75 Matt Benson
75 Matt Benson
Height: 6-5
Weight: 275
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mint Hill, N.C.
High School: Butler
Position: OL

2011: Three-year letterwinner ... expected to again compete for a starting nod along the offensive front during his senior season.

2010: Played in all 11 games with six starts as as offensive guard ... helped the offense rank fifth nationally in rushing offense (359.6 ypg), 26th in total offense (438.8 ypg) and 32nd in scoring offense (35.3 ppg) ... also helped the offense set school records for rushing yards (3,955) and points scored (388) in a season.

2009: Played in a majority of the team's games with a pair of starts at left tackle ... helped pave the way for a rushing attack that averaged 201.4 yards per game on the ground, good for second in the ODAC and 36th nationally.

2008: Saw action in a majority of the games as a reserve offensive lineman and special teams player during his rookie campaign … helped the Generals average 23.6 points per game and 162.7 yards per game on the ground.

High School: Lettered as a member of the football team at David W. Butler High School … helped lead the team to a conference title during his senior year … named a football scholar-athlete and the school’s student-athlete of the year as a senior.

Personal: Economics and geology double-major.