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Al-Rasheed Benton Signs as Undrafted Free Agent



Season Class GP Solo Ast Tkl TFL tflyd Ints Yards Long FF
Totals 52 138 79 204 18.5 55 3 51 38 1
2014 Fr 13 3 3 0.0
2015 So 13 14 7 14 4.0 8
2016 Jr 13 43 37 80 1.0 1 1 13 13
2017 Sr 13 78 32 110 13.5 46 2 38 38 1


Former West Virginia linebacker and captain of the Mountaineer defense, Al-Rasheed Benton has signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent. Benton was a force in Tony Gibson’s defense and finished his last two years strong becoming one of the nation’s best run stoppers.

Benton will join a linebacking corps that includes Brandon Chubb, Jarrad Davis, Jonathan Freeney, Christian Jones, Devon Kennard, Steve Longa and Jalen Reeves-Maybin.

Listed above are Benton’s career numbers as a Mountaineer.




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