Andrew Russell "Drew" Bennett (born August 26, 1978) is a former American football wide receiver of the National Football League. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2001. He played college football at UCLA.
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|Born:||August 26, 1978|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||196 lb (89 kg)|
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Bennett attended Miramonte High School in Orinda, California and was a three sport standout in football, baseball, and basketball. As a senior football quarterback, he won first team All-League and second team All-Bay Area honors, after he passed for 2,308 yards and 18 touchdowns and rushed for six touchdowns. In baseball, he batted .430 and won first team All-League honors.
Bennett was offered a scholarship to play at Princeton University in New Jersey, but turned it down to attend the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He was a walk-on as a quarterback and elected to redshirt the 1996 season. He was awarded a scholarship for the 1997 season and switched positions to become a wide receiver for his junior year. He played both wide receiver and quarterback in his senior season and won the Paul I. Wellman Award for All-Around Excellence. He graduated from UCLA with a major in Political Science, and is also a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity.
St. Louis RamsEdit
In 2007, Bennett became a free agent and signed with the St. Louis Rams. He signed a six-year deal worth $30 million, with $10 million guaranteed. He played his two guaranteed seasons with the Rams before being released on February 25, 2009.
Bennett now resides in San Ramon, California.