With The Twenty-Third Pick Of The 2012 BRB Mock Draft, The Detroit Lions Select...

Mellowcheese set a new standard for failure by opting not to turn in a pick despite going on the clock at 10 a.m. Friday, so MDC and I are making the Lions' pick for him. Will we go all Goodell on Mellowcheese and ban him from the 2013 BRB Mock Draft? Maybe we will, and MAYBE WE WILL.

The newest pretend Detroit Lion reveals himself after the jump.

Stephon Gilmore (CB--South Carolina) looks to continue the proud Gamecock Cornerback Tradition exemplified by Johnathan Joseph and briefly displayed by Dunta Robinson and Fred Bennett. He'll do so in Detroit, which means he'll have to wait until free agency to sign a contract with the Texans to fulfill South Carolina's contractual obligation that all its corners play for the Texans at some point in their professional career.

This means texanphil and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now on the clock. Phil, please e-mail MDC and I your pick by 1 p.m. CDT today.

The narrative unfolds as follows:

1. Indianapolis Colts--Andrew Luck (QB--Stanford)
2. Washington Redskins (from St. Louis)--Robert Griffin III (QB--Baylor)
3. Minnesota Vikings--Matt Kalil (OT--USC)
4. Cleveland Browns--Trent Richardson (RB--Alabama)
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers--Dontari Poe (DT--Memphis)
6. St. Louis Rams (from Washington)--Justin Blackmon (WR--Oklahoma State)
7. Jacksonville Jaguars--Morris Claiborne (CB--LSU)
8. Miami Dolphins--Ryan Tannehill (QB--Texas A&M)
9. Carolina Panthers--Quinton Coples (DE--North Carolina)
10. Buffalo Bills--Luke Kuechly (LB--Boston College)
11. Kansas City Chiefs--David DeCastro (OG--Stanford)
12. Seattle Seahawks--Courtney Upshaw (LB--Alabama)
13. Arizona Cardinals--Michael Floyd (WR--Notre Dame)
14. Dallas Cowboys--Fletcher Cox (DE/DT--Mississippi State)
15. Philadelphia Eagles--Riley Reiff (OT--Iowa)
16. New York Jets--Melvin Ingram (LB-South Carolina)
17. Cincinnati Bengals (from Oakland)--Dre Kirkpatrick (CB-Alabama)
18. San Diego Chargers--Shea McClellin (LB-Boise State)
19. Chicago Bears--Cordy Glenn (OG/OT--Georgia)
20. Tennessee Titans--Stephen Hill (WR--Georgia Tech)
21. Cincinnati Bengals--Mark Barron (SS--Alabama)
22. Cleveland Browns (from Atlanta)--Mohamed Sanu (WR--Rutgers)
23. Detroit Lions--Stephon Gilmore (CB--South Carolina)

24. Pittsburgh Steelers--texanphil
25. Denver Broncos--Riott, La Voz
26. Houston Texans--BRB Staff
27. New England Patriots (from New Orleans)--NoSafetiesNeeded
28. Green Bay Packers--HabitualHoustonFan
29. Baltimore Ravens--MD.Texan
30. San Francisco 49ers--TexansDC
31. New England Patriots--NoSafetiesNeeded
32. New York Giants--DaGoaT

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