Mykel “Boom Boom” Benson (born December 30, 1987) is an American football fullback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Milwaukee Mustangs as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football and college baseball at Florida A&M University.
Benson in 2017
|Born:||December 30, 1987|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||275 lb (125 kg)|
|High school:||Palm Bay (FL) Bayside|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Benson was assigned to the Philadelphia Soul on January 13, 2017. He was placed on recallable reassignment on April 1, 2017. He was activated April 5, 2017. He earned First Team All-Arena honors in 2017. On August 26, 2017, the Soul beat the Tampa Bay Storm in ArenaBowl XXX by a score of 44–40.
On April 17, 2018, he was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade. On June 14, 2018, he was placed on reassignment. The next day, he was claimed off reassignment by the Albany Empire. Benson was named to his third All-Arena Team in 2019, en route to winning his second championship with Albany that same year.
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- "Soul Snare Second Straight Foster Trophy in ArenaBowl XXX". arenafootball.com. Archived from the original on August 27, 2017. Retrieved August 27, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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- "Transactions". afldigital.com. Retrieved June 15, 2018.