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Jakorian Bennett

Jakorian Bennett
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Bennett in 2022
No. 0 – Las Vegas Raiders
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (2000-08-23) August 23, 2000 (age 23)
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:McGill-Toolen
(Mobile Alabama)
College:Hutchinson CC (2018–2019)
Maryland (2020–2022)
NFL draft:2023 / Round: 4 / Pick: 104
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Total tackles:32
Pass deflections:3
Player stats at PFR

Jakorian Bennett (born August 23, 2000) is an American football cornerback for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Hutchinson and University of Maryland.

Early years

Bennett attended McGill-Toolen Catholic High School in Mobile, Alabama and played corner back on the football team. He was a three-star recruit.

College career

Hutchinson Community College

Bennett played at Hutchinson Community College for two seasons, recording 25 tackles, three interceptions and three tackles for loss. In 2019, he earned first-team All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference honors.

Maryland

Bennett with Maryland in 2021

On December 17, 2019, Bennett committed to Maryland.[1]

In his first season with the Terps, he played in four games and recorded six tackles, two pass break ups, and one sack. In the 2021 season, he played in all but one game, missing only the Ohio State game due to injury.[2] He led all power five players with 16 pass break ups which was the most since Domonique Foxworth, led the team in interceptions with three, and 24 tackles (23 solo). In the 2022 season opener, Bennett had five pass breakups against Buffalo, and it was the most since Tino Ellis. At the end of the season, he would have 27 pass breakups, the most in the nation, one blocked field goal and one sack.[3]

On December 5, 2022, Bennett declared for the 2023 NFL draft.[4] He was projected to be around a 4th round pick.[5][6]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 10+58 in
(1.79 m)
188 lb
(85 kg)
31+78 in
(0.81 m)
9+18 in
(0.23 m)
4.30 s 1.48 s 2.46 s 40.5 in
(1.03 m)
11 ft 1 in
(3.38 m)
13 reps
All values from NFL Combine[7][8]

Bennett was drafted by the Las Vegas Raiders in the fourth round with the 104th pick of the 2023 NFL draft.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Jakorian Bennett". 247sports.com.
  2. ^ Richman, Jacob (12 October 2021). "A rundown of Maryland football's injuries as the Terps head into their bye week". The Diamondback. Retrieved 2023-11-10.
  3. ^ "2 JAKORIAN BENNETT". umterps.com.
  4. ^ Ermann, Jeff (December 5, 2022). "Another Maryland football player opts out of Duke's Mayo Bowl, declares for NFL Draft". 247 Sports. Retrieved 7 March 2023.
  5. ^ Reid, Jordan (29 March 2023). "2023 NFL mock draft: Jordan Reid's seven-round predictions and picks". ESPN. Retrieved 31 March 2023.
  6. ^ "Maryland Terrapins". NFL Mock Draft Database. Retrieved 31 March 2023.
  7. ^ "Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved April 29, 2023.
  8. ^ "2023 NFL Draft Scout College Football Profile". DraftScout.com. Retrieved April 29, 2023.
  9. ^ Gossen, Rachel (April 29, 2023). "Raiders select CB Jakorian Bennett with the No. 104 pick". Raiders.com. Retrieved April 29, 2023.
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