Barry Bennett Biography – Barry Bennett Wiki
Barry Bennett full name Barry Martin Bennett, was an American football defensive lineman who played eleven seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the New Orleans Saints, New York Jets and the Minnesota Vikings. He attended and played football at Concordia College, where he was coached by Jim Christopherson.
Barry Bennett was selected in the third round of the NFL Draft in 1982, 60th overall, by the New Orleans Saints. In addition to his football career, Bennett was a national champion wrestler in college.
Barry Bennett Age
He was born on December 10, 1955, in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. He died on August 19, 2019, in Long Prairie, Minnesota. He was 63 years old.
Barry Bennett Wife
He was married to his wife Carol Bennett.
Barry Bennett Children
Bennett and his wife Carol Bennett had four children together, two, including Dylan John Bennett, were adopted.
Barry Bennett Death
Bennett and his wife Carol were found shot to death at their Long Prairie, Minnesota home on August 21, 2019. A friend went to check on them after phone calls and texts had gone unanswered since the day prior. Investigators determined that the couple was killed on August 19; Carol was shot multiple times in the back and torso, while Barry was shot multiple times in the head and torso.
On August 23, the couple’s son, Dylan Bennett, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder, without premeditation, in connection with the killings. He is believed to have taken his mother’s car and traveled to Columbus, Ohio, from where he boarded a flight to Cancun, Mexico. Barry had told the Todd County Sheriff’s Office in December 2018 that Dylan had expressed thoughts about killing his parents while he was in a mental health treatment facility.
Barry Bennett Height
He stood at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m).
Barry Bennett Net Worth
Information about Barry Bennett’s net worth is unavailable.