August 20, 2007

Benjamin: rumors and rankings

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Since the advent of the Internet rumors and rankings have become as big a part of the recruiting process as Signing Day and commitments. Belle Glade (Fla.) Glades Central receiver Travis Benjamin recently saw his name mentioned in both categories.

Although he posted very good numbers as a junior (32-catches for 655-yards and 9-touchdowns) and had an impressive list of suitors, Benjamin entered the summer as a three-star rated prospect on the Rivals.com network. That was mainly due to the lack of ideal size (5-foot-11, 141-pounds) he displayed at the Miami NIKE Combine.

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