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Atlanta DB headed to Cincinnati

1/30/2013

Daswhawn Benton (Atlanta/Grady), a 6-foot, 169-pound senior, has pledged to sign with Tommy Tuberville's Bearcats, multiple sources report.

Georgia Southern, Indiana, Memphis, Middle Tennessee and Mississippi State also extended scholarship offers to Benton. Tennessee and Vanderbilt were among the other programs expressing interest.

Benton registered an electronically-timed 4.90 40-yard dash, 4.18 20-yard shuttle, 31.4-inch vertical and 89.16 SPARQ this spring at a Nike Combine.