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Michael Bennett
WR #80
Height:
6-2
Weight:
200
College:
Georgia
Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.
Experience:
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      Rookie from University of Georgia was with Bengals in preseason and was signed to practice squad prior to Game 14 ... His first NFL season got off to a delayed start due to a major knee injury (ACL tear) suffered in his final college game on 12-30-14.

      Rookie from University of Georgia was with Bengals in preseason and was signed to practice squad prior to Game 14 ... His first NFL season got off to a delayed start due to a major knee injury (ACL tear) suffered in his final college game on 12-30-14.

      Career transactions: Signed with Cincinnati as college free agent on 8-19-15 ... Waived by Bengals on 9-5-15 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 12-16-15 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 1-11-16.

     2015 recap: On Bengals practice squad for Games 14-16 and Wild Card playoff ... Started late in training camp due to knee rehab, not signing NFL contract until Aug. 19 with Bengals ... Played in preseason games 2-4, with three receptions for 24 yards ... Signed after the season to Bengals 2016 roster.

     College: Played four seasons (2011-14) at Georgia, with a redshirt year in 2010 ... Saw action in 43 games, with 27 starts, logging 134 receptions for 1607 yards (12.0-yard average) and 17 TDs ... Led team with 37 receptions as a senior, for 404 yards with four TDs ... Posted career-bests in receptions (41) and yards (538) as a junior, with four TDs ... Career-best 110-yard game as a sophomore vs. Florida Atlantic, and had career-best five TDs as a freshman.

     Personal: Hometown is Alpharetta, Ga. ... Attended Alpharetta High School, where as a senior he had 1084 rushing yards and 645 on receptions ... Played four seasons (2011-14) at Georgia, with a redshirt year in 2010 ... Saw action in 43 games, with 27 starts, logging 134 receptions for 1607 yards (12.0 average) and 17 TDs ... Led team with 37 receptions as a senior, for 404 yards with four TDs ... Posted career-bests in receptions (41) and yards (538) as a junior, with four TDs ... Career-best 110-yard game as a sophomore vs. Florida Atlantic, and had career-best five TDs as a freshman ... Sport management major at Georgia, and was five-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection, and was named four times to school’s Athletic Director’s honor roll.

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