Michael Bennett Jr. is a former American football defensive end. He played college football at Texas A&M and signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2009. Bennett also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots, and Dallas Cowboys.
- Source of Wealth: Football
- Age (As of 2023): 38 Years
- Birth Place: Avondale, Louisiana
- Height: 6′ 4″ (193 cm)
- Weight: 274 lb (124 kg)
- Marital Status: Single
- Full Name: Michael Bennett, Jr.
- Nationality: American
- Date of Birth: November 13, 1985
- Occupation: Professional Football Player (Defensive End)
- Education: Texas A&M University
- Children: None
Michael Bennett is an American professional football player who has an estimated net worth of $15.4 million.
Michael Bennett was the defensive lineman during his stint for the Alief Taylor High School in Houston. While with the team, he recorded 110 tackles and four quarterback sacks which he earned an honorable mention All-District.
In college, he played for the Texas A&M Aggies in 2005. Bennett appeared in 11 games and made 42 tackles, and 2.5 sacks during his last year with the team. Upon landing a spot for Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2009, he was supposed to play as a defensive end but he was placed on the inside as a pass-rushing tackle.
Bennett was waived by the Seahawks on October 10, 2009, and claimed off by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers two days later. After four years, he returned to the Seahawks in 2013.
Michael Bennett, Jr. was born on November 13, 1985, in Avondale, Louisiana. He is the older brother of the Chicago Bears tight end player, Martellus Bennett.