8 Sam Benjamin
8 Sam Benjamin
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Year: R-SR
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Mount Saint Joseph
Previous College: Temple
Position: WR
gp 7
yds 69
yds/g 9.9
td 0

2016 (Redshirt Senior)

  • Played in seven games, making one start
  • Had four catches for 69 yards and had two tackles on special teams
  • Caught one pass for 10 yards and made one tackle on special teams at Villanova (10/8)
  • Made two receptions for 41 yards
  • Caught one pass for 18 yards at Harvard (9/16)
  • Had one rush for 1 yard against Albany (9/10)
  • Made his Rhode Island debut, starting at wide receiver at Kansas (9/3). Also made one tackle on special teams 

2015 (at Temple, Redshirt Junior)

  • Played in every game, mostly on special teams
  • Made first catch of season versus Tulane
  • Blocked a punt at USF

2014 (at Temple, Redshirt Sophomore)

  • Saw game action as a wide receiver in week 1 at Vanderbilt
  • Made the switch from wide receiver to cornerback during the season
  • Blocked punt in first quarter vs. Delaware State that was recovered by Artrel Foster for a touchdown
  • Blocked his second punt of the season in week 9 at UCF and recovered it for a touchdown

2013 (at Temple, Sophomore)

  • Played in the opening game at Notre Dame but injured his shoulder and missed the remainder of the season
  • Was granted a medical redshirt

2012 (at Temple, Freshman)

  • Played in eight games
  • One of 14 true freshmen to see game action
  • Made collegiate debut at Penn State

High School

  • Played wide receiver for coach Blake Henry at Mount Saint Joseph
  • Also saw action at quarterback, cornerback and as a returner on special teams
  • Three-star prospect by Scout.com
  • 2011 Private School All-State honoree
  • Two-time All-MIAA conference selection
  • Named to the Super 22 Team
  • As a senior, had 40 receptions for 700 yards and seven touchdowns
  • As a junior, had more than 1,000 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns
  • Played for the Baltimore All-Stars in the 2011 Crab Bowl
  • Participated in the 2011 BTC All-Star Game
  • Two-year letterwinner in track and field
  • 2011 All-MIAA in track
  • Attended the 2011 Temple Football Camp.  

Personal 

  • Born on February 1, 1993
  • Guardian is uncle Reggie Gresham
  • Has two older brothers, Simon and Joseph, and an older sister, Sara
  • Earned undergraduate degree in Business Management.
Recent Games
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 4 3
Yards 69 51
Yards per game 9.9 12.8
Yards per catch 17.3 17.0
Touchdowns 0 0
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 3 at Kansas L, 55-6 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Albany L, 35-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Harvard L, 51-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 New Hampshire L, 39-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Brown W, 28-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 3 at Kansas L, 55-6 - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Albany L, 35-7 1 1 1.0 1 0 - -
Sep 16 at Harvard L, 51-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 24 New Hampshire L, 39-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Brown W, 28-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 3 at Kansas L, 55-6 - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Albany L, 35-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Harvard L, 51-21 1 18 18.0 18 0 - -
Sep 24 New Hampshire L, 39-17 2 41 20.5 26 0 - -
Oct 1 Brown W, 28-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0 1 10 10.0 10 0 - -
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 3 at Kansas L, 55-6 - - - - - 0
Sep 10 Albany L, 35-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 16 at Harvard L, 51-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 24 New Hampshire L, 39-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 Brown W, 28-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21 - - - - - -
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7 - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14 - - - - - -
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 3 at Kansas L, 55-6 - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Albany L, 35-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Harvard L, 51-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 New Hampshire L, 39-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Brown W, 28-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 3 at Kansas L, 55-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Albany L, 35-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Harvard L, 51-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 New Hampshire L, 39-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Brown W, 28-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0 0 41 - 41 0 - - - - -
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 3 at Kansas L, 55-6 1 - - - - 0
Sep 10 Albany L, 35-7 1 1 - - - 1
Sep 16 at Harvard L, 51-21 1 - 18 - - 18
Sep 24 New Hampshire L, 39-17 1 - 41 - - 41
Oct 1 Brown W, 28-13 1 - - - - 0
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0 1 - 10 - 41 51
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3 1 - - - - 0
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21 - - - - - -
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7 - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14 - - - - - -
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 3 at Kansas L, 55-6 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 10 Albany L, 35-7 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 16 at Harvard L, 51-21 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 24 New Hampshire L, 39-17 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 Brown W, 28-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0 0 - 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 3 at Kansas L, 55-6 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Albany L, 35-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Harvard L, 51-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 New Hampshire L, 39-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Brown W, 28-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Villanova L, 35-0 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Stony Brook L, 14-3 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Maine L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at James Madison L, 84-7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Elon W, 44-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Towson L, 32-31 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2016-17 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2016-17 7 1 1 0.1 1.0 0 1 - -
Total 7 1 1 0.1 1.0 0 1 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2016-17 7 4 0.6 69 9.9 17.3 0 26
Total 7 4 0.6 69 9.9 17.3 0 26
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2016-17 7 - - - - - - - 0
Total 7 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2016-17 7 - - - - - - - -
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2016-17 0 41 - 0 41 - - - - -
Total 0 41 - 0 41 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2016-17 7 1 69 - 41 111 15.9
Total 7 1 69 - 41 111 15.9
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2016-17 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2016-17 7 1 1 2.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 7 1 1 2.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 7 1 1 0.1 1.0 0 1 - -
Conference 4 1 1 0.3 1.0 0 1 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 1 1 0.3 1.0 0 1 - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - -
Losses 6 1 1 0.2 1.0 0 1 - -
-
September 4 1 1 0.3 1.0 0 1 - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 7 4 0.6 69 9.9 17.3 0 26
Conference 4 3 0.8 51 12.8 17.0 0 26
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 2 0.7 41 13.7 20.5 0 26
Away 4 2 0.5 28 7.0 14.0 0 18
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - -
Losses 6 4 0.7 69 11.5 17.3 0 26
-
September 4 3 0.8 59 14.8 19.7 0 26
October 3 1 0.3 10 3.3 10.0 0 10
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 7 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 4 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 6 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - -
Losses 6 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 0 41 - 0 41 - - - - -
Conference 0 41 - 0 41 - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away 0 41 - 0 41 - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses 0 41 - 0 41 - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October 0 41 - 0 41 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 7 1 69 - 41 111 15.9
Conference 4 1 51 - 41 93 23.3
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 3 1 41 - - 42 14.0
Away 4 - 28 - 41 69 17.3
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 1 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 6 1 69 - 41 111 18.5
-
September 4 1 59 - - 60 15.0
October 3 - 10 - 41 51 17.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - 0 0 - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 7 1 1 2.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 1 1 2.0 .5 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 6 1 1 2.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 0 1 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 3 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -