Cedric Benson
RB | (5'10", 222, 4.55) | Texas

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Selected by: Chicago Bears
Round: 1
Pick (Overall): 4(4)
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(RB) Cedric Benson - Texas
(RB) Cedric Benson - Texas
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Overall: Benson was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 12th round out of high school and spent two summers playing baseball in their farm system before deciding to concentrate fully on his football career. He had an excellent second-half of a season as a junior in 2003, rushing for 1,360 yards on 258 carries with 21 rushing touchdowns. Benson was expected to leave early but chose to return for his senior season in 2004. As a senior in 2004, Benson rushed for 1,764 yards and 19 touchdowns on 303 carries. Benson is a workhorse. He has size, power, quickness and enough speed to carry the load as a starting running back in the NFL. In that regard, he reminds us somewhat of Stephen Davis (Panthers). If used properly in a power running attack Benson can be a difference maker as a load-carrying NFL running back. Overall, Benson is ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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