While a 2013 mock draft written before the 2012 season is on some level an exercise in futility, it does give a glimpse into what college players could emerge as game-changing stars this season.
One such player could be Texas A&M OT Luke Joeckel, who ESPN Insider Todd McShay projects as a late-first round pick in his first 2013 mock draft.
Joeckel, a 6'6 310 offensive tackle, has lived up to all the hype that accompanied his recruitment to College Station in 2009 as one of the top high school prospects in the country. He was the rare offensive lineman to contribute immediately as a true freshman, and as a sophomore, he was an All Big 12 second-team selection.
After protecting Ryan Tannehill's blindside over the last two seasons, Joeckel will be tasked with helping the Aggies break in a new QB as they enter the SEC in 2012.
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