Former Longhorns and RB Cedric Benson died in a motorcycle accident in

Former and Longhorns running back Cedric Benson died this weekend in a motorcycle crash at age 36.

Benson played for the Longhorns from 2001 to ’04, rushing for a total of 5,540 yards — ranked ninth in NCAA history. He was drafted No. 4 overall by the Chicago in 2005, and also played for the and over his eight-year career.

A number of current and former players and coaches reacted to Benson’s death on social media, including former Longhorns QB Vince Young, former Longhorns coach Mack Brown, and former Longhorns and RB :


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