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  Isaac Bennett
Isaac Bennett

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Booker T. Washington

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Position:
RB

04/11/2014

Pitt Football Spring Report: Practice #13

Panthers have two spring practices remaining

03/20/2014

Pitt Spring Football Report: Practice Three Transcription

Panthers practice in pads for the first time this Spring

11/29/2013

Pitt Drops Regular Season Finale to Miami, 41-31

Bennett rushes for 141 yards and a touchdown.

11/23/2013

Pittsburgh Edges Syracuse, 17-16

Tom Savage passed for 218 yards and a touchdown.

11/10/2013

Panthers Rally Past No. 24 Notre Dame, 28-21

Pitt ends the Irish four game win streak.

08/17/2011

Isaac Bennett Interview

Isaac Bennett Interview

11/29/2013

Miami @ Pitt

Miami @ Pitt

11/23/2013

Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse - UTSI

Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse - UTSI

11/16/2013

North Carolina @ Pittsburgh

USATSI

10/19/2013

Pittsburgh vs. Old Dominion (USATSI)

Pittsburgh vs. Old Dominion (USATSI)

09/28/2013

Pittsburgh vs. Virginia (USATSI)

Panthers limit Cavaliers to just 188 yards of offense and a single field goal in 14-3 triumph.

2013: Started all 13 games at tailback...finished second on the team in rushing with 797 yards and seven touchdowns on 171 carries (4.7 avg.)...also had 10 catches for 58 yards (5.8 avg.) and a TD...rushed for a career-high 240 yards and three TDs on 30 carries (8.0 avg.) to lead Pitt to a 35-24 win over Old Dominion...had 141 yards and a TD on 21 carries (6.7 avg.) vs. Miami...his TD vs. the Hurricanes came on a 45-yard run, the longest rush of his career...had 101 yards and two TDs on 14 carries (7.2 avg.) vs. New Mexico, a 49-27 victory...lone TD catch of the season was an eight-yard reception vs. North Carolina.

2012: Played in all 12 regular-season games but missed the BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Ole Miss due to a left shoulder injury...had 141 rushing yards on 29 carries (4.9 avg.) and three TDs on the year...had season-high 52 rush yards (on six attempts) vs. Gardner-Webb...also had a season-high two rushing TDs vs. Gardner-Webb (3 and 11 yards).

2011: Initially slated to redshirt, Bennett was flushed into duty against Cincinnati Nov. 5 after Ray Graham was lost to a season-ending knee injury the week prior against Connecticut...played in the season's final five games, starting two (Syracuse and BBVA Compass Bowl vs. SMU)...had 237 yards rushing and two TDs on 58 carries (4.1 avg.) for the year...made his first career start in the regular-season finale against Syracuse when senior Zach Brown was out due to injury...had a team-high seven receptions for 61 yards (8.7 avg.) against Syracuse, including a 22-yard scoring reception on Pitt's first play from scrimmage...rushed for 51 yards on 13 carries (3.9 avg.) vs. the Orange...tied his season high with 69 yards on 16 carries (4.3 avg.) and a TD at West Virginia...also rushed for 69 yards and a TD on 13 carries (5.3 avg.) at Louisville...had six carries for 26 yards (4.3 avg.) against Cincinnati in his first collegiate action.

HIGH SCHOOL:Rushed for nearly 1,400 yards as a senior despite missing four games due to an ankle injury...averaged 9.6 yards per carry on the season, rushing for 1,372 yards and 14 touchdowns on 143 attempts...had five receptions for a whopping 182 yards -- an average of 36.4 yards per catch -- and three TDs...also threw a touchdown pass...finished the year in a flurry, rushing for 423 yards and four touchdowns in his final two games to lead Booker T. Washington to the Oklahoma Class 5A state championship with a 13-1 record...in the state title game against East Central, rushed for 222 yards on 27 carries (8.2 avg.) to lead BTW to a 32-3 victory...accounted for three touchdowns in the win, rushing for two and throwing for another...in the state semifinals, had 201 yards and two TDs on 18 carries (11.2 avg.) against Guthrie...selected to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Team...Tulsa World All-Metro...played under Coach Darrell Hall...also a three-year letterman in track...state champion long jumper.

PERSONAL: John Isaac Bennett, born 3/15/93, is the son of Erskine and Diane Bennett...has two sisters...communication major.

Rushing
G GS ATT YARDS AVG LONG TD PTS
2011 5 2 58 237 4.1 20 2 12
2012 12 0 29 141 4.9 21 3 18
2013 13 13 171 797 4.7 45 7 42
Career 30 15 258 1,175 4.6 45 12 72

Receiving
G GS REC YARDS AVG LONG TD PTS
2011 5 2 14 88 6.3 22 1 6
2012 12 0 8 78 9.8 14 0 0
2013 13 13 10 58 5.8 19 1 6
Career 30 15 32 224 7.0 22 2 12