Ben Boulware
No. 50
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1994-08-07) August 7, 1994 (age 28)
Anderson, South Carolina
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school:Anderson (SC) Hanna
College:Clemson
Undrafted:2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Benjamin James Boulware (born August 7, 1994) is a former American football linebacker. He played college football at Clemson.[1] Boulware signed with the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft.

College career

On December 7, 2016, Boulware was awarded the Jack Lambert Trophy, for best linebacker.[2] He was the Defensive MVP of the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship.[3] Boulware was part of the Clemson team that defeated top-ranked Alabama in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship by a score of 35–31. In the game, he recorded six total tackles and one pass defended.[4]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 0 in
(1.83 m)
238 lb
(108 kg)
30+12 in
(0.77 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.85 s 1.76 s 2.86 s 4.43 s 7.02 s 29+12 in
(0.75 m)
9 ft 3 in
(2.82 m)
20 reps
All values from NFL Combine/Pro Day[5][6]

Carolina Panthers

Boulware signed with the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft.[7] He was released by the team on September 2, 2017.[8][9]

San Francisco 49ers

Boulware was signed to the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad on September 5, 2017.[10] He was released from the practice squad on September 12, 2017.[11]

References

  1. ^ Connolly, Matt (January 8, 2017). "Ben Boulware: The Voice of the Clemson defense". The Island Packet.
  2. ^ Fravel, Cory (December 7, 2016). "Ben Boulware Wins Jack Lambert Award". CBS Sports.
  3. ^ "Clemson vs. Alabama - Game Recap - January 9, 2017 - ESPN".
  4. ^ "College Football Championship - Clemson vs Alabama Box Score, January 9, 2017". Sports Reference. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  5. ^ http://www.draftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=126695&draftyear=2017&genpos=ilb[bare URL]
  6. ^ "Ben Boulware Stats, News and Video - ILB". NFL.com.
  7. ^ Goodbread, Chase. "Undrafted LB Ben Boulware signed by Panthers". NFL.com. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
  8. ^ "Panthers Officially Cut Roster Down to 53 Players". September 2, 2017.
  9. ^ Henson, Max (September 2, 2017). "Panthers trim roster to 53". Panthers.com. Archived from the original on September 20, 2017.
  10. ^ "49ers sign LB Ben Boulware to the Practice Squad". 49ers.com. September 5, 2017.
  11. ^ "49ers sign DB Jarnor Jones to the Practice Squad". 49ers.com. September 12, 2017.