Ben Koger

Fr., Safety, 6-1, 195

Brentwood, Tennessee
Brentwood H.S.

Recruited by former staff, Koger will get an opportunity at both safety positions. In spring practice, showed good speed and agility, and quickly picked up defensive assignments. Will get stronger as his Commodore career continues.

Not enrolled at Vanderbilt until January 2002.

High School
Team captain and three-year starter... Region 5A Most Valuable DB... First team All-State, Nashville Tennessean All-Midstate team and All-Williamson County as senior... Recorded 120 tackles and three INTs at safety during senior campaign... Team finished 8-5, advancing to state quarterfinals... Also returned kickoffs... Had more than 3,000 all-purpose yards in final two prep years... Started both ways as a junior and DB as a sophomore... Carried 3.96 GPA, making Principalís List all four years... Member of National Honor Society... Involved in Young Life organization.

Undecided on major.

Son of Steven and Jennifer Koger... Born May 27, 1982... In track, Koger was the Region 5A decathlon champion, and finished third in the state as a senior... Played high school with VU football signee Richard Freeman and Florida State QB candidate Matt Henshaw... Enjoys golf, racquetball and hanging out with friends.


Vanderbilt Athletic Department
2601 Jess Neely Drive
Nashville, TN 37212
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