#IUFB CB Tim Bennett
Tim Bennett & Michael Hunter - Spring Practice 4/4/14
CB Tim Bennett & DL Bobby Richardson - Spring Practice 3/9/14
2013 Honors: Received honorable mention All-Big Ten from the league's media ... named Indiana's Defensive Teammate of the Year.
2013 (Junior): Led the nation with 20 pass breakups and 21 passes defended ... moved from safety to cornerback during the offseason ... started all 12 games ... paced team with 61 solo tackles and finished fourth with 73 stops overall ... added 3.5 tackles for loss, one interception and one fumble recovery ... shared the top spot among Big Ten defensive backs with his 61 solos ... recorded seven games with seven-or-more stops ... posted a career- and game-high 12 tackles against Navy ... collected seven solos, three PBUs, two TFLs and the fumble recovery against Missouri ... netted career-bests with eight solos and four pass breakups in win over Penn State ... added three PBUs apiece in victories over Indiana State and Bowling Green (seven solos) ... picked off the pass to go along with nine tackles, seven solo, at Michigan State ... made seven solo stops and a pair of pass breakups in back-to-back games at Michigan and against Minnesota ... IU defensive player of the week (Navy) ... Michigan State game captain.
2012 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games and started three times (twice at nickel back, once at safety) ... made 17 tackles, 12 solo, with one sack and three pass breakups ... collected six stops, five solo, with one PBU at Navy ... posted four solo tackles in first career start at Northwestern ... IU special teams player of the week (Ball State).
Junior College: Defensive back for head coach Mike Virden at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa ... recorded 50 tackles, 35 solo, with one interception and one tackle for a loss en route to all-region honors in 2011.
Prep/Personal: Played for head coach Paul Cates at Northside High School ... 2010 Ledger-Enquirer All-Bi-City first team selection ... posted 102 tackles, 67 solo, with three interceptions and five tackles for loss ... mother is Ymeoshi Burkes ... born on Feb. 19, 1993, Timothy S. Bennett is a general studies major.
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