Top 100 Prospects – No. 87 CB Dwight Bentley

Even though he played at one of the most famous football high schools in the country, there were not a lot of people interested in seeing Dwight Bentley continue his career after Pahokee High School.

Teammates on the that 2006 Florida 2B state championship team were recruited to play at major programs, including Florida and Florida State right in the Sunshine State, Bentley’s only choice was to go the junior college route to improve his grades and to show he could handle the academic work.

That road led to western Kansas and a semester at Dodge City Community College, but he didn’t play football there, ultimately ending up at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. But it’s there in the Ragin’ Cajun program that Bentley showed the NFL he deserves serious consideration on draft day.

Here’s the Dwight Bentley story.

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