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#95 Ben Boesen
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 249
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Des Moines, Iowa,
High School: Dowling Catholic
Experience: 2 Letters
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Ben Boesen
Release: 06/15/2011

Awards and Honors
Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Year (2012)

Placed on scholarship prior to fall camp … played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams.

Played in eight games as a reserve tight end and on special teams … missed four games with a knee injury … caught two passes for nine yards.

Squad member ... Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Year.

Redshirted first season at Iowa State.

High School
Three-year letterwinner at Dowling Catholic high school for head coach Tom Wilson … two-time first-team all-conference selection … helped lead the Maroons to an undefeated 14-0 state championship season as a senior … Iowa Newspaper Association Class 4A first-team all-state honoree … Des Moines Register second-team Class 4A all-state selection … caught 21 passes for 285 yards and five touchdowns from the tight end position … led defense with 72 tackles, 12 for loss … as a junior, caught 23 passes for 344 yards and three touchdowns … defensively, made 66 tackles, nine for loss, and returned an interception for a touchdown in 2009 … played on defense as a sophomore making 29 tackles, seven for loss … also competed in track and field and basketball for the Maroons … four-year letterwinner in track, finishing third in the Class 4A 400-meter hurdles as a senior.

Born Sept. 4, 1992 … son of Frank and Geri Boesen … construction engineering major.

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