Ben Bredeson was born on February 20, 1998, he is an American football guard for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Michigan. Bredeson attended Arrowhead High School, where he was named the Gatorade High School Player of the Year in the state of Wisconsin and received first-team All-American honors from MaxPreps and USA Today.
Son of a former center at Illinois State, Bredeson started playing football in 7th grade. At Arrowhead High School he made the varsity team in his freshman year. As a junior, he was a first-team All-State selection. As a senior, he was again named to the All-State first-team and received first-team All-American honors by MaxPreps and USA Today.
In his freshman season at Michigan, Bredeson was switched from offensive tackle to guard, a position he never played in high school. Following the 2017 season, Bredeson was named to the All-Big Ten offensive second team by both the coaches and the media.
Following the 2018 season, Bredeson was again named to the All-Big Ten offensive second team by both the coaches and the media. Following the 2019 season, Bredeson was named to the All-Big Ten offensive first-team by both the coaches and media and was named a Second-team All-American by Walter Camp Football Foundation.
On August 31, 2021, Bredeson was traded to the New York Giants along with a 2022 fifth-round pick and a 2023-seventh-round pick in exchange for a 2022 fourth-round pick. He made his debut for the Giants in week 2 against the Washington Football Team after Nick Gates injured his leg.
In Week 3 he made his first career start against the Atlanta Falcons. During the game, he injured his hand and was named inactive the following week against the New Orleans Saints. Bredeson was named the starting left guard in Week 1 of the 2022 season after Shane Lemieux got injured during the first preseason game.
Contract and Salary
He signed a 4 year, $96,000,000 contract, including a $21,500,000 signing bonus, $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,000,000.
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.
He is 6 feet 3 inches tall
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He is 83 kg