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2012 NFL Draft

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2012 NFL Draft

Players in the Draft

Dwayne Allen POSITION TE DRAFTED 64th by Indianapolis Colts

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Career at Clemson

Finished his career with 93 receptions for 1,079 yards and 12 touchdowns. His 93 receptions and 12 touchdowns tied the Clemson career record for a tight end. Allen was named first-team All-American by Associated Press, the Football Writers Association, ESPN.com, Si.com and Phil Steele and was a second-team selection by CBSsports.com. He was the first Clemson tight end to make an All-America team since Bennie Cunningham in 1975. Allen was a first-team All-ACC selection as well. He caught at least one pass in every game this year and in 26 of his last 27 games over two seasons. The Discover Orange Bowl against West Virginia was his 28th consecutive start.

Andre Branch POSITION DE DRAFTED 38th by Jacksonville Jaguars

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Career at Clemson

Branch was a first-team All-ACC pick in 2011 after leading the Tigers in tackles for loss (17) and sacks (10.5), marks that ranked third and first in the conference, respectively. The defensive end was second on the team in tackles (85) and also recorded 17 quarterback hurries. He is tied for fourth in school history with 17.5 career sacks and made at least one tackle in 41 straight games. Branch leaves Clemson with 197 tackles, 33.5 tackles for loss 40 quarterback hurries and 11 pass breakups in 27 career starts.

Coty Sensabaugh POSITION CB DRAFTED 115th by Tennessee Titans

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Career at Clemson

Emerged as a pro prospect and the top defensive back on the team as a senior…had 87 tackles, two tackles for loss, four interceptions for 11 yards, two quarterback pressures, and 18 pass breakups in 1,550 snaps over 52 games (17 starts) in his career…had one interception in each of his four seasons.

Brandon Thompson POSITION DT DRAFTED 93rd by Cincinnati Bengals

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Career at Clemson

One of the top defensive tackle prospects in the country…had 208 tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, 47 quarterback pressures, nine pass breakups, two caused fumbles, and three recovered fumbles in 2,069 snaps over 53 games (38 starts) in his career…had at least one tackle in every game his last three years (41 games)…nicknamed “Yams” because of his big thighs that help him plug the middle…did a great job as a run stopper in the middle of the line.

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