5 - Derrick Bender
Derrick Bender
Height: 5-11
Weight: 188
Year: So.
Hometown: Freehold Borough, N.J.
High School: Freehold
Position: DB
Major: Physical Education

2011 (Freshman): Recorded 16 tackles with half coming on the solo variety … Also intercepted a pass… Recorded a season-high three stops in wins over Lynchburg (10/15), Salisbury (10/29) and in the NCAA Quarterfinals at Mary Hardin-Baylor (12/3)… Ran back an interception 22 yards for a touchdown at Husson (9/24) and made two tackles… Also had a pair of stops at Charleston Southern (10/1) and in the NCAA Semifinals at Mount Union (12/10).


High School: Played football (Cicettelli), track (Marmarco), basketball (Debiez)...Made four playoff appearances, two state titles...First Team All-Shore...All Division...All Division...All County... Third Team All State...Rushed for 646 rushing yards, six touchdowns, 25 catches, 3 recieving touchdowns, six interceptions, and two pick sixes.

Personal: Born 05/05/1993... Son of Derrick and Tinette Bender... Siblings include Alexism Chelsi, and Laila.