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Eric Benjamin

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Grove City, Ohio

High School:
Grove City

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 220

Position:
LB

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2010: Played in all 13 games for the Bobcats ... Finished the season with 56 tackles, 25 solo, and 3.0 tackles for loss (all sacks) for 22 yards ... Achieved a season-high nine tackles, five solo, against the Troy Trojans on Dec. 18 ... Racked up eight tackles at Ohio State on Sept. 18, four solo, and against Toledo on Sept. 11, three solo ... Recorded seven tackles, two solo, against BGSU on Oct. 9 where he also had two pass breakups ... Posted five tackles, four solo, including one sack at Kent State on Nov. 26 ... Had four tackles, one solo, at Marshall on Sept. 25 ... Recorded three tackles on three occasions; against Wofford on Sept. 4, one solo, where he also added one pass breakup, against Buffalo on Nov. 4, one solo, and against Akron on Oct. 16 ... Also had one sack for 14 yards against the Bulls ... Recorded two tackles, one solo, one forced fumble and two quarterback hurries at Eastern Michigan on Oct. 2 ... Had two tackles, one solo, against Louisiana on Oct. 30 ... Posted one solo tackle at Miami on Oct 23 where he also had one sack and recovered one fumble ... Had one solo tackle at Temple on Nov. 16.

2009: Had 30 tackles, with a season-high four in the wins over Akron and Northern Illinois...Recorded a sack against NIU as well

2008: Saw action in all 12 games, primarily on Ohio's special teams...Posted 10 tackles on the season, including three against VMI and four versus Akron...Posted a half sack against VMI

2007: Was a reserve on the Bobcat defense, splitting time between linebacker and safety

PERSONAL: Majoring in Mild and Moderate Special Education