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Ben Key's Journey Chronicled by ESPN

Ben Key's Journey Chronicled by ESPN

by Cerwin D. Haynes

(photo by Tadzio Garcia)

(linked article courtesy of ESPN Australia)

Australian native and ELAC defensive lineman Ben Key's journey from down-under to Southern California to (next-stop) Starkville, Mississippi has been documented by ESPN.

Highlights of the ESPN article:

  • Key started out in his native country by playing rugby. But he switched to football before moving to California.
  • Key chose Mississippi State (MSU) over interest from Oregon, Utah, USC and Auburn in part due to MSU's recent history of developing their defensive lineman into NFL players.


Read the article here.