For those of a similar name, see Brian Bennett (disambiguation).
Bryan Bennett
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Bennett in 2016
No. 6 – Saskatchewan Roughriders
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1992-03-06) March 6, 1992 (age 29)
Tarzana, California
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school:Crespi Carmelite
(Encino, California)
College:Southeastern Louisiana
Undrafted:2015
Career history
* Indianapolis Colts ( 2015)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:International
Career highlights and awards
* Pac-12 Champion (2010, 2011)
  • 2014 Sports Network Preseason Third Team All-American[1]
  • 2014 First Team All-Southland Conference[2]
  • 2014 Preseason First Team All-Southland Conference[3]
  • 2013 College Sports Journal First Team All-American[4]
  • 2013 Southland Conference Player of the Year[5]
  • 2013 First Team All-Southland Conference[6]
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

Bryan Alton Bennett (born March 6, 1992) is an American football quarterback who is a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for Southeastern Louisiana University, and signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He has also been a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Early life

Bennett was born in Los Angeles, California to Brian and Shyhra Bennett. He also has two sisters named Kristina and Hailey.[7]

College career

Bennett committed to the Oregon Ducks on June 18, 2009[8] where he continued to play until he later transferred to Southeastern Louisiana.[9]

College career statistics

NCAA collegiate career statistics
Oregon Ducks
Season Passing Rushing
Comp Att Yards Pct. TD Int QB rating Att Yards Avg TD
2011 25 46 369 54.3 6 0 164.8 23 200 8.7 0
2012 20 37 211 54.1 3 3 112.5 39 165 4.2 6
Southeastern Louisiana Lions
2013 215 354 3,165 60.7 21 11 149.2 183 1,046 5.7 16
2014 143 289 2,357 49.5 18 8 133.0 137 669 4.9 15
NCAA career totals 403 726 6,102 55.5 48 22 141.9 382 2,080 5.4 37

[10]

Professional career

Indianapolis Colts

Bennett signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2015 [11] until he was released during final roster cuts on September 5, 2015.[12]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

He was later signed to the practice roster by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on October 22, 2015.[13]

Saskatchewan Roughriders

On November 28, 2016, Bennett signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL).[14] During the Riders 2017 training camp Bennett battled former NFL quarterback Vince Young and Canadian Brandon Bridge for the backup quarterback position behind veteran Kevin Glenn.[15] Bennet was released by the Roughriders on June 17, 2017, as the team trimmed its roster down for the start of the season.[16]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (II)

Bennett returned to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers when he signed with the team on May 24, 2018, at the start of training camp.[17]

Saskatchewan Roughriders (II)

Bennett was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on June 17, 2019.[18]

References

  1. "Archived copy". http://www.valley-football.org/news/default/2014-15/7419/sports-network--preseason-all-americans/.
  2. "SFA's Johnson Named Southland Conference Player of the Year". http://southland.org/news/2014/11/25/FB_1125144536.aspx?path=football.
  3. "Southland Announces Preseason All-Conference Football Teams". http://southland.org/news/2014/7/16/FB_0716144359.aspx.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-28. https://web.archive.org/web/20160328024148/http://www.college-sports-journal.com/index.php/ncaa-division-i-sports/fcs-football/803-terrance-west-heads-up-2013-csj-fcs-all-america-squad. Retrieved 2016-03-19.
  5. "Southeastern's Bennett Named Southland Football Player of the Year". http://www.southland.org/news/2013/11/27/FB_1127131222.aspx.
  6. "The Official Website of Nicholls Athletics". http://geauxcolonels.com/documents/2013/11/26/13_SLC_FB_All-Conf_1.pdf?id=800.
  7. "Southeastern Louisiana University Athletics". http://www.lionsports.net/roster.aspx?rp_id=2456.
  8. "Rivals.com". https://n.rivals.com/content/prospects/maple/85470.
  9. "Oregon confirms that Bennett is transferring". http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/8869583/oregon-ducks-bryan-bennett-transfer.
  10. "Bryan Bennett". www.sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/bryan-bennett-1.html. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
  11. Bowen, Kevin. "Who Are The Colts 2015 Undrafted Free Agents". http://www.colts.com/news/article-1/Who-Are-The-Colts-2015-Undrafted-Free-Agents/5b4d19eb-a42c-4cbc-991f-84d3b8f4c866. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  12. "Colts cut Chapman, Carter, several others". http://www.stampedeblue.com/2015/9/5/9266669/colts-get-roster-down-to-53-by-making-several-cuts-including-josh-chapman-duron-carter.
  13. "Bombers Add Bennett to Practice Roster - Winnipeg Blue Bombers". 22 October 2015. http://www.bluebombers.com/2015/10/22/bombers-add-bennett-to-practice-roster/.
  14. "Riders sign four including QB Bryan Bennett". 2016-11-28. https://www.cfl.ca/2016/11/28/riders-sign-four-including-qb-bryan-bennett/.
  15. "Roughriders quarterback battle heats up in Saskatoon" (in en). CBC News. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/roughriders-quarterback-battle-heats-saskatoon-1.4147362.
  16. "Roughriders cut quarterback Bennett - Article - TSN". TSN. 2017-06-17. https://www.tsn.ca/roughriders-cut-quarterback-bennett-1.782029.
  17. "Bombers bring back quarterback Bryan Bennett - CFL.ca" (in en-US). CFL.ca. 2018-05-25. https://www.cfl.ca/2018/05/25/bombers-bring-back-quarterback-bryan-bennett/.
  18. Staff, TSN ca (2019-06-16). "Saskatchewan Roughriders sign quarterback Bryan Bennett - TSN.ca". https://www.tsn.ca/saskatchewan-roughriders-sign-quarterback-bryan-bennett-1.1323547.

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