Players

Ben Garland
G #63
Height:
6-5
Weight:
308
Age:
29
College:
Air Force
Hometown:
Grand Junction, CO
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016 POST):

G
3
GS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 24 0
2016 ATL 16 0
2015 ATL 0 0
2014 DEN 8 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 TB L 24-31
2 @OAK W 35-28
3 @NO W 45-32
4 CAR W 48-33
5 @DEN W 23-16
6 @SEA L 24-26
7 SD L 30-33
8 GB W 33-32
9 @TB W 43-28
10 @PHI L 15-24
12 ARI W 38-19
13 KC L 28-29
14 @LA W 42-14
15 SF W 41-13
16 @CAR W 33-16
17 NO W 38-32

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Biography

Transactions

Originally signed by the Denver Broncos as a college free agent in 2010.

Signed by the Falcons on September 9, 2015.

Promoted to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on December 15, 2015.

2015 (FALCONS)

Served as a member of the Falcons practice squad for the first 14 weeks of the season before being signed to the active roster for the final three games.
Transactions

Originally signed by the Denver Broncos as a college free agent in 2010.

Signed by the Falcons on September 9, 2015.

Promoted to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on December 15, 2015.

2015 (FALCONS)

Served as a member of the Falcons practice squad for the first 14 weeks of the season before being signed to the active roster for the final three games.

CAREER

In 2010, the Broncos placed him on the reserve/military list to serve his two-year military commitment. Garland returned in 2012, and spent two years on the Broncos practice squad.

In 2014, he saw action in eight games with Denver.

COLLEGE

Played in in 39 career games, starting 34, on the  defensive line for the Air Force Falcons from 2006 to 2009. Totaled 115 tackles, 11.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and two blocked kicks.


Started every game at nose guard during his junior season. Posted 39 total tackles, including 15 unassisted. Ranked fourth on the team with 7.5 tackles for loss and had four sacks.

Played in all 13 games, starting the last eight, as a sophomore. Tallied 31 tackles (13 solo) with three sacks, and three tackles for loss.

Played in four games as a freshman, posting two tackles, and one tackle for loss.

PERSONAL

Lettered four years in football and one in basketball...first-team all-state as a senior in football...was also an all-conference and all-district selection...all-conference as a junior...was a Wendy’s Heisman nominee...member of the National Honor Society.

Member of Cadet Squadron 27...son of John Hildebrand and Syndee Garland...siblings include Jessica, Josh and Brandon...also recruited by New Mexico...majoring in systems engineering management...completed Global Engagement and Soaring in the summer of 2007...also completed Operation Air Force at McConnell AFB, Kan., that summer.

Went to Lackland AFB in the summer of 2008 on Operation Air Force...also worked the Basic Cadet Training command center this past summer...completed the powered flight program last summer...was also part of the cadet leadership team for Basic Cadet Training at the Air Force Prep School...is an element leader in his squadron.

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