Michael Bennett

288 lbs

Michael Bennett


Michael Bennett is a defensive tackle for the Ohio State University Buckeyes of the Big Ten Conference. He was named a 2014 first-team preseason All-American selection by Phil Steele.

High School

Bennett attended Centerville High School in Ohio. He was named to the first-team Division I all-Ohio team and played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Bennett was named player of the year in his conference twice and helped lead Centerville to the 2010 regional semifinals.


Bennett played right away at Ohio State as a true freshman in 2011. He participated in all 13 games, making 17 tackles and finishing tied for third on the Buckeyes with five tackles for loss. He also finished in a tie for second on the team in sacks with three.

In 2012, Bennett missed the first four games of the season ...