Benjamin Calder
Benjamin Calder

Player Profile

Houston, TX

High School:
Lamar HS/Westbury Christian HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205





Defense Tops Offense in Spring Game, 28-24

Final outcome comes down to game's last play.


2012 Season Outlook


Players Report to Training Camp Day Before First Practice

Season opener at Memorial Stadium scheduled for Sept. 1 vs. Nevada.


Cal Spring Football Experience a Big Success

Gold tops Blue, 21-20, in front of 8,812 enthusiastic fans at Edwards Stadium.

2012: Made both of his extra point attempts while missing a 50-yard field goal try in the spring game.

2011: Redshirted ... did not play.

LAMAR HS/WESTBURY CHRISTIAN HS: A two-time District Special Teams MVP in his final two seasons at Lamar High School as a kicker, while also playing wide receiver and cornerback ... led his squad in scoring with 67 points during his 2010 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 2009 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 as a prep.

PERSONAL: Full name is Benjamin Grant Calder ... born March 22, 1993 ... parents are Keith and Cindy Calder ... a prep teammate of Cal redshirt freshman tailback Darren Ervin at Lamar High School ... major is undeclared.

LAST UPDATED: July 21, 2012