By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: October 20th, 2014 at 11:56 am EST
Philadelphia Eagles nose tackle Bennie Logan went home again this past week during his bye week. Logan attending Red River Senior High School during his early years.
During his four years there, he played defensive end on the football team. He was named Class 2A All-Star first team during his junior and senior seasons.
The retired his Red River No. 60 jersey during their game with North Caddo High School, in which the score won 29-0. On his plaque, there’s pictures of him playing for the Bulldogs, LSU, and the Eagles.
He would use his high school opportunities to garner a scholarship to receive a scholarship from Louisiana State University, where he played from 2009 through 2012. He played in 17 games in his first two years there with 62 tackles and 7.0 tackles for a loss. His sophomore year, he also had three sacks.
As a junior, he had 45 tackles, including 5.5 tackles for a loss, and two sacks. In his final collegiate game, he had nine tackles in the Chick-fil-A Bowl, before entering the NFL draft.
The Eagles selected him in the third round of the 2013 draft with the 67th overall pick.