Kurt Benkert: 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Benkert is a redshirt senior quarterback with mobility and upside, is he a fit for the Arizona Cardinals? Kurt Benkert - QuarterbackVirginia - Redshirt Senior6’3’’, 220 Pounds I have had some Cardinal fans ask about the Cardinals possibly drafting Kurt Benkert, and so I decided to research the young man. I wasn’t disappointed whatsoever. I watched a few games on Benkert and...
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22 days ago

Virginia forces 6 turnovers in 34-20 win over Duke

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Kurt Benkert threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns, and Virginia forced six turnovers in beating Duke 34-20 on Saturday. The East Carolina transfer was 23 of 41 with touchdowns covering 28 yards to David Eldridge, 12 yards to Olamide Zaccheaus and 3 yards to Richard Burney. Albert Reid also had a short TD run to help the Cavaliers (2-3, 1-0 Atlantic Coast...
Via Associated Press
October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia football: Kurt Benkert named starting quarterback

The Virginia Cavaliers are looking to turn things around going into the 2016 season and it certainly seems like head coach Bronco Mendenhall will do something good for this team. They named their starting quarterback on Wednesday and it turned out to be East Carolina transfer Kurt Benkert. Benkert has impressed Mendenhall a lot this summer and it certainly seems like they believe...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Transfer Benkert wins battle to be Virginia's starting QB

Transfer Kurt Benkert has won the battle to be Virginia's starting quarterback. First-year head coach Bronco Mendenhall made the announcement Wednesday. He says he's been impressed with how Benkert has moved the team in practice and the consistency he has shown in his decision making. A transfer from East Carolina, Benkert beat out incumbent Matt Johns and Connor Brewer, both...
Via Associated Press
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia adds quarterback transfer from ECU

Virginia has added another quarterback to its roster for next season as Kurt Benkert of East Carolina announced Sunday that he will transter to UVa.Benkert
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Former ECU QB Kurt Benkert transfers to Virginia

The Virginia Cavaliers still have a pretty glaring problem at the quarterback position going into the 2016 season, but it looks like they will get a tremendous boost soon. Former East Carolina quarterback Kurt Benkert announced he would be transferring to Virginia to continue his collegiate career. Benkert was slated to be the Pirates’ starter in 2015 before tearing his ACL and missing...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

ECU to start Blake Kemp at QB after injury to Benkert

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Blake Kemp will start the season at quarterback for East Carolina. Coach Ruffin McNeill announced Kemp as the starter Monday. Kemp is a junior college transfer who redshirted last season behind record-setting QB Shane Carden. Kurt Benkert had been designated the starter before suffering a season-ending right knee injury last week. Kemp had been his top backup...
Via Associated Press
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

ECU QB Kurt Benkert to miss season with torn ACL

East Carolina starting quarterback Kurt Benkert suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during Tuesday evening’s practice, an MRI confirmed. The news was made official on Wednesday morning. MRI shows #ECU's Kurt Benkert has torn ACL. He will miss the season. — Stephen Igoe (@StephenIgoe) August 26, 2015 On Wednesday of last week, the sophomore was named the Pirates’ starting quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: ECU starting QB Benkert tears ACL, out for season

East Carolina starting quarterback Kurt Benkert is out for the season with a torn ACL, a source told FOX Sports Wednesday morning. There were very high hopes inside the Pirates football program surrounding the talented 6-3, 220-pound sophomore from Florida who runs a 4.7 40 and has a very good arm. Benkert played in three games in 2014 and used his redshirt season in 2013. He was...
Via FOX Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Kurt Benkert named ECU’s starting QB for 2015

Redshirt sophomore Kurt Benkert has been named East Carolina’s starting quarterback for the 2015 season, Pirates head coach Ruffin McNeill told The News & Observer. “We’ve had great competition at that position so far, but we felt it was time to name a starter to move forward with our preparations for the season,” McNeill said. “While Kurt will have the first opportunity, we...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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