After months of film study and information gathering, draft day has finally arrived. That also means it's time for one last first-round projection.
Talking to scouts and front-office types around the NFL has given me a good feel for the last-minute buzz surrounding various teams and prospects, so here's my final mock draft for 2012.
* = draft-eligible non-seniors
Record: 2-14 | Top needs: QB, WR, 3-4 NT, TE, 3-4 DE
Andrew Luck*, QB, Stanford
Record: 5-11 | Top needs: QB, ILB, ROT, RB, S, CB
Robert Griffin III*, QB, Baylor
Record: 3-13 | Top needs: OT, WR, CB, S, MLB, DT
Matt Kalil*, OT, USC
Record: 4-12 | Top needs: RB, WR, ROT, QB, OLB, DE
Trent Richardson*, RB, Alabama
Record: 4-12 | Top needs: CB, RB, SS, OLB, OG, TE
Morris Claiborne*, CB, LSU