Ben Bresnahan - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#86 Ben Bresnahan Season 2022-23


Class Fifth-Year Senior
Height 6'4"
Weight 243
Hometown Cumming, Ga.
High School West Forsyth

Student-Athlete Features — Always Ben Ready
The Hustler — From football to baseball, Ben Bresnahan rooted in his commitment to Vanderbilt

As a Fifth-Year (2022)
• Team captain
• Played in all 12 games
• Made 16 receptions, one for a touchdown
• Totaled 192 receiving yards
• Touchdown grab in win over Florida
• Caught at least one pass in nine games
• Did not have a dropped pass on 27 targets
• Wuerffel Trophy Watch List
• John Mackey Award Watch List
• Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nominee

As a Senior (2021)
• Played and started in nine games
• Nine catches for 99 yards

As a Junior (2020)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Started all nine games, one of six Commodores to do so
• 28 receptions for 300 yards (10.7 yards/catch) and four touchdowns
• Second on the team in touchdowns and points scored (24) and tied for second in catches
• Among SEC tight ends, ranked fourth in scoring grabs, fifth in catches and sixth in receiving yards
• Three or more receptions seven times
• 45 or more receiving yards in three contests
• Three catches at No. 10/11 Texas A&M
• First career touchdown against No. 20/17 LSU
• Five catches for 38 yards against South Carolina
• Career-high six catches for a personal-best 72 yards against Ole Miss
• Second touchdown of the season against the Rebels on a career-long 43 yard reception
• Four catches for 48 yards at Kentucky, including one touchdown
• Hauled in season’s fourth touchdown against Tennessee, while registering four receptions for 38 yards

As a Sophomore (2019)
• 12 games played with starts against Florida and Tennessee
• Seven receptions for 105 receiving yards
• Two catches against LSU, Ole Miss and Kentucky
• 26-yard reception at Tennessee

As a Freshman (2018)
• Did not see action

The Bresnahan File
• Prepped at West Forsyth (Ga.)
• Three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports
• Varsity letters in football, baseball, track and field
• 742 receiving yards and 10 total touchdowns as senior tight end
• 2017 all-region
• 2016 all-region
• 2015 all-region
• National Honor Society member
• Full name is Benjamin Connor Bresnahan
• Born in Atlanta
• Son of Sally and Brian Bresnahan
• One sister, Meredith
• Majoring in leadership and organizational performance