Bennie Logan

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Bennie Logan
Bennie Logan
Logan in the 2013 NFL season.
No. 96     Philadelphia Eagles
Nose tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-12-28) December 28, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Coushatta, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Coushatta (LA) Red River
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 67
Debuted in 2013 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles 84
Quarterback sacks 2.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Bennie Cordell Logan (born December 28, 1989) is an American football nose tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Eagles in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.

Early years[edit]

Logan was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and grew up with seven brothers and sisters. He attended Red River Senior High School in Coushatta, Louisiana, where he was a defensive end for four years on the Red River Bulldogs high school football team. He was named to the Class 2A all-state first team in his junior and senior seasons. On October 17, 2014 head coach Reginald Prealow retired Bennie's high school number 60 and Bennie was there to accept it. [1]

College[edit]

While attending Louisiana State University, Logan played for coach Les Miles' LSU Tigers football team from 2009 to 2012. After redshirting during the 2009 season, he played three games in 2010 and had five tackles, including 0.5 for a loss. In 2011, he played 14 games and had 57 tackles, including 6.5 for a loss, and three quarterback sacks. He had six tackles, including 1.5 for a loss, and one sack in the BCS Championship Game.[1]

In 2012, Logan had 45 tackles, including 5.5 for a loss, and two sacks.[2] He had a season-high nine tackles in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.[3] He was named an All-American by Pro Football Weekly.[4] After the 2012 season, Logan declared for the NFL draft.[5]

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Draft[edit]

40 Bench Vertical Jump Broad Jump
N/A 30 reps 25" 104"
Bennie Logan pursues Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III during the Eagles 24–16 victory on November 17, 2013.

Logan was selected fifth in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft (67th overall) by the Philadelphia Eagles.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bennie Logan Bio". lsusports.net. July 9, 2012. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  2. ^ "Bennie Logan". cbssports.com. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  3. ^ "Bennie Logan". espn.go.com. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  4. ^ Nawrocki, Nolan. "PFW 2012 All-America team". profootballweekly.com. December 11, 2012. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  5. ^ Batten, Sammy. "South View's Greg Gilmore bound for LSU on Signing day". fayobserver.com. February 6, 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  6. ^ Gonzalez, John. "Eagles select LSU DT Bennie Logan in third round". csnphilly.com. April 26, 2013. Retrieved April 26, 2013.

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