Los Angeles Rams are gambling stetson bennett He’ll prove the doubters wrong in his professional career, just like he did as a college athlete.
The Rams selected Bennett with the 128th overall pick 2023 NFL Draftmaking Bennett the seventh quarterback selected in the draft.
The fourth-round pick enters the NFL after an illustrious college career at the University of Georgia, winning back-to-back National championships and with a 29-3 mark as the starting quarterback.
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«Congratulations [Stetson Bennett] !! I’m so excited that you’re a part of the [Los Angeles Rams]»Georgia head coach Kirby Smart posted on Twitter. «You meant so much to this program and I’m grateful for your time in Athens. What a story! You will be a great man, a great leader and a great person. Dawg Nation loves you. LET’S GO GUYS!!»
Bennett’s story sounds like a movie after he went to Georgia, played a year of college football, then returned to Athens to bring two championships to georgia
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In January’s national championship game against TCU, Bennett was brilliant, completing 18 of 25 passes for 304 yards and four touchdowns and rushing for two more scores.
But the past few months have been challenging for Bennett, who was arrested in january for public intoxication.
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«It was a mistake that everyone knows about,» Bennett said in March, according to NBC Sports. «I understand why that can’t happen. I’ve talked to the coaches about it, I’ve talked to the general managers. I’ve apologized to my family. That’s why I felt worse; I felt like I let them down, because it doesn’t matter where I’m going now. [people are going to know about it].
«Even without all this, I have an obligation. I am the fourth [Stetson Bennett]. You can’t do that if your last name is Bennett. I know better.»
Bennett will be behind Matthew Stafford in Los Angeles, who played in just nine games last year due to injury.