Benoit Goes MWC

Phoenix Thunderbird RB opts for Mountain West program.

Today, during the halftime of the Arizona vs. Southern Cal All-Star game, Thunderbird High School product Kani Benoit announced he would play his college football at Colorado State. This season Benoit rushed for over 2,200 yards while scoring 36 touchdowns for his 8-4 squad.

The 5-11 205 pound running back stated, "I liked the program and their coaching staff and the direction the program is going."

Today, in the All-Star game Benoit caught a touchdown pass as Arizona defeated Southern California 26-6. Currently, Benoit is the only high school RB to have committed to the Rams this recruiting cycle.

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