Emmanuel Benjamin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Modesto, Calif.

High School:
Beyer HS '04

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 189

Position:
PK

Major:
Communication

2006: Led team with 65 points, hitting 11-for-15 in field-goal attempts... Split the uprights twice in games at TCU (28, 33 yds) and Southern Utah (27, season-long 43 yds)... Longest attempt was 56 yds at home vs. Central Arkansas... Successful on 32 of 37 PAT attempts, including 5-for-5 at Youngstown State.

2005: ALL-GREAT WEST FOOTBALL CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Led Aggies in scoring despite missing first two games... Finished with 50 points, converting 10 of 18 field goals and 20 of 21 PATs... Earned GWFC Special Teams Player of the Week after tying school record of four field goals vs. Southern Utah... Earned two other Player of the Week awards (Oct. 29, Nov. 26)... Nailed season-long 44-yarder at North Dakota State the following week... Hit 2-for-2 FGs in home win vs. Cal Poly, concluding solid 8-for-9 stretch in October.

2004: Finished 2nd on team with 49 points... Converted 34 of 38 PAT attempts and 5 of 9 field goals... First collegiate FG was a 36-yarder in first quarter vs. South Dakota State, also his longest of the season... Connected on 31- and 25-yarders at Western Oregon... Named as Aggies' Special Teams Player of the Week for Cal Poly game.

BEYER HS '04: Twice earned first-team All-Central California Conference and all-district honors... Named to All-Sac-Joaquin Section first team in 2003... Set numerous records for PATs and field goals... Career stats: 18-for-22 field goals, 41-for-41 PATs... Converted career-long 43-yarder as a junior... Served as punter as a senior, booting career best of 53 yards... Named to All-Southwest Region first team by Kicking.com... Also a soccer standout, helping team to combined 30-4-2 record during sophomore and junior seasons.

PERSONAL: Born May in Modesto, Calif.... Communication major... Parents are Jonathan & Marina Benjamin... Nicknamed "Emmo"... Hopes for career as a chiropractor... Career highlight was drilling a winning kick with four seconds remaining.