|High School:||Phoenix Thunderbird HS|
2015 – Came within 15 yards of matching his freshman season total with a collegiate-high 83 yards on the ground against Eastern Washington . . . Opened the Ducks’ scoring in the season opener with an 8-yard TD while averaging 7.5 yards per carry . . . Also nabbed one reception for a career-long of 19 yards . . . Contributed 17 rushing yards against Utah ... Totaled 31 yards on seven carries in win at Colorado.
2014 — Came off the bench to appear in six outings, including a season-high five snaps vs. California and Arizona in the conference championship game . . . Carried the football in five of the season’s last eight contests, including four times for 40 yards in the Rose Bowl win over Florida State . . . Accounted for a 1-yard scoring plunge in his collegiate debut against Wyoming as well as adding his lone catch of the year vs. the Cowboys . . . Accumulated 98 rushing yards on 23 carries, including a 35-yard run against the Seminoles . . . Ran for 38 yards and one touchdown on eight carries in the 2015 Spring Game.
2013 — Contributed to the scout team while redshirting his initial collegiate campaign . . . Completed the 2014 Spring Game as the Ducks’ second-leading rusher, gaining 44 yards on only five carries . . . Included was the longest run from scrimmage by a non-quarterback of 20 yards.
BEFORE OREGON — The three-year letterman was awarded three stars by Rivals.com . . . Powered the football 285 times for 2,260 yards (7.9 avg.) and 36 touchdowns his senior year, averaging 188.3 yards per game . . . Also returned eight kickoffs for an average return of 38.4 yards . . . Named to the 2012 All-Arizona Football Team as he tallied six 200-yard rushing efforts in 12 games . . . Posted a season-high 260 yards on the ground (15.3-yard avg.) vs. Washington HS and scored six touchdowns in a 54-33 win over Greenway . . . Included in the latter effort was a 91-yard kickoff return for a score . . . Earned Division III Section III East and all-Glendale Union High School District co-offensive player-of-the-year recognition as both a running back and kick returner . . . The respect of his teammates resulted in him voted as the Chiefs’ team captain and offensive player of the year . . . Helped lead the school to consecutive 8-4 seasons under head coach Brent Wittenwyler . . . Rushed for 1,401 yards and 19 touchdowns as a junior and caught three passes for 62 yards and another TD to receive All-Arizona Division III honorable mention acclaim . . . Also returned six kickoffs for 168 yards, including a 99-yard effort for a score in 2011 . . . Helped the school to a 4A2 state title in 2010 after rushing for 879 yards on 137 attempts and 11 TDS . . . As a sophomore, also caught seven passes for 108 yards and one TD, and returned 14 kickoffs for 354 yards and another six points.
PERSONAL — Major: Psychology.
BENOIT'S CAREER BESTS
Points scored: 6, Wyoming, 09/13/14; Eastern Washington, 09/05/15; at Arizona State, 10/29/15
Touchdowns: 1, Wyoming, 09/13/14; Eastern Washington, 09/05/15, at Arizona State, 10/29/15
Rush attempts: 11, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15
Rush yards: 83, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15 (11 carries)
Rush TDs: 1, Wyoming, 09/13/14; Eastern Washington, 09/05/15; at Arizona State, 10/29/15
Long rush: 62, at Arizona State, 10/29/15
Receptions: 1, Eastern Washington, 9/5/15; Wyoming, 9/13/14
Receiving yards: 19, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15
Long reception: 19, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15
Total offense attempts: 11, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15 (11 rush, 0 pass)
Total offense yards: 83,Eastern Washington, 09/05/15 (83 rush, 0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 102, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15 (83 rush, 19 receiving)