Kelvin Benjamin Sports Gossip News and Trivia
Kelvin Benjamin is an American football wide receiver. He played college football at Florida State. He was considered one of the top wide receivers in college football and future NFL Draft pick.
Sports Gossip News: Kelvin Benjamin Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers first-round pick Kelvin Benjamin’s four-year deal is worth $7.66 million, with $6.19 million guaranteed, according to the contract details obtained by the Observer on Monday. Benjamin, the former Florida State wide receiver and the 28th overall pick in last month’s draft, received a signing bonus worth $3.89 million.
Kelvin Benjamin PERSONAL: Played only three years of football at perennial power Glades Central, a perennial power…four-star recruit who was rated the No. 8 wide receiver and the No. 60 overall player nationally by Rivals.com and the No. 12 receiver by Scout.com…rated the No. 23 wide receiver nationally by ESPN…ranked as the No. 13 wide receiver and the No. 89 player nationally according to 247Sports…hauled in 30 catches for 551 yards and six touchdowns in just eight games as a senior…No. 2 on the Sun Sentinel’s Top 32 Broward County Seniors…named First Team All-Palm Beach County by Sun Sentinel…No. 25 on Bill Buchalter’s Florida Top 100 for the Orlando Sentinel…No. 36 on Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120…member of the Times-Union’s Florida Super 75 where he was rated as the No. 1 wide receiver…Palm Beach Post All-Area First Team…No. 72 on Tom Lemming’s MaxPreps.com Top 100…No. 42 on the SuperPrep Florida 110…born Feb. 5, 1991.
- The Carolina Panthers selected Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin with the 28th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
- Kelvin Benjamin was born in Belle Glade, Florida on February 5th 1991
- Kelvin Benjamin attended Glades Central High School in Belle Glade, Florida.
- He was ranked by Rivals.com as the eighth best wide receiver in his class
- He was considered one of the top wide receivers in college football
- Kelvin Benjamin was redshirted in 2011
- Benjamin played in all 14 games in 2012, recording 30 receptions for 495 yards and four touchdowns.
- As a sophomore in 2013 he had 54 receptions for 1,011 yards and 15 touchdowns,including the game-winning touchdown against Auburn in the BCS title game with 13 seconds remaining.
- After the season he entered the 2014 NFL Draft.