Monday, 19 August 2019

36 Year old Former NFL player Cedric Benson Died.....

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Acclaimed running back Cedric Benson, who took off to fame as a Texas Longhorn "legend," kicked the bucket Saturday night. He was 36 years of age.

Austin police said a minivan was attempting to cross a convergence when it kept running into a bike, CNN partner KXAN announced. Both Benson and a lady were articulated dead at the scene.

"Our sympathies to the loved ones of previous Bears running back Cedric Benson, our fourth generally speaking Draft pick in 2005 and individual from the 2006 NFC Champions group," the Chicago Bears tweeted Sunday.

Hours before the accident, Benson posted a photograph of a bike on Instagram with the subtitle "My Saturday evening,"surrounded by hearts.

Benson scrambled for more than 1,000 yards in every one of his four seasons at Texas and is the ninth driving rusher in school football history, with 5,540 yards.

His 64 profession hurrying touchdowns are second in school history.

He won the Doak Walker Award, which is given to the country's top running back, after he scrambled for 1,834 yards and 19 touchdowns. Benson likewise earned All-American distinctions in 2004.

"Sad day with the death of Longhorn Legend Cedric Benson," the University of Texas football crew tweeted. "Our considerations and petitions are with his family and companions and our locale of lettermen. He will be remembered fondly."

His school mentor, Mack Brown, called Benson "one of our top picks."

"He was a genuine soul - perhaps the hardest player we at any point instructed, if not the hardest," Brown told journalists Sunday. "I, alongside a great deal of Longhorns, are simply squashed."

Benson likewise played eight years in the NFL.

He scrambled for in excess of 1,000 yards multiple times while playing for three groups, completing with 6,017 profession surging yards and 32 touchdowns.

"Cedric was a fine football player for us," Cincinnati Bengals President Mike Brown said. "Our association is profoundly disheartened by his abrupt and unfortunate passing. The Bengals stretch out our most profound sympathies to Cedric's family."

Previous Bengals running backs mentor Jim Anderson said he's grieving Benson's passing.

"When he became tied up with our framework, he resembled a bloom. He just bloomed," Anderson said. "He gave us a component we didn't have. We had integral folks, however Cedric gave us a missing component. He was a decent man. He was one of my folks and it harms. Life is excessively short."

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