#53 Ben Brasuell

LB | So | 6-1 | 195 | Benton, Ark. | Benton HS

2016 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Finished senior season with 102 tackles, including three sacks, six pass breakups and two forced fumbles … Helped lead Benton High School to a 9-3 record and the 6A state semifinals under head coach Scott Neathery … As a junior, helped lead the Panthers to a 12-1-1 record and the 6A state championship … Named to the 2015 Farm Bureau Awards watch list … Participated in the 2015 Dallas Nike Combine in Arlington, Texas, posting an 88.59 rating with a 29.9 vertical, 4.43 shuttle and 37 power ball … As a junior, collected 73 tackles, including 15 for loss, two interceptions … Also had six fumble recoveries, including two returned for touchdowns … Also played baseball for Benton High School.

PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 30, 1997 … Son of Toney and Dawn Brasuell … Has two older siblings, Luke and Molly … Great uncle, Jackie Brasuell, played on the Razorbacks’ 1964 national championship football team … Uncle, Dale Brasuell, played football at Arkansas in 1977 under former head coach Lou Holtz … Accounting major.