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Michael Bennett
DT #96
Height:
6-2
Weight:
287
Age:
24
College:
Ohio State
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
1
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 11 8 3 0.5 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 JAX 1 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 JAC 13 0 10 7 3 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @HOU W 29-7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 TEN L 16-37 1 1 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Originally drafted by Jacksonville in the sixth round (180th overall) of the 2015 NFL draft on 5/2/15.

PRO (Games played/started - 13/0)

Played in 13 games during his rookie season and has amassed 10 tackles (seven solo), one tackle for loss and 0.5 sacks ... First player selected by the Jaguars from Ohio State

2015 (w/ JAX - 13/0)

Saw action in 13 games as part of the team’s DL rotation ... Totaled 10 tackles (seven solo), including one tackle for loss and 0.5 sacks

• 9/13 vs. CAR: Recorded one tackle in NFL debut
• 10/11 at T.B.: Played at DT, recording two tackles (two solo), and was active on special teams
• 10/18 vs. HOU: Saw action at DT and on special teams, recording two tackles and was credited with his first career 0.5 sacks
• 12/13 vs. IND: Saw action at DT, making two tackles (two solo), and on special teams
• 12/20 vs. ATL: Saw action at DT, making one tackle (one solo) and his first career tackle for loss, and on special teams

COLLEGE (at Ohio State, 2011-14)

• Played in 49 career games with 28 starts
• Recorded 110 career tackles and 31.5 TFLs
• His 18 career QB sacks is tied for eighth all-time at Ohio State

PERSONAL

• Attended Centerville High School
• First-team Division I All-Ohio performer
• Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl
• Two-time GWOC player of the year
• Also competed in track and field
• Son of Connie and Mike Bennett who each graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point

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