Florida State’s Kelvin Benjamin will reportedly enter NFL Draft

Dr. Saturday

Is there a better way to end your college career than by catching a national title-winning touchdown pass?

Florida State's Kelvin Benjamin, the man who caught the game-winning two-yard touchdown throw from Jameis Winston in Monday night's BCS Championship Game, will reportedly enter the NFL Draft.

A 6-5, 234 pound redshirt sophomore wide receiver, Benjamin caught 54 passes for 1,011 yards and 15 touchdowns. He used that size on that final touchdown pass, boxing out and going above Auburn's Chris Davis for the title-winning score in Florida State's 34-31 win.

In his redshirt freshman season at Florida State, Benjamin caught 30 passes for 495 yards and four touchdowns. He's similar in size to Texas A&M's Mike Evans, though Evans is considered to be the better draft prospect.

In 2006, Vince Young's final collegiate play was the game-winning touchdown for Texas against USC in the Rose Bowl. He went pro after the win that secured Texas the national title and was selected third overall by the Tennessee Titans. Coincidentally, Young's touchdown came in the same end zone as Benjamin's.

Maurice Clarett scored the game-winning touchdown in Ohio State's 31-24 2003 Fiesta Bowl win over Miami in his final snap. However, that's because he was suspended for the 2003 season after academic misconduct allegations and was subsquently dismissed from school. He was eventually drafted in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.

Earlier this week, Florida State announced that six players would be returning to school. But like Benjamin, defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan will be entering the draft.

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