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Ben McCord
Ben  McCord


Warren, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 248




Central Michigan Falls Short to Syracuse 30-27 in OT

The Chippewas (1-2) were led by Cooper Rush's 430 yards passing and Ben McCord's 147 yards receiving.


Chippewas Give Bono His First Victory

Rush throws for 328 yards, three TDs to lead CMU past Monmouth


Central Michigan Rolls Past Purdue, 38-17

The Chippewas beat a Big Ten foe for the second time in three seasons.


Trio of Veterans Lead CMU Tight Ends


Central Michigan at NIU (USA Today)

Central Michigan at NIU (USA Today); photos by Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

2015: [Game-by-Game] Started all 13 games … has 39 catches for 612 yards … shared the team lead with five TD receptions … named to the All-MAC second team … ranked fourth on squad in receptions … ranked second in receiving yardage … his 10-catch, 147-yard one-TD performance vs. Syracuse (9/19) earned him the John Mackey Tight End of the Week Award … 10-catch effort was a record for a Chippewa tight end … scored on an 83-yard reception and finished with 100 yards receiving vs. Monmouth (9/12) … the 83-yard play was the longest by CMU this season … made four catches for 100 yards vs. Eastern Michigan (11/27) … had four catches for 59 yards vs. Oklahoma State (9/3) … had four receptions for 41 yards and two TDs vs. Western Michigan (10/10) … made four catches for 23 yards vs. Ball State (10/24) … caught an 11-yard TD pass vs. Kent State (11/18) … tallied two catches for 42 yards against Minnesota (12/28) in the Quick Lane Bowl … his 30 points ranked second on the team.

2014: [Game-by-Game] Appeared in all 13 games ... recorded 124 receiving yards this season on 10 receptions, averaging 12.4 per catch ... scored an 11-yard touchdown at Purdue (9/6) ... had 13 receiving yards and a touchdown against Northern Illinois (10/11) ... recorded 27 receiving yards versus Ball State (10/18) ... recorded a season-high 46 receiving yards on two catches in a 20-14 win over Buffalo (10/25) ... scored a touchdown against Western Michigan (11/22).

2013: [Game-by-Game] Appeared in all 12 games, making two starts, at Michigan (8/31) and UNLV (9/14) ... had seven receptions for 62 yards (8.9 avg.) ... caught two passes for 14 yards at UNLV ... recorded a season-high three catches for 42 yards, including a season long 30-yarder at Ohio (10/12).

2012: [Game-by-Game] Played in 10 games, making three starts ... recorded nine catches for 81 yards ... made his first career reception and first career touchdown against Ball State (10/20) ... finished the game with four catches for 47 yards and one touchdown ... made one reception for four yards against Akron (10/27) ... caught two passes for 17 yards against Western Michigan (11/3) ... recorded one catch for nine yards at Eastern Michigan (11/10) ... had one reception for four yards in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl against Western Kentucky (12/26).

2011: Redshirted.

High School: Ranked No. 27 on the Detroit News Blue Chip list ... three-year starter ... caught 28 passes for 367 yards and four touchdowns in 2010 ... caught 26 passes for 466 yards and 2 touchdowns in 2009 ... All-Macomb County selection ... selected to play in 2011 MHSFCA East-West All-Star Game ... also lettered in track and basketball.

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