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blacksaint 09-28-2007 10:44 PM

A Beast For The Saints In '08
 
#59 Ben Moffitt

Ht: 6-2
Wt: 240
Position: MLB
Date of Birth: 12/31/1984
Class: Senior
High School: South Sumter HS
(Bushnell, FL)
College: South Florida
Position: MLB

Biography:

2006: Named the team’s Outstanding Front Seven Player with a team-high 112 tackles...11 tackles for loss with four sacks, including one in the Papajohns.com Bowl...Two fumble recoveries, including one at USF's one-yard line in win at West Virginia...Had six double figure tackle games with a high of 14 vs. Syracuse (three for loss)...Sacks against Kansas (Sept. 23), North Carolina (Oct. 14), Syracuse (Nov. 11) and East Carolina (Dec. 23)...Forced a late fourth quarter fumble vs. FIU (Sept. 9) that allowed a winning TD pass from Matt Grothe to Taurus Johnson.

2005: Started all 12 games at middle linebacker and led the team with 96 tackles, including 15 for losses and 2.5 sacks...Won national player of the week honors and added to the Bronko Nagurski Watch List with 14 tackles, one sack and a forced and recovered fumble in USF’s 45-14 in over ninth-ranked Louisville (Sept. 24)...Followed that up with 12 tackles at Miami (Oct. 1) one week later...Four forced fumbles is a USF single season record...Won USF’s Outstanding Defensive Front Seven Award.

2004: Started the final five games of the season en route to Conference USA all-freshman honors...Had 23 tackles, including three for losses...Had season-high five tackles at Cincinnati (Nov. 20) and again vs. Memphis (Nov. 27).

2003: Utilized his redshirt season...Won Defensive Golden Bull Award as the top scout team player.

High School: Leesburg Commercial Defensive Player of the Year with 141 tackles, 20 for losses and 11 sacks in 2002...Ranked 71st in the state by Orlando Sentinel...Class 2A all-state second team...Also played fullback for a 12-2 team that reached the state semi-finals, winning a third straight region championship in the process...Rushed for 652 yards on just 65 carries with two touchdowns...Named all-state as a junior despite missing the first two games of the season when he contemplated a full-time commitment to the ministry...Returned to football and had 50 tackles...Also a weightlifter, he broke the state record (238-pound weight class) in the clean-and-jerk with a lift of 330 pounds.

Personal: Born December 31, 1984 in Inverness, Fla...Son of Clay & Cathy Myles...Married, his wife’s name is Shauna...Has a son, Trevor, and a daughter, Rylan...Enjoys hunting and fishing.

"I just watched this guy and his crew destroy one of the most dangerous offenses in college football in #5 West Virginia. He had some big time tackles and returned an interception for a TD. He was the man in the middle of the defense that held Heisman hopefuls Steve Slaton and Pat White to 90 rushing yards combined, that alone is just awesome."

hagan714 09-29-2007 08:21 AM

Re: A Beast For The Saints In '08
 
Yep he definitely looks good. You had to see what he did against WV last night. They got scared of him by the second half.

Euphoria 09-29-2007 01:18 PM

Re: A Beast For The Saints In '08
 
No Give me an OL or a DT.

WVSaint 09-29-2007 02:15 PM

Re: A Beast For The Saints In '08
 
please dont bring this up here.....its enough that i have to live with the saints sucking, i dont really wanna come here to be reminded of how poor WVU played last night

TheDeuce 09-30-2007 04:56 PM

Re: A Beast For The Saints In '08
 
If we continue sucking this much, we've gotta go two ways: Glenn Dorsey or Jake Long


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