Report: MB’s Benton to ink free-agent deal with Dallas

Myrtle Beach High had its second former football player agree to an NFL free-agent contract over the weekend.

Clemson graduate Spencer Benton, who played kicker, punter and long-distance field goal kicker during his four-year tenure with the Tigers, is expected to sign with the Dallas Cowboys, according to a report on Tigernet.com.

Benton is best remembered for a couple of record-setting performances at Clemson. This season he booted an ACC- and school-record 61-yard field goal. Benton is also the runaway leader in the career tackles by a kicker category at Clemson.

Former Myrtle Beach teammate Bruce Taylor, who went on to play linebacker at Virginia Tech, agreed to a free-agent deal with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Photo courtesy of CU Athletics

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