| Bio Benibo
Rice - 2004: Placed eighth at the WAC outdoor championships in the 100 meters with his best time of 10.88... At the RunSport/Rice Twilight meet finished fourth in the event, then had a seventh-place finish in the 200 meters. Did not compete during indoors. Was a member of the Owls' football team, rushing for a career-high 123 yards against SMU. 2003: Was a member of the Owls football team.
High School - A 2003 graduate of Calallen High School near Corpus Christi... Holds the national record in the 200-meter hurdlws... Five-time national champion at the AAU Junior Olympics... All-state star for football coach Phil Danaher... District 30-4A offensive MVP and named to all-south Texas, all-Corpus Christi, and all-bay area honor teams... Rushed for 1,489 yards and 19 touchdowns... National semi-finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award... Graduated eighth in his class of 300... National semi-finalist in the Scholar-Athlete Milk Mustache Youth award... Winner of the Corpus Christi Caller-Times' distinguished scholar-athlete award... Senior class president and an officer in the National Honor Society.
Personal - Full name is Biobele Dienye Romeo Bilaye-Benibo... Born Febr. 6, 1986 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Bilaye and Gloria Benibo of Corpus Christi... Has two brothers and two sisters... Both sisters compete in college track and field and the Division I level (North Carolina and Texas-Arlington)... Major is undeclared... Sid Richardson College.