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Monte Bennett
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Nose Tackle, Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1959-04-27) April 27, 1959 (age 60)
Place of birth: Sterling, KS
Career information
College: Kansas State
Undrafted in 1981
Debuted in 1981 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1987 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Games Played     19
Games Started     6
Tackles     0
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Monte Lewis Bennett is a former American football Defensive End & Nose Tackle who played for the New Orleans Saints in 1981. Bennett played in the USFL for three seasons with the Oakland Invaders. Bennett played in the 1985 USFL championship game. After three years in the USFL. Bennett returned for another season in the NFL playing with the San Diego Chargers in 1987.

While playing with the Invaders Bennett wore #91

Early yearsEdit

Monte was born on April 27, 1959 in Sterling, Colorado. His family moved to Sterling, Kansas almost a year later. He attended Sterling High School.

CollegeEdit

Monte attended Kansas State University from 1977 to 1981. He played Nose Tackle in college.

Professional careerEdit

Monte went undrafted in the 1981 Draft, with teammate Stevan Dion Clark being picked up by the New England Patriots. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints in 1981 and played in all 16 games, starting 6 of them. At the end of the year, he was cut. In 1987, at the age of 28, he was signed by the San Diego Chargers, who switched him from Nose tackle to Defensive end. He only played 3 games that year before being cut.

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