR 2 5Sr Dependable pass catcher that does A tremendous job coming free for the quarterback and making the reception.
FA Terrance Lloyd OLB 11 4Jr Undersized college defensive end with the physical skills and body type to be used at linebacker in the NFL. Comes with an upside.
FA Joe Williams CB 22 3Jr Developing cornerback that flashes skill.
FA Jordan Najvar TE 18 4Jr Relatively athletic tight end that is effective as a blocker and pass catcher.
FA Sam Holl S 25 3Jr Aggressive run defending safety that flashes skill in coverage.
FA Lanear Sampson WR 3 5Sr Reliable intermediate pass catching target that could make it as a fifth wide out.
FA Mike Hicks S 17 4Sr Tough, straight line safety with a solid head for the game.
FA Cyril Richardson G 68 4Jr Large, thick, strong college tackle best in confined quarters.
FA K.J. Morton CB 8 3Jr Aggressive corner that flashes skill.
FA Chance Casey CB 9 4Sr Tough, aggressive cornerback with a good head for the game. Better facing the action in a zone system.

Iowa State

Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
5th A.J. Klein ILB 47 4Sr Tough, dependable run defending linebacker with a good head for the game.
6th Tom Farniok C 74 3So Developing center that blocks with good fundamentals and shows a good head for the position.
6-7 Jake Knott OLB 20 4Sr Slightly undersized yet quick linebacker effective in pursuit.
7-FA Ethan Tuftee G 64 4Jr Large, nasty blocker that easily controls opponents once engaged at the point of attack.
FA Kurt Hammerschmidt TE 86 5Sr Adequately sized tight end solid in all aspects.


Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
5-6 Bradley McDougald S 16 4Sr Versatile, interchangeable defensive back who also stands out on special teams.
6th Greg Brown CB 5 5Sr Adequate cornerback that has shown flashes.
7-FA Dayne Crist QB 10 5Sr Former Notre Dame signal caller that’s much better than given credit for.
FA Tanner Hawkinson T 72 5Sr

Kansas State

Rod Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
2-3 Arthur Brown OLB 4 5Sr Small yet explosive linebacker that makes plays against the run and pass. Terrific three down defender that’s underrated and will be under drafted.
5-6 Andre McDonald TE 18 4Jr King sized tight end that stands out as a blocker and holds his own as a pass catcher.
FA Chris Harper WR 3 5Sr Nice sized receiver that’s a consistent hand catcher. Effective downfield blocker as well.
FA Nigel Malone CB 24 4Sr Adequate cornerback effective facing the action.
FA Meshak Williams OLB 42 4Sr Small yet quick and athletic college defensive end likely to move to outside linebacker at the next level.
FA Ty Zimmerman S 12 4Jr Big, strong safety with a developing game.
FA Collin Klein QB 7 5Sr Big armed passer with an upside. K-State offense does not lend to NFL development.
FA Allen Chapman CB 3 4Sr Aggressive cornerback best facing the action.
FA Adam Davis DE 97 4Sr Athletic yet undersized defensive lineman who makes plays in every direction.


Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
2nd Landry Jones QB 12 5Sr Tough, intelligent signal caller that fizzled late in his Junior season. Offers the skills to be a starter at the next level yet by no means a franchise signal caller.
3rd Kenny Stills WR 4 3Jr Strong, possession receiver with good size and reliable hands.
3-4 Jaz Reynolds WR 16 4Jr Smooth, tall pass catcher that dependable in all areas. Recently had his scholarship pulled by Oklahoma.
4th Tony Jefferson S 1 3Jr Complete safety that displays toughness against the run while also going sideline to sideline to defend the pass. Lacks classic safety height yet a solid prospect.
4th Tom Wort ILB 21 4Jr Intense competitive linebacker with a variety of skill.
5th Lane Johnson T 69 5Sr Tall right tackle prospect with nice size as well as growth potential. Displays the ability to bend his knees, flex and adjust his body. Needs to improve his playing strength but comes with an upside.
5th Aaron Colvin CB 14 3Jr Versatile defensive back that lined up at corner and safety. Tough run defender that also displays good ball skills.
5th Ben Habern C 61 5Sr Explosive position blocker that plays with terrific fundamentals and intellect.
5-6 David King DE 90 5Sr Relatively athletic defensive end with good size and growth potential. Shows marginal speed as a pass rusher or in pursuit of the action.
6th Roy Finch RB 22 3Jr Compact ball carrier with a resilient style. Gives effort and works runs to get every bit of yardage from each carry.
6th Stacy McGee DT 92 5Sr Tough, interior lineman that plays with good pad level, shows a variety of moves with his hands getting off blocks and plays hard until the whistle blows.
7th Demontre Hurst CB 19 4Sr Developing cornerback who plays an aggressive game. Best facing the action in a zone system or backed off the line of scrimmage.
FA Corey Nelson OLB 7 3Jr Athletic yet undersized weak side linebacker prospect that makes plays sideline to sideline.
FA Trey Millard FB 33 3Jr Potential West Coast fullback effective catching the ball out of the backfield.
FA Casey Walker DT 53 5Sr Hard-working yet limited defensive tackle best plugging the middle.
FA Dominique Whaley RB 8 5Sr Straight-line back with solid vision.
FA Tyler Evans G 75 4Sr Tough, strong, small area blocker with limited upside.

Oklahoma State

Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
5-6 Michael Bowie G 61 4Sr Underrated college left tackle likely to move to guard at the next level. Strong, blocks with solid fundamentals and has a terrific lineman’s build.
6th Joe Mitchell OLB 29 3Jr Small yet athletic weak side linebacker that makes plays sideline to sideline.
7th Nigel Nicholas DE 89 5Sr Developing defensive lineman that can be used at several positions upfront. Athletic, explosive and improved as the season progressed last year.
FA Jonathan Rush G 70 5Sr Powerful and fundamentally sound small area blocker that easily controls defenders at the point of attack. Ineffective in motion but has the skills to play at the next level.
FA Broderick Brown CB 19 5Sr Aggressive corner best facing the action.
FA Joseph Randle RB 1 3Jr Productive straight-line ball carrier that does not stand out in any single aspect of the game.
FA Jonathan Rush G 70 rSr Tough, small area blocker we liked off the 2010 film. Returning from injury.


Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
1st Jackson Jeffcoat DE 44 3Jr Explosive pass rusher that can be impossible to block. Must play hard on every down. Potential DE or OLB.
2nd Jordan Hicks OLB 3 3Jr Three down linebacker with a complete game and terrific upside. Size is a limiting factor.
2-3 Kenny Vaccaro S 16 4Sr Terrific safety with an underrated game. Tough run defender that also displays ball skills in man coverage.
3rd Alex Okafor DE N 4Sr Adequate college pass rusher with a solid game.
5th Trey Hopkins G 75 3Jr Nimble, athletic right tackle that projects to guard at the next level.
5-6 Ashton Dorsey DT 85 3Jr Explosive and athletic defensive tackle that can line up as a three-technique lineman.
6-7 Carrington Byndom CB 23 3Jr Aggressive cornerback best facing the action. Does not play strong.
FA Mason Walters G 72 4Jr Strong, small area blocker.
FA Calvin Howell DT 90 4Jr Athletic yet inconsistent defender that left the UT program.
FA Marquise Goodwin WR 84 4Sr Track star that shows great quickness at the receiver position.
FA Mike Davis WR 1 3Jr

West Virginia

Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
3-4 Tavon Austin WR 1 4Sr Quick, reliable pass catcher that can also help out as a return specialist. Potential slot receiver at the next level.
5th Stedman Bailey WR 3 4Jr Developing wide out with terrific quickness, speed and explosion. Solid overall game. Short which limits his upside.
5th Geno Smith QB 12 4Sr Athletic quarterback with the physical skills necessary to play at the next level. Needs a lot of work on his game and must improve his pass placement but has an upside.
6th Terence Garvin S 28 4Sr Forceful safety that jars ball handlers who come over the middle of the field. Conventional strong safety prospect.
FA Josh Jenkins G 77 5Sr Tough, slug-it-out, small area guard.
FA Shawne Alston RB 20 4Sr Nice sized ball carrier that also stands out as a blocker in the backfield. Underrated due to his minimal playing time.
FA Darwin Cook S 25 4Jr Developing defensive back that’s solid in all areas.
FA Darwin Cook S 25 4Jr Developing defensive back that’s solid in all areas.
FA Jeff Braun T 57 5Sr Limited blocker only effective in a very small area.


Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
4th Tanner Brock ILB 35 4Jr Quick explosive run defending linebacker that displays great instincts and wherewithal. Fires around the football field making plays up the field or out to the sidelines. Missed the 2011 season with an ankle injury and recently transferred to UTEP after off the field incidents.
4th Jason Verrett CB 2 3Jr Skilled corner with an aggressive game. Shows a nice feel for coverage, quickly defends the run but struggles staying downfield with opponents.
5th Jonathan Anderson S 41 3So Aggressive and explosive safety that showed a lot of skill in his game last season. Possesses an upside.
5th Stansly Maponga DE 90 4Jr Small yet athletic and quick pass rushing defensive end that also displays skill in pursuit.
FA Josh Boyce WR 82 4Jr
FA Ross Forrest DE 52 5Sr Hard-working, undersized defensive end with that makes plays in every direction.
FA Skye Dawson WR 11 4Sr
FA Casey Pachall QB 4 4Jr Mobile quarterback that lacks accuracy and does a poor job reading defenses.