December 31, 1983 |
Manning, South Carolina
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||194 lb (88 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 123|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at CFL.ca|
Fred Bennett (born December 31, 1983) is a gridiron football defensive back who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of South Carolina.
San Diego Chargers
After being waived in August 2010, he was claimed by the Chargers and spent the first four games of the 2010 season as a backup and special teams player.
On August 29, 2011, Bennett signed with the Arizona Cardinals. He was waived on September 2.
On May 22, 2012, Bennett signed with the Calgary Stampeders. In his first three seasons in the CFL, Bennett totaled 129 tackles, five special teams tackles, nine interceptions and one fumble recovery. Bennett was named a 2014 West Division All-Star and won a Grey Cup later that season. On February 3, 2015, Bennett and the Stamps agreed to a contract extension.
- "Stampeders sign all-star DB Bennett to contract extension". TSN.
- Riders acquire veteran DBs Bennett, Hecht from Stamps
- "RIDERS RELEASE VETERANS BENNETT, STEINHAUER". cfl.ca. February 1, 2017. Retrieved March 16, 2017.