Cedric Benson facts for kids
Benson with the Bengals in 2011
December 28, 1982|
Midland, Texas, U.S.
|Died:||August 17, 2019
Austin, Texas, U.S.
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||227 lb (103 kg)|
|High school:||Midland (TX) Lee|
|NFL Draft:||2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Cedric Myron Benson (December 28, 1982 – August 17, 2019) was an American football running back. He played college football for the University of Texas. He was recognized as All-American for his good college performance. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) fourth overall in the 2005 NFL Draft, and also played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers.
On August 17, 2019, Benson and a female passenger were killed in an overnight motorcycle crash with a minivan on RM 2222 in Austin, Texas. Benson and the passenger were found dead at the scene, and two passengers in the minivan were injured.
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Cedric Benson practicing at the Chicago Bears 2007 Training Camp.
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