2013 NFL Draft: A look at recent 12th overall picks

Ronald Martinez

The Miami Dolphins currently hold the 12th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Here's a look back at the recent picks made in the 12 spot.

The 2013 NFL Draft is two weeks from today, with the Miami Dolphins holding the twelfth overall pick. Before we get to there, however, here's a look back at the recent twelfth overall picks:

2012 Draft
Philadelphia Eagles (From Seattle Seahawks)
Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State

Games Starts Tackles Sacks INTs FFs FRs TDs
15 9 39 5.5 0 1 0 0


2011 Draft
Minnesota Vikings
Christian Ponder, QB, Florida State

Year Games Starts Record Comp Att Percent Yds TDs INTs Sacks Rate
2011 11 10 2-8 158 291 54.3% 1,853 13 13 30 70.1
2012 16 16 10-6 300 483 62.1% 2,935 18 12 32 81.2


2010 Draft
San Diego Chargers
Ryan Matthews, RB, Fresno State (From Miami Dolphins)

Year Games Starts Carries Yds TDs Rec Yds TDs Fumbles
2010 12 9 158 678 7 22 145 0 5
2011 14 14 222 1,091 6 50 455 0 5
2012 12 9 184 707 1 39 252 0 2

2011 Pro Bowl Selection

2009 Draft
Denver Broncos
Knowshon Moreno, RB, Georgia

Year Games Starts Carries Yds TDs Rec Yds TDs Fumbles
2009 16 9 247 947 7 28 213 2 4
2010 13 13 182 779 5 37 372 3 3
2011 7 2 37 179 0 11 101 1 1
2012 8 6 139 525 4 21 167 0 1

2008 Draft
Denver Broncos
Ryan Clady, OT, Boise State

Year Games Starts
2008 16 16
2009 16 16
2010 16 16
2011 16 16
2012 16 16
2009 and 2012 Pro Bowl and All Pro Selections

2007 Draft
Buffalo Bills
Marshawn Lynch, RB, California

Year Games Starts Carries Yds TDs Rec Yds TDs Fumbles
2007 13 13 280 1,115 7 18 184 0 2
2008 15 15 250 1,036 8 47 300 1 2
2009 13 6 120 450 2 28 179 0 3
2010 16 14 202 737 6 22 145 0 4
2011 15 15 285 1,204 12 28 212 1 3
2012 16 14 315 1,590 11 23 196 1 5
2008, 2011, 2012 Pro Bowl Selections; 2012 All Pro
Traded from Buffalo to Seattle during 2010 season

2006 Draft
Baltimore Ravens (Cleveland Browns)
Haloti Ngata, DT, Oregon

Year Games Starts Tackles Sacks INTs FFs FRs TDs
2006 16 16 31 1.0 1 0 0 0
2007 16 16 63 3.0 0 1 0 0
2008 16 16 55 1.0 2 0 0 0
2009 14 13 36 1.5 0 1 1 0
2010 16 15 63 5.5 0 0 1 0
2011 16 16 68 5.0 0 2 3 1
2012 15 14 50 5.0 0 1 0 0

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Pro Bowl selections; 2010, 2011 All Pro

2005 Draft
San Diego Chargers (From New York Giants)
Shawne Merriman, LB, Maryland

Year Games Starts Tackles Sacks INTs FFs FRs TDs
2005 15 15 57 10.0 0 2 0 0
2006 12 12 63 17.0 (LL) 1 4 1 0
2007 15 15 68 12.5 0 2 2 0
2008 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
2009 14 14 36 4.0 0 0 1 0
2010 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0
2011 5 5 9 1.0 0 0 0 0
2012 10 1 17 1.0 0 0 0 0

2005, 2006, 2007 Pro Bowl selections; 2006 All Pro
Claimed off waivers by Buffalo Bills during 2010 season

2004 Draft
New York Jets
Jonathan Vilma, LB, Miami

Year Games Starts Tackles Sacks INTs FFs FRs TDs
2004 16 14 108 2.0 3 0 1 1
2005 16 16 173 0.5 1 4 1 0
2006 16 16 114 0 1 0 1 0
2007 7 7 43 0 1 1 0 0
2008 16 16 132 1.0 1 2 3 0
2009 15 15 109 2.0 3 0 0 0
2010 16 16 103 4.0 1 3 1 0
2011 11 11 57 0 0 1 4 1
2012 11 1 37 1.0 1 0 0 1

2005, 2009, 2010 Pro Bowl selections
Traded to New Orleans Saints after the 2007 season

2003 Draft
St. Louis Rams
Jimmy Kennedy, DT, Penn State

Year Games Starts Tackles Sacks INTs FFs FRs TDs
2003 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2004 9 5 16 0 0 0 0 0
2005 15 9 33 3.0 0 1 0 0
2006 16 16 40 1.0 0 1 2 0
2007 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 8 0 7 1.0 0 0 0 0
2009 13 1 18 3.0 0 1 0 0
2010 9 0 8 0.5 0 0 0 0
2011 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0

Traded to Denver Boncos before the 2007 season (Released 3 months later)
Signed with Chicago Bears during 2007 season
Signed as free agent with Jacksonville Jaguars prior to 2008 Season (Waived mid season)
Signed with Minnesota Vikings during 2008 season (Released in 2011 preseason)
Signed with New York Giants in 2011 preseason
Became a free agent after 2011 season

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