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Cincy Jungle Pre-Combine Big Board: Top 100 Prospects Heading Into 2012 Draft

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The NFL Scouting Combine is here and even though the positional drills won't start until Saturday, the most important aspects of the combine are already taking place. One-on-one meetings and medical checks can be more important to a prospect's stock than his 40-time or bench reps. Some teams draft boards are pretty solid already and the combine is used to double-check your work and settle the questions or concerns you have about a prospect. A really good workout, at most, would force you to go back and see what you've missed. Rarely do prospects fly up draft boards or tumble because of on-field workouts. Most of these prospects have solid grades based on tape already. My list of prospects and big board is well over 200 prospects. I expect the combine to open my eyes to a few players and break some ties that I have between similar prospects, but for the most part, I'm happy with my current rankings. I've done a lot of work, talked to a ton of knowledgeable people and put in countless hours of game re-watching. With great pleasure, I present my Top 100 Prospects big board.

*I've highlighted players of interest*

1. Andrew Luck QB Stanford

2. Trent Richardson RB Alabama

3. Matt Kalil OT USC

4. Morris Claiborne CB LSU

5. David DeCastro OG Stanford

6. Quinton Coples DE UNC

7. Riley Reiff OT Iowa

8. Robert Griffin III QB Baylor

9. Courtney Upshaw DE/OLB Alabama

10. Kendall Wright WR Baylor

11. Justin Blackmon WR Oklahoma St

12. Dre Kirkpatrick CB Alabama

13. Michael Floyd WR Notre Dame

14. Fletcher Cox DT Miss State

15. Stephon Gilmore CB S.Carolina

16. Mark Barron S Alabama

17. Doug Martin RB Boise St

18. Lamar Miller RB Miami

19. Devon Still DT Penn St

20. Janoris Jenkins CB N.Alabama

21. Michael Brockers DT LSU

22. Peter Konz C/G Wisconsin

23. Melvin Ingram DE/OLB S.Carolina

24. Luke Kuechly ILB Boston College

25. Nick Perry DE/OLB USC

26. Cordy Glenn T/G Georgia

27. Jonathan Martin T/G Stanford

28. Ryan Tannehill QB Texas A&M

29. Mike Adams OT Ohio State

30. Brandon Weeden QB Oklahoma St

31. Jerel Worthy DT Michigan St

32. Alshon Jeffery WR S.Carolina

33. Dont'a Hightower LB Alabama

34. Dontari Poe NT Memphis

35. Whitney Mercilus DE Illinois

36. Vinny Curry DE/OLB Marshall

37. Reuben Randle WR LSU

38. Jared Crick DE/DT Wisconsin

39. Coby Fleener TE Stanford

40. Cam Johnson DE/OLB Virginia

41. Chase Minnifield CB Virginia

42. Chris Polk RB Washington

43. Kevin Zietler OG Wisconsin

44. Mohamed Sanu WR Rutgers

45. Kelechi Osemele T/G Iowa State

46. Orson Charles TE Georgia

47. David Wilson RB VaTech

48. Brandon Thompson DT Clemson

49. Zach Brown OLB UNC

50. Marvin Jones WR California

51. Alameda Ta'amu NT Washington

52. Zebrie Sanders OT Florida St

53. Chandler Jones DE Syracuse

54. Brandon Boykin CB Georgia

55. Amini Silatolu G M'Western St

56. Lavonte David OLB Nebraska

57. Dwayne Allen TE Clemson

58. Casey Hayward CB Vanderbilt

59. Brandon Washington OG Miami

60. Bernard Pierce RB Temple

61. Alfonzo Dennard CB Nebraska

62. Josh Chapman NT Alabama

63. Harrison Smith S Notre Dame

64. Ronnell Lewis OLB Oklahoma

65. Jamell Fleming CB Oklahoma

66. Andre Branch DE Clemson

67. Leonard Johnson CB Iowa State

68. Sean Spence LB Miami

69. Trumaine Johnson CB/S Montana

70. Stephen Hill WR Georgia Tech

71. Bobby Wagner LB Utah State

72. Brian Quick WR App State

73. Bruce Irvin OLB WVU

74. Ryan Steed CB Furman

75. Vontaze Burfict LB Arizona State

76. Philip Blake C/G Baylor

77. Malik Jackson DE Tennesee

78. Markelle Martin S Oklahoma

79. Dwight Jones WR UNC

80. Mitch Schwartz OLB California

81. Josh Norman CB Coastal Carolina

82. Ryan Broyles WR Oklahoma

83. Derek Wolfe DE/DT Cincinnati

84. Bobby Massie OT Ole Miss

85. Tommy Streeter WR Miami

86. George Iloka S Boise St

87. Ben Jones C Georgia

88. Isaiah Pead RB Cincinnati

89. LaMichael James RB Oregon

90. Jayron Hosely CB Virginia Tech

91. Matt McCants OT UAB

92. Phillip Thomas S Syracuse

93. Kendall Reyes DT UConn

94. Jeff Allen T/G Illinois

95. Coryell Judie CB Texas A&M

96. James-Michael Johnson LB Nevada

97. Joe Adams WR Arkansas

98. Keenan Robinson OLB Texas A&M

99. Josh Robinson CB UCF

100. Chris Givens WR Wake Forrest

As always, feedback is not only welcomed, it's a must for me. Thanks for reading.