The 2012 NFL draft: In pictures

April, 29, 2012
The NFL draft has come to an end. Check out 12 great photos from the weekend at Radio City Music Hall, from Mr. Luck to Mr. Irrelevant.

Radio City Music HallAP Photos/Ben LiebenbergOnce again, Radio City Music hall played host to the NFL draft and its seven rounds over three days.
GriffinAl Bello/Getty ImagesDraft fans always display creativity, like this Washington supporter and his quarterback shirt.
Radio City Music HallJames Lang/US PresswireInside the Hall, executives, players and fans awaited the first pick -- which they knew would be...
Andrew LuckAP Photo...Andrew Luck, for the Indianapolis Colts, perhaps the next shining star at quarterback in the NFL.
Washington Redskins fansAl Bello/Getty ImagesAlthough those passionate Washington fans hope Robert Griffin III shines even brighter than Luck.
Trent RichardsonAP Photo/Brian GarfinkelGoing third overall was Trent Richardson, who brought a big, happy family to celebrate the selection.
Morris ClaiborneAP Photo/Mary AltafferMorris Claiborne went No. 6 to the Dallas Cowboys, placing much attention on the LSU product.
New York Jets FansAl Bello/Getty ImagesOh hey! New York Jets fans were on hand to cheer (and jeer) their team's many picks.
fansWilliam Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER/US PresswireGiants fans, meanwhile, have had plenty to celebrate recently -- including top pick David Wilson.
Dre KirkpatrickAl Bello/Getty ImagesThe Bengals are on the upswing, and top selection Dre Kirkpatrick was the latest pick to please fans.
Stephen HillAP Photo/Frank Franklin IIAfter a long wait, Stephen Hill finally got taken on the second day (43rd overall by the Jets).
Mr. IrrelevantAP Photo/Ben LiebenbergSpeaking of long waits, the name "Chandler Harnish," aka Mr. Irrelevant, closed the 2012 NFL draft.
Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).



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