Ben Gedeon   #42 OLB

Height: 6-2   Weight: 244   Age: 24

Born: 10/16/1994 Hudson , OH

College: Michigan

Experience: 3rd season

High School: Hudson HS [OH]









Draft 2017

Pick No.120

Selected By: Minnesota Vikings

Round: 4

Pick (Overall): 14 (120)

Pick Analysis: Toughness and intelligence runs in the Gedeon family. Ben's brother, Alex, was a team captain for Harvard football and another brother, Sam, played sprint football and rugby at the Naval Academy. The younger Gedeon excelled in his final year with the Wolverines in 2016, earning second-team All-Big Ten notice after leading the squad with 106 tackles (15.5 for loss, 4.5 for loss). Gedeon contributed heavily without being a full-time starter in his three previous seasons. He had 19 tackles and a sack as a true freshman after being an all-state running back in Ohio. Gedeon then made 17 stops and a sack in 2014, and even started a game while racking up 34 tackles, three for loss, in his junior season.


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  1. Vikings select Ben Gedeon No. 120 in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Published: April 29, 2017 at 01:02 p.m.

    Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen announces the Minnesota Vikings' selection of Michigan linebacker Ben Gedeon in Round 4 with the No. 120 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

  2. Ben Gedeon 2017 Combine Workout

    Published: April 3, 2017 at 02:16 p.m.

    Michigan linebacker Ben Gendeon goes through drills at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine.

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