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2012 NFL Mock Drafts: David DeCastro Projected To New York Jets

The 2012 NFL Draft is quickly approaching, and mock drafts are finally buttoning-up to try to come up with the best projections possible. A new selection has surfaced for the New York Jets, as Pro Football Talk's Evan Siva has them taking Stanford's guard David DeCastro with the No. 16-overall pick on Thursday.

DeCastro (6-foot-5, 310 pounds) is a three-year starter at Standford, who was a unanimous All-American selection in 2011. DeCastro is considered one of the top gaurd prospects in the draft and would be an immediate-impact player for the Jets, if they selected him there.

However, Siva's projection is a different from other mock drafts that have New York taking Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw, Alabama running back Trent Richardson or Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd.

To discuss the New York Jets draft, check out the SB Nation blog Gang Green Nation, while this SB Nation New York StoryStream will have the latest news on New York's Draft rumors and news.