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Updated: May 28, 2014
2013-14: Played in 11 games, making seven starts … Totaled 610 plays, with 569 coming on offense and 41 on special teams, making 31 knockdown blocks … Was in on five offensive snaps as well as two special teams plays against Alabama … Was in on 62 offensive snaps against Western Carolina … Earned the start at East Carolina and was in on all 77 offensive snaps … Was in on all 89 offensive snaps at right tackle against Marshall … Remained as the starter at right tackle and was in on 40 offensive plays at Georgia Tech … Saw action on 60 snaps in the win over North Carolina … Made the start at right tackle, contributing on 49 offensive snaps as well as special teams against Pittsburgh …Played all 87 snaps at right tackle against Duke … Played 61 snaps at Boston College … Dressed but did not play at Miami due to an ankle injury… Was in on 17 offensive plays at Virginia … Saw action on 22 offensive snaps and on special teams in the Sun Bowl … Earned Super Iron Hokie honors in summer max testing after posting a personal-best 440-pound bench press, 450-pound front squat, 355-pound power clean and a 360-pound push jerk … Followed that up in the spring with another Super Iron Hokie honor after posting a 340-pound push jerk, a 585-pound back squat and a 350-pound power clean … Missed the spring game with a left ankle injury.
2012-13: Played in all 13 games, making six starts … Totaled nearly 700 plays throughout the season, over 600 on offense and over 60 more on special teams … Saw time on special teams in the season-opening win over Georgia Tech … Totaled six knockdowns on 27 offensive snaps against Austin Peay … Played 32 snaps at Pittsburgh … Saw time on 41 offensive snaps against Bowling Green … Contributed on 45 offensive snaps as well as on special teams against Cincinnati … Made his first career start against Duke … Tallied five knockdowns while in on 79 snaps at Clemson … Graded out at 82 percent while in on 81 plays at Miami … Contributed on 55 offensive snaps, as well as on special teams against Florida State … Graded out at 81 percent while in on 60 offensive snaps at Boston College … Saw action on 86 snaps on offense, while also contributing on special teams against Virginia … Started in the Russell Athletic Bowl win over Rutgers … Earned Super Iron Hokie honors during the off-season program … Spent time working at both guard positions during spring drills.
2011-12: Sat out the season per NCAA rules after transferring … Practiced with the team … Earned Super Iron Hokie honors during spring testing … Had a 440-pound front squat … Switched to guard for spring practice.
Georgia: Redshirted as a true freshman while undergoing rehabilitation for a knee injury suffered in high school … A recipient of the Walter C. Troutman Football Scholarship Endowment.
High School: A highly ranked offensive line product for Coach Corky Rogers at The Bolles School … A SuperPrep All-American and member of the All-Dixie team … Named to PrepStar’s Top 150 Dream Team … Ranked the No. 89 player in the country, the No. 10 offensive tackle in the country, the No. 29 player in the south and the No. 13 player in the state of Florida by Scout … Rated as the No. 76 player in the country, the No. 12 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 5 player in Florida by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 19 in the ESPNU150 … A member of the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 … Selected to play in the Under Armour All-America game … Missed part of senior season due to injury.
Personal: Brent Edward Benedict … Born 1/18/92 … Son of Ed and Holly Benedict … Majoring in apparel, housing and resource management with a concentration in residential property management.