Lettered as a true freshman and saw action in all 12 games as sophomore before injuries ended his career.
Picked off a pass and returned it 14 yards, and broke up two others in the Owls' win over UTEP... Picked off his first career pass at East Carolina... Made his first career start at UAB... Credited with a pair of tackles vs. Tulsa.
Credited with a career-best four tackles against UTEP ... Made his debut on special teams against SMU ... Credited with his first career tackle on kickoff coverage at Memphis ... Had a career-high four tackles in road win at UTEP ... finished the year with a pair of stops in Texas Bowl victory against Western Michigan.
Garland High School
Two-year starter and second-team All District 10-5A for coach Jeff Jordan ... As a junior, helped lead Garland to a 12-3 record and a berth in the Division II 5A semifinals ... Credited with 80 tackles, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and 20 pass break- ups in his career ... Also ran track for the Owls and was a member of Garland's 4x200 meter relay that finished second at the 2007 state meet ... Also ran a leg on the Owls' 4x100 meter relay that finished third ... Member of the National Honor Society and car- ried a 3.94 GPA.
Full name: Jarrett Ben ... Born: May 16, 1990, at Dallas ... Parents: Robert and Katherine Ben, Garland ... (one sister) ... Father played baseball at Grambling State ... cousin (Diona Jackson) played basketball at Oklahoma ... Rice major: Health Science.