On August 25, 1998, Benjamin Keith Cleveland, an offensive guard with the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens, was born. For the team, he dons jersey number 66.
Prior to the Ravens selecting him in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft, he played collegiate football for Georgia University.
Cleveland was raised in Toccoa, Georgia, where he was born. He gained his high school education at Stephens County High School, where he participated in baseball and football.
Prior to his junior year, he made a summertime commitment to play college football for Georgia. He was 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.
Cleveland’s redshirt sophomore season saw him start eight games while missing six due to injury.
In the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft, Cleveland was taken by the Baltimore Ravens with the 94th overall pick.
Cleveland signed a four-year, $4.8 million rookie contract on July 20, 2021.
At the start of training camp on July 21, 2021, he was added to the active/non-football injury list.
On October 12, 2021, Cleveland was put on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury in Week 5 against the Indianapolis Colts. Cleveland was moved off the injured reserve to the active roster on November 20, 2021.