Ben Graves
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Ben Graves

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Grandview Heights

Last College:
Middle Tennessee State

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 208

Position:
WR

Experience:
1L

Ben Graves

Biography and Career Highlights

2009: Played in all 11 games, with 10 starts at wideout ... ranked third on the team with 31 catches for 231 yards ... averaged 7.5 yards per catch ... posted five games with four or more receptions ... caught five passes for 23 yards and scored lone touchdown of the season in the opener at Eastern Illinois (Sept. 3) ... grabbed a career-high six passes for 65 yards at Illinois (Sept. 12), including a season-long reception of 36 yards ... tied career high with six grabs for 44 yards against No. 15 South Dakota State (Sept. 26) ... hauled in four passes for 34 yards at Youngstown State (Nov. 14) ... caught at least one pass in 10 of 11 games played.

2008: Redshirted due to injury.

Middle Tennessee State 2007: Saw action in two games and won the team's Power Hour award during the fall ... played five snaps in loss at LSU and earned 13 snaps in home victory over Florida International ... coached by Rick Stockstill.

Middle Tennessee State 2006: Redshirted.

Grandview Heights HS: Earned all-state honors in football his junior and senior seasons, while also garnering All-Columbus (Ohio) honors ... in his last two football seasons, he had 122 receptions for 2,202 yards and 22 touchdowns ... coached by Scott Gordon ... lettered in football, wrestling, basketball, track and field and tennis ... all-league in basketball and all-district in track and field.

Personal: Born 4-25-88, in Columbus, Ohio ... son of Larry and Cristy Graves ... has two older sisters ... major: industrial technology.





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