Facts and Figures: The Bengals' 2019 Draft Class



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After making 10 selections in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Bengals rookie minicamp will be taking place May 10-11.

As the rookies look to get acclimated to life in the NFL, take a look at some of the best stats and facts of the team’s draft picks during their respective college careers.



Round 1 – OT Jonah Williams | Alabama



  • 3 – Played for three teams at Alabama that played for a national championship
  • 44 - Consecutive starts at Alabama
  • 466 - In 2018 at Alabama Williams played 466 pass block snaps, and he did not allow a sack
  • 86 - Over his past six football seasons, Williams’ teams have posted a gaudy 86-5 record (41-3 at Alabama, 45-2 at Folsom High School)
  • PFF Stat - Ranked as Pro Football Focus’ No. 4 overall player





Round 2 – TE Drew Sample | Washington



  • 25 – Catches as a senior in 2018 for Washington
  • 0 – Drops on his targeted throws as a senior
  • 3 – Three-time Academic All-Pac-12 selection
  • 7.15 – Three-cone drill time, sixth best among tight ends at the combine
  • 4.71 – 40 yard dash time, ninth best among tight ends at the combine
  • 115.0 – Broad jump distance in inches, also ninth best among tight ends at the combine
  • 20 – Number of tight ends Washington has sent to the NFL
  • PFF Stat - Among draft-eligible FBS tight ends with at least 300 offensive snaps played in 2018, Sample ranked and first in run-blocking grade (82.3)





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Round 3 – LB, Germaine Pratt | North Carolina State






  • 104 – Tackles his senior season at N.C. State in 12 regular season games
  • 6 – Sacks in 2018
  • 4.57 - 40 yard dash time, seventh best among linebackers at the combine
  • 24 – Bench press reps at the combine, fifth-best among linebackers
  • PFF Stat - Earning an 84.7 pass-rush grade and a 90.3 run-defense grade, Pratt turned in the seventh-best overall grade (90.3) among qualifying off-ball linebackers in this class in 2018





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Round 4 – QB, Ryan Finley | North Carolina State



  • 54 –Touchdowns thrown in his college career
  • 64.7 – Career completion percentage in college
  • 72.2 – Completion percentage in 2018 at NC State
  • 4.73 – 40 yard dash time, sixth-best among quarterbacks at the combine
  • 116.0 – Broad jump distance, fourth-best among quarterbacks at the combine
  • .630 – Career winning percentage at NC State, only behind Philip Rivers





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Round 4 – DT, Renell Wren | Arizona State



  • 43 – Tackles in 2018 with 4.5 of them coming for a loss
  • 18 – Tackles in his final three games at Arizona State
  • 5.01 - 40 yard dash time, 11th best among defensive linemen at the combine
  • 30 – Bench press reps, seventh best among defensive linemen at the combine





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Round 4 – OG, Michael Jordan | Ohio State



  • 116 – Broad jump distance, third-best among offensive linemen
  • 41 – Consecutive starts at Ohio State at guard and center
  • 245.2 –Rushing yards by Ohio State in 2017 which led the Big Ten






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Round 6 – RB, Trayveon Williams | Texas A&M



  • 4.51 – 40 yard dash time, ninth-best among running backs
  • 1,760 – Rushing yards in 2018 at Texas A&M, which led the SEC
  • 18 – Rushing touchdowns in 2018 at Texas A&M, also leading the SEC
  • 6.5 – Yards per carry in 2018 at Texas A&M





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Round 6 – LB, Deshaun Davis | Auburn




  • 3 – Years starting at linebacker for Auburn
  • 116 – Tackles his senior season
  • 13 – Career-high number of tackles in a game against LSU
  • 25 – Bench press reps at the combine, fourth-best among linebackers





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Round 6 – RB, Rodney Anderson | Oklahoma



  • 1,442 – Rushing yards in 2017 at Oklahoma
  • 201 – Yards rushing against No. 3 Georgia in the 2018 Rose Bowl
  • 25 – Bench press reps at the combine, fourth-most among running backs
  • 2 - Two-time academic All-Big 12 Second Team selection





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Round 7 – CB, Jordan Brown | South Dakota State



  • 4.51 – 40 yard dash at the combine
  • 39.5 – Vertical jump distance, tied for fifth-best among cornerbacks
  • 12 – Team-high number of pass breakups as a senior in 2018 for South Dakota State
  • 3 – Interceptions as a senior in 2018 for South Dakota State


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