Ben Coker

Ben Coker

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vineland, NJ

High School:
Vineland

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 211

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
10/18/1981

Major:
Sociology

2003: Again proved to be a vital part of the receiving core...grabbed his first reception against UCF, a five-yard score...second catch of the season was also a score a 14-yard scoring connection with quarterback Danny Embick against Siena...he had two more receptions in 2004 including his season long of 16 against in-state rival Florida International.

2002: Reported to camp fighting for a spot on the travel roster, by season's end he was a week-to-week starter...had his second collegiate reception in the season opener, a game played against Division I A USF...the two-yard reception resulted in an FAU TD...the TD was his second reception and first college score...he had five multiple reception games, the best outing was four receptions for 24 yards and his season long reception was a 22-yard grab against FIU, a game which he had a total of 31 yards.

2001: Played in eight games...longest reception was a 14 yard grab against St. Mary's.

2000: Scrappiness was his edge in both fall and spring workouts.

High School: Played for Bill MaGee at Vineland High School...participated in the Fame Bowl of South Jersey...served as team captain as a senior...member of the honor roll and earned the Cum Laude Award...two-sport athlete (football and baseball).

Personal: Sociology major...son of Benjamin Coker, Jr. and Sharon Gray...born October 18, 1981 in Vineland, NJ.

FAU Career Receiving Stats
YearGMSNoYdsAvgTD
200181141.80
200211141107.91
2003114389.52
Totals30191628.51

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