|No. 8 Calgary Stampeders|
|Date of birth:||December 31, 1983|
|Place of birth:||Manning, South Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||194 lb (88 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 123|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
Fred Bennett (born December 31, 1983) is a gridiron football cornerback who currently plays for the Calgary Stampeders. 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 3 season in the CFL Bennett totaled 129 tackles, 5 special teams tackles, 9 interceptions and 1 fumble recovery. Bennett was named a 2014 West Division All-Star and won a Grey Cup later that season. On February 3rd, 2015 Bennett and the Stamps agreed to a contract extension.
- Calgary Stampeders bio Archive copy at the Wayback Machine
- Houston Texans bio
- South Carolina Gamecocks bio