UCLA offensive lineman Caleb Benenoch has been selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 5th round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Benenoch is the 148th pick overall, and the 12th offensive tackle taken.
As discussed in our draft preview for Benenoch, Caleb's decision to forgo his senior season at UCLA may have impacted his draft position adversely among teams looking for offensive tackles with more polished pass protection skills. However, for a team like Tampa Bay that has the patience to invest in a player with athleticism and loads of potential, Benenoch could prove to be a steal.
Congratulations, Caleb! We hope to see you playing in the NFL for many years to come!