Bodine in 2013
|No. 61 Cincinnati Bengals|
|Date of birth:||June 30, 1992|
|Place of birth:||Woodbridge, Virginia|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||310 lb (141 kg)|
|High school:||Fork Union (VA) Military|
|NFL Draft:||2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 111|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2015|
Russell Bodine (born June 30, 1992) is an American football center for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bengals in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina.
High school career
A native of Scottsville, Virginia, Bodine attended Fork Union Military Academy, where he was named first-team all-state at the highest of three private school divisions for two straight seasons. He was teammates with Morgan Moses, Austin Pasztor, Terrance West, and Carlos Hyde.
Regarded as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Bodine was listed as the No. 8 center prospect in his class.
As a junior, he primarily played center again, but also was moved along the offensive line. On December 30, 2013, he announced his decision to forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
2014 NFL Draft
Bodine registered 42 repetitions in the 225-pound (102 kg) bench press, for best in his class.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 3 in||310 lb||32 1⁄2 in||10 in||5.18 s||4.66 s||8.26 s||29 in||9 ft 1 in||42 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
Bodine was drafted by the Bengals in the fourth round, 111th overall, in the 2014 NFL Draft.
Working with the Bengals' first-team offense at center from the beginning of training camp, Bodine remained the starting center for all 16 regular season games as the Bengals went 10-5-1 and made the AFC playoffs.
- North Carolina's Russell Bodine announces he'll enter NFL draft