Benny Snell is an American football running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Kentucky. Moreover, Snell is the great-nephew of former New York Jets running back Matt Snell.
Snell Jr. attended Westerville Central High School. During his time there, he won two Ohio Capital Conference titles. During his junior season, Snell Jr. rushed for 2,077 yards while scoring 26 touchdowns on the ground, he also had two receiving touchdowns that year. As a senior, he totaled 1,826 rushing yards, 264 receiving yards and 29 touchdowns. Moreover, he chose Kentucky over Iowa, Cincinnati, Boston College, Toledo and West Virginia.
Snell Jr. also managed to score 13 rushing touchdowns. During his freshman season Snell Jr, set six UK freshman records, including most rushing touchdowns in a game (4), most rushing yards by a freshman (1,091), most rushing touchdowns by a freshman (13), most total touchdowns by a freshman (13), most 100-yard rushing games (5) and most rushing yards by a freshman in a single game (192).
Moreover, in Week 13 against the Cleveland Browns, Snell rushed 16 times for 63 yards and his first career rushing touchdown in the 20–13 win. In Week 17 against the Baltimore Ravens, Snell rushed 18 times for 91 yards and a touchdown during the 28–10 loss. As a rookie, Snell finished with 426 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns.
- Full Name: Benjamin Snell Jr.
- Date of Birth: February 26, 1998
- Age: 22 years
- Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, United States
- Current team: Pittsburgh Steelers (#24 / Running back)
- Education: University of Kentucky (2016–2018), Westerville Central High School
- Parents: Ben Snell Sr., April Snell
- Position: Running back
- Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
- Weight: 224 lb (102 kg)
- High school: Westerville Central (Westerville, Ohio)
- College: Kentucky
- NFL Draft: 2019 / Round: 4 / Pick: 122
- Net Worth: N/A
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