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79 Ben Carber
Ben  Carber

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Doylestown, Pa.

High School:
Central Bucks West H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 294

Position:
G

AT VIRGINIA: 2000? Dressed for seven contests but did not see game action. 2000?Saw action as a reserve on the offensive line in five regular season games (Richmond, Clemson, Wake Forest, Maryland and Florida State) and against Georgia in the O?ahu Bowl ... saw most of his action at guard. 1999?Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... in uniform against North Carolina, Duke, Georgia Tech and Buffalo.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year football letter winner at Central Bucks West High School, playing offensive guard for head coach Mike Pettine ... honorable mention All-American by USA Today and first-team All-State by The Associated Press his junior and senior years ... Pennsylvania Big 33 Lineman of the Year as a senior ... 1998 preseason All-American and rated the No. 23 offensive lineman in the country by SuperPrep ... listed among Tom Lemming?s 25 Top Offensive Line Prospects ... named a ?Top 50 High School Athlete? in 1998 by Street & Smith?s ... Prep Star All-Region ... two-time All-Suburban One League first-team selection ... first-team All-Area, All-Intelligencer and All-Inquirer as a junior and a senior ... member of 1998 SportsFever ?Fab 85? and ?Supreme? teams ... recipient of 1998 Maxwell Football Club Award ... team captain as a senior ... set school record with 54 pancake blocks his senior year ... Central Bucks West went 15-0 in 1998, repeated as state Class AAAA champion and ranked seventh nationally in the final USA Today poll (No. 1 in the East Region).

PERSONAL: Benjamin R. Carber ? born 8-13-80 in Sellersville, Pa. ? son of Doris Carber ? has two brothers Aaron (26) and Jeremy (20) ? named to Distinguished Honor Roll at Central Bucks West High School in 1998-99 ? coached at a youth football camp ? likes to play paintball and video games ? economics major.

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