Round 1: Cincinnati Selects MLB Keith Rivers

LB Keith Rivers

With Selection 9 in Round 1, Cincinnati selects MLB Keith Rivers, USC. Learn more about this pick from Scout.com team and draft experts!

Player Keith Rivers, MLB, USC
Team Cincinnati Bengals
Pick Round 1, Selection 9 (9 Overall)
Stats Ht: 6-3   Wt: 237   40: 4.60  
Adam
Caplan's
Take
The multi-talented linebacker will likely line up at WLB replacing Landon Johnson who signed with the Carolina Panthers. Rivers not only is a good tackler but he can be moved around the defense to create havoc on opposing offenses. If Cincinnati can get MLB Ahmad Brooks back healthy, they could start to build a really nice group of young linebackers.
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