2012 NFL Mock Draft: The Denver Broncos Select...

EVANSTON IL - OCTOBER 23: Jerel Worthy #99 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a defensive play against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field on October 23 2010 in Evanston Illinois. Michigan State defeated Northwestern 35-27. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jerel Worthy

With the twenty-fifth pick of the 2012 CSC Community Mock Draft, the Denver Broncos (chosen by Saint for life) select...

Jerel Worthy, DT, Michigan State

The Denver Broncos need a run stopper and Worthy is a versatile player who is quite capable of playing multiple positions on the defensive line in both the 4-3 and 3-4 according to many scouts. With the loss of Brodrick Bunkley, the Broncos will have to make the defensive tackle position a priority. They'll also have to fight off the temptation for getting Peyton Manning more offensive weaponry, but even with Bunkley the Broncos run defense left something to be desired. Head coach John Fox is known to be more of a defensive guy than an offensive guru, so getting the draft's best snap anticipating DT may be too much of a temptation to pass up.

Worthy is not known to be a power DT, but he lifted 225 lbs a total of 28 times at his pro day and when you watch game tape you never see him get overpowered in one on one blocking situations. If you watch his game tape (especially the Georgia game last year) you see him constantly overpowering offensive linemen. This in conjuction with the fact that he is incredibly quick off the snap for a 300 pounder make him a dual threat both stopping the run and rushing the passer. In time, he will get double teams which will free up Von Miller to do what he does best.

Thanks to all the CSC members who participated in this years community mock draft. Without your help, none of this would be possible.

Below are the complete results from our community mock draft.

Catch up with all of the mock draft selections in our 2012 CSC Community Mock Draft Section.

Pick Team Selection Team Representative Approval Rating
1 Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck - Stanford Legatron Morstead 77%
2 Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III - Baylor VAsaintsfan 78%
3 Minnesota Vikings OT Matt Kalil - USC Hans Petersen 69%
4 Cleveland Browns RB Trent Richardson - Alabama Fan since the Aints 81%
5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Morris Claiborne - LSU Alex Swift 50%
6 St. Louis Rams WR Justin Blackmon - Oklahoma St. GRIZZ 73%
7 Jacksonville Jaguars WR Michael Floyd - Notre Dame AcquiredPanic 51%
8 Miami Dolphins WR Kendall Wright - Baylor were gonna need a bigger boat 16%
9 Carolina Panthers DT Michael Brockers - LSU DatFan 43%
10 Buffalo Bills OT Riley Reiff - Iowa theprogrammerman 51%
11 Kansas City Chiefs G David DeCastro - Stanford Jimbo03 69%
12 Seattle Seahawks DE Melvin Ingram - South Carolina BASAINT 57%
13 Arizona Cardinals DT Dontari Poe - Memphis jeremysherwin 44%
14 Dallas Cowboys S Mark Barron - Alabama Saint for Life 59%
15 Philadelphia Eagles DE Quinton Coples - North Carolina caominh 26%
16 NY Jets LB Courtney Upshaw - Alabama GRIZZ 65%
17 Cincinnati Bengals WR Stephen Hill - Georgia Tech coldpizza 54%
18 San Diego Chargers DE/OLB Nick Perry - USC Alex Swift 44%
19 Chicago Bears TE Coby Fleener - Stanford Jay Cutler 44%
20 Tennessee Titans LB Luke Kuelchy - Boston College shipgoalie05 37%
21 Cincinnati Bengals CB Stephon Gilmore - South Carolina coldpizza 54%
22 Cleveland Browns OT Jonathan Martin - Stanford Fan since the Aints
23 Detroit Lions CB Dre Kirkpatrick - Alabama AcquiredPanic
24 Pittsburgh Steelers S Harrison Smith - Notre Dame WVPiratesfan
25 Denver Broncos DT Jerel Worthy - Michigan St. Saint for life
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