Ben Banogu   #52 DE

Height: 6-3   Weight: 252   Age: 23

Born: 1/19/1996 USA

College: Texas Christian

Experience: Rookie

High School: Prosper HS [Prosper, TX]









Draft 2019

Pick No.49

Selected By: Indianapolis Colts

Round: 2

Pick (Overall): 17 (49)

Pick Analysis: Banogu (pronounced BAN-uh-goo) flew under the recruiting radar a bit despite being a third-team All-State pick in McKinney, Texas. Louisiana-Monroe picked him up, and he wound up on the Sun Belt Conference All-Newcomer squad as a redshirt freshman in 2015 (13 starts, 45 tackles, 14.5 for loss, five sacks). Banogu transferred to TCU in 2016 and sat out the season under transfer rules. In 2017, he excelled with the Horned Frogs, earning first-team All-Big 12 honors and conference Defensive Newcomer of the Year with 49 tackles, 16.5 for loss, and 8.5 sacks. Banogu was a first-team all-conference selection as a senior, posting a team-high 18 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks among his 57 total stops in 13 starts.


Video Playlist

  1. Colts select Ben Banogu No. 49 in the 2019 draft

    Published: April 26, 2019 at 08:35 p.m.

    Former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne announces that the Colts select TCU edge Ben Banogu at No. 49 in Round 2 of the 2019 NFL Draft.

  2. Ben Banogu sets NFL combine record for DL with 11'2" broad jump

    Published: March 3, 2019 at 10:37 a.m.

    Watch TCU defensive lineman Ben Banogu set an NFL Scouting Combine record for defensive linemen with an 11'2" broad jump.

  3. Ben Banogu's 2019 NFL Scouting Combine workout

    Published: March 3, 2019 at 02:35 p.m.

    TCU defensive end Ben Banogu goes through drills at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.

  4. Ben Banogu runs an official 4.62 40-yard dash at 2019 NFL Combine

    Published: March 3, 2019 at 11:14 a.m.

    TCU defensive lineman Ben Banogu runs the 40-yard dash at the 2019 NFL Combine

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