Ben Powers (American football)

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Ben Powers
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Powers at 2018 Big 12 Media Days
No. 72 – Baltimore Ravens
Position:Offensive guard
Personal information
Born: (1996-10-29) October 29, 1996 (age 25)
Wichita, Kansas
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:Kapaun Mt. Carmel (Wichita, Kansas)
College:Oklahoma
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 4 / Pick: 123
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2021
Games played:30
Games started:19
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Ben Powers (born October 29, 1996) is an American football offensive guard for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma.

High school

Powers attended high school in Wichita, Kansas at Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School. He got varsity letters in football and wrestling and finished second in the state wrestling finals. As a junior in high school, Powers, already 6 ft 4ins tall and weighed 280 pounds, played both on the offensive line and defensive line. After his senior football season, Powers received no scholarship from any major college or university.

College career

After one year at Butler Community College, Powers enrolled at the University of Oklahoma. Following the 2018 season, Powers was named a consensus first-team All-American.

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Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span Bench press
6 ft 4 in
(1.93 m)
307 lb
(139 kg)
33+34 in
(0.86 m)
9+78 in
(0.25 m)
21 reps
All values from NFL Draft

Professional career

The Baltimore Ravens selected Powers with the 123rd overall pick in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. After making the active roster, he was placed on the inactive list for the first sixteen weeks of his rookie season before making his debut in Week 17, playing the majority of snaps at right guard in the Ravens' win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.