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Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 NFL Draft Pre-Draft Prospect Profiles

April 25th, 2012 at 11:07 AM
By Mark Mihalko

For NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers fans, the 2012 NFL Draft is almost here. Teams have their draft boards ready, pundits have the mock drafts on record (Steelers101 will post our final First Round Thursday at 6P.M.), and fans have dissected who they believe the picks should be, who is the best player for their team, and are preparing to crucify the general manager or head coach when the go a different direction with their selection.

To assist Steelers fans with their draft preparations, we have profiled all 30 pre-draft visitors plus added a few other prospects that would possibly look good in the future. This was a time consuming, but fun process and we are happy to share this information. How many of these will be drafted or signed by the Steelers? History under Kevin Colbert has shown that roughly four per season is average. So the list should see some action this weekend. Below is the entire list of 36 prospects we have profiled with the dates write-up was completed and their name hyperlinked to their profiles. Please, use this as a reference throughout the draft process (or even after), and sound off on how we did @Steelers_101 on twitter or at our facebook page.

Running Backs

Cincinnati running back Isaiah Pead(Steelers101 profile 4/4)

Oregon running back LaMichael James (Steelers101 profile 4/21)

Wide Receivers

Florida International wide receiver T.Y. Hilton(Steelers101 profile 3/31)

Colorado wide receiver Toney Clemons(Steelers101 profile 4/4)

Michigan State wide receiver Keshawn Martin (Steelers101 profile 4/20)

Arkansas wide receiver Gregory Childs (Steelers101 profile 4/20)

Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill (Steelers101 profile 4/20)

Tight ends

Louisiana-Lafayette tight end Ladarius Green (Speetlers101 profile 4/23)

Missouri tight end Michael Egnew (Steelers101 profile 4/23)

Oregon tight end David Paulson (Steelers101 profile 4/23)

Cincinnati tight end Adrian Robinson (Steelers101 profile 4/24)

Offensive Line

Georgia offensive guard Cordy Glenn (Steelers101 profile 3/4)

Wisconsin offensive center Peter Konz (Steelers101 profile 3/6)

Iowa State offensive guard Kelechi Osemele (Steelers101 profile 3/22)

Ohio State offensive tackle Mike Adams(Steelers101 profile 3/30)

Miami (Ohio) offensive guard Brandon Brooks(Steelers101 profile 4/1)

Ole Miss offensive tackle Bobbie Massie(Steelers101 profile 4/9)

Midwestern State offensive guard Amini Silatolu(Steelers101 profile 4/12)

California offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz (Steelers101 profile 4/22)

SMU offensive guard Kelvin Beachum (Steelers101 profile 4/22)

Defensive Linemen

Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still (Steelers101 profile 3/7)

BYU nose tackle Hebron Fangupo(Steelers101 profile 4/14)

Cincinnati nose tackle John Hughes (Steelers101 profile 4/18)

Regina defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (Steelers101 profile 4/19)

Cincinnati defensive end Derek Wolfe (Steelers101 profile 4/19)

Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe (Steelers101 profile 4/19)

Linebackers

California Inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks (Steelers101 profile 4/10)

Miami (Florida) defensive end / linebacker Olivier Vernon(Steelers101 profile 4/16)

USC defensive end / linebacker Nick Perry Steelers101 profile 4/24)

Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower (Steelers101 profile 4/24)

Clemson defensive end / outside linebacker Andre Branch (Steelers101 profile 4/24)

Virginia defensive end / linebacker Cam Johnson (Steelers101 profile 4/24)

Alabama linebacker Jerrell Harris (Steelers101 profile 4/25)

 Defensive Backs

South Carolina cornerback Stephon Gilmore (Steelers101 profile 3/8)

West Virginia cornerback Keith Tandy (Steelers101 profile 4/8)

Wayne State safety Jeremy Jones (Steelers101 profile 4/15)

Tags: Football, NFL, NFL Draft, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Steelers, pre-draft visitors

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