Bennett was drafted. The former Georgia Bulldogs quarterback was called early on Day 3 of the 2023 NFL Draft.
Rams player Bennett. Bennett was picked in the 4th round by the Rams to backup fellow Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford.
The Rams chose Bennett and let his resume speak for itself, tweeting. Georgia won back-to-back SEC and National Championships under Bennett.
Bennett's off-field issues raised questions about his selection. He found a familiar home.
Bennett and the Dawgs won their second consecutive championship at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. Barring disaster, Bennett will play professional ball there.
Public drunkenness got Stetson arrested in January. His arrest video became viral. Bennett also underperformed during his Pro Day, raising questions about his decision-making.
That wasn't enough for the Rams to pass on him. Especially when Dianna Russini said the organization wanted “to get a QB in that room who wouldn’t be a problem or cause issues.”