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Ben Perry
Ben Perry

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Southlake, Texas

High School:
Carroll HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 263

Position:
DL

Experience:
4 Letters

Major:
Economics


08/27/2013

Gophers Release Depth Chart, Injury Report

Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29

10/27/2012

Game Notes: Gopher Football 44, Purdue 28 (10/27/12)

Game notes from Minnesota's 44-28 win over Purdue on Oct. 27, 2012

10/08/2011

Minnesota-Purdue Game Notes

Golden Gophers - Boilermakers

10/26/2011

Get to Know Your Gophers

Justin Gaard of the Gopher Radio Network sits down with Ben Perry.

11/24/2012

Football: Gophers vs. Michigan State

Gopher football game vs. Michigan State, Nov. 24, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium

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2014 • SENIOR SEASON: Competed against Eastern Illinois • made one tackle against Middle Tennessee • played against Iowa and against Missouri.

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in nine games • recorded seven tackles, including one tackle-for-loss. Game-by-Game: Saw action against UNLV and at New Mexico State but did not record any statistics • made two solo tackles, including one tackle-for-loss at Michigan • notched one tackle at Northwestern and two tackles against Nebraska • competed at Indiana and made two tackles against Penn State • saw action against Wisconsin and at Michigan State.

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in all 13 games and recorded one start against Purdue • recorded 10 tackles, one sack and forced one fumble. Game-by-Game: Played at UNLV and recorded one pass breakup • had one solo tackle against New Hampshire, Western Michigan and Syracuse • assisted on one tackle vs. Northwestern • started against Purdue and had two tackles, one sack and forced one fumble • assisted on two tackles at Nebraska • made two tackles vs. Michigan State • played vs. Texas Tech, but did not record any statistics.

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Started all 12 games at defensive end • recorded 15 tackles (six solo, nine assisted) • made 2.5 tackles for loss with one sack. Game-by-Game: Notched first career start and tallied one tackle at USC • started in home opener vs. New Mexico State • recorded one stop in victory against Miami (Ohio) • garnered one solo tackle at Michigan • tallied solo tackles with two tackles-for-loss and one sack at Purdue • assisted on one tackle vs. Nebraska • made three tackles in 22-21 victory against Iowa • assisted on two tackles at Michigan State • recorded one tackle at Northwestern • recorded two tackles with 0.5 tackles-for-loss loss in 27-7 victory against Illinois.

2010: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate Southlake Carroll High School • led team to an 11-2 record and the second round of the Texas Class 5A playoffs • named second-team All-District 6-5A • ranked eighth on the team with 46 tackles • finished second on the team with seven sacks in 2009 • tallied two pass break-ups and forced one fumble • standout discus thrower • coached by Hal Wasson.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 25, 1991 • son of Ben Perry Sr. and Kim Perry.

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