The famous Christian Benford is an American football cornerback for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He played college football at Villanova.
Benford played in nine games with eight starts as a true freshman and was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Defensive Rookie of the Year and third-team All-CAA after making 49 tackles with six pass breakups and five interceptions.
He played in ten games with seven starts as a sophomore and broke up five passes with one interception. Benford was named first-team All-CAA in his junior season, which was shortened and played in the spring of 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. As a senior, Benford recorded 39 tackles with seven interceptions and an NCAA Division I FCS-leading 18 passes broken up and was again named first-team All-CAA.
Benford was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round, 185th overall, of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Benford was one of the two starting CBs for the Bills in their week one 31-10 drubbing of reigning Super Bowl LVI Champs the LA Rams. Wearing #47, Benford totaled three tackles and one PDF (pass defended) and was very present and in excellent coverage position throughout the night.
Age and birthday
Christian Benford is currently 22 years of and he was born on September 21, 2000.
Nationality and ethnicity
Christian Benford was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Baltimore is a major city in Maryland with a long history as an important seaport. Fort McHenry, the birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sits at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.
Today, this harbor area offers shops, upscale crab shacks, and attractions like the Civil War–era warship the USS Constellation, and the National Aquarium, showcasing thousands of marine creatures.
His ethnicity is unknown to the media and the public.
Height and weight
Christian Benford stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch and a weight of 93 kg.
Christian Benford attended college at Villanova University. Villanova University is a private Roman Catholic research university in Villanova, Pennsylvania. It was founded by the Augustinians in 1842 and named after Saint Thomas of Villanova. The university is the oldest Catholic university in Pennsylvania and one of two Augustinian institutions in the United States.
Draft and Trade (When was he drafted?)
Christian Benford was traded and drafted during the 185 picks in the 2022 draft. The Buffalo Bills select Villanova cornerback Christian Benford in Round 5 of the 2022 NFL Draft with the No. 185 overall pick
Christian Benford’s speed is 4.53s
Unfortunately, Christian Benford’s family names were not disclosed to the media.
Salary and net worth
Christian Benford salary is $705,000, including a $48,569 signing bonus. Christian Benford currently plays position CB for Buffalo Bills in the National. below is the breakdown of his basic salary per year, in 2022 $705,000, in 2023 $870,000, in 2024 $985,000 and in 2025 $1,100,000. His net worth is approximately estimated around $40 million.
Twitter and Instagram
Christian official Twitter handle is not known, his Instagram handle is @thetruecb_ and the account is verified.