Jeff Benson
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Jeff  Benson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hoover, AL

High School:
Spain Park

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 250

Position:
OL

2010 (Junior) - Played in four games as a reserve offensive lineman ... saw action against Northwestern State, Colorado State, TCU and New Mexico ... helped the Falcons lead the nation in fewest sacks allowed with five ... helped the Falcons finish second nationally in rushing with a 306.5 per-game average.

2009 (Sophomore) - Played in seven games ... saw action against Nicholls State, Minnesota, New Mexico, San Diego State, Colorado State, UNLV and in the bowl game vs. Houston ... helped the offense to the conference rushing title with an average of 283.5 yards per game, which ranked third nationally.

2008 (Freshman) - Played on the junior varsity.

High School - Lettered three years in football ... first-team all-metro and super all-metro in class 6A ... was the team's captain ... high school football coach was John Grass ... member of the National Honor Society ... graduated with honors.

Personal - Member of cadet squadron 26 ... majoring in systems engineering management ... son of Wayne and Debbie Benson ... has an older sister, Jaime ... on the dean's list as a junior ... was selected for the Cadet Summer Research Program this past summer at the Logistics Management Institute in McLean, Va., working on optimization models for logistics support ... also worked Combat Survival Training ...hobby is playing golf ... plans to be a logistics officer in the Air Force after graduation.

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