Mike
Benson
#40 Long Snapper
Mike
Benson
#40 Long Snapper
Height 5'10
Weight 245 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1987-05-13 (33)
Born Winnipeg, MB
School Acadia
Status NAT

Transactions

2020 : Signed a contract as a free agent with the Montreal Alouettes on Jan. 27.

2019 : Signed a practice roster contract with the Ottawa REDBLAKS on June 22.

2014 : Signed as a free agent with the B.C. Lions on Aug. 31.

2014 : Signed as a free agent with the Toronto Argonauts on June 1.

2012 : Signed as a free agent with the Edmonton Eskimos on June 11.

 

Career

2019 Ottawa REDBLACKS (CFL)

Benson played five games with the Ottawa REDBLACKS.

 

2018 B.C. Lions (CFL)

The long snapper played 18 games with the B.C. Lions and registered two special team tackles.

 

2017 B.C. Lions (CFL)

The long snapper played 18 games and registered one special team tackle and recovered a fumble in a touchdown.

 

2016 B.C. Lions (CFL)

The long snapper played 18 games and registered four special team tackles.

 

2015 B.C. Lions (CFL)

The long snapper played 18 games and registered four special team tackles.

 

2014 B.C. Lions (CFL)

The long snapper played nine games and registered four special team tackles.

 

2013 : Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)

Spent all season on the practice team roster.

 

2012 : Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)

Was part of the regular roster after the training camp. Played three games with the team including his first career game in Oct. Earned a special team tackle.

 

2010-2011 Acadia University Axemen (CIS) (Now U SPORTS)

Mike played with the Acadia University Axemen as part of the CIS (now U SPORTS) where he played at both linebacker and long snapper. In 2011, he played eight games in his senior year and registered 13.5 tackles including ten solos and recovered two fumbles.

 

Highlights:

1st game: 19-10-2012 @ BC

1st touchdown 21-10-2017 vs EDM

Seasons

Offence

YEAR TEAM GP
2012
EDM 3
2014
BC 9
2015
BC 18
2016
BC 18
2017
BC 18
2018
BC 18
2019
OTT 5
Total
89

Game Log

Offence

DATE WEEK OPP
07-25
7 CGY
08-02
8 MTL
10-19
19 HAM
10-26
20 TOR
11-01
21 MTL
Total