Sean Bedford
Georgia Tech Yellow JacketsNo. 79
Center Redshirt Senior
Major: Aerospace Engineering
Date of birth: (1987-12-26) December 26, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Gainesville, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 281 lb (127 kg; 20 st 1 lb)
Career history
High school: Buchholz High School
Gainesville, Florida
Bowl games
Humanitarian Bowl (2007)
Chic-Fil-A Bowl (2008)
FedEx Orange Bowl (2009)
Career highlights and awards

Sean Boudreau Bedford (born December 26, 1987 in San Jose, California is the starting football center for Osos de Madrid, a Spanish football team in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Americano. He was the starting college football center for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. He majored in Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech. In 2010, he was chosen as the 17th-smartest athlete in sports by Sporting News.[1]

College careerEdit

Bedford walked on to Georgia Tech in 2006 without any Division I scholarship offers to play football. Bedford would redshirt in 2006, serve as a member of the scout team in 2007 and worked his way up to being the primary center backup in 2008.[2]

Bedford was awarded a scholarship from head coach Paul Johnson following spring practice in 2009. He grabbed the starting job at center in spring practice and went on to start all 14 games in 2009 on the way to being named first team All-ACC.

In 2010, Bedford was named the first-ever recipient of the Burlsworth Trophy, given to the top player in Division I FBS who began their career as a walk-on.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Coming out of college Beford was signed for the 2011 season by Osos Rivas, Madrid., a semi-pro team in Spain, to play the LNFA.


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