The UCLA Bruins look to be the early winners in the Pac-12 NFL Draft pool. This time it's offensive guard Caleb Benenoch who gets picked early, going to the Tampa Bay Bucs with the 148th pick in the 5th round. Benenoch figures to be a solid run blocker in the league.
UCLA had their offensive line woes in previous seasons, but in part thanks to Benenoch's emergence, the Bruins massively improved this year to be one of the best units in the country. Benenoch started all 13 games along the offensive line, switching to play multiple positions, including nine at offensive tackle and four at offensive guard. Benenoch led the team with 35 consecutive starts, as UCLA surrendered just 14 quarterback sacks in 2015, the second-lowest total in Bruins history. Benenoch's impact in the lineup helped pave the way for Paul Perkins, the third-leading rusher in UCLA history, and you can expect him to keep on making magic.