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76   Blake Benjamin
Blake Benjamin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pomona, Calif.

High School:
Diamond Ranch

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 271

Position:
OT


09/24/2012

Mids Set To Take On Tough San Jose State Squad

The Spartans scored a 27-24 win over Navy last year, knocking the Mids out of postseason play for the first time since 2002.

• At Navy: Enters the fall third on the depth chart at left tackle behind Graham Vickers and Joey Gaston ... has good size and strength ... has quick feet, which will allow him to get to the second level and block a linebacker.

• 2012: Did not see any varsity action.

• High School / Personal: A 2012 graduate of Diamond Ranch High School, Benjamin was a three-year football letterwinner playing both sides of the line ... served as captain of the football team his senior year ... received the President's Award for Excellence in high school ... considered Yale and Brown, but canceled visits after his recruiting trip to Navy ... son of Richard and Karen Benjamin. ... majoring in quantitative economics.

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