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Raiders rookie LB proposed with a gigantic engagement ring

Rock. Chalk. Big rock.Former Jayhawks star and current Raiders rookie Ben Heeney must've followed the "three months salary" rule when shopping for engagement rings.'s been a wild 2015 for the new NFL linebacker. He left KU, was drafted by the Raiders, and got hitched. It seems like everything is going according to plan for...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Ben Heeney, ILB Kansas

Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: ILB Ben Heeney, Kansas Player Information: Ben Heeney 6-0, 231 pounds Hometown: Hutchinson, KS STATS NFL Combine: 40 yard: 4.59 Bench: 19 Vert: 33.5″ Broad: 120″ 3 cone: 6.68 Shuttle: 4.00 News and Notes: While much of the Packers interests are likely finding a starter at inside linebacker, also keep in mind the Packers did...
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Should Target Ben Heeney

The linebacker position has been nothing short of a disaster this offseason for the 49ers. At the end of last season, there was optimism for improvement as the position was no exception to a defense riddled with injuries. What started out as cautious optimism soon turned into rightful panic. Veteran Patrick Willis and his rookie fill-in Chris Borland both declared their retirements...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Scouting Report: MLB Ben Heeney

With the Denver Broncos just recently hiring Wade Phillips to be the next defensive coordinator, look for Denver to stick with a 3-4 style of defense which relies on a solid group of linebackers. One player in this upcoming draft could certainly benefit from this style of defense and that player is University of Kansas linebacker Ben Heeney. Ben Heeney stands 6 foot and weighs around...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Heeney is a rare bright spot in Kansas' lost season

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- On a Kansas team that has already fired its coach, lost every conference game and played in front of dwindling crowds, there has been one bright spot. That's linebacker Ben Heeney. The senior with the motor that never stops already has 84 tackles, by far the most on the team. In fact, Heeney leads the Big 12 and is tied for 11th nationally among Football Bowl Subdivision...
Via Associated Press
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jayhawks move on from Weis with Bowen at helm

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Ben Heeney woke up Sunday morning to a phone full of missed calls and text messages. One of them had come from Kansas assistant George Mataskis, and the linebacker had slept right through it. "I finally woke up to one of my teammates giving me a call," Heeney said. "He asked if I had seen anything and said no. He said coach Weis got fired and Bowen's our head coach...
Via Associated Press
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Heeney throws out first pitch, beans Big Jay

Kansas football player Ben Heeney threw out the first pitch at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday night for “KU Night at the K.” Heeney, who played baseball in high school, admitted he was nervous because he hasn’t throw a baseball in a while. Before the Royals-Indians game, which was sold-out and televised on ESPN2 for Sunday Night Baseball, Heeney and other KU football players and...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Heeney named to the 2014 preseason All-Big 12 squad

On Wednesday, the media’s 2014 Preseason All-Big 12 football team was announced by the Big 12 and it was not surprising to see Kansas senior linebacker Ben Heeney on that list. Here’s the release from Kansas Athletics on the selection: Heeney, who was an All-Big 12 Second Team selection in 2013, is heading into 2014 as the conference’s leading returning tackler. Last year...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football Girlfriends: Meet Taylor Alderson

Meet Taylor Alderson. Get to know the name. She is the girlfriend of Kansas stud junior linebacker Ben Heeney, an All-Big 12 second…
Via Busted Coverage
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas still celebrating and ready for another win

It wasn't the first time someone had asked for Kansas linebacker Ben Heeney's autograph. It was, though, the best occasion. After Kansas rolled over West Virginia 31-19 on Saturday, fans stormed the field at Memorial Stadium, ripped down the goal posts and threw them into Potter Lake on campus. Before long, a few fans dove in and fished them out, and on Monday, one fan tweeted...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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