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Benjamin Calder
Player Profile:
Benjamin Calder 1250473
Position: Placekicker
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 215
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Houston, TX
High School: Lamar HS/Westbury Christian HS
Experience: SQ

Calder spent two seasons from 2011-12 and one additional spring in 2013 with the Cal football program. He did not see any game action before leaving the team following his second campaign.
Cal Career (2011 – Spring 2013)
► Spent full two seasons and one additional spring with the Cal football program before leaving the team prior to its 2013 training camp
► Did not play
Sophomore (2013)
►Left the team prior to training camp
► Missed a deciding 44-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the spring game that gave the defense its final three points in a 28-24 win over the offense in a contest that was scored using a modified system that awarded points to the defense for certain plays

Freshman (2012)
► Did not play
► Made both of his extra point attempts while missing a 50-yard field goal try in the spring game

Freshman (2011)
► Redshirted
► Did not play

Lamar HS (2009-10)/Westbury Christian HS (2007-08)
► A two-time District Special Teams MVP in his final two seasons as a junior and senior in 2009 and 2010 at Lamar High School as a kicker, while also playing wide receiver and cornerback
► Led his squad in scoring with 67 points during his senior season on six field goals and 49 extra point conversions while adding 39 touchbacks on kickoffs as his team posted a 9-2 overall mark and won the 5A Region III District 20 Conference with a 7-0 record
► Contributed 43 points on a field goal, a two-point conversion and 38 extra points as a junior when he also had 24 touchbacks on kickoffs
► Spent his first two seasons at Westbury Christian High School where his head coach was former NBA standout and 1993 Heisman Trophy winner Charlie Ward
► Also played two seasons of both baseball and soccer

► Full name is Benjamin Grant Calder
► Born March 22, 1993
► Parents are Keith and Cindy Calder
► A prep teammate of former Cal teammate Darren Ervin at Lamar High School
► Intended major is political economy

Last Updated
July 29, 2014

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