When Was Ja’Whaun Bentley Drafted?

Ja'Whaun Bentley

Ja’Whaun Bentley is an American football linebacker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Purdue. He was drafted by the Patriots in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Ja'whaun Bentley
Ja’whaun Bentley

The only player in Purdue’s history to serve as captain three times was Ja’Whaun Bentley. Since Ja’Whaun was a freshman in high school, he and his family had been homeless. During that time, they had cycled from living with one set of grandparents, then the other, and finally an aunt.

Before Ja’Whaun’s success in the NFL enabled him to find permanent accommodation for his family, Bentley and his brother had to make do with sleeping on sofas and floors for extended periods of time over the course of several years.

Carsen Edwards, a former guard for the Boston Celtics, and Bentley first connected as student athletes at Purdue in the year 2016. On the basketball squad, Bentley was a junior while Edwards was a rookie. Bentley played football and Edwards played basketball.

The two people clicked immediately and have remained inseparable ever since they first became friends.

When Was Ja’Whaun Bentley Drafted?

His original draft position in the 2018 NFL Draft was 143rd overall, and New England selected him in the fifth round of the draft.

When Ja’Whaun Bentley was made available to become an unrestricted free agent on March 21, 2022, the New England Patriots re-signed him to their roster so that he may play for them.