With the 30th pick of the 2012 NFL Draft, University of Illinois Wide Receiver A.J. Jenkins, was selected by the San Francisco 49ers. These NFL Draft 2012 results agains the projection for Jenkins, whom many evaluators felt had fifth-round value. Jenkins -- who ran a 4.39 40-yard dash at the 2012 NFL Combine -- didn’t play very much early in his career at Illinois but emerged in his junior season to lead the team in receiving. He led the Illini in receiving again as a senior in 2011, racking up 1,276 yards on 90 receptions. For more on the 2012 NFL Draft, visit Windy City Gridiron. For a complete list of 2012 NFL Draft results as they happen, visit SBNation.com. For more on the 49ers, visit Niners Nation. For even more comprehensive coverage of the NFL Draft, visit Mocking The Draft.
2012 NFL Draft: Illinois' A.J. Jenkins Drafted 26th Overall By San Francisco