7 - Bob Bentsen
Bob Bentsen
Birth Date: 07/12/1991
Height: 6-1
Weight: 213
Year: JR
Hometown: Warwick, R.I.
High School: Warwick Veterans Memorial
Position: QB

2012: (10 GS/10 GP)... Completed 8-of-19 passes for 98 yards and rushed five times for 16 yards and one touchdown against Maine (11/17)... Completed 17-of-28 passes for 153 yards, one touchdown and one interception at Towson (11/10)... Rushed 16 times for 77 yards and two touchdowns, and also completed 24-of-38 passes for 266 yards and one touchdown against New Hampshire (10/27)... Completed 19-of-27 passes for 167 yards and two touchdowns at Delaware (10/20)... Completed 16-of-33 passes for 179 yards, one touchdown and one interception against Georgia State (10/13)... Completed 22-of-38 passes for a season-high 193 yards against Brown (10/6). Also rushed for 31 yards, including a 3-yard touchdown run, the second of his career... Completed 8-of-16 pass attempts for 57 yards and ran six times for 29 yards at Bowling Green (9/29)... Completed 15-of-28 passes for 164 yards and one touchdown against James Madison (9/22), including a season-long 59-yard scoring pass to Brandon Johnson-Farrell that was featured on ESPN's SportsCenter Top Plays... Completed 14-of-23 passes for 128 yards, one touchdown and one interception at Villanova (9/15). Also ran for a team-high 43 yards... Completed 19-of-28 passes (67.8 percent) for 148 yards and one interception at Monmouth (9/8).

2011:
Appeared in nine games overall, including five starts at quarterback... In five starts (nine games overall), he completed 59.6 percent of his passes (93-of-156). It was the fourth highest single season completion percentage in school history, and also put Bentsen atop the career percentage leaders at Rhode Island... Finished the season with 1,137 passing yards and nine touchdowns... Rushed 39 times for 163 yards and one touchdown... With his start against Delaware (), Bentsen became the first Rhode Island native to start at quarterback for the Rams since Steve Holland on Sept. 12, 1992. Bentsen responded well, throwing for 278 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-34 victory for the Rams.

2010:
Did not play.

2009: Redshirted.

High School: Earned three letters in football... Selected as the Old Spice Player of the Year and as the Gridiron Back of the Year as senior... Finished his senior season with 2,200 passing yards, 650 rushing yards and 30 touchdown passes... Named All-State during his junior and senior seasons and All-Division during his sophomore, junior and senior campaigns... Holds all school passing records, including most passing touchdowns in a single game (six)... Owns the Rhode Island state record for most career passing yards for a three-year starter (6,642 yards)... Led his team to the Rhode Island State Playoffs in each of his three years as a starter... Finished his career with 85 touchdown passes.

Personal:
Born July 12, 1991...Son of Robert and Stephanie Bentsen...Has one sibling...Sister Rachel 21 attends Roger Williams University...Interested in boxing and movies... Lists his favorite athlete as Tom Brady...Favorite sport team is the New England Patriots.

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