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Overview

Damon Benning

Ht: 5'10"Wt: 211 lbs.

Birthplace
Omaha, NE

Hometown
Omaha, NE

College
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

High school
Omaha Northwest

Awards

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (AP)
Nebraska Cornhuskers Football
1995, 1994

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (USA Today Coach's Poll)
Nebraska Cornhuskers Football
1995, 1994

Playing career
1996 Orange Bowl MVP --- Career rushing: 271 att, 1565 yds, 20 TD

Trivia
  • Was a first-team Super-State selection by the Journal Star after his senior year at Omaha Northwest.
  • Played Indoor Football with the Lincoln Lightning and the Omaha Beef.
  • Signed as a rookie free agent with the Carolina Panthers in 1997.

Where are they now?
  • Football Head Coach at Omaha Northwest High School Mar 5, 2012

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Damon Benning and the Huskers ran over Baylor 49-0 in 1996. Lincoln Journal Star
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Omaha Northwest football coach Damon Benning talks with D'ontea Johnson at practice. Enrollment at Northwest rebounded some this year but is still down nearly 40 percent since 2005. (JEFF BEIERMANN/THE WORLD-HERALD)
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Damon Benning: Radio and TV Personality or High School Football Coach?
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Is Damon Benning the right man for the task at Omaha Northwest.
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Former Husker Damon Benning is looking to raise the bar as head football coach at Omaha Northwest High School. (Eric Gregory / Lincoln Journal Star)
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Huskers Host Idaho on Saturday
A pair of teams coming off impressive season-opening victories will meet on Saturday in Lincoln as the Cornhuskers play host to the Idaho Vandals. Game time for the first meeting between the two schools is set for 11:38 a.m. with Fox Sports Net televising the...
Nebraska Athletics Department, Sep 06, 2010
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