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#68 Ben Compton
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 307
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Friendswood, Texas
High School: Friendswood
Experience: 1 Letter
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2013 (JUNIOR): Saw action in eight games … Blocked for the powerful Aggie offense, which was one of only three teams to rank in the top 10 nationally in scoring, passing and total offense … Offense additionally ranked first in the nation in first downs offense and in the top 25 nationally in completion percentage, 3rd down conversion percentage, 4th down conversion percentage and team passing efficiency … Blocked for 2012 Heisman Trophy winner and 2013 finalist Johnny Manziel, allowing him to attain a 69% completion rate, pass for 3,732 yards and 33 touchdowns and lead the team in rushing yards with 686.

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Returned to the offensive front, and became a solid backup at guard and center .... saw playing time in all 13 games with the field goal/extra point units.

2011 (FRESHMAN): Converted from the offensive line to the defensive side during fall camp and was solid contributor at noseguard … contributed six tackles, including five solo stops, while seeing action in nine games … had a season-high two stops against Idaho, Texas Tech and Iowa State … had a tackle for loss against Idaho.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned first-team All-State honors by the Associated Press after grading 97 percent with 23 pancakes and one sack allowed in 293 pass attempts … earned second team All-Greater Houston (Houston Chronicle) and 24-4A First Team All-District honors … PrepStar All-Region … Compton chose the Aggies over Rice.

PERSONAL: Benjamin Anthony Compton is the son of Mike and Mary Compton of Friendswood, Texas … born Nov. 20, 1992 ... sports management major.

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