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Pac-12 Rewind: 2012 Conference NFL Draft Picks

Pac-12 Rewind: 2012 Conference NFL Draft Picks

W ith the 2022 NFL Draft just days away, we’re taking a quick look back at each year in the Pac-12 era, beginning with 2012.

The first NFL Draft of the Pac-12 era saw a total of 28 Conference players drafted, including four in the First Round. Cal led the way with six picks, followed by Oregon and Stanford with four apiece.

Stanford’s Andrew Luck became the Cardinal’s fourth No. 1 overall pick, joining John Elway (Baltimore Colts, 1983), Jim Plunkett (New England Patriots, 1971), and Bobby Garrett (Cleveland Browns, 1954).

There was great value to be found in later rounds as well, with the Eagles taking future Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles in the Third Round.

Below you’ll find a table with all the Pac-12 picks in 2012 followed by a count of players drafted in each of the seven rounds by program.


2012 Pac-12 First Round Picks

Round Overall Pick Name Position School NFL Team
1 1 Andrew Luck QB Stanford Colts
1 4 Matt Kalil OT USC Vikings
1 24 David DeCastro OG Stanford Steelers
1 28 Nick Perry LB USC Packers
2 34 Coby Fleener TE Stanford Colts
2 37 Mitchell Schwartz OT Cal Browns
2 42 Jonathan Martin OT Stanford Dolphins
2 46 Mychal Kendricks LB Cal Eagles
2 57 Brock Osweiler QB ASU Broncos
2 61 LaMichael James RB Oregon 49ers
3 70 Bryan Anger P Cal Jaguars
3 79 Brandon Hardin S OSU Bears
3 88 Nick Foles QB Arizona Eagles
3 95 Tony Bergstrom OG Utah Raiders
4 101 Omar Bolden CB ASU Broncos
4 109 Alameda Ta’amu DT Washington Steelers
4 128 Rhett Ellison FB USC Vikings
5 151 Senio Kelemete OG Washington Cardinals
5 155 Josh Kaddu LB Oregon Dolphins
5 160 Ryan Miller OG Colorado Browns
5 166 Marvin Jones WR Cal Bengals
5 168 Juron Criner WR Arizona Raiders
6 178 Mark Asper OG Oregon Bills
7 216 D.J. Campbell S Cal Panthers
7 219 Trevor Guyton DE Cal Vikings
7 231 Toney Clemons WR Colorado Steelers
7 240 David Paulson TE Oregon Steelers
7 245 Trevin Wade CB Arizona Browns


2012 NFL Draft Picks by Program and by Round

School Total R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7
Cal 6 0 2 1 0 1 0 2
Oregon 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 1
Stanford 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Arizona 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
USC 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
ASU 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Colorado 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Washington 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
OSU 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Utah 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
WSU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UCLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 28 4 6 4 3 5 1 5



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