2 Tim Bennett
2 - Tim Bennett
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Jr
Hometown: Fillmore, Calif.
High School: Saint Bonaventure
Position: DB
Career Highs Totals Opponent
Tackles 11 10/5/12 at American Int'l
Solo 6 9/22/12 vs Assumption
Assisted Tackles
8 10/5/12 at American Int'l
Tackles for Loss
1.5 10/30/10 at Saint Anselm
Interceptions 1 Eight Times
Pass Breakups
3 11/5/11 vs Saint Anselm
Punt Returns
2 9/24/11 vs American Int'l
Punt Ret. Yds
38 9/24/11 vs American Int'l
Longest Punt Ret.
25 9/24/11 vs American Int'l

Team Captain

Has started 26 straight games entering his senior season

Career Records: Tied for 7th all-time with 8 interceptions; One of just 15 players in program history with an interception return for a touchdown; 10th with 12 pass breakups.

2012: Started all ten games at safety. Finished fourth on the team with 51 tackles, with 29 solo and 22 assisted tackles, including 1.5 tackles for a loss of five yards. Led the team with four interceptions, which he returned for 28 yards, with three pass breakups. Ranked second among NE-10 leaders for interceptions. Started all eight NE-10 games and finished with 42 tackles (24 solo), including 1.5 for a loss of five yards, four interceptions and three breakups. Totaled 32 tackles (22 solo), including 1.0 for a loss of four yards, two interceptions and three breakups in six home games. Opened the season with six tackles (four solo) against #25 Bloomsburg (8/31). Grabbed an interception, that he returned 22 yards, with four stops (two solo) in shutout win over Southern Connecticut State (9/8). Posted nine tackles, including a career-high six solo, with two pass breakups in win over Assumption (9/22). Registered a career-high 11 tackles (three solo), including 0.5 for a loss of a yard, at American International (10/5). Posted six stops (five solo), including 1.0 for a loss of four yards with an interception and breakup in win over Merrimack (10/13). Made four solo tackles in nationally-televised matchup with #3 New Haven (10/18).

2011: Started all 11 games at safety. Was sixth on the team with 46 tackles, with 25 solo and 21 tackle assists, including 2.5 tackles for a loss of eight yards. Second on team with six pass breakups, ranking 11th among NE-10 leaders. Made three tackles (two solo), including 1.0 for a loss of a yard, and a pass breakup in season-opening win over Curry (9/2). Posted five stops (three solo) against Bentley (9/16). Had four solo tackles and a pass breakup at #23 New Haven (10/1). Made a season-high eight tackles (two solo) at Division I FCS Bryant (10/8). Posted three stops (two solo) and a career-high three pass breakups in win over Saint Anselm (11/5). Closed the season out with five tackles (three solo), including 0.5 for a loss of two yards in win at Assumption (11/12).

2010: Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team. Appeared in all ten games, starting the last five, as a true freshman. Totaled 39 tackles (29 solo), including 3.0 for a loss of seven yards, a team high four interceptions (62 yards) and three pass breakups. Posted four solo tackles and a pass breakup in win over Pace (9/10). Registered three solo stops, including 1.0 for a loss of two yards at American International (9/18). Made five tackles (four solo) and had his first career interception, that he returned 24 yards, against Merrimack (9/24). Established his season-high with six tackles (five solo) against New Haven (10/2). Matched that total with another six stops (five solo) with an interception (returned for eight yards) in shutout win at Pace (10/16). Had five tackles (four solo), including 1.5 for a loss of four yards and an interception for the third straight game that he returned 30 yards for his first career touchdown while chipping in two additional pass breakups in win at Saint Anselm (10/30). Matched his season-high with six stops (two solo), including 0.5 for a loss of a yard in shutout win over Assumption (11/6). Named NE-10 Rookie of the Week twice (9/13, 11/1).

High School: 2010 graduate of Saint Bonaventure High School. Three year letterwinner for coach Todd Therrien, serving as captain his senior season. Helped lead the Seraphs three Channel League Championships and two California State Championships (2007, 2008). Team was 39-4 over his three years on the team, including back to back 14-1 campaigns in 2007 and 2008. Two time All-League honoree, earning first team honors as a senior. Had five interceptions as a junior, two as a senior. Also lettered in baseball.

Personal: Born December 25, 1991, in Camarillo, Calif. Son of Don and Lori Bennett of Fillmore, Calif. Has a sister, Alyssa. Undecided on academic major. Enjoys spending time with his family. Lists winning 2008 California State Championship as his greatest sports moment to date. Aspires to become a football coach. Supports the New York Yankees. Lists Derek Jeter as a favorite athlete.

Defensive Statistics

Year GP UA A Tkls TLF-Yds Sacks-Yds INT-Yds BrUp QBH FR-Yds FF Blk Saf
2010 10 29 10 39 3.0-7 0-0 4-62 3 0 0-0 0 0 0
2011 11 25 21 46 2.5-8 0-0 0-0 6 0 0-0 0 0 0
2012 10 29 22 51 1.5-5 0-0 4-28 3 0 0-0 0 0 0
Totals 31 83 53 136 7.0-20 0-0 8-90 12 0 0-0 0 0 0