Six Gamecocks heard their names called in the seven-round NFL draft and will look to make a big impression during their rookie seasons in the NFL. South Carolina tied for third-most draft picks by one college, following behind Alabama with eight and Oklahoma and Georgia with seven.
A few other players signed as undrafted free agents as well.
This goes to show that the talent level at USC has tremendously increased in recent years. Let’s take a look at each draft pick South Carolina had and find out who was put in the best position to succeed in their 2012 rookie NFL season.