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Cedric Benson is ...

Born 28 Dec 1982 in Midland
Died 17 Aug 2019 in Austin
Age36 years, 7 months
Causetraffic accident
Height1.80m (5 ft, 10 in)
Cedric Benson
Cedric Benson
Cedric Benson, a player on the National Football League.

About Cedric Benson

Cedric Myron Benson (December 28, 1982 – August 17, 2019) was an American professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Texas Longhorns and was recognized as a consensus All-American. He was selected by the Chicago Bears with the fourth overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft and also played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers.


On August 17, 2019, Benson and a female passenger were killed when his motorcycle crashed with a minivan on RM 2222 in Austin, Texas. Benson and the woman were pronounced dead at the scene, and two passengers in the minivan were injured. He was 36.