American football offensive guard Benjamin Keith Cleveland (born August 25, 1998) plays for the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens (NFL).
He attended Georgia University and played collegiate football before being selected by the Ravens in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Cleveland was born and raised in Toccoa, Georgia. He went to Stephens County High School and played football and baseball there.
He committed to play college football at Georgia in the summer before his junior year and was considered a four-star prospect.
Cleveland sat out his actual rookie year. As a redshirt freshman, he participated in all 15 of Georgia’s contests and started the final five, which included the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship game.
The Baltimore Ravens selected Cleveland with the 94th overall pick in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
On July 20, 2021, Cleveland signed his four-year rookie contract worth $4.8 million. He was added to the active/non-football injury list on July 21, 2021, the first day of training camp.
Cleveland was put on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury in Week 5 against the Indianapolis Colts on October 12, 2021.
Cleveland was transferred from the injured reserve to the active roster on November 20, 2021.
Who Is Ben Cleveland Father, Derek Cleveland?
Derek Cleveland is the father of Ben Cleveland who plays for the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens.
Derek Cleveland, the 4-star offensive lineman’s father, gave DawgNation a summary of his conversation with Tony Eason, Jacob’s father.