Tim Benford

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Tim Benford
Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1989-09-07) September 7, 1989 (age 28)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Red Bank (TN)
College: Tennessee Tech
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Timothy LeBron "Tim" Benford (born September 7, 1989) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He previously played in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Tennessee Tech.


Benford played his college ball with the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles. College statistics include 216 receptions for 3,097 yards and 26 touchdowns. He received all-Conference honors three years in a row, and played in the 2012 East–West Shrine Game.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

He was signed by Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent after the 2012 NFL Draft. He was released before the season started and was allocated to the team's practice squad. He was signed to the active roster on December 31, 2012.

After being waived on September 2, 2013, he was signed to the practice squad. He was signed to a reserve/future contract on December 30, 2014. The Cowboys waived Benford on August 27, 2014, and re-signed him to the practice squad.[2] He was released on October 7.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On December 30, 2014, he was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers to the team's practice squad. On January 1, 2015, he was placed on the injured reserve list.[3]

Washington Valor[edit]

On March 20, 2017, Benford was assigned to the Washington Valor of the AFL. He was placed on reassignment on March 25, 2017.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Benford was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Tim Lloyd and Karen Davis. His major in college was Interdisciplinary Studies.


  1. ^ rabblerousr (May 5, 2012). "Dallas Cowboys UDFAs and Roster Battles: Wide Receivers". Blogging the Boys. Retrieved July 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Rowan Kavner on Twitter". Twitter. 
  3. ^ Bryan, Dave (January 1, 2015). "Steelers Add WR Danny Coale To Practice Squad, Place WR Tim Benford On IR". Steelers Depot. 
  4. ^ "Transactions". afldigital.com. Retrieved March 28, 2017. 

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