HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have selected Mississippi State linebacker Benardrick McKinney with the 43rd overall pick in the NFL draft.
The Texans were supposed to pick 16th in the second round, but switched with Cleveland to select McKinney with the 11th selection in the second round. Additional details of the trade weren't immediately available.
McKinney led the Bulldogs in...
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27 days ago
Linebackers is a position that has lost steam in most mock drafts, but it should not be forgotten for the #27 pick. The Cowboys have been very diligent in the players they have had interest in, including linebacker dating back to the 2014 draft with high interest in Ryan Shazier.
One player that seems to be higher on the Cowboys board than most would think is Benardrick McKinney...
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 […]
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
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...