Ben Powers is an American football offensive guard for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma.
Powers attended high school in Wichita, Kansas at Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School. He got varsity letters in football and wrestling and finished second in the state wrestling finals.
As a junior in high school, Powers, already 6 ft 4ins tall and weighing 280 pounds, played both on the offensive line and defensive line. After his senior football season, Powers received no scholarship from any major college or university.
After one year at Butler Community College, Powers enrolled at the University of Oklahoma. Following the 2018 season, Powers was named a consensus first-team All-American.
The Baltimore Ravens selected Powers with the 123rd overall pick in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
After making the active roster, he was placed on the inactive list for the first sixteen weeks of his rookie season before making his debut in Week 17, playing the majority of snaps at right guard in the Ravens’ win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.