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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

OLB

#42

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 23

Weight: 244 lbs

College: Michigan

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    6
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
3 Bills L 6 - 27 2 2 0 0 0 0
2 @Packers T 29 - 29
1 49ers W 24 - 16 4 5 1 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2017 Minnesota Vikings 16 9 23 37 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Minnesota Vikings 3 1 6 7 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 19 10 29 44 15 0 0 0 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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