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Elijah Benton

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Experience: R

Height: 6-1

Age: 23

Weight: 205 lbs

College: Liberty

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Biography

Career Transactions

Signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2020.

Key Notes

  • Totaled 205 tackles in 44 career games (26 starts), adding nine passes defensed, one sack, two interceptions and one forced fumble.
  • Finished second on the team with career-high 85 tackles as a redshirt senior in 2019, starting 11 of 12 games…Added career highs in pass breakups (seven), sacks (one) and forced fumbles (one) and tied his career high with one interception.
  • Received FBS Independent All-Conference first team honors and is a two-time member of the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team (2018 and 2019).
  • Started 11 of 12 games as a redshirt junior in 2018, tying for the team lead in tackles (76)…Posted two passes defensed and an interception.
  • Played in 11 games (four starts) as a redshirt sophomore in 2017, registering 31 tackles.
  • Played 10 games with 13 tackles as a redshirt freshman in 2016.

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