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Patriots 2012 Draft Notes

The following are notes from the New England Patriots 2012 Draft.

PATRIOTS 2012 DRAFT SELECTIONS

Rd. Pick Overall AcquiredPlayer Player Pos College
1a 21 21 From Cincinnati Chandler Jones DE Syracuse
1b 25 25 From Denver Dont'a Hightower LB Alabama
2a 16 48 From Oakland Tavon Wilson DB Illinois
2b 31 62 Assigned Traded to Green Bay on April 27, 2012    
3 28 90 From Green Bay Jake Bequette DE Arkansas
3 31 93 Assigned Traded to Cincinnati on April 26, 2012    
4 31 126 Assigned Traded to Denver on April 26, 2012    
5 28 163 From Green Bay Traded to Green Bay on April 28, 2012    
5 31 166 Assigned Traded to Cincinnati on July 29, 2011 with a sixth-round pick in 2013 in exchange for WR Chad Ochocinco    
6 28 197 From Green Bay Nate Ebner DB Ohio State
6 31 200 Traded to Philadelphia Traded to Philadelphia on Sept. 5, 2010 in exchange for LB Tracy White and a 2012 seventh round pick.    
7 16 223 From Philadelphia Traded to Minnesota on Oct. 6, 2010 along with WR Randy Moss in exchange for a 2011 third-round pick.    
7a 17 224 From Green Bay Alfonzo Dennard CB Nebraska
7 31 238 Assigned Traded to Kansas City on Sept. 5, 2010 in exchange for S Jarrad Page.    
*7b 28 235 From Green Bay Jeremy Ebert WR Northwestern

2012 DRAFT NOTES

*TRADE 1The Patriots acquired Cincinnati's 2012 first-round pick during a 2012 draft day trade on April 26 in exchange for the Patriots' 2012 first-round pick (27th overall) and the Patriots' 2012 third-round pick (93rd overall).The Patriots originally acquired the pick from New Orleans along with their 2011 second round pick (56th overall that was used to selected RB Shane Vereen) during a 2011 draft day trade on April 28, 2011 in exchange for the Patriots' 2011 first-round pick (28th overall).

*TRADE 2 The Patriots acquired Denver's 2012 first-round pick during a 2012 draft day trade on April 26 in exchange for the Patriots' 2012 first-round pick (31st overall) and the Patriots' 2012 fourth-round pick (126th overall).

*TRADE 3 The Patriots acquired Green Bay's 2012 third round pick (90th overall) and Green Bay's fifth round pick (163rd overall) during a 2012 draft day trade on April 27 in exchange for the Patriots' 2012 second round pick (62nd overall).

*TRADE 4 The Patriots acquired Green Bay's 2012 sixth-round pick (197th overall) and Green Bay's two seventh-round picks (224th overall) and (235th overall) in exchange for the Patriots fifth-round pick (163th overall). The fifth-round pick was originally obtained in a trade with Green Bay earlier in the 2012 draft.

2012 Draft Notes

• The Patriots were without a fifth-round pick in 2012 due to a trade with Cincinnati. The Patriots traded a fifth-round pick in 2012 and a sixth-round pick in 2013 in exchange for WR Chad Ochocinco on July 29, 2011.

• The Patriots were without a sixth-round pick in 2012 due to a trade with Philadelphia in exchange for LB Tracy White and a 2012 seventh-round pick on Sept. 5, 2010. The Patriots traded the seventh-round pick obtained in the Tracy White trade to Minnesota along with WR Randy Moss for a 2011 third-round pick (74th overall – used to select Ryan Mallett) on Oct. 6, 2010.

• The Patriots were without a seventh round pick in 2012 NFL due to a trade with Kansas City in exchange for S Jarrad Page on Sept. 5, 2010.

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