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1. Cleveland Browns
Garrett, Myles
DE 6'4" 272 Texas A&M
2. Chicago Bears (From 49ers)
Trubisky, Mitchell
QB 6'2" 222 North Carolina
3. San Francisco 49ers (From Bears)
Thomas, Solomon
DE 6'3" 273 Stanford
4. Jacksonville Jaguars
Fournette, Leonard
RB 6'0" 240 LSU
5. Tennessee Titans (From Rams)
Davis, Corey
WR 6'3" 209 Western Michigan
6. New York Jets
Adams, Jamal
S 6'0" 214 LSU
7. Los Angeles Chargers
Williams, Mike
WR 6'4" 218 Clemson
8. Carolina Panthers
McCaffrey, Christian
RB 5'11" 202 Stanford
9. Cincinnati Bengals
Ross, John
WR 5'11" 188 Washington
10. Kansas City Chiefs (From Bills)
Mahomes, Patrick
QB 6'2" 225 Texas Tech
11. New Orleans Saints
Lattimore, Marshon
CB 6'0" 193 Ohio St.
12. Houston Texans (From Browns through Eagles)
Watson, Deshaun
QB 6'2" 221 Clemson
13. Arizona Cardinals
Reddick, Haason
LB 6'1" 237 Temple
14. Philadelphia Eagles (From Vikings)
Barnett, Derek
DE 6'3" 259 Tennessee
15. Indianapolis Colts
Hooker, Malik
S 6'1" 206 Ohio St.
16. Baltimore Ravens
Humphrey, Marlon
CB 6'0" 197 Alabama
17. Washington Redskins
Allen, Jonathan
DE 6'3" 286 Alabama
18. Tennessee Titans
Jackson, Adoree'
CB 5'10" 186 USC
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Howard, O.J.
TE 6'6" 251 Alabama
20. Denver Broncos
Bolles, Garett
OT 6'5" 297 Utah
21. Detroit Lions
Davis, Jarrad
LB 6'1" 238 Florida
22. Miami Dolphins
Harris, Charles
OLB 6'3" n253 Missouri
23. New York Giants
Engram, Evan
TE 6'3" 234 Mississippi
24. Oakland Raiders
Conley, Gareon
CB 6’0” 195 Ohio St
25. Cleveland Browns (From Texans)
Peppers, Jabrill
S 5'11" 213 Michigan
26. Atlanta Falcons (From Seahawks)
McKinley, Takkarist
DE 6'2" 250 UCLA
27. Buffalo Bills (From Chiefs)
White, Tre'Davious
CB 5'11" 192 LSU
28. Dallas Cowboys
Charlton, Taco
DE 6'6" 277 Michigan
29 .Cleveland Browns (From Packers)
Njoku, David
TE 6'4" 246 Miami
30. Pittsburgh Steelers
Watt, T.J.
OLB 6'4" 252 Wisconsin
31. San Francisco 49ers (From Seahawks through Falcons)
Foster, Reuben
LB 6'0" 229 Alabama
32. New Orleans Saints (From Patriots)
Ramczyk, Ryan
OT 6'6" 310 Wisconsin

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May092012

Josh Hamilton Swings Deal With Viva Coca, Joins Rihanna On Marketing Roster

By Barry Janoff

May 9, 2012: Josh Hamilton, fresh off an historic game in which he hit four home runs and set an American League record with 18 total bases, has signed a deal to represent Vita Coco.

Hamilton, an outfielder for the Texas Rangers, joins Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia and 11-time ASP World Surfing champion Kelly Slater as sports faces for the Vita Coco brand. The company is also represented by hip-hop star Rihanna.

Financial terms of the pact were not disclosed.

Despite the fact that he is one of the highest profile players in Major League Baseball, companies have stayed away from marketing deals with Hamilton due to his tattered background, which includes struggles with alcohol and drugs. His other deals are baseball-specific, including Nike cleats, Wilson gloves, Louisville Slugger bats and Franklin batting gloves.

Hamilton, who was the first pick in the 1999 draft by the Tampa Bay Rays, has been through rehab programs, which along with his strong religious convictions helped him to earn AL MVP honors in 2010 and a spot on four All-Star teams (2008-11).

Hamilton and the Rangers have been to the World Series in each of the past two seasons, losing to the San Francisco Giants (2010) and St. Louis Cardinals (2011).

Over the past years, Hamilton has experienced the highs and lows of being an athlete. On July 7, 2011, Shannon Stone, a fan in attendance with his son at Rangers Ballpark, leaned over a rail to catch a ball tossed into the stands by Hamilton and fell 20 feet; Stone later died from his injuries.

On May 8, 2012, he become just the 16th player in MLB history to hit four homers in a game en route to setting an AL mark for most total bases in one game.

Vita Coco, which said it is the best-selling fresh coconut water brand in the nation, said that Hamilton would be part of an effort to "educate consumers about the importance of natural hydration."

Hamilton will be featured in Vita Coco’s U.S. marketing campaign, “Hydrate Naturally,” beginning this summer via radio, billboard, POP and digital/social media including Facebook and Twitter.

“The authenticity of this partnership is that Josh drinks Vita Coco as part of his training and he’s having an incredible season."

“The authenticity of this partnership is that Josh drinks Vita Coco as part of his training and he’s having an incredible season,” Michael Kirban, Vita Coco CEO and co-founder, said in a statement. “We’re thrilled that more and more world-class athletes have made Vita Coco their choice for natural hydration before, during and after a game.”

VIta Coco said it has found a "loyal following among professional and amateur athletes alike, who swear by the brand for its electrolyte-rich hydration and nutrient replenishment properties."

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