2012 NFL Draft Results: Memphis DT Dontari Poe Selected By Kansas City Chiefs With 11th Pick

On Friday, the Kansas City Chiefs selected former Memphis Tigers defensive tackle Dontari Poe with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Poe was projected to be selected in the middle of the first round and was ranked as the No. 5 defensive tackle in this year's draft, according to Mocking the Draft.

Poe is expected to need very little work to become NFL-ready. He needs to improve on the pass rush but is incredibly impressive when stuffing runs. He is incredibly strong, with good hands.

In his collegiate career, Poe put up 101 total tackles, 57 of which were unassisted. He also had five sacks and four forced fumbles.

For more on Dontari Poe and the Memphis Tigers, check out SEC blog Team Speed Kills. For lots more on the 2012 NFL Draft, please visit Mocking the Draft. You can learn more about Poe by watching the video below.

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