Cedric Benson (1982 - 2019)

  • "Cedric we the people of Cincinnati have broken heart's we..."
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Service Information
Friday, Aug. 23, 2019
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
At Funeral Home
Calling hours
Friday, Aug. 23, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
At Funeral Home
Funeral service
Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
11:00 AM
St. James Missionary Baptist Church
3417 East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Austin, TX
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Cedric Berman (AP/Al Behrman)
Cedric Benson was a star running back for the University of Texas who was the first draft choice of the Chicago Bears in 2005. Benson was a legendary back in Texas who was a high school superstar at Midland Lee and rushed for over 5,000 yards at the University of Texas. Benson had a tough 3 year stint with the Bears due to injuries and disagreements with coaches. He signed with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2008 and rushed for over 1,000 yards three out of four seasons. He retired from injuries while with the Packers in 2012.

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