ANN ARBOR MI - NOVEMBER 20: Nick Toon #1 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs after a second quarter catch in front of Jonas Mouton #8 of the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium on November 20 2010 in Ann Arbor Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Nick Toon, NFL Draft 2012: Badgers Receiver Looks To Separate From Receiver Group

Wisconsin senior wide receiver Nick Toon will look to separate himself in a deep 2012 NFL Draft wide receiver class.

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Nick Toon May Not Run At 2012 NFL Combine

Nick Toon has been one of the best wide receivers in the Big Ten over the past few seasons, but the former Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver might not be able to show NFL decision makers that he has what it takes to replicate such success as a professional. It isn't because he doesn't want to, of course, but a foot injury is apparently causing too much pain to allow him to participate in the 2012 NFL Combine.

Toon has been touted as a possible second round selection, but Draft Insider indicates that he likely won't be able to move up draft boards with a strong showing at the combine due to a foot injury.

- Sources tell me the recent injury, or re-injury. to the foot of Nick Toon/WR/Wisconsin, continues to be an issue. Evidently in recent training for the combine, specifically when working on starts for the forty, Toon was experiencing significant foot pain. Everyone we've spoke with say its unlikely the Wisconsin receiver runs at the combine.

It's unfortunate for Toon if he is unable to compete considering he re-injured the foot practicing for the event, but there's always a chance he's able to recover in time for the Combine.

For more on Toon and the Badgers, be sure to check out Bucky's 5th Quarter. For more on the 2012 NFL Draft, visit SB Nation's Mocking The Draft.

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