2012 NFL Draft Results: Wisconsin G Kevin Zeitler Selected By Cincinnati Bengals With 27th Pick

Former Wisconsin Badgers guard Kevin Zeitler was selected as the No. 27 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft on Friday by the Cincinnati Bengals. Zeitler was considered by many to be the No. 2 guard in the draft, behind David DeCastro.

Here is what Mocking the Draft has to say about Zeitler:

The concerns surrounding Zeitler are minimal but some do exist. He needs to work very hard at maintaining leverage and inside hand position. Zeitler doesn't appear strong enough to make up for mistakes with his technique. At times, Zeitler will get his arms fully extended which impacts his balance and velcro ability.

Overall, Zeitler is a player that you can win with as a starter on your team. He is able to both protect the passer and open running lanes. Zeitler may not be as exciting as other prospects but he is solid and should be selected no later than the 3rd round.

For more information about Kevin Zeitler and the Wisconsin Badgers, please visit Bucky's Fifth Quarter. For lots more on the 2012 NFL Draft, please visit Mocking the Draft. To learn more about Zeitler, you can watch the video below.

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