An image from the Dec. 17, 2017 regular season home game against the Cincinnati Bengals.  The Vikings won 34-7 to clinch the NFC North.

Ben Gedeon

LB

#42

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 24

Weight: 244 lbs

College: Michigan

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    29
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
17 Bears L 10 - 24 6 2 4 0 0 0
16 @Lions W 27 - 9 8 5 3 0 1 0
15 Dolphins W 41 - 17 5 3 2 0 0 0
14 @Seahawks L 7 - 21 7 2 5 0 0 0
13 @Patriots L 10 - 24 4 2 2 0 0 0
12 Packers W 24 - 17
11 @Bears L 20 - 25 3 3 0 0 0 0
9 Lions W 24 - 9
8 Saints L 20 - 30 7 3 4 0 0 0
7 @Jets W 37 - 17 3 1 2 0 0 0
6 Cardinals W 27 - 17 1 0 1 0 0 0
5 @Eagles W 23 - 21
4 @Rams L 31 - 38
3 Bills L 6 - 27 2 2 0 0 0 0
2 @Packers T 29 - 29 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 49ers W 24 - 16 5 4 1 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2017 Minnesota Vikings 16 9 36 22 14 0 0 0
2018 Minnesota Vikings 15 8 51 27 24 0 2 0
TOTAL 31 17 87 49 38 0 0 2 0 0 NaN 0 0 0 0

Biography

2017

GP/GS Career GP/GS Playoffs GP/GS

16/9 16/9 2/0

OFF THE FIELD

Graduated a semester early with a degree in economics from Michigan...Both of his brothers played football collegiately. Alex, was a captain of the Harvard football team, and Ben’s other brother, Sam, played sprint football and rugby at the U.S. Naval Academy...Earned Michigan’s U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award and was a 2x Academic All-Big Ten selection (2015,2016). 

HONORS

Selected the Vikings Special Teams Player of the Year in 2017.

PRO

Selected in the 4th round (120th overall) of the 2017 draft...Started 9 games and appeared in all 16 as a rookie, on his way to being selected the Vikings Special Teams Player of the Year.

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