The 2012 NFL Draft begins on Thursday night at 7 p.m. CT on NFL Network and ESPN, and in Mel Kiper Jr.'s 2012 NFL Mock Draft the St. Louis Rams are projected to select LSU Tigers cornerback Morris Claiborne with the No. 6 pick. The ESPN draft guru thinks the Rams won't be able to resist the taking the best cornerback in the draft, but it is important to note that in his version Matt Kalil comes off the board at No. 3 to the Minnesota Vikings, Justin Blackmon lands with the Cleveland Browns at No. 4 and Trent Richardson becomes a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the fifth-overall pick.
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