Benjamin Wilkerson
OC | (6'3", 292, 5.56) | LSU

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Overall: Wilkerson took over as LSU's starting center midway through his true freshman season in 2001 and, when healthy, was LSU's fulltime starter the next three seasons. Wilkerson missed the Cotton Bowl as a sophomore because of a back injury that required surgery but he returned healthy as a junior in 2003. He did, however, suffer a season-ending patella tendon injury in his left knee versus Vanderbilt (Nov. 6, 2004) and had surgery shortly thereafter. He did not workout at the combine while still rehabilitating the injury. Wilkerson lacks ideal size but is one of the most efficient, technically sound and athletic centers in this class. Prior to the injury we considered him to be the top rated prospect at the position. While he is expected to make a full recover, the injury does have some bearing on his draft value and could cause him to slip a little bit ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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