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Cover 2: Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin & Ohio State CB Bradley Roby

Posted May 3, 2014

Cover 2 is a daily look at players on NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah’s top 50 prospects in the 25 days leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft.

The following players who entered the 2014 NFL Draft were ranked in Daniel Jeremiah's top 50 (as of April 1). Click below for a write-up of each duo:

RB Carlos Hyde/RB Bishop Sankey | LB Khalil Mack/TE Eric Ebron | LB Anthony Barr/TE Jace Amaro |
LB C.J. Mosley/TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins | LB Ryan Shazier/LB Chris Borland |
OT Greg Robinson/DE Jadeveon Clowney | OT Jake Matthews/DT Aaron Donald |
OT Taylor Lewan/DT Timmy Jernigan | OT Zack Martin/DT Louis Nix III |
OT Morgan Moses/DT Ra’Shede Hageman | OT Cyrus Kouandjio/DE Kony Ealy |
G Xavier Su’a-Filo/DE Dee Ford | G Brandon Thomas/DE Stephon Tuitt |
QB Teddy Bridgewater/DE Demarcus Lawrence | QB Johnny Manziel/DT Dominique Easley |
QB Blake Bortles/QB Derek Carr | WR Sammy Watkins/CB Justin Gilbert |
WR Mike Evans/FS Calvin Pryor | WR Odell Beckham Jr./FS Ha Ha Clinton-Dix |
WR Marqise Lee/CB Darqueze Dennard | WR Kelvin Benjamin/CB Bradley Roby |
WR Brandin Cooks/CB Kyle Fuller | WR Jarvis Landry/CB Jason Verrett |
WR Davante Adams/SS Jimmie Ward | WR Paul Richardson/CB Lamarcus Joyner

Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida State, Sophomore (redshirt)

College stats: Benjamin was named second-team All-ACC in 2013 after leading the conference and tying an FSU single-season record with 15 receiving TDs (third-most nationally). The final one was a game-winning 2-yarder with 13 seconds left in the VIZIO BCS National Championship. He had 54 receptions for 1,011 yards in 2013. Benjamin had 30 receptions for 495 yards and four TDs in 2012 as a freshman after redshirting in 2011.

Combine measurements: Height: 6 feet, 5 inches; Weight: 240 pounds

Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.61 seconds; Bench press: 13 reps; Vertical jump: 32.5 inches; Broad jump: 9 feet, 11 inches; 3-cone drill: 7.33 seconds; 20-yard shuttle: 4.39 seconds; 60-yard shuttle: 12.08 seconds

Jeremiah’s ranking: 25th out of the top 50 prospects


Courtney Roby, CB, Ohio State, Junior

College stats: Roby had three interceptions, including one he returned for a touchdown, 70 tackles (55 solo) and two tackles for loss in 2013. He was second-team All-America, first-team All-Big Ten and a semifinalist for the Thorpe Award in 2012 after recording two interceptions and returning one for a TD and posting 63 tackles (41 solo) and two tackles for loss. Roby had three interceptions, 47 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss in 2011 after redshirting in 2010. Roby ran the 40 in 4.39 seconds at the NFL Combine.

Combine measurements: Height: 5 feet, 11 inches; Weight: 194 pounds

Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.39 seconds (fourth among CBs); Bench press: 17 reps; Vertical jump: 38.5 inches; Broad jump: 10 feet, 4 inches; 20-yard shuttle: 4.04 seconds  

Jeremiah’s ranking: 27th out of the top 50 prospects

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