• Kelvin Benjamin (WR) #13

    Kelvin Benjamin
    ADP:Round: 5, Pick: 9
    Ht / Wt:6'5" / 240 lb.
    College:Florida State
    Born:February 5, 1991
    Drafted:2014 / Rd. 1 (28)
    Draft Team:CAR


    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    May 27, 2017

    Kelvin Benjamin's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Benjamin's current ADP is 5.09, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 9th pick of the 5th round, and 56th selection overall.

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.


    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    63 941 7 0 0 0

    Recent drafts with Kelvin Benjamin:

    Draft #DateFormatBenjamin's Draft Pick
    4137951 5/27/2017 Standard 53rd
    4137948 5/27/2017 Standard 64th
    4137922 5/27/2017 Standard 47th
    4137915 5/27/2017 Standard 57th
    4137910 5/27/2017 Standard 65th
    4137909 5/27/2017 Standard 50th
    4137882 5/27/2017 Standard 56th
    4137878 5/27/2017 Standard 62nd
    4137875 5/27/2017 Standard 56th
    4137837 5/27/2017 Standard 61st

    Players drafted after Kelvin Benjamin:

    Rob Kelley RB WAS 5.09
    Christian McCaffrey RB CAR 5.10
    Julian Edelman WR NE 5.12
    Jimmy Graham TE SEA 6.01
    Derrick Henry RB TEN 6.02
    Donte Moncrief WR IND 6.02
    Derek Carr QB OAK 6.04
    Bilal Powell RB NYJ 6.05
    Tyler Eifert TE CIN 6.05
    Ameer Abdullah RB DET 6.05
    Larry Fitzgerald WR ARI 6.06
    Cam Newton QB CAR 6.09
    Joe Mixon RB CIN 6.10
    LeGarrette Blount RB PHI 6.10
    Golden Tate WR DET 6.11

    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Kelvin Benjamin.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 15 Back Questionable

    Kelvin Benjamin Biography

    Childhood & High School

    Kelvin Benjamin was born 5 February, 1991, in Belle Glade, Florida. He attended Glades Central High School, where he participated in football, basketball, and track. Benjamin only played football for three years in high school, playing as a wide receiver. He was named First Team All-Palm Beach County by Sun-Sentinel, as well as being selected to the Palm Beach Post All-Area First Team. Only playing in eight games, he had 31 catches over 551 yards, and six touchdowns during his senior year. Considered a four-star recruit, Benjamin ranked 7th for wide receivers, and 60th overall in the nation.


    Benjamin attended Florida State University, having turned down scholarship offers from Auburn University, University of Florida, University of Miami, Virginia Tech, and others. As a freshman, Benjamin was one of seven FSU receivers with 20 or more catches, and was ranked fourth on the team with 30 receptions for 495 yards. He was second on the team for touchdowns with four, and posted single-season best marks of five receptions and 77 yards. His 2013, and final, season with the Florida State University Seminoles had him ranked as one of the most physically gifted receivers in the nation. He led the ACC with 15 receiving touchdowns, tying third in the nation, and averaging a touchdown every 3.6 catches, second in the country among wide receivers. In the VIZIO BCS National Championship game, Benjamin scored the winning touchdown on a 2-yard grab with 13 seconds remaining in the game. He also finished the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California with four receptions for 54 yards versus Auburn. Benjamin also set a new career mark in almost every statistical category against the Florida Gators, finishing with nine catches for 212 yards and three touchdowns; his 212-yard performance was the best by a receiver in the ACC, and eighth best in Seminole history. He was selected First Team All-America by SI.com, to the All-ACC Second Team by the coaches, and All-ACC Third Team by media.

    NFL Draft

    In the 2014 NFL Draft Combine, Benjamin was selected as the 28th pick in the first round by the Carolina Panthers. His 40 time was 4.61 seconds, and his vertical leap was 32.5 inches. His complete draft profile can be viewed here.

    2014 NFL Season

    Benjamin set a number of team records by a rookie in a season for the Carolina Panthers, including most catches (73), receiving yards (1,008), and receiving touchdowns (9). He was ranked third among NFL rookies in receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns, and was one of three rookie wide receivers to post 1,000 receiving yards—an NFL record. Benjamin was also named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for the month of September, having led all rookies with 329 receiving yards, tying for first with receiving touchdowns, and being ranked second with 21 catches

    2015 NFL Season

    In August 2015, Benjamin suffered a torn ACL during a joint practice with the Miami Dolphins, causing the Panthers to put him on injured reserve for the remainder of the season 

    2016 NFL Season

    During the 2016 season, Benjamin caught 63 catches, with 941 receiving yards, and seven receiving touchdowns.

    Personal Life

    Benjamin does maintain a semi-regular presence online, posting pictures and videos to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and responding to fan messages, and sharing content. His Twitter handle is @kelvinbenjamin, and his Instagram is @kb13zone. Benjamin has a daughter named Kelyiah, whom he often shares pictures of on his Instagram. Benjamin is signed to a four year contract with the Carolina Panthers, worth $7.66 million, including a $3.89 million signing bonus, $6.19 million guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1.91 million. The NFL shop has his jersey and autograph for sale online at http://www.nflshop.com/Kelvin_Benjamin_Gear.


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