Carolina Panthers draft Kelvin Benjamin: What you need to know about him


The Carolina Panthers made their first-round selection on Thursday night, taking Kelvin Benjamin out of Florida State. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Panthers. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the wide receiver:

1. Benjamin caught the game winning touchdown in the BCS National Championship Game against Auburn.

2. He’s tall, at 6’5″

3. He’s thick, at 240 lbs

4. He had 1011 receiving yards and a whopping 15 touchdowns last season at Florida State

5. Benjamin was 16th in yards per catch in the country, averaging 18.7 yards per reception

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