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Benny Perrin
No. 23
Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1959-10-20)October 20, 1959
Orange County, California
Died: February 3, 2017(2017-02-03) (aged 57)
Decatur, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 178 lb (81 kg)
Career information
High school: Decatur (AL)
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 3 / Pick: 65
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (1982)
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions: 9
Sacks: 1
Fumble recoveries: 5
Player stats at

Jesse Bennett Perrin (October 20, 1959 – February 3, 2017) was a professional American football safety who played four seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals in the National Football League. Perrin played for the legendary University of Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant from 1978–1981, winning NCAA National Championships in 1978 and 1979.

Perrin attended Decatur High School in Decatur, Alabama, where he resided at the time of his death and was the owner of BB Perrins Sports Bar and Grille.


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