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Meet Arrelious Benn

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AP100227021928.JPG Arrelious Benn, WR, Illinois

Drafted: Round 2 (39th overall)

Ht/Wt: 6-1, 219

Age/born: 21; Sept. 8, 1988

Hometown: Washington

Overview: Had a down junior season in 2009 (38 catches for 490 yards and two touchdowns) but caught 67 for 1,055 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore. Despite not having a 100-yard game last season, was the third receiver drafted, after Georgia Tech’s DeMaryius Thomas and Oklahoma State’s Dez Bryant. Had a 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown as a freshman.

College: First-team All-Big Ten in media voting in 2008 and second-team by coaches. Big Ten freshman of the year in 2007.

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