NFL Draft 2012 first round live coverage TONIGHT (April 26) from New York

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at the podium during the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

"With the first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts select Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck."

We're now just a few hours away from National Football League (NFL) Commission Roger Goodell speaking those words in front of the podium at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

That's because the 2012 NFL Draft is finally here and the first round will be broadcast TONIGHT (Thurs., April 26, 2012) starting at 8 p.m. ET on both ESPN and NFL Network. will provide live coverage with up to the minute picks of the entire first round after the jump. We know, we know; it's not mixed martial arts (MMA), which is our usual realm of expertise. But we're all football fans around these parts and outside of the Super Bowl, there's hardly a more exciting time to be a fan of the NFL than the annual college draft.

So strap in an enjoy.

2012 NFL Draft first round selections:

1. Indianapolis Colts

Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck

2. Washington Redskins

Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III

3. Cleveland Browns

Alabama running back Trent Richardson

4. Minnesota Vikings

USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil

5. Jacksonville Jaguars

Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon

6. Dallas Cowboys

LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne

7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Alabama safety Mark Barron

8. Miami Dolphins

Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill

9. Carolina Panthers

Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly

10. Buffalo Bills

South Carolina cornerback Stephon Gilmore

11. Kansas City Chiefs

Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe

12. Philadelphia Eagles

Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox

13. Arizona Cardinals

Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd

14. St. Louis Rams

LSU defensive tackle Michael Brockers

15. Seattle Seahawks

West Virginia linebacker Bruce Irvin

16. New York Jets

North Carolina defensive end Quinton Coples

17. Cincinnati Bengals

Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick

18. San Diego Chargers

South Carolina defensive end Melvin Ingram

19. Chicago Bears

Boise State linebacker Shea McClellin

20. Tennessee Titans

Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright

21. New England Patriots

Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones

22. Cleveland Browns

Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden

23. Detroit Lions

Iowa offensive tackle Riley Reiff

24. Pittsburgh Steelers

Stanford offensive guard David DeCastro

25. New England Patriots

Alabama linebacker Dont'a Hightower

26. Houston Texans

Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus

27. Cincinnati Bengals

Wisconsin guard Kevin Zeitler

28. Green Bay Packers

USC linebacker Nick Perry

29. Minnesota Vikings

Notre Dame safety Harrison Smith

30. San Francisco 49ers

Illinois wide receiver A.J. Jenkins

31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Boise State running back Doug Martin

32. New York Giants

Virginia Tech running back David Wilson

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