Duane Benson

Dean Duane Benson
Born: August 5, 1945
Belmond, IA USA
Deceased: January 26, 2019
Position: LB
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
College: Hamline
High School: Grand Meadow (MN)
Career: 1967-1976
Drafted: 1967 in Round 11, #280 overall by the Oakland Raiders

Duane Benson played from 1967 to 1976 during his career with the Atlanta Falcons, Houston Oilers and Oakland Raiders. Benson intercepted 3 passes for 14 yards in his career.

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Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1967AFL Oakland Raiders100.00
1969AFL Oakland Raiders100.00
1973NFL Atlanta Falcons3206.70


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1970NFL Oakland Raiders11414.014 0
1974NFL Houston Oilers200.00
NFL3144.714 0
Totals3144.714 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1968AFL Oakland Raiders01000
1969AFL Oakland Raiders01000
1970NFL Oakland Raiders001000

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1967AFLOakland Raiders80
1968AFLOakland Raiders126
1969AFLOakland Raiders140
1970NFLOakland Raiders140
1971NFLOakland Raiders145
1972NFLAtlanta Falcons140
1973NFLAtlanta Falcons140
1974NFLHouston Oilers130
1975NFLHouston Oilers40
1976NFLHouston Oilers140