NSD December 2018 - Bryce Benhart
Bryce Benhart is regarded as one of the top offensive line recruits in the nation after completing his career at a Minnesota prep powerhouse.
Benhart helped Lakeville North High School and Coach Brian Vossen to a 13-0 record and a Class 6A state title in 2018. With Benhart providing a huge blocking presence, the Lakeville North offense scored at least 35 points seven times in its unbeaten season, capped by victories over Eden Prairie and Lakeville South in the state semifinals and finals. Benhart earned first-team all-conference honors for his efforts as a senior. In 2017, Benhart helped Lakeville to a 7-4 record and a trip to the state playoffs. For his work on the line, Benhart was a second-team All-Minnesota selection by the Associated Press. Benhart was also a member of the varsity team in 2016, helping Lakeville North to a 9-2 record.
Benhart is ranked as the No. 1 player in Minnesota by 247 Sports and is the second-ranked player in the state by Rivals. He is ranked as the No. 8 offensive tackle in the nation and the No. 64 overall recruit by 247 Sports, while he is also a member of the ESPN 300. Benhart also visited Tennessee and Wisconsin and had numerous other offers, including Michigan, Minnesota, Northwestern, Notre Dame and Oklahoma. Benhart also participates in wrestling and finished fourth at the 2018 state wrestling championship.