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Cedric Benson

Cedric Myron Benson (born December 28, 1982) is an American football running back for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Chicago Bears fourth overall in the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football for the University of Texas at Austin. Benson was also a member of the Cincinnati Bengals. Benson began to emerge as a football stand-out in the eighth grade while attending Abell Junior High School in Midland, Texas under Coach Chris McKinney. Benson attended Robert E. Lee High School in Midland, Texas, and finished his career with 8,423 rushing yards (the most in Texas 5A history and the fourth most in Texas high school football history). He led his team to three consecutive State Championships, and rushed for a total of 15 touchdowns in the three championship games. Cedric rushed for more than 1,900 yards in only 9 games. He was the first high school player to ever make the cover of Dave Campbell's Texas Football annual magazine. Cedric was also a center fielder on the baseball team. As a senior, in District 4-5A games, he hit .361 with 4 home runs and 14 RBIs. Benson was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 12th round (370th

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NFL Star Cedric Benson Helps an Old Lady Cross the Street

NFL Star Cedric Benson
Helps an Old Lady Cross the Street

NFL running back Cedric Benson has been arrested several times over the past few years, so to even begin to rehab his image he'd have to do something cheesy like ... oh, we don't know ... help an… READ MORE >

Cedric Benson's Alleged Beating Victim -- BLOODY Photo

Cedric Benson's Alleged Beating Victim -- BLOODY Photo

Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson allegedly beat his roommate's face to a bloody oozing pulp, putting the guy in the HOSPITAL -- and TMZ has obtained a photo of the facial… READ MORE >

- 1155 days ago
NFL Star Police Report -- 'Possible Loss Of Teeth'

NFL Star
Police Report: 'Possible Loss Of Teeth'

Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson allegedly beat up his roommate so badly this weekend, the victim thought he was missing teeth ... this according to the police report obtained by TMZ.… READ MORE >

- 1159 days ago
NFL Star Arrested for Assaulting Family Member

NFL Star Arrested for Assaulting Family Member

Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson was arrested early in Texas this morning and charged with assault causing bodily injury to a family member.Benson was booked by Austin PD at 6:42 AM.… READ MORE >

- 1160 days ago
NFL Star Arrested: 'White Boys Ganging Up on Me'

NFL Star Arrested: 'White Boys Ganging Up on Me'

Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson turned himself into police today -- after being accused of socking a bouncer in the face at an Austin, Texas bar back in May. According to the… READ MORE >

- 1543 days ago

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