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 Joe Bennett 19
Joe Bennett
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Lamar

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 175

Position:
IR

Experience:
SQ

09/15/2007

Baylor Football vs. Texas State - 09/15/2007

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2007: Walk-on junior inside receiver appeared in 10 games ... Registered first career reception, an 18-yard grab, at Texas A&M ... Also Baylor's top punt return man, he averaged 8.5 yards on 19 returns to rank No. 7 in Big 12 and No. 55 nationally ... 14 of 19 punt returns came in season's first three games ... Career-long 43-yard punt return at Buffalo setup third quarter touchdown that gave Bears a 27-7 lead ... Career-best 51 punt return yards at Buffalo ... Career-high six punt returns at No. 22 TCU for 38 yards ... Also had 2-yard kickoff return vs. Texas State ... Played 111 snaps, including 39 on special teams, but did not see action over season's final four games ... Career-best 32 snaps at Texas A&M.

2006: Appeared in two games as a sophomore inside receiver, but did not record any statistics ... Made first career start as a Bear against Army ... Played six snaps for season.

2005: Did not see any game action as a redshirt freshman.

2004: Joined program as walk-on and elected to take a redshirt year as a true freshman.

High School: Lamar High School, Arlington, Texas ... Earned second-team all-district honors as a senior ... Lettered in both football and basketball ... Coached by Eddy Peach at the District 6-5A school.

Personal: The son of Onzo and Bettina Bennett, Joseph Bennett was born March 19, 1986, in Arlington, Texas ... Mathematics major.

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