TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 19: Running back Trent Richardson #3 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs with the ball during the game against the Georgia Southern Eagles at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 19, 2011 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)
Never, ever stop finding things to brag about, college football fan. It's time to break down the Draft's opening round by conference, which we'll keep doing until the end. Head here for complete coverage of the NFL Draft's first round, from Andrew Luck to David Wilson.
There's nothing more important than finding a reason to boast about your college football team's conference. So, we've found one. Here, we'll give each pick in the 2012 NFL Draft a point value (No. 1 earns 253 points, while No. 253 earns 1 point) and keep score.
The breakdown of picks by sheer numbers finds the SEC on top, with nine, including No. 3 guy Trent Richardson. The Big 12 finished second, with five, putting Robert Griffin III at No. 2. The Pac-12 and Big Ten, Rose Bowl buddies, each placed four, with the former getting Andrew Luck in at No. 1 and the latter taking its time. The ACC had three, while the Big East and Mountain West had two each and Conference USA had one.
Find a complete list of 2012 NFL Draft picks here, and we're onto math formulatin':