Benny Sapp III
Benny  Sapp III

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
Eden Prairie HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
DB


OVERVIEW: A consensus three-star recruit • No. 2 overall recruit out of Minnesota and No. 44 ranked cornerback in his class by 247Sports.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attends Eden Prairie High School in Eden Prairie, Minn. • wore No. 4 for the Eagles • limited to two games in 2017 because of an injury and missed the 2016 season with an injury • coached by Mike Grant.

PERSONAL: Son of Benjamin and Erica Sapp • has one brother (Benjamin) and three sisters, (Briyana, Baylee and Belle) • father, Benjamin Sapp II, played collegiately at Northern Iowa and then played in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs (2004-07), Minnesota Vikings (2008-09 and 2011) and Miami Dolphins (2010-11) • ended his NFL career with 240 tackles, 2.6 sacks, six interceptions, four forced fumbles and 35 pass breakups.

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