Coming Up
  • Thu., Sep. 03, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks The Oakland Raiders take on the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field.
  • Thu., Sep. 10, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT 2015 NFL Season Kicks Off

    The NFL officially kicks off the 2015 regular season.

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Raiders Back-toFootball 5K

    The 3rd Annual Raiders Back to Football 5k and Kids Run will take place on September 12, 2015, at 9 a.m. at O.co Coliseum.


    5k runners will receive:

        •    Ticket to a Raiders Home Game
        •    Shirt
        •    A commemorative finisher’s item

    Kids Fun Run participants will receive:

        •    Shirt courtesy of Raider Image
        •    A commemorative finisher’s item

    After the race, stick around and enjoy live music, food from some local food trucks, samples from vendors and a chance to take a picture with the Super Bowl Trophies.

    Click here to register!

  • Sun., Sep. 13, 2015 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals The Oakland Raiders take on the Cincinnati Bengals at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Sep. 20, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens The Oakland Raiders take on the Baltimore Ravens at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Sep. 27, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns The Oakland Raiders take on the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium.
  • Sun., Oct. 04, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Chicago Bears THe Oakland Raiders take on the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.
  • Sun., Oct. 11, 2015 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos The Oakland Raiders take on the Denver Broncos at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Oct. 25, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers The Oakland Raiders take on the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium.

Team

Benson Mayowa
DE #95
Height:
6-3
Weight:
252
Age:
24
College:
Idaho
Hometown:
Inglewood, Calif.
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
5
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 15 9 6 1.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 OAK 16 1 13 8 5 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 SEA 2 0 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Signed by Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent, May 13, 2013…Waived by Seahawks, Aug. 30, 2014…Claimed via waivers by Oakland Raiders, Aug. 31, 2014.

Signed by Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent, May 13, 2013…Waived by Seahawks, Aug. 30, 2014…Claimed via waivers by Oakland Raiders, Aug. 31, 2014.

AT A GLANCE

  • Appeared in all 16 games with one start for the Raiders in 2014 after spending training camp with the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Recorded his only career sack vs. San Francisco on Dec. 7, 2014.
  • Made his NFL debut with Seattle on Sept. 8, 2013, collecting two tackles (one solo)
  • Played in 45 career games at the University of Idaho, totaling 11 sacks and 11 forced fumbles.

CAREER: Athletic defensive end enters his first training camp with the Raiders after joining the team at the end of the 2014 preseason…Appeared in all 16 games for the Raiders, starting one…Recorded 15 tackles (10 solo) with one sack and a pass defensed in 2014… Also contributed on special teams…Debuted as an undrafted free agent with the Seattle Seahawks in 2013, playing two games.

2014: Joined the Silver and Black after spending training camp with the Seattle Seahawks…Appeared in all 16 games with one start...Totaled 15 tackles (10 solo), one sack and one pass defensed...Also contributed two tackles on special teams...(9/7) at NYJ: Made Raiders debut and posted a special teams tackle on a fourth-quarter onside kick...(10/19) vs. Ari.: Saw first significant action on defense, recording one solo tackle...Batted a pass from QB Carson Palmer on a second-quarter screen pass, notching his first career pass defensed...(10/26) at Cle.: Made first career start at defensive end...Posted four tackles (two)...Dropped RB Ben Tate for a 1-yard loss in first quarter...Tracked down WR Taylor Gabriel on a 48-yard reception to save a TD in the first quarter...Helped set the edge for a defense that limited the NFL’s sixth-ranked rushing attack to just 1.6 yards per carry...(11/2) at Sea.: Continued to see time on the defensive line, posting three tackles (two)...(11/9) vs. Den.: Played more than half of the team’s defensive snaps...Credited with two tackles (one)...(11/16) at SD: Credited with one solo tackle...(12/7) vs. SF: Recorded first career sack, dropping QB Colin Kaepernick for a 2-yard loss on a third-and-11 play in the first quarter...(12/14) at KC: Saw action on defense and special teams...(12/21) vs. Buf.: Recorded one solo tackle on defense...(12/28) at Den.: Assisted on one tackle on defense...Also posted a special teams tackle, stopping PR Wes Welker for a 1-yard gain on a second-quarter punt.

2013 (with Sea.): Appeared in the first two games as an undrafted free agent before being inactive for the final 14 regular season contests and the postseason…Totaled two tackles (one solo) in his rookie campaign…(9/8) at Car.: Notched two tackles (one solo) in his NFL debut.

COLLEGE: Played in 45 career games at Idaho, collecting 67 tackles (47 solo), 11 sacks, 11 forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries during his four-year career...Earned three letters…As a senior, started eight of his 11 games played…Tallied 22 tackles (13), seven of which were for losses…Added three sacks, four quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles and one pass breakup…As a junior, played in 10 games with six starts…Finished the season with 4.5 tackles for loss and three sacks, as well as five quarterback hurries and two forced fumbles…Tied a career best by posting five tackles vs. Bowling Green State…Recorded three sacks, two forced fumbles and two quarterback hurries vs. Hawaii, all personal bests…As a sophomore, played in all 13 games as the Vandals’ starting rush defensive end…Played in 12 games as a true freshman…Helped the Vandals win the Humanitarian Bowl with two tackles for loss and a sack.

PERSONAL: Attended Inglewood (Calif.) High School…Was a first-team all-league choice and a second-team All-California Interscholastic Federation selection…As a senior, posted 11 sacks and 75 tackles…Also had a 43-yard INT return…Father, David, moved to U.S. from Nigeria in the mid-1970s and worked until he could afford to move his wife, Eunice, to the States…Pronounced may-OH-uh.

Recent Videos

  • Papa Sits Down With Benson Mayowa

    Posted Dec 19, 2014

    Greg Papa takes a few minutes and chats with DE Benson Mayowa.

  • Meet Benson Mayowa

    Posted Nov 2, 2014

    Former Seattle Seahawk Benson Mayowa faces his former team today and he shares his thoughts with Greg Papa.

  • Silver and Black Show Week 9 Preview

    Posted Oct 30, 2014

    Former Seahawks DE Benson Mayowa has seen increased playing time in recent weeks and his makes his Silver and Black Show debut as the he prepares to face his former team.

  • Mayowa Stepping Into the Breach

    Posted Oct 29, 2014

    DE Benson Mayowa has seen increased playing time the pas few weeks and he is making the most of his opportunity.

  • Mayowa Steps Up for Tuck

    Posted Oct 20, 2014

    DE Benson Mayowa made several impressive plays as his role expanded in Week 7 due to an injury to Justin Tuck.