2012 NFL Draft First-Round Picks

Teams began filling their holes tonight as round one of the 2012 NFL Draft kicked off at Radio City Music Hall. Here's a look at the early picks.

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Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck walks on stage after he was selected as the first pick overall by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the NFL football draft at Radio City Music Hall, Thursday, April 26, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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1. Andrew Luck: No surprise here. The Indianapolis Colts used their first overall pick to draft the former Stanford QB to fill the shoes of Peyton Manning. "It was great, everything I ever thought it would be," Luck told ESPN. "I can't wait to start."
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2. Robert Griffin III: No surprise here either. Heisman Trophy winner, and former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III will join the Washington Redskins.
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3. Trent Richardson: The Cleveland Browns took no chances to Trent Richardson. The team traded three later picks to the Minnesota Vikings and moved up one spot to get Richardson on their offensive lineup.
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4. Matt Kalil: Southern California offensive tackle Matt Kalil went fourth overall—not third as expected—to the Minnesota Vikings.
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5. Justin Blackmon: The Jacksonville Jaguars traded up to get Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon.
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6. Morris Claiborne: Claiborne couldn't believe the Dallas Cowboys traded up from No. 14 to take him. "I was shocked," he told NFL.com. "They didn't even talk to me."
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7. Mark Barron: Mark Barron heads to Tampa. Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano told ESPN that Barron "fits into what we do defensively perfectly. You couldn't draw it up any better."
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8. Ryan Tannehill: The Dolphins took Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill. He's the first quarterback the Dolphins have selected in the first round in 29 years.
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9. Luke Kuechly: The Carolina Panthers picked Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly.
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10. Stephon Gilmore:With the 10th overall pick, the Buffalo Bills grabbed Stephon Gilmore, a South Carolina cornerback.
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11. Dontari Poe Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe went to the Kansas City Chiefs, filling one of the team's biggest needs.
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12. Fletcher Cox: The Philadelphia Eagles got exactly who they wanted. The team traded with the Seattle Seahawks to get Cox with the 12th overall pick.
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13. Michael Floyd: Michael Floyd became the highest former Notre Dame player taken since 1994 when the Arizona Cardinals selected him with the 13th overall pick.
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14. Michael Brockers: The St. Louis Rams added LSU defensive tackle Michael Brockers to its lineup.
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15. Bruce Irvin: The Seahawks picked Bruce Irvin, a West Virginia defensive end with a rough past, who was pegged closer to no. 50 in most rankings ahead of the draft.
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16. Quinton Coples: The New York Jets picked Quinton Coples, a North Carolina defensive end regarded as one of the best pass rushers in the draft.
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17. Dre Kirkpatrick The Cincinnati Bengals took Dre Kirkpatrick, a cornerback from Alabama.
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18. Melvin Ingram South Carolina's Melvin Ingram, a first-team All American, heads to San Diego after the Chargers selected him with the 18th overall pick in the NFL draft.
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19. Shea McClellin The Chicago Bears selected Boise State defensive end Shea McClellin.
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20. Kendall Wright The 5-foot-10, 196-pound Baylor wide receiver goes to the Tennessee Titans.
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21. Chandler Jones: The New England Patriots traded up to select Syracuse defensive lineman Chandler Jones.
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22. Brandon Weeden After drafting Trent Richardson to be their new starting running back, the Cleveland Browns picked Oklahoma State's Brandon Weeden to be their new quarterback.
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23. Riley Reiff Iowa offensive lineman Riley Reiff was in his family's barn in South Dakota when he got the call that the Detroit Lions wanted him, The Associated Press Reported. "I didn't really care to watch the TV," he said. "When I got the call, I was super excited."
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24. David DeCastro: Stanford guard David DeCastro was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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25. Dont'a Hightower: The New England Patriots traded up for the 6-foot-2, 265 pound Alabama linebacker Dont'a Hightower.
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26. Whitney Mercilus Illinois defensive lineman Whitney Mercilus was drafted by the Houston Texans.
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27. Kevin Zeitler The Cincinnati Bengals picked Kevin Zeitler, an offensive guard from Wisconsin.
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28. Nick Perry- The Green Bay Packers picked Southern California defensive lineman Nick Perry with the 28th overall pick.
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29. Harrison Smith The Minnesota Vikings moved up for a second first-round pick to take Notre Dame defensive back Harrison Smith.
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30. A.J. JenkinsThe San Francisco 49ers got their receiver and A.J. Jenkins got an earlier-than-expected surprise. "I'm out of words right now," he told The Associated Press. "I didn't think the phone call was going to come so soon. I'm honored and I'm blessed. It's crazy."
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31. Doug Martin Boise State's Doug Martin is heading to Tampa Bay to join the Buccaneers.
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32. David WilsonThe New York Giants, defending Super Bowl champs got the final pick of the night, selecting David Wilson, a running back from Virginia Tech.
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