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Mason
Bennett
#90 Defensive End
Mason
Bennett
#90 Defensive End
Height 6'4
Weight 262 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1997-11-12 (26)
Born Winnipeg, MB
School North Dakota
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 5
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 0
Sacks 1

ACQUIRED:
Selected by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the first round, eighth overall, in the 2020 CFL Draft.

CURRENT SEASON STATS
Games: 15
Total Tackles: 6
Quarterback Sacks: 1

CAREER:
2023: Appeared in 15 games…Recorded two tackles and one quarterback sack in week five against Ottawa on Jul. 8/23.
Playoffs: Appeared in the Eastern Semi-Final in Montreal on Nov. 4/23.

2022: Dressed in 17 regular season games, including 11 starts at defensive end…Suited up in the Eastern Semi-Final in Montreal…Registered two defensive tackles and one tackle for loss June 18 vs. Calgary…Recorded four defensive tackles June 24 at Winnipeg…Posted one defensive tackle, one tackle for loss and one pass knockdown July 1 vs Edmonton…Registered one defensive tackle and one quarterback sack July 16 vs. Ottawa…Tallied three defensive tackles and one tackle for loss August 16 at Toronto…Posted five defensive tackles, two quarterback sacks, one pass knockdown and two tackles for loss August 26 at Toronto…Posted four defensive tackles and one quarterback sack September 5 vs. Toronto…Posted three defensive tackles and one quarterback sack September 17 vs. Winnipeg.
PLAYOFFS: Suited up in the Eastern Semi-Final at Montreal.

2021: Dressed in 12 regular season games…Registered 12 total tackles, two quarterback sacks, and one pass knockdown…Recorded three tackles in his CFL debut August 5 at Winnipeg…Registered his first career sack (Nick Arbuckle) September 6 vs. Toronto…Registered three tackles and one quarterback sack September 22 at Ottawa.
PLAYOFFS: Dressed in the 108th Grey Cup vs Winnipeg.

2020: Did not play in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
First CFL Game – Aug.5/21 at WPG
First tackle – Aug. 5/21 at WPG (Brady Oliveira)
First sack – Sept. 6/21 vs. TOR (Nick Arbuckle)

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:
College: Bennett played 43 games over four seasons at the University of North Dakota (2016-19), posting 128 total tackles, 20 quarterback sacks, three pass breakups, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries….Holds the UND Division I-era record for sacks in a season with 9 (2018) and was selected to the Associated Press All-American Third Team in 2019.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2021
HAM 12 11 1 2 0 0 0
2022
HAM 17 28 3 5 0 0 0
2023
HAM 14 5 1 1 0 0 0
Total
43 44 5 8 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-09
1 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
06-23
3 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-08
5 OTT 2 0 1 0 0 0
09-23
16 TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0
10-28
21 MTL 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total
5 1 1 0 0 0