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Ben Braunecker

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#82

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 25

Weight: 247 lbs

College: Harvard

2019 SEASON

  • REC
    6
  • YDS
    59
  • AVG
    9.8
  • TDS
    1

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PRO CAREER: Begins his fourth professional campaign, appearing in 36 contests with 4 starts, recording 7 receptions for 83 yards (11.9 avg) … adds 11 STTs.

2018 Season: Appeared in 15 games (two starts), catching three passes for 42 yards (14.0 avg) and recording three tackles on special teams ... Inactive for Game 8 ... started one playoff game, catching two passes for 15 yards.

Previous SEASONS: 2017: Played in eight games for the Bears ... recorded four special teams tackles. 2016: Played in 13 games with two starts ... caught 4 passes for 41 yards (10.3 avg) as a rookie ... added 4 STTs which ranked tied for sixth on the team.

COLLEGE: Registered 68 receptions for 1,168 (17.2 avg) and 10 touchdowns in 25 games over four seasons at Harvard (2012-2015) … following his senior season, was selected first team All-America (AP, Walter Camp and STATS) … chosen as the 2015 CFPA Tight End Award recipient … named all-Ivy League first team … invited to NFLPA Collegiate Bowl … led Harvard with 48 receptions for 850 yards (17.7 avg) and 8 touchdowns … his 850 receiving yards ranked 6th in single-season school history and 8 touchdowns were tied for 2nd … was fourth in the Ivy League with 85.0 receiving yards per game.

PERSONAL: Three-year starter at Forest Park H.S. (Ferdinand, IN) … honorable mention all-state as a senior while also earning all-conference, all-Southwestern Indiana, team MVP, and all-Southwestern Indiana MVP honors … recorded 51 career receptions for 1,254 yards (24.1 avg) and 16 touchdowns … added 29 kickoff returns for 1,005 yards (34.6 avg) … defensively registered 101 tackles and 7 interceptions.

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