Mississippi State’s 2014 team was able earn a number 1 ranking, albeit temporarily, for the first time in school history. They also finished with the second highest end of season ranking in school history at number 11. Despite the team’s success, most people only really know about one player from the team, the QB Dak Prescott. I’d like to bring some attention to three quality...
Name: Benardrick McKinney Age: 22 Position: LB College: Mississippi State Height: 6’4 Weight: 246 Grade: 3rd Round Comparison: Athletic Ability Benardrick McKinney is a very clunky athlete struggling to change directions (C.O.D) and take great angles to make a tackle. If he isn’t able to use his straight line speed to get to a player then I...
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Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: ILB Benardrick McKinney
Benardrick McKinney, ILB, Mississippi State
6-4, 246 pounds
Hometown: Tunica, MS
40 yard: 4.66
3 cone: 7.21
News and Notes:
A potential 1st round pick when the NFL draft hype really got started, McKinney has seem some of...
The Mississippi State Pro Day took place Wednesday and the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly had personnel on hand to observe it. The top Mississippi State draft prospects this year are Preston Smith, Benardrick McKinney, Kaleb Eulls and Justin Cox. According to Twitter reports, Smith and McKinney stood on their combine numbers Wednesday, but both took part […]
Last night, the Pro Football Spot staff hosted the 2015 #PFSMockDraft 1.0 on Twitter. Things got crazy in a hurry. Here is a brief recap on how things turned out for the Packers.Round 1, Pick No. 30Benardrick McKinney, MLB, Mississippi StateIn the first round I had hopes of drafting either Randy Phillips or Eric Kendricks. Both players got selected right in front of me. Phillips...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State linebacker Benardrick McKinney will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft.
The school announced McKinney's decision on Friday. The 6-foot-5, 249-pounder from Tunica has led the Bulldogs in tackles the past two seasons. He played in 39 games during his college career, finishing with 244 total tackles, 19 1/2 tackles for loss and 7...
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January 09, 2015
This week's top 10 list: The biggest Freaks to watch this bowl season.
Here's my ranking and guys to pay close attention to in the coming week-plus.
10. BENARDRICK McKINNEY, LB, MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLDOGS
Watch: Orange Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (Dec. 31, 8 p.m. ET)
MSU's D will have its hands full against the nation's No. 3 rushing offense, which will put even more pressure on McKinney...
Name: Benardrick McKinney, MLB/ILB, Mississippi State
Analysis: McKinney is a big play inside linebacker. Usually those words do not fit seamlessly together. In this case, it’s highly appropriate. The prototypical middle linebacker is called upon to make the basic play, operate in limited coverage space, and do his job quietly and efficiently. This...