56   Ben Compton
Ben Compton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Windsor, CT

High School:
Windsor

Last College:
Monroe College (NY)

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 273

Position:
DE

Experience:
TR


04/09/2014

Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.

Junior college transfer from Monroe College in New York enrolled at NIU in January 2014.

Previous School:Earned first team All-Northeast Football Conference honors following his sophomore season at Monroe College. Finished with 59 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks in two seasons at Monroe. Led the Mustangs in sacks with 8.5, ranking 11th in the NJCAA. Also led the team in tackles for loss with 14. Totaled 42 tackles, forced one fumble, recovered a fumble and defended two passes in 2013. Ended his freshman season with 17 tackles, 13 solo, and three tackles for loss. Recorded his first career sack Oct. 13, 2012, against Hudson Valley Community College.

High School:Helped lead Windsor High School to an 11-1 record in 2011. Recorded 94 tackles and 4 sacks, while blocking three kicks as a senior. Named the Warriors' Defensive MVP following his senior season. Part of WHS' state semifinal team in 2011 that went 11-1.