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Mitchell Bennett


Orange, N.J.

High School:
Paramus Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205



Mitchell  Bennett


The 147th Meeting

Lafayette vs. Lehigh


Pards Look to Snap Streak vs. Holy Cross

Football game notes vs. Holy Cross


Lafayette Tangles With Bison on Family Weekend

Football game notes vs. Bucknell


Pards Face Fordham on Homecoming

Football game notes vs. Fordham


Second Straight Ivy Foe Comes to Fisher

Football game notes vs. Yale


Lafayette at Holy Cross Photo Gallery

Photos by Lafayette Athletic Communications


Lafayette at Penn - In-game Gallery

In-game Gallery


Lafayette at #11 North Dakota State

Lafayette at #11 North Dakota State


Lafayette at Colgate Photo Gallery

Photos by Athletic Communications


Lafayette at Bucknell Photo Gallery

Photos by Lafayette Athletic Communications

2010: Served as a team captain...earned Preseason All-Patriot League Second-Team honors from Phil Steele's College Football Preview...played in 11 games with eight starts, despite battling an ankle injury that required surgery in the offseason...third on the team in receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns with 33 catches for 394 yards and three touchdowns...had at least one reception in all 11 games played...made four grabs for a season-high 93 yards at Columbia, including a 69-yard catch and run...made two touchdown catches in a win over Stony Brook.

2009: Appeared in 11 games and earned second varsity letter on his way to All-Patriot League Second-Team honors...enjoyed a breakout season when he reeled in 40 catches for 596 yards and four touchdowns...had seven games in which he racked up 50-plus receiving yards...made a season-high six catches for a career-best 93 yards in a win over Fordham...had a touchdown catch in four different games.

2008: Appeared in 11 games to earn first varsity letter...recorded six catches for 68 yards...caught two passes for 16 yards against Bucknell...had one catch for 38 yards against Lehigh.

2007: Missed freshman season due to a knee injury.

AT PARAMUS CATHOLIC: Three-year letterwinner at wide receiver and free safety...All-North Jersey, All-Bergen County, All-NNJIL and All-Suburban performer as a senior...caught 118 passes for 1,900 yards and 21 touchdowns in his career...caught 44 passes for 560 yards as a senior and accounted for 11 touchdowns (three receiving, five rushing and three passing)...three-year letterman in track and field...All-Bergen County and All-NNJIL...recorded distances of 44'3" in the triple jump and 21' in the long jump...runs 100m in 11.2 seconds...four-year participant and two-year letterwinner in captain and scored more than 500 points in his career...played one year of baseball...member of African American Culture in campus ministry...honor roll student...earned academic achievement awards in Spanish and Geometry.

PERSONAL: Son of Mitchell and Annette Bennett...born 1/17/89...taking a medical redshirt that has allowed him to return for the 2011 campaign.

Year	G/GS	Rec.	Yds.	TD	Lg.	Yds./Rec.	Yds./Game
2008	11/0	6	68	0	38	11.3	        6.2
2009	11/10	40	596	4	35	14.9	        54.2
2010	11/8	33	394	3	69	11.9		35.8
Totals	33/18	79	1058	7	69	13.4	        32.1