2012 NFL Mock Draft: Eagles Select Luke Kuechly of Boston College

In the latest SB Nation mock draft released Monday morning, the Philadelphia Eagles are bulking up on defense.

With the 15th overall pick, the Eagles are slated to take inside linebacker Luke Kuechly. It's been widely discussed that Philadelphia desperately needs some help with its linebacking core. Kuechly would provide instant help to a team with very high expectations for the near future.

Kuechly was an absolute force of nature for Boston College. In 2011, he amassed an eye-popping 191 tackles which easily led the nation.

He also took home quite a bit of hardware, winning the Butkus Award (best college linebacker), Lombardi Award (best defensive lineman or linebacker), Bronko Nagurski Award (best college defensive player) and the Lott IMPACT award (defensive impact player of the year).

Kuechly would make a nice fit as the defense's quarterback for the 4-3 scheme Juan Castillo is running. If he's still on the board by the time Andy Reid and co. select, Kuechly would make for a very nice pick.

For more on the Eagles, head over to Bleeding Green Nation.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.